Moving past mobile — why innovation must happen beyond smartphones

TV screen, grocery store, or virtual party zone: these days, our smartphones are whatever we want them to be. Smartphone usage skyrocketed during the pandemic, proving it to be both a necessity and comfort for many at this time. But could our fascination with smartphones hold the key to a connected future beyond our 3-inch screens? The idea of a connected future is nothing new. Beyond fringe sci-fi predictions of decades past, we live in a world where connected devices have entered the mainstream consciousness. Despite our smartphone connections to voice assistants and fitness wearables, something is missing.  The problem… This story continues at The Next Web

Moving past mobile — why innovation must happen beyond smartphones

TV screen, grocery store, or virtual party zone: these days, our smartphones are whatever we want them to be. Smartphone usage skyrocketed during the pandemic, proving it to be both a necessity and comfort for many at this time. But could our fascination with smartphones hold the key to a connected future beyond our 3-inch screens? The idea of a connected future is nothing new. Beyond fringe sci-fi predictions of decades past, we live in a world where connected devices have entered the mainstream consciousness. Despite our smartphone connections to voice assistants and fitness wearables, something is missing.  The problem…

This story continues at The Next Web