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Gigi3
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10/20/2014 | 6:20:02 AM
Product Design
"Apple has made elegant design its calling card, but other companies can create gorgeous things, too."

Thomas, apple has made an elegant design only for their products, IPad and IPhone. But that doesn't mean that they are superior in designing the products. Other companies like Samsung, Ford, GE etc also have designed fabulous products with elegant designs.
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10/19/2014 | 1:50:22 PM
Re: Telsa's latest Design, Awesome !
All Tesla models are engineering marvels. They are one of a kind. Obviously they were the underdogs of automotive industry, but they seem to be picking up pace now. There are only two car manufacturer that gets my interest spiked, one is Tesla and the other one is Koenigsegg.
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10/19/2014 | 1:47:57 PM
Re: Bond's Tool of Choice: The Nitecore Titanium Pen
It would help in a number of situations (one just like the author pointed out) and if rightly priced and properly advertised, this pen could be the next thing in our pockets. I am a big fan of watches, I wonder why there wasn't any watch in this list. Also the waffle maker would be a big hit in NY City.
Technocrati
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10/18/2014 | 6:41:38 PM
Bond's Tool of Choice: The Nitecore Titanium Pen

This Nitecore Titanium pen is Interesting.   Do you really need to have a pen that doubles as an Ice Pick ?   Well it looks nice, I wonder how it holds up after you beat a window in with it ?

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10/18/2014 | 6:35:31 PM
Surface Design : MS Listens and Learns ?

I have to agree here, I am not a big windows person.   I can take it or leave it, but the Surface design is pretty nice and if I had to buy one I would not be unhappy about that.

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10/18/2014 | 6:31:27 PM
Samsung Makes What ?

So funny, being a single work-a-holic I don't often think bout major appliances - but couples I know do.   One day I heard through them that Samsung makes these types of products - Needless to say I was surprised.

 

Maybe when the time comes I will consider one too.

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10/18/2014 | 6:26:12 PM
Telsa's latest Design, Awesome !

Had not seen this new Telsa until it was shared here.  I was able to experience one from an old IT guy who could apparently afford one.   As far as design goes his model seemed too simple.  While their is beauty in simplicity - at that price I didn't see much.

 

This latest model is simply gorgeous !    Major uptick from previous models something to aspire to for sure.

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10/18/2014 | 6:20:04 PM
Design Really is Important After All

Really fascinating how Jobs was able to understand that Design was major factor in differentiating their products from the rest.  It took awhile the industry to catch on but not until Apple had corned the market on this aspect.   

 

Others are trying to catch up now and that is a good thing for everyone.

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10/18/2014 | 7:02:45 AM
Re: Don't call it a waffle iron
Design can surely impact the sales of the product but I believe traditional design principles are now being obselete. The products described above are amazing.
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10/17/2014 | 7:01:54 PM
Re: Don't call it a waffle iron
I hope that smart waffle iron is smart enough to help you clean.  Cleaning waffle makers is no picnic.  Many companies have learned that elegant product design is the best way to make a product easy to use. 
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