2013: A Tech Odyssey

How the year’s innovations will reverberate through 2014 and beyondRemember when we had “cell” phones and email accounts we accessed solely on our desktop? Virtual resources and smart gadgetry now play major roles in our daily lives—often from the palms of our hands. 2013 will go down as the year of temporary social media (see: Snapchat, where messages self-destruct, Mission Impossible–style, in 10 seconds); design software for 3-D printers that uses artificial intelligence capabilities (really!); and pseudo-spectacles that take pictures, conjure maps, and tell you the weather. Below, five 2013 developments poised to affect retailers for years to come.VIDEO APPSVideos that showcase beautiful jewelry are like candy for bling-loving consumers—and millennials love sharing video on social media. Two notable video apps that debuted this year: Vine, which lets users edit six-second

This content is exclusive to JCK Pro subscribers. Subscribe now to access this and much more with discount code GOPRO21 for $199 for an entire year of access (reg. $249).


Already a JCK Pro? Log in

A JCK Pro subscription is your all-access pass to people and resources on the
cutting edge of the retail jewelry industry, from the industry authority you
know and trust

Learn about the Perks of JCK Pro

Log Out

Are you sure you want to log out?

CancelLog out