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The Critical Path #120: I wish I could say Less

Anders Brownworth and Horace Preview of Apples September 2014 special event. We focus on how Apparel gets disrupted. We also wrap the Creativity, Inc. book review.

via 5by5 | The Critical Path #120: I wish I could say Less.

  • Brant Arthur

    Welcome Anders, it’s great to have you on my favorite podcast!

  • stefnagel

    Horace, I hope you write the book on Apple. Or on melding creativity with commoditized goods.

    • stefnagel

      Watching the

  • Moisés Chiullan

    Anders is great, and as a listener, I look forward to everything Horace has told me he has in store for the show as it follows his new responsibilities and work.

  • stefnagel

    Moisés, all the best. You’ve got the goods. Onward.

    • Moisés Chiullan

      Thanks so much. I’ll be back on occasion, and of course, I’ve a slate of my own shows that I’ve been doing for a while now (http://esn.fm/).

  • jinglesthula

    @horace I think you hinted that iPod could be the name Apple’s wearable wears, no? I’ve always loved my 6th gen iPod nano and thought that in several ways it was one of the best Apple products made.

    One thing that intrigues me is how they’ll demo the UI at the event. I think you’re right about iOS for wearables, and my money is on AirPlay for the demo. One question will be whether it’s enabled on the demo unit only, or if Apple sees use cases for including AirPlay on shipping devices.

    • Shameer Mulji

      Only problem I see with that, is that the iPod is synonymous with music. I would think that Apple would want to give it a different branding so it resonates with something related to more than just music.

      • jinglesthula

        You definitely have a point – iPod has defined mobile music for a good decade. Still, I wonder: iPhone 6 Plus, iPod Plus?

  • Douglas

    iBand – you heard it here first 😉

    • stefnagel

      I’m thinking iD.

  • Davebar

    The quality of streaming the keynote today was an embarrassment. Glitches, 2 soundtracks playing simultaneously and finally, Chinese translation stepping on Tim Cooks presentation. How can a company so good at products and process be so bad at streaming crucial presentations???

    • Kizedek

      I can only imagine how many billions were watching it simultaneously, and thus conclude that the bandwidth was severely taxed.