Will the Apple Watch kill the luxury watch industry?

According to Neil Cybart at Above Avalon (the world’s top ranked Apple analyst), it took just over five years for the installed base of the Apple Watch to surpass 100 million people, and its growth trajectory continues to accelerate. What does this mean for the ‘traditional’ Swiss watch industry, and how should they react? A 14-year-old who wears an Apple watch today, will have worn nothing else until they’re old enough to afford a Rolex – The question is, when this day comes, will they want one?

Tim Cook Tweets Story of User’s Apple Watch Detecting Atrial Fibrillation

So this isn’t the only story of its kind … but this time, Apple CEO Tim Cook actually replied to a tweet from a lady whose husband’s life may have pre-emptively been saved by his Apple Watch! The watch detected his atrial fibrillation, alerted him, and this led to him getting medical attention. Medical professionals apparently discovered…

10 Ways the Apple Watch Can Keep You Productive

  I was wondering what to post first… in many ways a ‘first’ blog post is fairly easy – you just start, explain why you started, and introduce yourself and your plans… its a blank slate. What comes next seems to matter more – folks will start judging, deciding whether they want to come back…

Why You Want the New iPad So Badly

For a certain breed of consumers, the arrival of Apple’s third-generation iPad is an occasion of  monomaniacal focus and intense anticipation. Visions of how the shiny new gadget  will revolutionize their lives fill their heads. They’re willing to sacrifice  hours waiting in line and hard-earned cash that they can ill afford to spare,  all to…

Lessons You Can Learn from Apple’s iPad Woes

As iPads are being seized by authorities in China, you may be wondering how to protect your brand globally. Here’s what you need to know. I was recently reading an article concerning Apple’s ongoing battle over the sale of its iPad tablet computers in China.  It seems that the technology juggernaut’s iPads are now being…

Steve Jobs, 1955-2011

Apple co-founder Jobs was one of those people who kept topping himself, writes veteran technology journalist Lee Gomes. Here’s a look back through Jobs’s life as entrepreneur, designer, and ultimately, icon. Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple who pioneered the personal-computer industry and became an emblem of Internet-era culture, died Wednesday at the age of…

The Entrepreneur of the Decade – Steve Jobs

An interview with Steven Jobs, Inc.’s Entrepreneur of the Decade It took us all of about five minutes to decide that our Entrepreneur of the Decade would be Steven P. Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc. and founder of NeXT Inc. Granted, there are other entrepreneurs, a handful, who have enjoyed comparable success in the…