there really is no such thing as a free iPod (29 Sep 2005)
Take a picture with the crappy camera on your Free! phone and pay 20p to send it on so a friend can stare at it on their Free! mobile trying to figure out what it is.
Why is everyone taking bad pictures of everything? Because of a multibillion pound campaign by mobile phone companies looking for ways to make yet more money by "telling us" we love taking poor-quality pictures of nothing.
It's a miracle we have only just discovered how life-enhancing these pieces of blurred shite are. Mobile phone companies spend billions trying to persuade of us of the wonderful benefits of photography. And the best thing is it's all free.
Article URL: http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,16376,1580151,00.html
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