Joining other reactions on the web to Steve Jobs’ sudden resignation as the CEO of Apple yesterday, Google’s vice president of engineering Vic Gundotra recalled on Google+ a particular Sunday in January 2008 when Apple’s boss asked him to call his home. The reason? The Google logo on the iPhone:
So Vic, we have an urgent issue, one that I need addressed right away. I’ve already assigned someone from my team to help you, and I hope you can fix this tomorrow. I’ve been looking at the Google logo on the iPhone and I’m not happy with the icon. The second O in Google doesn’t have the right yellow gradient. It’s just wrong and I’m going to have Greg fix it tomorrow. Is that okay with you?
Obama campaign launched a new iphone application called Obama 08 over the weekend. This is a real smart move considering there are around 4 million iphone users.
The free application is compatible with the iPhone and iPod touch. It will organize your contacts by key battleground states, and measures statistics to see how you are doing compared to other leading callers. It also provides you with information about the campaign via text messages and e-mail, offers coverage of national and local campaign news, helps you find local events, share the information by e-mail, and get maps and directions. You can also use the application to browse videos and photos from the campaign.
The Internet and technology is positioned to play a huge role in elections. Probably Mccain campaign does not get it.
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Finally Microsoft has released a new ad. The guy in the end actually says “I am a PC go FISH” or do they mean something else???
We will have to wait and see what Apple has to say next.
Watch this old ad from Apple as well (Featuring Gisele)