We're hardly the target audience for a pink phone and Lady Gaga-esque visuals, but Nokia's latest commercial does make me laugh. Or weep, when I remember that Nokia's share prices are at a 13year-low. [Reuters and Curious Brain via Adverblog]
Loop has been created by Nokia to give Nokia N8 and C7 owners something to boast about. The app's exclusive to those two phones and lets users create their own music tracks by sampling and mixing the world around them.
On a hair-raising morning commute, Slumdog Millionaire's Dev Patel encounters a gun-toting traffic cop, ninja bankers, and... Chuck Bass. It's eight minutes of slick, silly fun, and it was shot entirely on a smartphone.
As much as we'd love to see a great new phone from Nokia, we're not reviewing the N8. The phone was, unfortunately, irrelevant before it launched. Like a top-of-the-line horse-drawn carriage released shortly after Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon.
Nokia has problems. Smartphone problems. Software problems. American problems. But to fully understand what's wrong, we've got to understand what's been right, or to put in another way, what's distracted Nokia. Meet the most popular phone in the world.
Filmed using nothing but a Nokia N8 with attached CellScope microscope, what you'll see here will blow your mind. The figurines were made using a 3D printer, and had to be hand-painted using a microscope due to their small stature.