Neptune: An Almost-Crazy Idea for Upending the Smartphone Ecosystem
Today, with every other commercial pushing a new phone or tablet, it’s easy to forget how drastically things can change, and how quickly. The iPhone, after all, is just eight years old—and five years ago, almost no one was talking about how mobile computing was going to eat the world. And yet today, the smartphone is the center of our digital lives. Does it have to be? Neptune wants to flip what they call the "master - slave relationship" of our smart devices.
How Pebble Built Its Next Smartwatch
To beat the giants, Pebble puts a platform in its sling. Two of the biggest software platforms in the world are about to make life very difficult for Pebble CEO, Eric Migicovsky. To counter those threats, Pebble is making its most ambitious bet yet. It’s launching the next Pebble as an entirely new hardware and software platform, a hub that can potentially be the center of a whole ecosystem of devices.
New ASU Center Mimics Nature to Create Cutting-Edge Technology
Prasad Boradkar, ID professor at The Design School in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, works with a new batch of students who develop innovative, sustainable products with positive social impact using principles of biomimicry.