Monthly Archives: June 2010

Mobile Brand Loyalty

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Mobile Brand Loyalty
A survey by Piper Jaffray yesterday reveals that most early iPhone 4 buyers were upgrading from previous iPhones — and remaining loyal to Apple — and that very few were switching to AT&T from other carriers. Specifically, here are highlights from Piper analyst Gene Munster’s note this morning: 77% of iPhone 4 buyers polled in [...]

Hand-drawn Overlays.

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Hand-drawn Overlays.
I really like this series from Belgian guy Ben Heine.  Hand-drawn sketches integrated into real-world imagery.  Great stuff here.

Hello Thelonius!

Written by Peter. Filed under annunciation, business, consumer, design, interactive, internet, projects, technology, trend, user interface, work. No comments.
Hello Thelonius!
Pleased to say that this blog has been updated to WordPress 3 – ‘Thelonius”.  So far so good.  We’re going to get the Annunciation Interactive site updated soon as well.  From what I’m seeing, WP3 continues the evolution of WordPress toward a more general content manager versus its blog-centric roots…

Bionic Action.

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Bionic Action.
Found this online – a 1973 ad from Kenner – makers of the Six Million Dollar Man bionic action figure.  This, along with the Evel Knievel figure, was the bomb back in the day.  The ad was in heavy rotation in early to mid-Seventies Marvel comics.

Stop Poisoning Us.

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Stop Poisoning Us.
Protest to stop the use of Corexit oil dispersant off our coast.  Nice visual.

HTML5

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HTML5
Very cool infographic breaking down the advances pending in html5 as it is rolled out.  Good stuff.

Solar Surface Area.

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Solar Surface Area.
The attached infographic shows the surface area required for powering the Earth with solar panels alone.

Speed Testing.

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Speed Testing.
I’m such an idiot – just realized that Firebug has built-in speed testing.  That would’ve come in handy.