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  • Apple’s Ecosystem+

    Sep 22, 2020, 6:38 am By Horace Dediu
    According to one estimate, in 2019 Apple’s ecosystem was approximately $519 billion. This includes both transactions that Apple handles, such as paid apps, as well as purchases and other economic activity that happened through apps in which Apple is not…
  • Apple Watch at 5

    Sep 17, 2020, 7:24 am By Horace Dediu
    The latest Apple Watch has a blood oxygen sensor which measures the wearer’s oxygen saturation (SpO2). Oxygen saturation is the fraction of oxygen-saturated hemoglobin relative to total hemoglobins in the blood. If the level is below 90% it is considered low…
  • The iPad at 10

    Sep 16, 2020, 8:46 am By Horace Dediu
    The iPad was launched in April 2010, about three years after the iPhone. Followers of the company will know however that the iPad was designed first, starting sometime in the early 2000s. The iPad was the prototype touch device because it’s less constrained…
  • Sponsor: UpCloud, High Performance Hosting in Europe

    Aug 12, 2020, 4:24 am By Horace Dediu
    Asymco has been hosted by UpCloud for many years. UpCloud is a Finnish hosting service with locations in Europe. I have been very satisfied by their service and responsiveness and I recommend them highly. The details of UpCloud are impressive: MaxIOPS storage…
  • Subscribe Again

    Jun 20, 2020, 5:29 pm By Horace Dediu
    In March 2016 Ben Bajarin and I put on an event called SUBSCRIBE where we asked, among other things, How will the online services business models evolve? How will hardware affect software and services and vice versa? How will  users, usage, and capital…
  • Sponsor: Organize Your Inbox (and Never Waste Time on Email Again) With SaneBox

    May 11, 2020, 8:32 am By Horace Dediu
    We’ve partnered up with Asymco to bring you an exclusive $25 credit for new users. Just sign up through this link. SaneBox is like a super-smart assistant who’s been with you for years and knows what’s important to you. It moves unimportant emails from…
  • Covid-19 US Dashboard May 11 Including Mobility Data

    May 11, 2020, 8:12 am By Horace Dediu
    Join us for another #AsymcoFridayNight this Friday to discuss these latest developments and news from the markets. Sign up here: https://vito.community/events/asymco-friday-night-fever The Covid-19 case rates for selected US States or Territories including…
  • Covid-19 International Dashboard May 11; 25% Pink

    May 11, 2020, 8:06 am By Horace Dediu
    Join us for another #AsymcoFridayNight this Friday to discuss these latest developments and news from the markets. Sign up here: https://vito.community/events/asymco-friday-night-fever The Covid-19 case rate for 99 selected countries and the EU. Apple Mobility…
  • Covid-19 US Dashboard May 5th; Now with Deaths Data

    May 5, 2020, 2:45 pm By Horace Dediu
    The Covid-19 case rates for 49 selected US States or Territories including deaths/day data. Note that the two curves are not for the same dates but are offset in time to start from 30 cases/day over a 7 day average and 5 deaths/day over a 7 day average Color…
  • Covid-19 International Dashboard May 5; 55% Green or Blue

    May 5, 2020, 10:00 am By Horace Dediu
    The Covid-19 case rate for 99 selected countries and the EU. Apple Mobility Trend for 55 countries. Background color coding:  Green: Late Stage (>50% post-peak) Blue: Middle-Late Stage (~50% post-peak) Orange: Middle-Early Stage (peaked) Pink: Early Stage [or…