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The Prosumer Report Roundup
Trendsightings and New Consumer Insights
Monday, Jun. 06, 2016
Google’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is known for engineering, sales and for being a rewarding workplace. Like its other office parks, the Cambridge campus is also know for amazing cafes fo...
It's a holy book, it's $2.99 and it might just save religion among young people.  "Bible Emoji: Scripture 4 Millennials" was released Sunday in the iBooks store. It's exactly what it sounds like: a...
It's a real pin that looks like a virtual pin that looks like a real pin. In a bit of reverse engineered skeuomorphism, Pinterest has taken its virtual "Pin" button, which was always visually model...
I love all things upcycled and now that I’m a Mom, I’ve been looking more into upcycled children’s clothing.  If you’re like me, you asked for all second hand clothing on your baby registry practic...
"Sight Search" allows users to choose items by staring at them for a few seconds. Staring at the "Add to Basket" button also adds items to the cart, but users have to pay for their purchases manual...
Blink and you'll miss it—two doors thrust open in one of downtown New York's now uncommon alleys. Inside, objects are neatly on display: from perfume bottles to fast food containers from Iran. Once...
A free update released Thursday for The Sims 4 makes more than 700 existing pieces of content gender-neutral, allowing players to alter their characters in any way they wish for the first time. Wom...
It’s a far too familiar posture: Heads bowed as if in prayer, pedestrians around the world spend more time staring down at phones and other handheld devices than at what’s in front of them. City pl...
If you choose that eco-conscious, oversized sweater over one that kinda looks the same from the high street – what difference does it actually make? In fact, wouldn’t it be cool to find out the amo...
Cell phones and selfies are apparently the swords of our time. Sugar Land, Texas has become the center of scrutiny over a statue recently erected in front of the city's town hall. The statue featur...
If there’s one dominant technological paradigm we’ll remember about 2016, it’s voice. From chatbots to Amazon Echo to conversational interfaces, our voices—and how we use them—are quickly becoming ...
Have you ever come across an art piece that you love, but had no idea who the artist was behind it? If this has happened to you, then those days can be over. Magnus, an app that can identify art pi...
If you are new to a city or country, and are looking for local communities to connect with, then TicTalking is for you. TicTalking is a mobile app  that will connect you with people around the worl...
This week, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced that people are keeping their PCs a lot longer before upgrading: The average has increased from four years to as many as six. The tablet-refresh cycle ...
It’s the one time we as humans finally disconnect from the nonstop onslaught of modern life, work, relationships and everything else to rest and recuperate from the noise. Sleep is always when our ...
Smartphones and apps go together about as good as peanut butter and jelly. In fact, as the ubiquity, utility and ease of use of smartphones continues to increase in the U.S., it comes as no surpris...
Back to the Roots, an Oakland, California startup pioneering how families reconnect with food, announced today that it has expanded its January crowdfunding campaign on CircleUp into a $10M Series ...
Under a cloudless sky, shirtless Vikings with plastic cups of beer in hand are queuing excitedly along a patch of sawdust-covered earth to urinate in a metal trough. Their “contributions” are being...