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TECHnalysis Research was founded by technology market research veteran Bob O'Donnell.

USAToday Column
July 29, 2019

5G could change everything. Here’s what you need to know before you buy into the tech

Most technologies don’t really require you to understand them to appreciate what they can do for you. With 5G, however, things are going to be a little different. To be clear, you don’t need to know the details of how 5G works to enjoy the potential speed increases and other cool capabilities it will eventually offer. However, you do need to be aware of some 5G basics to really understand what future smartphones, connected devices, and carrier plans are going to offer – and how they’ll differ.


TECHnalysis Research, LLC provides strategic consulting and market research services to the technology industry and professional financial community. Building on a deep understanding of critical technology and business trends in conjunction with hard-hitting, original research, the firm provides unique "out-of-the-box" perspectives that are still grounded in the practical realities of the technology, media and telecom markets.

August 13, 2019

Samsung and Microsoft Partnership Highlights Blended Device World

My, how things have changed. Not that many years ago Microsoft was trying to compete in the smartphone market and PCs were considered on their way out. Samsung was a strong consumer brand but had virtually no presence (or credibility) in the enterprise market. Fast forward to today—well, last week’s GalaxyUnpacked event to be precise—and the picture is totally different.


August 17, 2019

Snap Spectacles 3 and AR, Voice Assistants and AI

This week's Tech.pinions podcast discusses the release of the Snap Spectacles 3 AR glasses and where we are in the state of augmented reality product development, and analyzes the news about all the voice-based assistant platforms having revealed that they use humans to listen to and transcribe conversations and what that says about the current state of artificial intelligence.