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Born To Be Wired

NPD Connected Intelligence President, Eddie Hold, reflects on how the wearables market is starting to move beyond the old anchor products of fitness trackers and smartwatches, and into new categories.

When Walls Start To Crack

NPD Connected Intelligence President, Eddie Hold, provides analysis of the latest news from Apple.

Hooking Them Young(er)

NPD Connected Intelligence President, Eddie Hold, looks at the opportunity for carriers to acquire new subscribers through kid-friendly plans.

Data Corruption

What will it take to make smart cities a reality? Collaboration. See more in this blog by NPD Connected Intelligence President, Eddie Hold.

Foldables Are Coming

Will foldable smartphones give consumers a reason to lust after a new device or will ever-increasing costs become a barrier? See thoughts from Connected Intelligence President, Eddie Hold regarding the latest innovation.

Flashback Friday

Are cameras the main point of differentiation between smartphones these days? Connected Intelligence President, Eddie Hold takes a look back at past generations of mobile phones and shares his thoughts on the future.

The Age of Ecosystem Dominance

The consumer tech market is approaching a transitional moment when the current smartphone-driven ecosystem will be superseded by a voice-driven interface. This blog by Eddie Hold, President of NPD’s Connected Intelligence, looks at how voice control and growth of home automation will ultimately drive the latest ecosystem change.

Big Screens, Big Data: The Future For Smartphones

When it comes to this year’s iPhone news, form factor sizing has risen the ranks to the most heavily speculated aspect. But what do these bigger screens mean for OEMs and carriers?

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