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Jun 3, 2016

The Reasons That the iPhone's Biggest Threat Isn't Android, It's Amazon's Echo

Visual images and voice are becoming more popular forms of communication than text. The implication may be, as the following article asserts, that "the future may be hands-free and screens-free in the home, in the car and on the go. " JL

Davey Alba reports in Wired:

Sales of the iPhone go into decline by the end of 2016. Right as this is happening, sales of the Amazon Echo are starting to take off. Using voice as a way to command your tech is steadily gaining traction. By 2020, at least 50 percent of all searches will make use of images or speech. There’s a burgeoning opportunity to go not just hands-free but screen-free in the home, in the car, and on the go.


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