Research Archive

February 2, 2023 / Ben Bajarin

Theme to Watch in 2023: Cybersecurity and Closing the Detection Gap

If there was one pocket of the technology industry that truly benefited the most from a global pandemic that forced workers from the office into remote locations it was the security industry. A mass exodus from the office to the home caused many CSOs headaches and anxiety as office-based tools, hardware assets, and information left…

January 23, 2023 / Ben Bajarin

M2 Max: Under the Hood With the Latest Apple Silicon

Many years ago, I used to give a presentation to business school students specifically about the semiconductor industry. Part of that presentation focused on the wonder of semiconductors where we can marvel at the bigness and smallness of these magical pieces of science. Appreciating the bigness refers to how many billions of transistors can exist…

January 12, 2023 / Olivier Blanchard

ChatGPT and beyond: Why generative AI’s inflection point might be Tech’s most promising new market opportunity

ChatGPT represents an important inflection point for AI, and an important one for the tech industry at a time when consumers, worn down by perhaps one too many hype cycles, have begun to lose faith in the sector’s ability to deliver on its promises.    The tech industry’s current headwinds aren’t limited to inflationary pressures, a…

December 29, 2022 / Ben Bajarin

Tech Products I loved in 2022 and Predictions for 2023

Last year, I started a yearly theme highlighting my favorite tech products of the year. Last year, I highlighted the Remarkable 2 tablet and now believe that e-ink notepads may be more of a trend than I initially thought. If that’s the case, I’m glad I called it. This year, I’m combining my list of…

October 19, 2022 / Ben Bajarin

Macs–At Scale–In the Enterprise

You would be hard-pressed to find a large modern enterprise, in the US, that doesn’t have at least a few Macs running around its halls. As was with the early days of the iPhone, executives and board members, and specific employee levels/recruits, will get any technology they want. And, of course, Macs have long been…

October 19, 2022 / Ben Bajarin

Working out Meta Kinks

There are numerous challenges facing Meta’s vision and ambition for AR/VR/XR, whatever term you prefer. The most important thing from Meta’s posture is their recognition of how difficult AR/XR will be from both a technological standpoint and a user adoption standpoint. And the reality they have embraced is that this market will take a really…

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