Gadgets are no longer a luxury for the fortunate few; they've become engrained in our culture. The connected generation is upon us, and it's the consumers who are largely leading the charge.
Darren is the Managing Editor of Engadget, a continually updated online publication that has been setting the pace for consumer electronics since 2004. Having attended technology trade shows all over the globe and reviewed countless devices in his 5+ years at the site, Darren is now tasked with taking a look at what the future holds for consumers. Expectations are changing. User interactions are evolving. Demands are shifting. It's time to look at where the next boom in consumer usage is going to come from, and how innovative companies can be ready to meet those requirements.
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Darren is the managing editor of Engadget, a continually updated online publication that has been setting the pace for consumer electronics since 2004.
Darren Murph, managing editor of Engadget, describes the success of Apple's iTunes ecosystem on mobile devices. "Ecosystems are king," says Murph. "It's clear that once you fall into one, you're pretty much stuck there. It's pretty much a nightmare to transfer out."