iPhone Killer Again… (heard it all before)

20 Oct 2009  2 Comments

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We have heard this over and over. “This phone is the iPhone killer”, yet whenever the phones eventually get released there is always something that doesnt put it into the same class, either its the app store or the simplicity of the iPhone that still keeps it as uncomparable to others. But Motorolla and Verizon are hyping up their “Droid” phone and directly attacking Apple’s iPhone in their ads. The phone will run Android 2.0 and Boy Genius is allegedly the only person to actually get his hands on one.

While those details are unconfirmed by Verizon or Motorola, the DroidDoes.com Web site and the TV ad for the campaign highlight that the Droid offers several important features, including multitasking, a replaceable battery and open development — features that the iPhone has been criticized for lacking. The TV ad attacks the iPhone in various ways, saying the following:

  • iDon’t have a real keyboard.
  • iDon’t run simultaneous apps.
  • iDon’t take 5-megapixel pictures.
  • iDon’t customize.
  • iDon’t run widgets.
  • IDon’t allow open development.
  • iDon’t take pictures in the dark.
  • iDon’t have interchangeable batteries

Source Computerworld

With Windows Mobile revamping and upgrading their system, Android becoming a real player in the market, and the iPhone still untouchable, the smartphone consumer’s smile just gets bigger and bigger.

Check Boy Genius’s screenshots here.

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19 Oct 2009  2 Comments

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Kuwait’s Ads from the Mid-80′s

18 Oct 2009  3 Comments

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For much more blasts from the past contine reading…

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New iPhone App Causing a Stir

12 Oct 2009  1 Comment

This new app is called “Amp Up Before You Score” and is free from the iTunes App store. Its main objective is to help men ‘score’ with 24 different types of women. From punk to sorority to rebound girl, this app has them all. Check out the video.

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UPDATE : Pepsi has apologized for this app since it is degrading to women. link

Pre-School Name Fail

9 Sep 2009  No Comments

With all the debate surrounding swine flu and the nurseries in Kuwait, I present you with this pre-school….

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Hijacked from Fail Blog

Random information of the day : 

“Brazil has chosen the French Rafale jet for its fighter program and is in negotiations with Dassault Aviation SA (AM.FR) to buy 36 aircraft, the two governments said in a joint communique. The deal could be worth $10 billion..”

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Check out the Rafale in action here.

SWINE FLU UPDATE : Check the post here. For latest number of victims in private schools, and their dates of resuming service.

Quick Gun Murugun… Mind it.

19 Aug 2009  1 Comment

Who remembers quick gun murugun from Channel V (pronounced channel “wee”), in the early 90′s? Those were some funny “mind it” ads. It seems since those days quick gun has his own website, and is coming out with a brand new movie. Check it out.

Pomegranate-NS08

4 Aug 2009  2 Comments

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For all of you searching for new phones … the wait is over … the ultimate phone has arrived … introducing pomegranate phone

Best Commercials On TV II

30 Jun 2009  No Comments

Another round of cool ads.

1. Bing.com

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Apple’s Laptop Hunter Response

13 May 2009  No Comments

Apple responds to Microsoft’s “Laptop Hunter” Ads.

Fast Food Advertising

16 Apr 2009  No Comments

Came across a post showing different picture from different restaurant advertising their sandwiches. they really look nothing alike. Sometimes even disgusting.

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Someone should do a comparison in Kuwait I think, why not with all the food we are ordering in the diwaniya. Might get to it when I get back.

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