Apple iPad ~ Surfboard Dog

Following on the success of a skateboarding dog selling iPods, a surfing dog from YouTube has made its way into the Apple iPad marketing package: “Buddy the Surfing Dog” (if that is indeed the dog pictured above) is admittedly cute, but is that poor little guy really enjoying the experience? It makes you think that […]

iPhoto Face Recognition ~ An Objective Visual Research Tool?

Automobile lovers have long known the importance of the right smile on the front end of a vehicle, but thanks to iPhoto we can objectively conclude that cruise ship companies share the goal of putting their best face forward. The bow of the Norwegian Dawn popped up as an “Unknown Face” while I was processing […]

Xerox Phaser 8860 ~ believe in pearlescent full-scuba-spectrum color

Xerox is actively marketing their solid-ink printers through direct mail. I received a brochure with this oyster on the cover, which was obviously professionally printed:   Inside the envelope was also this actual half-letter-sized print sample: I went to the website to see if they were using a similar underwater world to push the products, […]

Great Barrier Bing

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef made yet another media cameo this month with Bing’s inclusion of an aerial image of the world wonder as its photo of the day today June 11, 2009: Have you used the new service yet?  It’s actually pretty decent.  I’m trying to give it a fair chance, but it’s hard to […]

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