Latest articles

Check out our latest posts below

September 21, 2021 / Ben Bajarin

iPhone 13 and Apple Silicon

For years now, Apple’s tight integration of its products and Apple Silicon have evolved in lockstep. From my point of view as an analyst, and one that has been doing semiconductor industry analysis for over 20 years, Apple’s silicon strategy has been fascinating to analyze. From a big picture viewpoint, Apple is not a semiconductor…

September 15, 2021 / Carolina Milanesi

Putting Apple’s California Streaming Into Context

As is always the case with high-profile launches, we got to Apple’s California Streaming event with plenty of rumors to consider. Of course, most of what was expected did materialize on stage, but many of the details certainly helped paint a much better picture of Apple’s view of the market and how they plan to…

September 8, 2021 / Ben Bajarin

AirPods and AirPods Pro: Delighting Customers by Exceeding Expectations

In a first for the Delight Scale, we are publishing the scores for two products by the same brand in the same family. Our product research on AirPods and AirPods Pro yielded some consistent insights across Apple hardware products. One of the staple benchmarks of the Delight Scale is the ability to measure product performance…

August 19, 2021 / Ben Bajarin

The Metaverse and Reality

I’m fond of saying that all science fiction is a self-fulfilling prophecy. Whatever we see in science fiction inspires human ingenuity to pursue it. In a way, this is happening with the Metaverse because when you hear “visionaries and futurists” talk about it, it ends up sounding a lot like the Matrix. Without the humans…

August 11, 2021 / Carolina Milanesi

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Delivers Confidence on Galaxy Z Fold Line

For Samsung, summer has traditionally been synonymous with the Galaxy Note, but in 2019 the top-of-the-line model had to share the limelight with the Galaxy Z Fold line. Then, in 2020 the Note even had to share the stage with the Fold family. If you follow the smartphone market, you can understand why the absence…

July 28, 2021 / Ben Bajarin

Intel Returning to Form

On Monday, Intel held an event to outline the next 5 years of their process technology roadmap. In addition, there were a number of technical announcements where they highlighted some of the benefits of their transistor design and packaging technology that will come to their latest chips over the next four years. Rather than get…

Trusted by 80% of the top 10 Fortune 500 technology companies