Beyond Devices Podcast
About This Show
The Beyond Devices podcast is brought to you by Jan Dawson and Aaron Miller. Jan is the author of the Beyond Devices blog, as well as the owner and Chief Analyst at Jackdaw Research, a research and advisory firm focused on the consumer electronics market. Aaron is a business school professor, but in a past life ran one of the most popular iMovie blogs and co-authored several books in the iMovie: the Missing Manual series with David Pogue, and remains an avid follower of all things Apple.
Jan can be found on Twitter at @jandawson, while Aaron is @aaronmiller. We welcome your feedback on any of our episodes or the podcast in general.
Most Recent Episode
Week 107 – NR – Essential Phone, Apple Watch, Original Video Content
1 day ago
Aaron's back, and so we're back to our usual back and forth format, this time around three major topics. First up, we talk about the belated launch of the Essential Phone from Andy Rubin's company, and the reviews which came out on Friday. Secondly, we discuss recent reports about the Apple Watch, including the possibility of an imminent LTE version and suggestions that Apple is talking to health insurer Aetna about subsidizing devices for its members. Lastly, we talk original video content, in the context of Netflix's hiring of Shonda Rhimes and Apple's reported $1 billion investment this year in originals.
The show notes below include links to all these stories on Tech Narratives and original sources as appropriate.
News stories we covered:
• Essential Phone:
Jan's take on reviews:
Techmeme roundup of reviews:
• Apple Watch:
Jan's piece on LTE reports:
Jan's piece on Aetna:
Source on LTE reports:
Source on Aetna:
• Original Video Content:
Jan's take on Netflix and Shonda Rhimes:
Jan's take on Apple's $1 billion spend:
Source on Netflix:
Source on Apple spend:
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As ever, we welcome your feedback via Twitter (@jandawson / @aaronmiller), the website (podcast.beyonddevic.es), or email (jan@