07. 29. 2008
Samsung thinks patronising women will get us into tech; Engadget agrees
Oh, tech manufactuers... why do you think that making a phone or a hard drive look like a powder compact is the way to our hearts? Nothing makes me more annoyed - except covering everything vaguely girl-oriented in pink, perhaps.
As Engadget gleefully reports, Samsung has designed a concept compact hard drive that looks similar to a piece of make-up - and this picture shows it surrounded by make-up, to prove the point. You know, 'cos we women are so crazy about cosmetics, we'll buy anything if it looks like we can paint our faces with it.
So far though, this is just a concept - and maybe it should stay that way. I think the design is sleek and all, but I don't agree with making tech designs gender specific. (Don't small, sleek designs appeal to men, too?)
How about letting us all buy what we want, whether we're male or female?