The Apple HomePod has to be one of the more interesting Apple products to come out in the past couple of years. It neither a phone nor a computer, it’s a smart speaker that sounds good but can’t do a lot partially because it’s locked in the Apple ecosystem.
When Steve Jobs first introduced the iPhone back in 2007, it radically changed the technology industry and the rise of the smartphone. Fast forward to 2017, where Apple introduces the iPhone X, their 15th smartphone and they decided to go with an all-glass and stainless steel design, an almost bezel-less display and no home button. A radically different design that the original iPhone.
Smartwatches are one of those things where not everyone needs but secretly they do want one. Sure, it’s nice to have a smartwatch but it just eliminates just one less step of pulling out your phone. The only real smartwatch that is selling in the millions is the Apple Watch, meanwhile, Android Wear watches have sold a fraction of Apple despite having more features and some iOS capabilities.
This year, what would be the ‘S’ cycle in Apple’s naming scheme, they decided to not call this year’s iPhones the 7S and 7S Plus but instead the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus (even though they’re not the eighth iPhone to be released).
Even though the iPad has only been around for seven years, it has revolutionized how we think of computing and started the tablet revolution. And since 2010, Apple has stuck to the 9.7-inch screen size for the main iPad line, until they introduced the 12.9-inch iPad Pro back in 2015.