giles100 wrote:Why banal?
I shoulda also said condescending, pedantic, insipid, shallow and trite as well.
"Let's meet Josh"
"As it turned out, Josh's safari was a great success and his laptop made it home with lots of videos and photos for sharing"
let us ask - exactly what was the intellectual and emotional level they aimed that at??
I wouldn't talk to a fifth grader like that nowadays - tooooo condescending.
"now children, lets all go see Mr. Happy Face for some nice ice cream -- and then we can share the pictures with all our friends on Dropbox" (childreb cheering - Yaaay! Ice Cream...)
its about at the Mr. Rogers Neighborhood level IMO (shows my age, eh??
On second thought I get it - its for iPhone users...
AND its food for my FB feed.
it may be a great service - I'm only commenting on their 'front and center' marketing video - Insulting, right down to the tone of voice.