Retailing

RIP: Xbox 360 gets its final red ring of death
April 21, 2016 at 10:59 am

The Xbox 360 has had a long storied history of establishing Microsoft as a household name in the game console world, overheating units and a ton of redesigns. However, that story is finally coming to a close. In a blog post, Microsoft's head of Xbox Phil Spencer announced announced it is ending production of the…

Selling smart things in the home. Nest's struggles to make it work.
April 13, 2016 at 11:30 am

The world, it seems, is growing increasingly skeptical of the stuttering revolution of the Internet of Things. The latest round of doubt has been ignited by Alphabet’s Nest’s decision to shut down any further support for its recently purchased Revolv smart home hub. The hub is a relatively expensive (US $300) device that integrates a…

Who is the Modern Audiophile?
March 30, 2016 at 11:35 am

It used to be that someone passionate about investing time and money into musical playback was described as an audiophile.