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The Orbi RBE973 Wi-Fi Router Really Is That Good

Despite all the hoopla around 5G over the past few years, Wi-Fi technology remains essential for keeping people connected ...

Qualcomm Chip Closing Performance Gap With Apple M3 in Leaked Benchmarks

The Snapdragon X Elite 1800 has the potential to be a market disrupter, predicted Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst at SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif "Its touted performance could challenge traditional CPU dominance, spurring innovation and competitive prici...

Gartner Predicts 25% Dip in Search Volumes by 2026

To adapt to the changing search landscape, marketers may pivot towards diversified approaches, allocating resources to alternative platforms such as social media, content marketing, and influencer collaborations, added Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst at SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif...

ANALYSIS

Apple Vision Pro Impressions: One Week Later

No one alive today witnessed the invention of the printing press, telegraph, and telephone -- monumental technologies that reshaped communication. In the last century, few innovations have reached such transformative heights. Against this backdrop, Apple Vision Pro stands out as a unique, integrated hardware and software experience that might just survive the test of time...

Vision Pro Revives One-and-Done App Purchases

The straightforward revenue generation aspect of the paid download model is attractive to some developers because their apps often cater to niche markets that require specialized functionality, added Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst of SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif...

‘Child Flag’ System Needed To Protect Teens From AR/VR: Report

Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst with SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif., recommended AR/VR stakeholders take more interest in self-regulating themselves "Companies need to commit themselves to managing the content in a more controllable way," he told TechNews...

ANALYST COMMENTARY

Did CES Produce Any Serious Competition for Apple’s Vision Pro?

As Apple gears up for the much-anticipated release of its potentially revolutionary product, Vision Pro, speculation mounts regarding the tech giant's potential challengers in the immersive tech market ...

Paranoia in the Home: 1 in 3 Americans Worried About Their Smart Gadgets Being Hacked

Given the proliferation of smart devices in the home, added Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst at SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif., this is an incredibly under-reported topic “The increasing integration of smart devices into daily life raises concerns about ...

Alliance Raises Curtain on Wi-Fi 7

From a technology standpoint, Wi-Fi 7 is a big deal because it achieves faster throughput through several key technologies, maintained Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst at SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif “The use of advanced modulation schemes, such as 4K-Q...

CRM Advances With AI Powers Amid Data Privacy Challenges

The concept of CRM evolving into a "customer personal assistant" is feasible and aligns with the broader trend of AI-driven personalization and automation, according to Mark N. Vena, CEO and principal analyst at SmartTech Research. However, its success depends on various factors, including the organization's resources, technology infrastructure, and available data quality...

OPINION

2024 Tech Industry Predications: A Few May Surprise You

As we stand on the cusp of 2024, technology continues its relentless march forward, shaping how we live, work, and interact with the world around us ...

Courts, Regulators Pose Threat To Apple Services Revenue in 2024

With smartphone and other hardware sales slowing over the past few years, services income has played an increasingly crucial role in Apple's financial ecosystem, steadily gaining significance alongside hardware sales, added Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst at SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif...

Zipline Drone Delivery Projects Ready for Takeoff in US Cities

Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst at SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif., expressed skepticism about drone delivery of packages to consumers “I’m not sure there is material demand for such a capability, as companies like Amazon -- and others -- already do sa...

Next-Generation Wi-Fi 7 Standard Expected To Be Finalized in Early 2024

“The time it takes for a new Wi-Fi standard to be incorporated into the market varies, but it typically takes two to three years for widespread adoption,” Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst with SmartTech Research, in San Jose, Calif., told TechNewsWorld He cite...

ANALYSIS

Synaptics Pivots To Develop Its Own IoT Compute Solutions

Over the past two years, it has become increasingly evident that the boundaries separating human capabilities from machine functions are constantly evolving. This shift presents exciting and extraordinary opportunities for the tech industry ...

AI Fails To Move Needle for Bing’s Share of Search Market

Microsoft's integration of AI into Bing has not given it any substantial traction in the competitive search market, observed Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst at SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif ...

It’s About To Become Much Harder To Choose the Right PC

The decision to choose between a PC and a Mac has been a long-standing debate in the world of technology. Both platforms have strengths and weaknesses, and various factors, including user preferences, needs, and the specific use case, often influence the choice ...

AI With Attitude: Musk Venture Raises Curtain on ChatGPT Competitor ‘Grok’

A "rebellious" or "humorous" design might be an aspect of Grok’s branding and communication strategy, and its impact on competitiveness would largely depend on the preferences of the target market and the specific context, observed Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst at SmartTech Research, in San Jose, Calif...

Apple Sets New Bar for Competitors With Intro of M3 Chip Series

However, Mark N. Vena, president and principal analyst at SmartTech Research in San Jose, Calif., pointed out one edge Qualcomm’s platform will have over Apple’s M3 machines “The Qualcomm solutions are going to end up in low to moderately-priced PCs, so you can have Appl...

ANALYSIS

HP and Qualcomm Aim To Prove the Best Defense Is a Great Offense

HP and Qualcomm, like much of the tech industry, currently find themselves in the doldrums for distinct reasons ...

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