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next big thing

"Is this the next big thing?" is a phrase often touted when an intriguing new technology is introduced. Out of curiosity as well as investment purposes, people want to know if something is going to have a major impact on the world. Personal computers, MP3 music players, smartphones and tablets are examples of past products that have revolutionized the way people work and play. Today, many think 3D printers are the next big thing. See buzzword and 3D printing.


We Always Want the Next Big Thing
Due to the extreme popularity of the Galaxy S III smartphone, the S4 was launched with a lot of hoopla in 2013.
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We are really excited to conduct the second edition of The Next Big Thing Challenge and contribute to the whole ecosystem of building the next set of entrepreneurs in India.
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And then there's how to cope with their moods - after a fight with The Next Big Thing, for example, tell her she'll be able to write about it in her autobiography and her fans will love it because "every great artist suffers".
Whether it becomes the next big thing remains to be seen.
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That's the frustration many IT directors and administrators face each time a new technology, touted as the next big thing, is introduced.