We spend a little too much time on Twitter, but it does give us all the news we could ever want. Here's what we found in the last hour that piqued our interest. With a shout out to our tweeps who gave us the scoop.
Broke? Buy an iPhone
Mashable reports of a study by Nielsen that has an interesting finding: Smartphone penetration among young folks in the lowest income bracket is higher than older, whether segments of the population. Our take: Branding is king. Just like inner city, low-income youths fighting over pairs of Jordans in the 90s, Apple and Droid have made having a smartphone so cool, teens and those in their early 20s flock to them despite tiny paychecks.
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Why society pirates
As usual, the creative folks at The Oatmeal can explain a complex problem with humor in just a few cartoons. Our take: We never, ever condone piracy. Seriously. Is this thing on?
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Don't mess with Apple
The Next Web reports that Apple means business. It is threatening to sue Proview, a company it's been embroiled in a controversy of iPad naming rights for quite some time — if it doesn't shut it's pie hole. Our take: Don't mess with Apple. They are as aggressive as Microsoft back in the day (remember the Simpsons episode?).
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