Seriously, was there a war in the 1st place? Apple fire another shot by releasing iPod Nano. Colour screen, light, thin and comes in black and white.
Well, creative, whom declared war with Apple some time back also have a MP3 player with the name Nano. Zen Nano Plus. Seriously…. cannot fight. What war? Creative never fired any shot at Apple. We only see them following the footsteps of Apple.
Soon we will see Creative and other iPod wanna be companies releasing thin MP3 players too. Wait, creative used to have a slim MP3 player call Muvo Slim. But also no fight lah.
You see, everyone is not interested about features of your MP3 player. They want style. Look at how iPod shuffle, a simple MP3 player with no screen at all manage to sell like hotcakes. Look at all the iPod series, do they have radio or voice recorder features? Nope.
I look at my PDA today. It is in such a sorry state. No, physically, it is still in mint condition. But the internal software is in a mess. My PDA crashed when I returned from reservist in July. I think it must had miss me too much that it crashed the moment I use it when I come back from my incamp. I have no choice but to hard reset it and reinstall everything from my backup. But somehow, there seem to be some problem with the backup and some program cannot work.
It’s Sept now. For 2 month, my PDA has been just a glorfied organiser. I didn’t bother fixing those software that were having problem after the hard reset. I’m too pre-occupied by other stuff to fix it.
And it is not just the PDA itself. Life have been a mess ever since I come back from reservist 2 month ago. Today is exactly 2 month after I come back from ICT.
Everything is in a mess now.
My PDA can’t sync using bluetooth, and I didn’t do anything about it. My PDA and my HP cannot pair with each other, and I didn’t do anything about it. My HP screen have problem and need to be send in for repaired, and I didn’t do anything about it. My laptop’s bluetooth have problem pairing with other device, and I didn’t do anything about it. My laptop virus scan subscription has expired, and I didn’t do anything about it. My home networking cannot share file and printer, and I didn’t do anything about it. My blog is in a mess, and I didn’t do anything about it. My room is ever messy, and I didn’t do anything about it. My office work been piling up, and I didn’t do anything about it. My work’s documentation is in a mess, and I didn’t do anything about it. My school grades are falling, and I didn’t do anything about it. My 2 important assignment are going to be due soon, and I didn’t do anything about it. My exam is coming, and I didn’t do anything about it.
My life is miserable, and I didn’t do anything about it.
Ok, DON’T BOTHER going level 6. Got cheated by the stupid banner, asking us to go level 6. Level 6 is a food fair. Not PC show. The most advance gadget they have there is perhaps the espresso machine. And they not selling the espresso machine too. They are selling coffee. At least if they do sell the espresso machine, I will still be interested.
Anyway, don’t go level 6 unless you are hungry.
Comex in Singapore is boring. We don’t get big companies launching new products during the show unlike those they do in USA. It’s more like a big market place selling gadget instead of a PC Show. Even home grown Creative don’t launch their new product in our local PC show. What do you expect?
Sometimes, I do daydream myself being the CEO of some big IT company that make gadgets. And I dream myself launching the new product in these PC show in Singapore first before showcasing to the rest of the world. And people all over the world will flock to Singapore’s PC show just to be the 1st person to see it.
Yes, Singapore is a small market. Why bother having a product launch here? But don’t forget, you grow up in Singapore, your company started in Singapore. This is your roots. If you don’t launch new product here, then who will?
Besides, with internet and newspaper, the rest of the world will get to know about your new product within a few days. So why not launch them at the country where your company started?