Archive for August, 2013
“Suddenly, everyone’s discovered the wrist … We’ve known for a long time it’s prime real estate. We’re prepared.”
Aug. 29, ‘13: — Casio CEO Kazuo Kashio talks to the New York Times’ Hiroko Tabuchi about the rise of the smartwatch. Watches represent 85% of Casio’s operating profit. (Reminds me of Ed Colligan’s infamous quote about “PC guys” and smartphones.)
Aug. 28, ‘13: Quick update: I still entertain occasional, interesting consulting gigs, ranging from digital and editorial strategy sessions to product feedback to assembling lists of must-poach candidates for great jobs. I’m also testing a new tool for paid video chats called Emissary. … Continue reading →
Aug. 27, ‘13: Apple TV owners just got a bunch more channels: Vevo, the Weather Channel, more from Disney, and Smithsonian. This follows a recent update that added HBO Go and ESPN apps, and represents a continued acceleration of new content being added … Continue reading →
Aug. 26, ‘13: It’s still — very much — the ‘real iPad’. The major difference between the iPad mini and my original iPad, purchased in 2010: I’m still actually using this one every day, almost a year after I bought it. That wasn’t … Continue reading →
Aug. 19, ‘13: If we’re gonna go ’80s, let’s really go ’80s.