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  • Boxy Suite: A Better Gmail Experience For Mac [Sponsor]

    Sep 25, 2019, 2:30 pm By asymco-admin
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  • The Triumph of the Walled Garden

    Sep 25, 2019, 1:44 pm By Horace Dediu
    During 2016 Apple services revenues were $25.6 billion. In January 2017, just after the end of that year, Tim Cook said “We feel great about this momentum, and our goal is to double the size of the services business in the next four years”. If Apple were…
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    Aug 26, 2019, 6:54 pm By Horace Dediu
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  • Apple Car(d)

    Aug 26, 2019, 6:03 pm By Horace Dediu
    The old cliche is that we were promised flying cars but ended up with x where x is something trivial or mundane. Perhaps the best “x” is “140 characters”. This statement is meant to de-value the technologies developed in the last few decades. Instead…
  • The Essence of Apple’s Decision

    Jun 28, 2019, 6:19 am By Horace Dediu
    “The essence of ultimate decision remains impenetrable to the observer – often, indeed, to the decider himself.” John F. Kennedy The fact that we ourselves don’t know how we make decisions has not stopped us from proclaiming, loudly, that we know how…
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    Jun 13, 2019, 10:21 am By asymco-admin
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  • The iPad Operating System

    Jun 13, 2019, 10:13 am By asymco-admin
    WWDC 2019 included a vast list of releases and it’s quite difficult to summarize. The focus is always on software updates but this year the list seems more exhaustive than usual. The highlights for me are: WatchOS now includes direct App Store access. This…
  • Do Your Standup Meetings Suck? Try Standuply Instead

    May 16, 2019, 1:08 pm By asymco-admin
    Standup meetings seems like an easy and effective practice. But, they can really suck in a remote team. If your standups suck, there’s a good chance you are not using the right tools. Standuply, a Digital Scrum Master for Slack, helps remote teams automate…
  • The Pivot

    May 16, 2019, 1:37 am By asymco-admin
    The iPhone is the most successful product of all time. Over 1.6 billion have been sold. Including the iOS products it spun off, the total is over 2.2 billion. Of those 2.2 billion sold, 1.5 billion are still in use. There are about 1 billion iPhone users.…
  • AiriPods

    Mar 27, 2019, 7:34 pm By Horace Dediu
    The Apple Watch is now bigger than the iPod ever was. As the most popular watch of all time, it’s clear that the watch is a new market success story. However it isn’t a cultural success. It has the ability to signal its presence and to give the wearer a…