Now for a cup of digital media time…

No, I don’t really know what that’s supposed to mean, either. But if companies will persist in truly strange marketing metaphors, I’m going to call them out on it.
Today’s work comes courtesy of CNET.com.au, where I’ve reviewed an odd media streamer. Odd, it turns out, in both design and implementation:
Dvico TViX HD N1: “Imagine a cup of coffee. Not a good cup of coffee, mind you. A bad cup. A cup that’s gone cold. And had salt rather than sugar added to it. Also something that you fervently hope is only vinegar. Trying to get the N1 to work is that cup of coffee.”

About the author

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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