Disclaimer: This rant was written in one seating. It had no beginning or an intended end. It was not revised with new information added except basic sentence and punctuation editing. It is as pure as it possibly can be. (OK I lied, this disclaimer was written at the end but moved to the beginning. And [...]
I’m a products person. Which means by nature, rather than complain, I’m more likely to find a solution to whatever issue I’m faced with and get on with my life. And that works pretty well for me, but if we all keep doing that, how do we get people/companies to up their game? This weekend, [...]
In case you missed it, yesterday while announcing their earnings, Sony announced that they would be selling of the Vaio division, which is arguably responsible for some of the best Pc hardware that has been out in the long while, in fact their hardware reportedly impressed Steve Jobs so much, that he wanted them to [...]
It’s been exactly a year (as at the time of writing this) since Techsuplex was in South Africa for the global launch of BlackBerry’s shiny new OS; BlackBerry 10 and the Z10, BlackBerry’s first of a new generation of hardware devices to compliment the newly minted OS. Having used both the Z10 and the BlackBerry [...]
The news is obviously awash with tales of how Google acquired Motorola for $12.4 billion and is selling “same” for a “paltry” $2.9 billion and as a result Google is taking a huge loss on the deal. There is nothing further from the truth. First of all, what Lenovo is buying for $2.9 billion is [...]
The Moto G, Motorola’s entry level smartphone has caught attention when it was announced in November last year, for being a cheap and decent android smartphone (it is very rare to have the words “cheap”, “decent” and “android” in the same sentence except you are talking about accessories). So how much smartphone is the Moto [...]
Yesterday, I got into a talk about the Moto G and why, while on paper it seemed like the best thing to happen to android smartphones in a while (from the quality for price angle), it wasn’t dominating the market yet like expected. I plan to write an article to make sense of that and [...]
Data. Big one. RT @4eyedmonk: Somebody who truly understands should kindly come explain Big Data to me. I have my idea, want to see yours. — SuperSanusi (@supersanusi) January 5, 2014 This was inspired by the tweet above. One of the “buzzwords” that gets thrown around these days is Big Data. Everyone says it, in [...]
2013 saw more than two smartphones sold for every “track equivalent” music album (digital and physical). — Horace Dediu (@asymco) January 4, 2014 Sounds outrageous right? Horace Dediu is one of the few guys I know who does pretty well in terms of analysing sales shipments and forecasts in the mobile industry, so when he [...]
As the embers of 2013 die out, we look back and list some of the really amazing bits of technological wizardry that came through this year, and perhaps, give you clues of what to expect in the coming year. In no particular order, these are what we consider the coolest tech from last year: Oculus [...]
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