Foldable smartphones; Do I need One? Probably Not!

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Foldable smartphones look intriguing. But do you think it is practical? Are we ready for this new trend? 

When Apple introduced the iPhone, it made a revolution in the mobile industry.  So, smart tech-brands followed suit, but some did not see it coming. 

Maybe no one would have expected that Nokia would be dethroned from the mobile market that soon. Even Nokia itself couldn’t believe that could happen. 

But it just happened. 

What happened between Apple and Nokia is called disruptive technology. It is when a new technology comes and makes the previous one obsolete.  Continue reading “Foldable smartphones; Do I need One? Probably Not!”

Do I have Shopping Mania? Or It Is Only Shopping Frenzy? Or Whatever, I Don’t Care, I only Shop!

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How many brands do you follow on your social media? Do you feel like following every new release, trend, or style? So, what is it, shopping mania or just a fad of shopping frenzy? 

Whenever I see a new fashion, style, trend, or fad, I always remember Malcolm Gladwell’s bestseller Tipping Points and its three agents of viral change. In his book, Malcolm talks about how young hipsters in downtown Manhattan revived the ailing brand Hush Puppies shoe wear and helped it become famous again during the mid-1990s

Malcolm claims that the law of the few, the sticking factor, and the power of the context are the factors behind the viral spread of any phenomenon. Continue reading “Do I have Shopping Mania? Or It Is Only Shopping Frenzy? Or Whatever, I Don’t Care, I only Shop!”

Calisthenics or CrossFit? Which One is For You?

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What is going on? CrossFit, calisthenics, MMA, bodybuilding, and more. Working out is a sport, trend, or a matter of preference?

I have been in various types of sports for more than twenty years. I’ve tried martial arts like kickboxing and taekwondo, bodybuilding, running, and cycling. 

If you ask me what I liked most, I would tell you it was bodybuilding. 

It has always given me the feeling of power and shape. The euphoria that I get when I lift heavy weights, cannot be matched.  Continue reading “Calisthenics or CrossFit? Which One is For You?”

What Technology I Really Need? Maybe Maslow Has The Answer

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We are in a fast-moving world of technology that can make it hard for us to absorb? Let us see what Maslow’s Pyramid has to say. 

The funny thing that it seems you need technology to choose your should-be technology!! So weird!

You need technology to protect yourself from another technology!

Or you need technology to facilitate the use of another technology. 

In sum, technologies are everywhere. You name it: mobile phones, computers, appliances, vehicles, sports, houses, and services. 

Above all of that is the word ‘smart‘! Continue reading “What Technology I Really Need? Maybe Maslow Has The Answer”

Why We Like Famous Brands?

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Do you find yourself attached to a famous brand? Or you only care about the price and functionality?

According to market surveys, there are two main types of customers. 

The first one belongs to the price-sensitive segment, while the second one belongs to the quality-oriented brand segment. Yet, there are various subtypes in between. 

You may say that you are brand-oriented in some categories, while you can be price-sensitive in some others.   Continue reading “Why We Like Famous Brands?”