Executive summary: Apple watch is great. Surprised to discover people who disagree. People wanted bells and whistles, but ended up with a tool that is similar in its utility to your regular watch telling time. But Apple goes far beyond that, naturally. Industry taught consumers to judge products by their technical parameters, features and looks… Continue reading Notes on Apple Watch experience
Gathering book reviews is hard. Now, digital versions can come with all kinds of ways to engage the reader and get one to write a review or at least ‘Like’ the volume. Different story for printed books. Here’s a fairly simple idea. Why not put a blank page at the end of a book, print… Continue reading Gathering printed book reviews
Extra battery charge for your Apple watch could be as easy as wearing an extra wristband. Looking forward to seeing some innovation there.
If you want to innovate on a truly large scale you have to be Apple. Or Samsung. Or Google. Too many great inventions don’t get adopted because they don’t have a large reach from the git go. To improve any global existing ecosystem you have to be or become a part of it. It is… Continue reading Mass impact innovation happens through big companies
It feels weird to switch from pushing the iPhone home button to touching the screen. Got even more confusing with home button accepting touch for touch ID.
Businesses like Facebook, Google, Amazon, LinkedIn etc. are not a great user experience reference. Some bits of the products they build really are great, but just a fraction, really. The companies I mention have good business models. UX is not why they are great. Also, being monopolies, they tend to slow down the growth over… Continue reading Don’t learn from monopolies
This video captures exactly the concern I have for the millennials surrounding themselves with just the virtual things. Objects we interact with on the screens of our phones and laptops increasingly loose any resemblance to the real world objects. Things you want to touch, feel and connect with. Take a look. Think how the digital… Continue reading Age of dull uniform virtual things
moo.com do some lovely packaging. Got a klout.com perk for free business cards from them, and that’s what I ended up with! The little thing made my day, really.