Posts made in November, 2015

iPhone 7: will new iPhone kill off tradition headphones?

By on Nov 30, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

The iPhone 7 will ditch the traditional headphone jack in favour of using the lightning port for audio output, according to rumours circulating on the internet. Japanese technology website Macotakara has reported that Apple is planning to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from the next handset in an effort to make the next iPhone 1mm slimmer. The site and its sources...

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Why Apple Is Best Positioned In Smartphones, In One Chart

By on Nov 30, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Summary Apple is currently the most successful smartphone producer in terms of mobile device profits. In this article, I provide a single chart that summarizes Apple’s advantages relative to its main competitors. I conclude that Apple’s advantages are unlikely to be disrupted by any industry developments in the near term (the next few years). Smartphones...

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Why an iPhone 7 without a headphone jack should not surprise you

By on Nov 29, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

The latest Apple rumor is a fun one: The next iPhone reportedly won’t have a 3.5mm headphone jack. Instead, iPhone owners will have to use an all-in-one Lightning connector, according to a “reliable source” cited by Japanese website Mac Otakara (via Mac Rumors). As far as iPhone rumors go, this one doesn’t surprise me in the slightest. Mark my words: Apple is...

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ARM: Britain’s most successful tech company you’ve never heard of

By on Nov 29, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

In a loose collection of offices on an underwhelming business park outside of Cambridge sits Britain’s most successful technology company, ARM. You’ve probably never heard of it, but ARM’s designs are at the heart of the iPhone and nearly every other modern smartphone. It has fingers in almost every other area of technology, from fitness trackers to server farms. It...

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