Just when we needed this. A break from all Apple news and something more interesting to look forward, the Avengers teaser has made it out and it is already firing up the Internet. The movie is set to be released sometime in early May 2012 to rock cinemas with the multi super-hero caste.
While the Apple product, the iPhone 4S has broken the record with 1 Million unit sales in just 24 hours we have first hand videos of the device as well. The video comes from China and shows the working of Siri and the benchmarks of the device.
The browser score for example on the iPhone 4S running the iOS 5 is 89567 compared to 44856 on the iPhone 4 running the iOS 5. Which is twice the score. This shows that the hardware overhaul has been very fruitful for the device and while it lacks the new design, it definitely wins the battle in performance. Though it is less than that on the Samsung Galaxy SII which has a 94.000 plus score and is half a year older than the new iPhone 4S.
This was bound to happen with all the hype prior the release of the next generation of the iPhone. The iPhone 4S, being a disappointment for many who were expecting an iPhone 5 with a large screen and what not, the release was marked by the news of the sad demise of Steve Jobs and of course the death of a mindset as well. However the iPhone 4S has broken all records, as usual hitting 1 Million sales in just one day.
The legacy of Steve Jobs will live in the Apple products to come. I am sure we can expect his approved designs for the next one year at least, given the guy [and of course the folks at Apple] though well in advance like any other great technology company. I dislike the new iPhone 4S, but that’s just me [and I know I can never justify why I dislike the device], but it is definitely a great piece of hardware sitting in the same old crappy iPhone 4 design.
You read that right, Apple is finally embracing the free iPhone, I mean free of carrier. The news came in today, a day after the sad demise of Steve Jobs owing to his long illness and Pancreatic Cancer and Apple following the visionary’s path, is back in business, staying hungry, staying foolish. I am sure Steve Jobs would have done the same, resumed work immediately after leaving planet Earth, I mean if this was possible by any means.
Just not one thing though, Apple isn’t selling Free iPhone 4S nor is it having Cheap iPhone devices. These unlocked iPhone 4S will be available November onwards and will begin from 16GB costing $649 to the 64GB costing a whopping $849. I guess many would rather go for the contract based device and than manually unlock it. It is a good news for people in countries like Pakistan where people usually have to take a really expensive route at getting an iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS, even now. With this everyone can buy a Factory Unlocked iPhone fairly cheaply. Finally the search queries like Free iPhone, Cheap iPhone, iPhone 4 unlock will be lessening.
A countless people are in shock over the death of Steve Jobs. The man had more than one product, a great vision to offer to the modern world. I wont compare him to Edison or anyone, he was and will be Steve Jobs. I just came across the above image I had saved of his daily tasks after he stepped down as the Apple CEO and he definitely knew not what resting is. I understand, when you take a bow from pushing forth your vision, the energy and enthusiasm lives, gets stronger because no one understands your vision more than yourself.
With football season kicking into full gear, the number of mobile searches will dramatically increase. Imagine a group of guys huddled around the TV watching the game. Everyone is loud and raucous for the first half which makes their appetite for the essential food groups, beer, and wings grow exponentially. Halftime is soon approaching and everyone needs a refill on beer and something to fuel them up for the next half. Buffalo Wild Wings airs an ad that lets their guests pull up a coupon on their mobile phones to present at their closest location by using ip geolocation. Everyone of the famished football fanatics reaches for their device, does a Google search for the coupon, and heads to the closest dining establishment.
With the prevalence of smartphones and tablets, it is becoming more important to make sure your mobile marketing campaign is on even keel with your overall marketing strategy. Buffalo Wild Wings couldn’t market their restaurants as effectively if they relied on a purely desktop SEO strategy. More businesses are using to their mobile strategy to reach out to potential consumers instead of relying solely on their traditional desktop campaigns.
Dear Steve Jobs,
As I said, the iPhone 5 will not be released because Apple had screwed over a lot of things. From delayed screens, to what not. Apple even went down with the Ban Samsung Galaxy Tab in Germany, Australia and anywhere it could have the Samsung tablet banned. All this was done to hide the shame it was destined to face by delaying the iPhone 5.