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  • Sponsor: MailButler

    Nov 17, 2016, 4:40 pm By asymco-admin
    Popular Apple Mail plugin MailButler has already started the email revolution when it first became available less than a year ago. Ever since it has regularly been adding new functionalities to Apple’s built-in mail client, such as the ability to undo,…
  • The Genealogy of the MacBook Pro

    Nov 14, 2016, 3:11 pm By asymco-admin
    I was an early user of the first MacBook Air. When that product was launched I saw in it something different: a dedication to a new measure of performance: thinness and conformability. The key image used to launch the Air was the laptop sliding neatly into an…
  • Experience the comfort of connected lighting

    Thu 1:07pm By Horace Dediu
    With Elgato’s new connected wall switch you can switch your lights on and off using Siri or with a quick tap on your iPhone. It transforms any single or multi-bulb setup into an intelligent lighting system, so can use your existing bulbs regardless of their…
  • Wherefore art thou Macintosh?

    Nov 2, 2016, 4:02 pm By Horace Dediu
    Managing the Mac product line must be one of the most challenging problems at Apple. That may not be obvious given the product’s success. Consider what it has achieved: The product is in its 32nd year of market presence. A longevity that in unmatched by…
  • Post-keynote Apple event San Francisco – September 8

    Aug 30, 2016, 6:27 pm By farshad
      I will be presenting my latest analysis of Apple at the Sustain event in San Francisco on Thursday Sept 8th, the day after Apple’s keynote, along with Ben Bajarin, Carolina Milanesi who will alsob equipped with their latest market insights. There is…
  • Mini Me

    Aug 29, 2016, 2:27 pm By Horace Dediu
    Horace and Henri go for a drive. The Critical Path is sponsored by Wealthfront, the automated investment service that makes it easy to invest your money the right way. Get your first $15,000 managed for free when you visit Wealthfront.com/5by5. Support also…
  • The Critical Path #185: Lithium Iron Phosphate

    Aug 23, 2016, 1:11 pm By Horace Dediu
    Horace gives an update on his EVW electric car project, listener-contributed battery technology information and listener questions in this extended episode. Source: The Critical Path #185
  • Sponsor: ​Mac Hosting in Europe and US West

    Aug 18, 2016, 1:15 pm By Horace Dediu
    MacStadium has expanded to multiple locations for Mac hosting. From one Mac mini to hundreds of Mac minis and Pros, we can supply your company with Mac infrastructure. Popular uses include iOS testing and continuous integration. We have thousands of customers…
  • Counting Apple’s Customers

    Aug 18, 2016, 1:10 pm By Horace Dediu
    Berkshire Hathaway, led by Warren Buffett, now owns about $1.4 billion of Apple. Occasionally we hear about various “celebrity investors” taking positions in the company or exiting those positions. The last one I remember was Carl Icahn. He seems to have…
  • Asymcar #35: We Are Germans

    Aug 16, 2016, 4:56 pm By Horace Dediu
    Can utility companies be recruited to help sell Electric Vehicles when they reward their customers for using less electricity? This plus the paradoxes of innovations in distribution, sales, regulation and the 1959/1960 Henney Kilowatt. Source: Asymcar #35