The Alarmist: WHO IS TO BLAME?

When I first find out what podcasts were, I was not very attracted by the idea. Ever since I was young and had no other option but to listen to the radio, my least favorite thing to hear to was radio hosts talking and discussing about different topics. Therefore, when I first heard that those […]

TWIT.TV: This Week in Tech

Twit.tv’s This Week in Tech is a podcast based out of Petaluma, California. It focuses heavily on the new technology that is released or is rumored to be released. Episode 0 was recorded on January 17th 2005. However, the platform was started later in April 2005. The platform was started by the host of the show […]

IS DUBBING BOOMING?

According to the Oxford Dictionary, dubbing is replacing the original speech in a movie or television program with words in another language. In other words, dubbing commonly refers to a post-production process in which the actor’s voices are replaced with different voices from performers speaking another language. Dubbing first originated when actors had an unsatisfactory […]

The death of compact discs and domination of streaming services

The first commercial compact disc (other wise know as a CD) was created in 1982. According to Statista, CD’s were at their peak in the 2000’s with a total of $943 million in sales, however since 2008 CD sales have dropped year-on-year 9.6 million dollars– a total of 80% in the past decade since the innovation […]

The Complete Apple Takeover

Apple’s innovation techniques are the reason that their products are our number one need when it comes to our technological world. Social culture and the desire for the newest and best has consumed us completely, especially when it comes to our phones. Apple has created this marketing feud where they made it nearly impossible for […]

Should Apple Music and Spotify Attempt to Become Vertically Integrated?

From reading Jennifer Holt’s Empires of Entertainment: Media Industries and the Politics of Deregulation, 1980-1996 it is clear to see that broadcast, cable, and film were clearly defined industries that competed with each other before they became interconnected with the rise of media conglomerates. As Holt puts it: “film studios combined with broadcast networks (Fox), […]

iPhone takes initiative in radical and disruptive innovation

In 2007, Apple introduced the world to the smartphone. The debut of the first-generation iPhone would prove to be a radical and disruptive innovation within the mobile phone industry, creating an entirely new market of users who expected a suite of features not available on traditional handheld devices that did not connect to the Internet. […]