Every year at this time, people rush out to costume shops, arts and craft stores or rummage through the house for bits and pieces and ready themselves to hit the streets for Halloween. Whether it’s the kids going door to door for trick or treat or maybe a company or local party, a dress-up for school or work, lots of time effort and sometimes even money are put in to dressing up as the imaginary person or thing you want to be.
As the world’s population grows and handheld technology keeps kids right at Santa’s toes, the hidden North Pole toy factory needs to keep up with the times. Even more than ever before, Santa and his elves need to ensure they’re highly efficient, accurate and super quick in handling the billions of incoming requests, determining who’s been naughty and who’s been nice and schedule and make all the necessary deliveries around the world to the almost 1.9 billion children under 14 in one evening. All this while going totally undetected. A feat I don’t think even the great FEDEX can even do.
If you haven’t already checked out Julia Alexander’s post Apple’s new Christmas commercial will melt your heart, please visit there first, then come back and watch the video below for some extended footage.
Technically, it’s not really extended footage, but another video entitled Apple – Holiday – A Harris family holiday, which appears to be the source of some of the excerpts the previous video Apple – Holiday – TV Ad Misunderstood. However, in the event you haven’t seen it first, I won’t totally let the cat out of the bag.
Gadgets as gifts are truly great to give and to get but how do you select just the right one from the wave of offerings out there? The truth is it’s tough. So here’s a selection of just a few to give you some last-minute food for thought and help you wade through the sea of gadgetry for this holiday season.
The HTC Desire 601 is a midrange phone that strikes a good balance between affordability and functionality — and it comes with some pretty impressive features and bundled software.