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Benedict Evans:
10 years after iPhone, ubiquitous LTE and 1B high-end smartphones are ushering in “Mobile 2.0”, similar to how broadband and new browser tech ushered in Web 2.0   —  In 2004, ten years after Netscape launched, Tim O'Reilly launched the ‘Web 2.0’ conference, proposing (or branding) a generational shift in how the web worked.
Feb 6, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
Benedict Evans:
Mobile is eating the world, 2016 edition: how ~2.5B smartphones and mobile computing with AI, dominated by “GAFA”, reshape retail, cars, and everything else   —  As we pass 2.5bn smartphones on earth and head towards 5bn, and mobile moves from creation to deployment, the questions change.
Dec 11, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context
Benedict Evans:
16 mobile theses on what is driving transformation in technology and the Internet today   —  16 mobile theses  —  We're now coming up to 9 years since the launch of the iPhone kicked off the smartphone revolution, and some of the first phases are over - Apple and Google both won the platform war …
Dec 26, 2015, 2:05 AMIn context
Benedict Evans:
‘Mobile’ isn't about screen size, but about ease-of-use, a better security model, improved power consumption over PCs, and scale of the device ecosystem   —  Mobile, ecosystems and the death of PCs  —  One of the ways that tech progresses is in generational changes in scale.
Nov 9, 2015, 10:00 AMIn context
Benedict Evans:
The implications of mobile operating systems controlled by Apple and Google succeeding the neutral web browser as the primary platform for Internet services   —  Mobile is not a neutral platform  —  For a decade or two, for most people ‘the internet’ meant a web browser, a mouse and a keyboard.
Oct 13, 2015, 11:45 PMIn context
Benedict Evans:
Google Play app downloads now 2x iOS, but Android users spend half as much as iOS users, up from 1/4 a year ago; Play revenues may overtake App Store this year   —  The (lack of) app store metrics  —  Apple and Google both give headline statistics of how well their respective app stores are doing …
Jun 15, 2015, 10:30 PMIn context
Benedict Evans:
Huge smartphone supply chain producing small, cheap, low power components enables new products like drones, wearables, and other connected devices   —  The home and the mobile supply chain  —  For the last 30 years PCs and the PC supply chain dominated the technology industry …
Feb 2, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Benedict Evans:
Questions about mobile: What happens to Android OEMs? Will more players attempt to fork Android? In what layer will aggregation and discovery sit? More   —  New questions in mobile  —  Seven years into the smartphone world, it seems like it's time to change the questions.
Dec 4, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Benedict Evans:
With Pay, Apple partners with and simultaneously destabilizes payment incumbents like Chase   —  Apple Pay, partnerships and software as disruption  —  With Apple Pay just launched and some sort of TV product floating on the horizon, it strikes me that there are three ways to think about how Apple changes industries.
Nov 2, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Benedict Evans:
Apple's new iPhones eliminate most of the reasons for buying high-end Android phones   —  iPhone 6 and Android value  —  The new iPhones were much the most predictable part of Apple's event - widely leaked and impelled by an irresistible logic - the customer is always right.
Sep 10, 2014, 9:10 PMIn context

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