Last week, research came out from ABI saying that 1 billion cameras had been shipped in tablets and smartphones in 2012. On the back of this, I wanted to find out the size of the smartphone camera market relative to the digital camera market.
This Spiegel Online article rather stopped me in my tracks. Acclaimed architect ZahaHadid is currently designing 11 projects across China including the quite beautiful Wangjing SOHO complex in Beijing. It seems that in the land where anything can be copied, architectural 'pirates' have cloned the design of the complex and construction teams are busy building a replica in faraway Chongqing.
Digital health and fitness are going to take center stage at the Consumer Electronics Show this week and in 2013 overall. In my latest article, I spotlight some of the trends fueling the innovations in digital health and fitness.
The other week I posted about Socialcam’s numbers, looking at the fact that a service that was once talked up as the Instagram of mobile video has a much smaller user base than previously thought.
Since then I’ve come across several reports by Business Insider and Comscore, pointing out that mobile video as a category does have enormous potential, it just needs someone how to figure out how to do it right.
It's that time of year again — time to take a stab at what's going to matter in the year ahead as technology continues to influence how we work and live. In previous years, I've looked at trends under the "social media" lens because that has been the major disruptive force, creating both opportunities and threats. This year, I'm using the umbrella term "social-digital" to broaden the focus. First, a quick re-cap from last year:
I've been following John Battelle's thinking on the future of digital display. Earlier this year he wrote a long post on the so-called 'death of display', the rumours of which have been greatly exaggerated.