Nothing starts a new year off right quite like gazing into my crystal ball and jotting down a few predictions to share with you, dear reader. The stars were all over the place this time around, so these predictions have little in common with each other – but isn’t that inherent randomness the best thing about foretelling the future?
1. More TV networks will offer online subscription services.
We’ve already seen the influence Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu have had on television, changing the face of programming as we steadily climb into the 21st century. Look for more networks to branch off with their own subscription services, just like HBO and CBS did in 2014.
2. Cars will become even more connected to the network than they already are.
When Ford introduced their SYNC system in 2007, the technology was revolutionary. Soon, most factory vehicles had similar systems installed in them – the power to listen to your own music, through your own devices, while on the road. There’s more coming, though – cars are slowly but surely becoming a part of the IoT, or the Internet of Things. Continue Reading »