Quest 2 VR headset

Episode 68. Apple Watch and Oculus target broader markets as LG takes Wing

In this episode, Shawn and Ross analyze the launch of Apple's announcement of the Apple Watch Series 6 and SE, and how the Fitness+ service they drive fits into its new Apple One service bundle that demands more affordable hardware. We also look at the launch of the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset, which surpasses its predecessor at a lower price, and how it plays into Facebook's grand design for social computing. Finally, as these next-gen platforms take hold, LG has launched the Wing. We discuss how the swiveling dual-screen phone offers a different proposition than designs from Samsung and Microsoft in a telecom market that's undergoing consolidation

Episode 6: Huawei and LG Smartphones and Smartwatches and Broader Implications for Wearables

In this episode, Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin compare and contrast the recent phone and smartwatch launches from LG and Huawei. What do different smartwatch paths say about Google’s strategy and the future of wearables in the mass market? Plus, real estate that anticipates autonomous vehicles and an Alexa-equipped food preservation device that can measure and track consumption.