Apple iPhone Sales Suffer Due to COVID-19; Services and Wearables Come to the Rescue

Apple iPhone Sales Suffer Due to COVID-19; Services and Wearables Come to the Rescue

Apple showed it is resilient and has revenue diversification during these extraordinary COVID-19 times. The company saw iPhone volumes decline 7% but…

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Audio and Mixed Reality in 2020, ARIA Summit Highlights

AR in Action was once again held this week at MIT in Boston, Massachusetts. The small leadership summit on augmented reality gathered many industry…

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Apple Quarterly Results Eclipse Expectations; iPhone Drives the Quarter

Apple results in their largest quarter of the year were above expectations. The big driver was iPhone sales. Many believed this would be a…

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Syntiant’s Speech Recognition Chip Certified for Alexa

Syntiant, an AI chip start-up based in Irvine, California, received the news on August 7 that its Neural Decision Processors (NDP), NDP100 and NDP…

Hearables - Next Big Thing in Tech

Hearables – Next Big Thing in Tech

When we talk of technological innovation in wearables, one of the fastest growing areas is hearables. The trend among modern hearables is going…

Building Better AR Products: ARIA Summit Highlights

ARIA stands for Augmented Reality in Action and is a leadership summit held yearly at the MIT Media Lab. The summit is sponsored by Kopin, a leader…

Mobile XR : The Future of Extended Reality (AR/VR/MR)

The next generation of connectivity (5G, WiFi 6, 802.11ay) is poised to enhance the way we interact with the current crop of devices. Extended…

The AR Segment is Set to Grow in the Next 4 Years

The AR hardware segment is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 125% between 2018 to 2022 due to rising adoption of AR smart glasses by enterprises.…

Apple Fall Launch 2018: Apple Watch Series 4 Steals the Show

Apple, the first company to touch a trillion dollar market cap, announced a series of new additions to its premium portfolio of consumer smart…

Q2 2017: Apple: Operating Margins Dip to 2009 Levels

Apple reported its calendar Q2 2017 (Apr-Jun) results and on the 10th Year Anniversary of iPhone, the overall results followed the typical cyclic…

Audio Tech: Cinderella’s Going to the Ball

With smartphones becoming the primary source of music for many consumers, handset OEMs have been steadily improving the audio quality of their…

WWDC 2017 : Powerful New Hardware, Augmented Reality and Machine Learning

Apple's annual WWDC 2017 kicked off today in San Jose, California. Apple’s annual WWDC 2017 conference was centred on getting its legions of…

Wearables: Can a smartwatch hack it as a sports watch?

Huawei launched the second edition of its Huawei Watch series at MWC earlier this year. The watch comes in two flavours: Classic and Sport. The one I…

Why Integrating Bixby is a Good Challenge to have for Samsung!

In smart devices space, the battle has moved from hardware to software to services and now to intelligence. The basic definition of smartphone is…

BaselWorld-2017 : The Rise of Hybrid and Premium Smartwatches

Baselworld is the world’s largest trade show for the watch and jewellery industry, organized every spring in the city of Basel, Switzerland. This…

MWC-2017: Day 1 Highlights

Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organized by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona.…

MWC-2017: Day Zero

Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organized by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona.…

Snaptacles ????

We have consistently talked about evolving business models such as "Hardware as a Distribution" model (see here) in tech space changing the…