For some ridiculous reason, some individuals have yet to turn in their recalled Galaxy Note 7s, despite Samsung’s numerous efforts to get them back. Now Samsung is breaking their phones.
Earlier today, Apple officially announced the iPhone SE. Despite the way anyone with a passing interest in tech had known exactly what was coming for months, members of the crowd expressed uncomfortable levels of excitement at a 4-inch piece of metal.
Years ago, I was working for a promotional supply company and tasked with sourcing keychain versions of an oddly-shaped mini computer (it was a computer kind of in the shape of an “X”). This was a little before the computer actually came out and about two years before “big” manufacturers started pushing micro PCs. It should […]
I heard a great story this morning I simply had to share because it teaches such a powerful lesson about marketing.
A colleague pointed out a Samsung pay-per-click (PPC) ad that made the rounds recently. It’s an ad for the Samsung Galaxy S 6, but it shows up when users search for “iPhone 6s”. Here’s a look: Does the ad target their ideal audience? And who is this audience, exactly? Here’s a quick breakdown and my […]
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Today, Amazon announced one of the coolest uses of voice technology in recent years: Echo, a voice-activated home assistant. It’s basically like if the Jawbone Jambox had Siri built in. The tech itself looks neat, but Amazon’s marketing team made a huge mistake when they announced it: the script was awful. Take a look for […]
Have you heard of Popcorn Time, the Win/Mac/iOS/Android/Linux torrent app that easily streams high-quality copies of pirated movies straight to your computer? Much like The Pirate Bay has over the years, Popcorn Time recently lost its original domain because of its association with, well, piracy. From their blog: As most of you may have noticed, […]
Advertising #MedicalTourism? Apparently so. If only the ad copy made any sense. I just struggle to see any narrative here. “Argentina, by you.” Does that mean Argentina is near or around me? That can’t be right. Or maybe it means I’m defining my trip. But that’s not right, either, because the DOCTOR is running the […]