Your efforts will be rewarded. Enjoy your prize.
You're beginning to get the feeling that you've been left out of quite a few conversations that have been happening lately. At first, it didn't seem deliberate; just bad timing. Now, however, you're starting to notice the whispers and discovering that you haven't been given a lot of key information. There's no conspiracy here; don't despair. People may just be caught up in their own little plans and dramas. In fact, it might be a welcome relief to discover that you don't have to get involved.
If two products are very similar, it's the small details that make all the difference. Don't neglect the small details; they could be your advantage.