That future? We’re going to get better products for ludicrously low prices, and big brands across a range of categories — the Nests and Netgears of the world — are going to find it harder than ever to get us to shell out big money for their wares. There’s a hidden hero in this story — or, if you’re a major brand, a shadowy villain. It’s Amazon.
"The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon" is from the December 06, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Farhad Manjoo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.