The smartwatch business has stuttered along since they became commonly available three years ago. The early adopters, those who bought the first models, myself included, found they were fun but not for long. Lack of functionality, waterproofing and useful apps made them little more than expensive extensions to our smartphones.
I find myself using my iPad less and less. My television has gotten bigger and it has Twitter and YouTube built in and a high-definition screen and even my phone has mushroomed in size over the last couple of years. Sometimes, I even use both of them at once. I’m not alone it seems, and while laptop sales see a resurgence and companies continue to launch new smartphones the technology business has found itself with a squeezed middle, the tablet.
With Father’s Day fast approaching, and Dad’s being incredibly difficult to buy for, Samsung have created a gift guide for your father figure this year. Hopefully this helps put a halt on the typical “buy me […]
VR has really started to take over the past 18 months, with not one or even two but five or six distinct competing technologies all bustling for attention in a crowded marketplace. It seems that […]
In an announcement that is sure to fire up any Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney fans reading, the ongoing legal saga of Apple v Samsung shows no signs of slowing down with the news that the […]
There was a time when slaving away in the kitchen was seen as a chore, a low-down rotten hindrance that involved boiling veg until it was an opaque liquid and rendering meats usable as suitcase […]
With constant technological advancements, there seem to be so many options in the world of smart TVs. This can really make choosing the right one an extremely daunting task. If you find yourself on the […]
It’s only a couple of days to Apple’s September 9th announcement but Dermot Daly & Andy O’Donoghue review last week at IFA with Samsung’s VR and Note 4 announcements, the iCloud Hack and Victim Blame, and it’s time for a discussion on who does the vacuuming, with Dyson’s stunning step into the Internet of Things, the Dyson 360 Eye.
The S4 was launched at the Radio City Music Hall in New York, in an event that was a sort of kitsch, pseudo Broadway extravaganza hosted by WIll Chase. The first major Samsung mobile announcement made in the US, signaling Samsung’s growing confidence in their products, the market and consumers shows a willingness from Samsung to make key product important mobile announcements on Apple’s own turf. The SIV has a new ‘to Galaxy’ background eraser feature for photos which I’d like to have used on some of the hammy Broadway stereo-types squeezed into the launch event.
Andy O’Donoghue on Newstalk’s Down To Business with Bobby Kerr discussing the Apple V Samsung story to date.