Apple is behaving badly when it comes to how it bamboozles users into signing up for its services Music and TV+. It’s another example of what I call a “technopoly” — abusing its position in the ecosystem to change the rules when it applies to its own products and services.
Last week I wrote about subscription fatigue particularly as it applies to video. Ampere Analysis (I don’t yet have a link to the press release) have just released some data that looks at another angle of this. Global spend on TV, film and sports content “expanded from $100 billion to $165 bln between 2008 and… Read More »
By Jeremy Wagstaff There’s something I notice amid all the dust, drudgery and danger of Kabul life: the cellphone TVs. No guard booth—and there are lots of them—is complete without a little cellphone sitting on its side, pumping out some surprisingly clear picture of a TV show. This evening at one hostelry the guard, AK-47… Read More »