Archive for June, 2010:

Air conditioning units

Something about getting hot.

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Something about the new Daleks not being as frightening as the old Daleks thanks to cheaper, mass-produced Taiwanese Dalek cases.

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Something about all the ladies liking the big red one.

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Businessmen eating awkward party food and trying to smile about it

Three new blog ideas, here.

1. Things that look rude in thumbnails but then actually turn out to be NOT rude.

2. Businessmen eating awkward party food and trying to smile about it.

3. Men spitting food into napkins (probably been done).

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“Just saw these conference photos on Flickr, they looked a bit rude from the thumbnails” – Hugo.


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He’s right.

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Samsung’s new N230 netbook and PARK-BASED LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHY!

Here’s a lovely photo story, in which two ladies go to the park to look at dog photographs on their new Samsung N230 “netbook” and mess around with bubbles.

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Here they are on the way to the park. The practical one in the blue dress has brought something to sit on and some food, while the one in white is only bothered about going on the internet. She probably finds the one in the blue hard work.

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No idea what they’re laughing about. In which order they’d wank off the England team to cheer them up? “Who’s last? WAYNE ROONEY! HA HA HA!”

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Oh, she didn’t bring something to sit on, just a change of outfits. We suspect this sequence is designed to illustrate the N230’s 10.1-inch LED backlit anti-reflective display.

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We have stopped paying attention to CPUs, so the Intel N450 this comes with means nothing. All we know is we went through a period of reviewing laptops for “work” about two years ago, and everything that had an Intel Atom inside it was rubbish.

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Is this what women do?

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CELEBRITY HOLDING: Maria Sharapova has a go on the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini

Two photographs. One in which Maria seems to be struggling with the Android phone’s unlock system, or is perhaps waiting for a GPS satellite fix or syncing her external emails…

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…then she gives up and smiles. Which is why she’s there.

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Samsung wins award for its technical achievements in WiMax

To celebrate, it got a few girls in and tried to impress them by taking them up onto the roof of the office. Not many people have a key for the roof of the office, so it was quite the treat:

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Or is this what the Sugababes look like now?

“Samsung Electronics was selected as the winner of ‘2010 IEEE Corporate Innovation Recognition’. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, has given this award each year to innovative products and outstanding achievements of electronic engineering from 1985. Intel, IBM, Microsoft, HP, Qualcomm and the world’s leading IT companies received this award. Samsung Electronics is the first Korean company to receive this award. Samsung was selected in recognition for the achievements in WiMAX (WiBro) technology.”

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Now where did I leave my glasses?

Oh there they are. Thank you very much.

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Can you hand them to me again, this time in slow motion?

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Samsung launches ‘Zipel Top Class’

Have two of them defrosted, washed, polished, and sent to my kitchen.

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Damn the ‘no thighs’ rule for high-class promotional photographs.

Samsung launches ‘Zipel Top Class’, the upgraded version of its French door fridge, in the Korean market.

Zipel Top Class is designed with Samsung’s innovative technologies that ensure optimum cooling air and humidity level. Zipel Top Class also sports stainless steel French door, stylish design and LED lighting which is brighter and more energy-efficient.

Samsung expects this bottom freezer refrigerator to make a new wave in the industry.

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Part of us hates the idea of helping a video clearly designed to “go viral” to actually go viral, but… it’s pretty good. Shame it’s man, though. Although given the level of skill and dexterity required it sort of had to be, IS THAT NOT RIGHT GENTLEMEN? EH? EH? EH?

“Some sort of Nokia bullshit with ‘Hand Freestyler’ Max Viassenk. Whatever next…” – Jody (man).

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This is a bizarre set of photographs. Philips has gone for the more mature model, as in the girls are over 15 years old, which gives it a sort of weird suburban dinner party feel.

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No one’s rollerblading. None of these people even own rollerblades.

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We don’t aspire to this.

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Amsterdam window show.

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“I’m a j… j…j… journalist”

“Er, my name’s, er, my name’s G… G… my name is G… G… I should be down under G… G…”


And so on. This update is 75% autobiographical and set in the year 1997.

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