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by Karen Fayeth

Rebel, Rebel

by at 1:53pm

August 29, 2012    1 Comment

Baby did a bad, bad thing (with the assistance of butterfingers and gravity).

Apparently in a battle to the death, asphalt beats Gorilla Glass.

Good to know.

I suppose it could be said the timing is right since the new iPhone is due out soon. This is the perfect excuse to buy a new one.


Upon viewing my scarred device in a meeting, the IT team felt bad for me. One apps development guy said “Hey, I have an idea. You could do some testing for me.”

And he put a new phone in my hand.

The timing couldn’t have been more odd.

I guess in the wake of a $1 billion dollar verdict, going from an iPhone to a Samsung is about the most subversive thing I can do here in the Silicon Valley.

“Rebel, rebel, you’ve torn your dress….”

Photos Copyright 2012, Karen Fayeth, and subject to the Creative Commons license in the right column of this page. Photo of iPhone taken with a Samsung GalaxySIII and the onboard camera app. Photo of the Samsung taken with a busted iPhone4s and the Camera+ app.


One Response to “Rebel, Rebel”

  1. Natalie says:

    That is so sad. I’d like an update, though. Now that I have an ipad, well, my phone is just so sad that I no longer use it in the same way. Really, and ipad is just a big ol’ iphone without the phone.
    I spend too much money on apps. And music… It’s all just a bunch of addictive whooey.
    Did you see the article about how Apple is like Breaking Bad?