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No Safe Space for Smartphones but the Future

by Omid Rahmat

The recent analysis of the Chinese smartphone market came out within days of the IDC worldwide smartphone tracker. The numbers align with no corner of the market immune from a sharp downturn in numbers. …

Tags:Apple| Canalys| IDC| OLED| Samsung| Smartphones

Pushing OLED Tablets

by Omid Rahmat

Samsung, Lenovo, Asus, Microsoft, and Huawei have delivered, and been open about OLED tablets for a while and this seems a good time to remind everyone about that because Apple – yes, it again …

Tags:Apple| Asus| Huawei| Microsoft| OLED| Samsung| tablets

AR/VR/XR: Pick One, Any One

by Omid Rahmat

Apple is a multi-trillion dollar company. You have to let that sink in for a while because if that doesn’t cause you anxiety, nothing will. It also happens to have a billion loyal customers. …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| meta| oculus| VR| XR

The Ed-Tech Reset at FETC 2023

by Len Scrogan

The ed-tech conference season in the U.S. kicks off at the start of each year with a strong event, the Future of Education Technology Conference, which rotates it venue from Orlando to Miami, Florida …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| Education| Virtual Reality

Apple Taking on Samsung, Google, and Amazon in The Home

by Omid Rahmat

The central product appears to be a dockable iPad screen that feature a touchscreen and function similar Samsungs SmartThings and Googles Home along with Amazon Alexa with new Apple iOS software coded to pull …

Tags:Apple| Google| Samsung| Smart Home & Home Networks

GSEO Shipping Apple VR Lens Modules This Spring

by Omid Rahmat

Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) will supply lens modules for VR head-mounted devices, to be launched by Apple in 2023, with shipments to begin in February-March 2023, according to GSEO’s supply chain makers. DigiTimes Apple’s …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| VR

Apple Introduces New Mac Mini with M2 and M2 Pro

by Artem Alekseenko

Apple unveiled the new Mac mini®, supercharged by M2 and the all-new M2 Pro. With the M2 chip, Mac mini is even more powerful, capable, and affordable with a new starting price of just …

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7 Years of Talking About Apple AR/VR Products

by Omid Rahmat

Apple Inc. is still planning to unveil its first mixed-reality headset this year, but an even more important follow-up product — lightweight augmented-reality glasses — has been postponed due to technical challenges.  Bloomberg We’ve been …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| VR

Where Apple Goes We All Follow

by Emory Kale

Apple may have delayed the launch of its M2 Pro and M2 Max products because of a slowdown in sales but it doesn’t seem to be shying away from the fight at this early …

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Is the PC Ever Going to Make a Comeback?

by Omid Rahmat

Back in early 2021, Gartner said that fourth quarter 2021 PC shipments declined 5% and, now, in early 2022, it is saying fourth quarter 2022 PC shipments declined 28.5%. In 2021, the yearly growth …

Tags:Apple| Forecasts| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)

Apple’s Mixed Reality Headset Set for Q3’23

by Omid Rahmat

Apple has already shared the device with a small number of high-profile software developers for testing, letting them get started on third-party apps. The device’s operating system, dubbed “Borealis” inside the company, will be publicly named xrOS. With …

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