There’s a lot of bad advertising, especially in the consumer tech world. Here’s some tell tale signs of bad marketing:
- Insinuating that users of other products are idiots, especially if it’s a wildly popular product
- Naming your competition, especially with
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Well that didn’t take long.
Early adopters are already complaining and returning it for replacement.
Nice tablet MS, too bad it requires a cheap plastic keyboard cover thing to work correctly, making it not a tablet but a really crappy … Read the rest
“It’s all marketing”. That’s a common out for Apple haters, a quick way for them to sum up and then discount Apple’s success in the tech world. But like most points made by people who actually use the term fanbois… Read the rest
Lots of discussion around about the new tablet coming out from Microsoft. They are calling it the Surface and while competing with the iPad, they are taking a fundamentally different approach to the device.
Philosophically, MS has shown their usual … Read the rest
Market speak for computer companies during my geek-life:
My first glance:
IBM = titans, Microsoft = nerds, Apple = hippies, Atari = artists
My High school years:
IBM = clumsy old titans, Microsoft = business nerds, Apple = misguided hippies … Read the rest
I’ve been following the Windows8/Metro debut online and it struck me that this is one of the largest examples of Microsoft being a “me-too” type of company I’ve seen in a while, complete with a fatal flaw in their copied … Read the rest