Hilarious Toshiba Tablet Website Thumbs Nose at Apple if Visited from iOS Device

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  1. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

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    Here is a funny story from our sister-site, Android.net. Toshiba created a slick teaser website for showing off their 'soon-to-come' new Honeycomb Android 3.0-based Toshiba Tablet. The funny kicker is that if you try to access the site from an iOS device like the Apple iPad, you get the above picture...

    Nice one toshiba! :rockon:

    Source: AndroidPolice via Android.net
     
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    Can I just say hahajahahahahahahaha...done
     
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    The fact that a major company did this is hilarious.
     
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    Now thats just effing funny right there.

    Good on you Toshiba
    :gotmyvote:
     
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    jroc Silver Member

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    I wonder would that show up on my PC if I had Flashed disabled....
     
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    BURN!

    tappin and a talkin
     
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    Wow. Very nice.
     
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    That's really great stuff! :icon_ owned:
     
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    Fixed it.

    Enough talk... Time to put your cards on the table.

    This is well and good but quality Android tablets are taking their sweet time getting to the market. Sorry if I'm a little impatient.
     
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    ^Thats funny..lol.

    Yea decent Android tablets are just starting to come out. The next couple of years will be interesting for Android phones and tablets.
     
  11. danDroid

    danDroid DF Administrator Staff Member

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    hahaha... that's great!

     
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    it seems that the toshiba website recognizes the safari browser tried viewing the site with chrome with flash disabled but no message.
     
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    Good marketing campaign!
     
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    thats pretty awesome for a major company. i still think the ipad 2 might be better, but this is pretty awesome marketing. (it depends how the toshiba tablet and ipad 2 turn out, both should be pretty good)
     
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    The genius of this is how many people with IPad's do you actually think would go to that site (probably almost 0, outside of tech bloggers)? This thread here is an example of exactly what they were hoping to accomplish.