Tuesday, 8 January 2013
The end of the iPod?
There is an interesting Washington Post article by Caitlin Dewey looking at te results of a recent Accenture report on consumer demand for a range of devices. Dewey questions whether changes in technology and consumer demand will signal an end of the iPod, the digital camera and the DVD player with Dewey saying “Techies predictably love their smartphones, tablets, computers and HDTVs, those multitasking devices that can screen the latest episode of Downton Abbey and tell you the weather. But demand for cameras, music players, DVD players and other single-use products has plummeted" adding that according to the report in 2012 nearly a third fewer people owned DVD players than did a mere three years befor