Archive for the 'Apple' Category

Apple Doesn’t Hear The Echo

Alexa is my music concierge of choice. I just tell her what to play and she does. How did Apple squander first mover advantage? It was there earliest, with Siri, but I never use it, it’s too inaccurate, but Alexa gets it right almost all of the time. That could be perception. But what is […]

iPhone 7

It’s about the wireless. The Beats purchase finally makes sense. I have a pair of Sennheiser Bluetooth headphones. Whenever I wear them, which is nearly every day, someone comments. They’re stunned. I love them. But the sound is limited, in quality and volume. It appears that Apple has solved this problem, with its W1 chip. […]

Frank Ocean Exclusive

So this is what it’s come to. A recorded music industry battered for 16 years, which has seen 60% of its revenue evaporate, has learned nothing, circled the wagons and left the customer out. That’s right, Napster was a consumer revolution. At this late date, only Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker are demonized, but if […]

Katy Perry-Rise

What kind of crazy fucked-up world do we live in where Katy Perry’s Olympic anthem is exclusive to Apple Music yet freely available to stream on YouTube/Vevo? This is why the music industry is losing its battle with YouTube and the government, it’s a self-dealing only for cash enterprise that puts the fan last. No […]