iPhone competition obsessed by iPhone?

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by Bernard SG, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. Bernard SG macrumors 65816

    Bernard SG

    Jul 3, 2010
    I just discovered these, surfing tech-blogs:


    Anyone notices the anomalies?
  2. mulo macrumors 68020


    Aug 22, 2010
    Behind you
    their all over the place, what better to do then copy the competitions when your own product sux?
  3. kdarling macrumors P6


    Jun 9, 2007
    First university coding class = 47 years ago
    It's easier for an illustrator to use a handy screen image to paste in, than to take the time to find a real one for that phone.

    Happens all the time in ads. Nothing to do with obsession. More like laziness or lack of time.

    Kind of like the way people in this thread didn't take the time or effort to fix their own post goofups.
  4. neiltc13 macrumors 68040


    May 27, 2006
    The funny thing is Google Maps for Android is miles ahead of the dated iPhone version and that screenshot doesn't show the best features they are talking about.

    These look like images from carriers' sites rather than the manufacturers of the phone or the OS. Where did you find them?
  5. KnightWRX macrumors Pentium


    Jan 28, 2009
    Quebec, Canada
    How is this the iPhone competition ? These ads are by ESPN and Verizon, not by Nokia or Motorola.

    So it seems to be it's the advertisers that are iPhone obsessed, to the point of using iPhone screen grabs on any device out there, not the iPhone's competition.

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