After reviewing all the updates from CES 2016; the LG G6 TV one is my favorite new product announcement from the show. TV’s have failed to inspire in past few years but this one seems a real beauty. Couple of major things worth noticing: OLED – allows this to be super thin and “infinite” contrast….
PC Sales Continue to Fall – Digits – WSJ
Worldwide PC sales saw their sharpest decline in nearly two years in the second quarter of 2015, dealing continued damage to retailers and makers of devices, chips and PC software. Source: PC Sales Continue to Fall – Digits – WSJ
Search for Ever Cheaper Garment Factories Leads to Africa – WSJ
Africa is seen as the final frontier in the global rag trade—and Ethiopia ranks high with apparel company executives who are looking for cheaper factories to sew Wrangler jeans, H&M T-shirts and Calvin Klein clothes. Hope this “race for cheapest labor” eventually uplifts wages and living standard for many different parts of the world. Source:…
Xiaomi Sees $1 Billion in Mobile Services Revenue This Year – WSJ
Xiaomi’s revenue from mobile services will more than triple this year to nearly $1 billion, the Chinese smartphone maker’s CEO predicted. Xiaomi has become the most valuable startup at approximately $45B, making the popular smart phones “Mi” and dabbling in other lines of business. Their founder has emulated Steve Jobs, and their phones are very…
Apple Releases iOS 8.3 With Emoji Updates, Wireless CarPlay, Space Bar UI Fix – Mac Rumors
The carplay updates look interesting. iOS 8.3 is available immediately as an over-the-air download. Xcode 6.3 is also available, as is a 7.2 update for the Apple TV and a 1.2 update for Swift, Apple’s programming language. via Apple Releases iOS 8.3 With Emoji Updates, Wireless CarPlay, Space Bar UI Fix – Mac Rumors.
Spotify Nears Deal to Raise $400 Million at $8.4 Billion Valuation – WSJ
Interesting, $8B pre-money valuation, and selling 5% stake for $400M and very interesting quote from the article as well… Wondering how long this “ad-free” trend will last. YouTube also announced their ad-free service. HBO announced their online package and ofcourse Netflix doesn’t have ads. They believe that ad-based streaming services aren’t able to generate enough…
Introducing the All-Wheel Drive Model S 70D | Tesla Motors
Tesla just changed their lineup and removed the lowest option and added Model S 70D with much more power and distance on full charge. Electric Vehicles are definitely getting more interesting. Introducing the All-Wheel Drive Model S 70D | Tesla Motors.
Tesla To Unveil A New Product Line Beyond Cars On April 30 | TechCrunch
With all that solar power being generated, it almost feels like something is needed to complete the picture … — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 31, 2015 Wonder what this is going to be ? Speculations abound that it will be something to do with Solar and Batteries. It’s about time that we start using renewable…
New Apple TV 4 concept: Apple TV touch with redesigned, wirelessly rechargeable touch-based remote
There are a few Apple TV rumors doing the rounds of the Internet, I found the images on this article and the description pretty interesting. Steve Jobs wrote in his book that “he has cracked the TV”, let’s hope this new version shows some of his genius in there. Looking forward to the new…
Responsive web design
With the increasing penetration of mobile devices and tablets, it’s very important for any web based application or website to be built with responsive design principles. With responsive design, your website will be readable on devices with different display dimensions as it takes care of varying height and width. WordPress also has a few themes…
Intro to HTML5
Found this decent primer to HTML5 … HTML5 for PHP Developers – IPC View more presentations from Mayflower GmbH.
Interesting article on startup pitches
The Pragmatic Marketer Volume 8 Issue 4 — Pragmatic Marketing, world’s most popular product management training. Came across this article that’s an interesting commentary on how to pitch VC’s and just in general on how to talk about your startup or idea. Often times VCs are pretty short in conversation – I think that’s because…