AI will make ambient computing possible, Zuckerberg talks AI with The Verge, and AWS is worried about falling behind.
Defining virtual reality as being about hardware is to miss the point: virtual reality is AI, and hardware is an (essential) means to an end.
Apple’s iPhone event was better than it seemed, especially if you ignore a misguided video. Then, the iPhone gets another price cut.
Follow-up to Apple Vision, including why Meta is by no means doomed when it comes to VR/AR. Then, why the Vision Pro probably cannot replace the Mac, and revisiting AR in the light of Apple’s most recent acquisition.
Apple Vision is incredibly compelling, first as a product, and second as far as potential use cases. What it says about society, though, is a bit more pessimistic.
This year’s Google I/O built on last year’s focus in a way that lends credence to Google’s longer-term goals. Plus, Pixel hardware and the problem of design by regulation.
Meta’s metaverse approach, from chips to operating systems to business models, evinces a lack of strategy.
Apple’s iPhone event wasn’t particularly interesting, but that’s a compliment to the iPhone’s power in the market and strength in the market. If only Apple’s platform governance were as good.
Snap’s Partner Summits continue to provide compelling looks into what Snap is building today, and how it connects to the future.
Google’s IO seemed boring, but taken in totality, revealed Google’s ambition to create a new reality. Plus Smart Canvas and the partnership between Wear OS and Samsung’s Tizen.