“Want to break the ice while demonstrating your coolness? Take it from the trendsetters of Silicon Valley: Show off the latest iPhone app, the stupider the better. There’s ‘iLightr,’ ‘Kazoo,’ ‘More Cowbell…,'” Paul Keegan reports for Fortune.
“‘The pecking order gets established before you even sit down,’ says Bruce Carlisle, CEO of Digital Axle, a marketing company. ‘Someone showed me ‘Crazy Disco’ the other day, and it blew me away. Never saw it before. I felt like I’d lost for the day,'” Keegan reports.
“‘Crazy Disco,’ for those using company-issue BlackBerrys and Treos, features a swirling disco ball and campy music. ‘iLightr’ is a flickering flame for waving at rock concerts. ‘More Cowbell’ has a clip of Christopher Walken from the famous ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit croaking, ‘I gotta have more cowbell!’ and a cowbell that clanks when you tap it,” Keegan reports. “‘If I have a three o’clock meeting,’ says Carlisle, ‘I want to check the apps store right before I get into my car.'”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “JES42” for the heads up.]