Agreed - map - the clue is in the name.
India is a slum. People shit on the sidewalk in Mumbai. There is heartbreaking poverty everywhere you look. And stink and pollution.
If you had a chance to leave on a plane to the US you'd seen in the movies, you'd be off like a shot.
Shit, even if you'd only watched Jersey Shore and Real Wives of Portland you'd be off like a shot.
Shit, even if you'd only watched Trailer Park Boys you'd be off like a short (yes I know it's Canadian).
Also "Better Windows than Windows" meant developers could say "well, it runs Windows apps so we'll not bother making OS/2 versions".
Android apps on Windows phone would mean fewer Windows phone apps, not more, even if they started selling more handsets.
When you say "we" you talk like that means something.
Just an FYI jacking the thread
I have a Sony T1 tablet and a Sony Xperia Z - they fall in the rock solid camp.
You obviously weren't doing it right.
NoScript for Firefox and equivalent for Chrome have a site-by-site whitelist. One only enables JS as required.
Combine that with other add-ons like Ghostery and Self-Destructing-Cookies and you will be unpleasantly surprised at the unnecessary crap that's thrown at your browser for the benefit of the sites you visit.
You can't say its not overpriced until people start buying the things.
If no-one's buying them, they are overpriced.
I've had a free lunch before.
How do you know it's not sustainable ?
Not knowing the future has nothing to do with sustainable agriculture.
Maybe they are just the ones you remember directly because you're not part of their target demographic and so they are jarring.
I often see products in sports that re-enforce my brand choices. Even as much as I dislike that sentence. They ride the same brand of motorbike as me, helmet, sunglasses, gloves etc. etc.
Salaries are not the issue.
We made a 1 1/2 hour feature film with *all* staff on a profit share. It still cost Â£50k.
"Product placement in films and international programmes (such as US drama series) has been allowed on UK television for many years. From 28 February 2011 TV programmes made for UK audiences can contain product placement as long as they comply with Ofcomâ(TM)s rules."
UK companies have a legal duty to minimized health and safety risks to employees and the public which trumps any other laws.
It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions. - Robert Bly