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Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
iPhone X shows how Apple's integration of hardware and software fends off less integrated rivals, like Google, even when rival services are superior   —  The history of Apple being doomed doesn't necessarily repeat, but it does rhyme.  —  Take the latest installment, from Professor Mohanbir Sawhney …
Nov 7, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
Li Tao / South China Morning Post:
Major Chinese e-commerce platforms JD.com and Suning.com discount iPhone 8 by up to 15% to encourage orders   —  Suning.com and JD.com offer discounts on the ‘most poorly sold flagship iPhone model in China’  —  Unlike the frenzy generated by pre-orders for the wallet-busting iPhone X on Friday …
Oct 31, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
As pre-orders open, Apple says iPhone X screen replacement will cost $279, compared to $169 for iPhone 8 Plus; other out-of-warranty repairs will cost $549   —  The iPhone X went on sale today, and with it, Apple released some information about the phone's repair pricing — and like the phone itself, it gets expensive.
Oct 27, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed:
Profile of Angela Ahrendts, who's reimagined Apple Stores and the community role they serve as “modern-day town squares”, amid lean years for physical retailers   —  The mall is dying — but Apple's retail chief Angela Ahrendts is reimagining the company's stores anyway.
Oct 25, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Adam Fisher / Wired:
Profile of former Apple exec and Nest co-founder Tony Fadell, as he announces launch of his investment fund Future Shape   —  TONY FADELL IS at the Grove, a spectacularly beautiful country estate outside of London.  The event is Founders Forum: the ultra ­exclusive invite-only tech conference.
Oct 21, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Julian Chokkattu / Digital Trends:
ZTE unveils Axon M, a foldable smartphone with two 5.2" displays for multitasking, larger canvas, and mirroring modes, coming Nov., starting at ~$725 on AT&T   —  ZTE doubles down on different with the dual-screen Axon M … ZTE believes innovation is lacking in the smartphone industry …
Oct 17, 2017, 12:08 PMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
LG V30 review: great ergonomics, performance, and battery life, but the OLED display is distractingly bad, camera images aren't lifelike, and too much bloatware   —  LG keeps flirting with greatness, but refuses to commit  —  The LG V30 is a phone with soul.  —  And funk and punk.  And rap and rock.
Oct 16, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic:
Inside Alphabet's moonshot division, X, which wants to build the next Google by nurturing invention and innovation, finding radical but feasible solutions   —  I. The Question  —  A snake-robot designer, a balloon scientist, a liquid-crystals technologist, an extradimensional physicist …
Oct 15, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Ry Crist / CNET:
Google Home Mini review: stylish-looking and sounds a bit better than Echo Dot but lacks a line-out jack, requires Chromecast Audio to use with another speaker   —  The Google Home Mini sounds better and looks better than the Echo Dot — but Google needs to innovate if it wants to catch Alexa.
Oct 8, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google debuts updated Daydream View VR headset with a new look in three colors, for $99, up from the original price of $79   —  No surprises  —  The first thing I noticed about Google's new Daydream View VR headset is the pink controller.  —  In the original View, all plastic parts were beige or gray …
Oct 4, 2017, 2:04 PMIn context

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