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Wall Street Journal Reporter’s Experience with Vision Pro One Month Later: The Novelty Has Worn Off, Hard to Avoid Gathering Dust

Joanna Stern, after a month of using Apple’s Vision Pro, noted a decrease in usage frequency and expressed skepticism about its value for personal purchase, citing a high price point and limited utility beyond initial excitement. Despite enjoying its application for in-flight entertainment, Stern highlighted the broader issue of VR headsets losing appeal over time, suggesting that Vision Pro might face a similar fate of being underutilized.

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Is Apple’s Awakening on Abandoning Car Manufacturing Too Late?

Apple’s decision to abandon its electric vehicle project and shift focus towards artificial intelligence (AI) has sparked discussions about its strategic direction and innovation capacity. With criticisms of its flagship products and the challenges faced by its ambitious projects like Vision Pro, Apple’s current situation highlights the difficulties of maintaining leadership in the rapidly evolving technology sector. The transition suggests a strategic pivot from leading market trends to catching up, underlining the importance of continuous innovation and adaptation in the competitive business landscape.

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After Apple Announces Abandonment of Car Project, Musk Quickly Responds with Two Emojis

Apple has announced the cessation of its electric car development project, a venture that lasted for ten years, to pivot towards generative AI technology. In response, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reacted on social media with emojis that signify respect and disbelief. This development follows a history of interactions between the two companies, including a rejected proposal by Musk to sell Tesla to Apple during Tesla’s difficult times in 2018.

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Apple Quietly Launches Vision Pro in Moscow Two Years After Exiting Russia

Two years after Apple halted sales in Russia due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, its products, including the new Vision Pro, are still available in Moscow, contradicting official statements. This availability is partly due to parallel import mechanisms and high consumer demand, despite significantly higher prices. The situation highlights the complexities of global trade and sanctions, with certain products still reaching Russian consumers through alternate channels.

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Huawei has launched new products, putting pressure on Apple

Huawei announced the release of several new full-scene products, including the ultra-high-end positioned Mate 60 RS Extraordinary Master, MatePad Pro 13.2 inches, and Huawei Smart Glasses 2. Many foreign media analysts believe that Huawei’s latest series of smartphones will intensify competition in the smartphone market, and Apple’s latest iPhone 15 series may face significant pressure.

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