Samsung’s Galaxy S21 FE 5G press release leads with the phone’s case design.
That’s right. Samsung’s public relations professionals think the single standout fact that will get journalists and others writing about the new phone is the case.
This tells you everything about the state of the phone market in 2021: it’s no longer exciting. We appear to have reached an evolutionary dead end.
Simple answer is ‘less than you might think in the short term, but watch this space’. Continue reading
American theatre director Peter Sellars
American theatre director
Peter Sellars is quoted in the Guardian saying:
Style is a fake issue brought to the fore by people who are trying to avoid content.
Sellars is talking about classical music, but it could be about any creative field.
Paul Spain and Bill Bennett delve behind the news – Rocket Labs (Neutron update and SolAero acquisition), NZ Border exemptions for tech workers,
Chatham Islands 4G, a costly NFT typo, Windows 11, and more.
Latest NZ & Global Tech news from Paul Spain and Bill Bennett – NZ Tech Podcast
Some concessions, but Chorus has not got the final regulatory ruling it wanted from the Commerce Commission. Continue reading
It’s not hard to understand why public relations companies push clients to respond to negative news stories. Yet it may not always be the best strategy.
In the first part of
this week’s technology segment on RNZ’s Nine to Noon show I talk with Kathryn Ryan about some of the big trends in tech this year, starting with plugging gaps in broadband coverage, the work done by the Rural Connectivity Group and extending the 5G network. Continue reading
IDC reports manufacturing constraints and logistical issues are behind a 20.4 percent drop in printer sales in the third quarter of 2021.
Chatham Islanders, one of the most remote communities in New Zealand, is now connected to the rest of the world. Continue reading