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Hulu does something new, and they’re gonna make you pay!

July 2nd, 2010 — 11:10am


My last entry on Hulu praised the company for giving the Internet masses what we want. This digital love affair is now in jeopardy. Hulu is offering more options now as users can upgrade to Hulu Plus, which provides a larger catalogue of content for multiple devices. With your subscription comes zero commercials…oh wait; you still have to watch them.

Why would anyone pay $10 a month to view a decent collection of shows and B-list movies when there are so many more valuable alternatives? Netflix, ch131.com, Boxee, and cable television are just a few. If Hulu Plus really wants to compete as an alternative to cable, then they need to offer some real value.
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“Everything isn’t the I-Phone”- DaVinci, 1518

March 18th, 2010 — 10:16am

Time for a quick rant about “what things are not”.

If you make a cell phone, do not compare it to the iPhone.  Look, it’s simple. Don’t pick fights that you can’t win.  Many of the new phones (and a few of the old ones) are more than competent and valuable to a wide variety of people who do not need what an I-Phone can do. However, not only do companies fail to make their product the “hero” of their campaigns, they also introduce a better suitor to the customers they are courting.
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“Everything isn’t the I-Phone”- DaVinci, 1518

June 17th, 2009 — 11:36pm

Time for a quick rant about “What things are not”.

If you make a cell phone, DO NOT COMPARE IT TO THE I-PHONE!  Look, it is simple. Don’t pick fights that you can’t win.  Many of the new phones (and a few of the old ones) are more than competent and valuable to a wide variety of people who do not practically need what an I-Phone can do, but not only do these companies fail to make their product the “hero” of their campaigns and brand work, they introduce a “better suitor” to the customers they are courting.
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