Throwback gadget: Bose Wave Music System

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is a little disingenuous to call the Bose Wave Music System a throwback gadget, mainly because Bose still makes it. It would be reasonable to call it a design classic. There are benefits to picking up a 2006 model Bose Wave Music System, rather than paying the premium of a new device. Bose Wave … Read moreThrowback gadget: Bose Wave Music System

Chinese smartphone eco-system for beginners

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ok this isn’t the most technical video in terms of its review of the Chinese  smartphone eco-system and it doesn’t touch on the WeChat eco-system, but its a good introductory video for westerners by Winston Sterzel, a YouTuber living in Shenzhen. It focuses on only the top domestic Chinese smartphone brands. If I was looking … Read moreChinese smartphone eco-system for beginners

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 3 minutes The great big Spotify scam: Did a Bulgarian playlister swindle their way to a fortune on streaming service? – Music Business Worldwide – this also shows how topsy turvy the economics of Spotify are China is quickly becoming the dominant force in startups | Quartz – makes you wonder about Silicon Valley Opinion | The … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Oprah time: Operaatio Elop (Operation Elop) by Pekka Nykänen & Merina Salminen

Reading Time: 2 minutes Operaatio Elop covers one of the most dramatic events in Finland since the Winter War. At the time of Nokia’s high point it accounted for over 25% of the Finnish economy. There has seldom been a fall so drastic as Nokia’s fall in the mobile phone market from leading player to disaster. With that fall … Read moreOprah time: Operaatio Elop (Operation Elop) by Pekka Nykänen & Merina Salminen

Twitter for Mac – some alternatives

Reading Time: 2 minutes Twitter’s desktop client on the Mac has been pulled from the app store and won’t be supported any more. It is time to look for an alternative.  What you should choose depends on how you use Twitter, I’ve tried to outline what I consider are the best native Mac apps for Twitter. The alternative that … Read moreTwitter for Mac – some alternatives