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On 01/07/07, Frank Coenen <franknstein666 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Darn GMail... Here's e-mail I accidentally bcc'd instead of cc'd:
> Somehow I don't think that 'the OS/ browser/ app that you built' will
> excite anyone except linux-guru's. ;-) (it would scare me away...)
> Take a look at some of the N95 vs iPhone spoofs on youtube. Some of them
> are really good:
> Battery replacement:
> Internet: (This one is good since Jobs has convinced a lot of people that
> only the iPhone has the 'real' Internet.whatever that may be.)
> Google Maps/ GPS:
> The scenario I like is also about the freedom to write applications, but
> from a user/consumer point of view:
> Moko: Hi, I'm an OpenMoko phone
> iPhone: And I'm an iPhone
> * OpenMoko looks is busy tapping on his phone.
> iPhone: What are you doing?
> Moko: Oh, I just installed this handy app that lets me <insert cool app>.
> iPhone: I don't think I have such a program. But I can run ajax-programs
> through the web. Check this app out. It finds the cheapest gas stations in
> your neighbourhood. Here I'll show you!
> * iPhone does nothing.
> Moko: Sow, can you show it to me or not?
> iPhone: Wait, be patient, I'm loading the app....
> *pause again.
> iPhone: Damnit, lost my connection!
Somehow I also think most people won't know what "Ajax" is, except for the
football club or anything else other than what you mean ;-)
On 7/1/07, Nick Johnson <arachnid at notdot.net> wrote:
> > This puts me in mind of "this is the house that jack built":
> > This is the phone that you built.
> > This is the OS running on the phone that you built.
> > This is the browser running on the OS on the phone that you built...
> > Not sure if that's what you were referring to, as I haven't seen the
> > ads in question.
> > -Nick
> > On 7/2/07, Ryan Prior <piratehead at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Black background. Things come on screen in their unpolished current
> > state,
> > > glitches and all.
> > > Lines in quotes are voiceovers.
> > > "This is turning it on."
> > > We see Tux and initscript messages scrolling down the screen.
> > > "This is the internet."
> > > Show browser displaying Slashdot or kernel.org or something.
> > > "This is your music..."
> > > Show terminal with:
> > > cd /home/bob/multimedia/music
> > > ls
> > > They Might Be Giants The White Stripes
> > > The Red Hot Chili Peppers The Killers
> > > bob at bobs-open-phone>
> > > "This is the package manager . . ."
> > > Show package manager displaying pending updates.
> > > ". . . that installs the updates . . ."
> > > User selects an update and clicks Install.
> > > " . . . that you write for your Neo."
> > > Incoming call interrupts package manager, call is taken.
> > > Female voice from phone: "Hey there."
> > > Fade to black, display centered text
> > > FIC Neo1973 + OpenMoko
> > > Get your hack on.
> > >
> > > That's my idea for a commercial which calls the iPhone commercials to
> > mind,
> > > but which are targeted at a different audience and don't raise
> > expectations
> > > unreasonably high!
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Ryan
> > >
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