You remember the post about the Samsung Galaxy Tab launch? Wasn’t really positive right? Pretty sarcastic actually to people buying it and especially when they are willing to wait 5 hours in line for it. Guess what! Today, not even three weeks later everything changed and I went to every mall in Jakarta because I simply had to have it, I needed it, can’t live without it. It was thanks to some divine intervention that prevented me from really buying it. In the first two malls it was sold out but the third had it. Getting out my wallet I discovered that my creditcard was missing. Walking disappointed outside I called my business partner who pointed out I should be able to use my maestro back card so I went back but no dice, didn’t have the right payment terminal. But they pointed me to the ATM in the 2nd floor but again that attempt was in vain. Continue Reading →
Somewhere in “the cloud” some servers are smoking, bold blogging about famous people works like crazy. So what’s next? Right, monetization, already after only two weeks. This will be a historical moment for Sangat Pedas, it’s first shameless promotion. Paid in full in advance, 1 liter Bacardi Oro of course!. Seems a bit weird title for a promo blog though, right? Well it will get worse at first but I bet ya this will be the best bleeping promo Koprol will ever have, so Yahoo guys stay cool and have faith.
So, there I was this afternoon at the office after accepting my first payment for a post about Koprol and I assume Smitty would prefer a positive over a negative one. First of all, I don’t have any experience with paid blogs. Second, I’m like many others a foursquare guy, love the badges an mayorships. Third, up until today I only looked at Koprol’s PC version homepage, which is btw way one of my favorites all time and I’m 100% serious and objective about that. And last but not least I got dispraising looks and comments from my business partner and co-workers at Tokobagus about me selling my soul for a few bucks. Damn, what have I gotten myself into this time. Continue Reading →
Reporting live for you from Senayan Plaza Jakarta where 3 Sangatpedas reporters are witnessing a historical moment while standing in line for the miracle device from Samsung that’s gonna save the world, right? no? must be ya??? People standing in line for already 3 hours, the police distributes food and water, the Red Cross is on the way on this historical day for Indonesia.
Finally there’s a device with you will not only make a cool, hip and sophisticated statement but you can actually make phone calls, send text messages and emails, chat with your friends, update your status on your social media, browse the Internet, make documents, play games and IT FITS IN YOUR POCKET!! (provided your pocket is big enough) OMG, our Korean friends from Samsung should be put up for a Nobel prize, why didn’t someone else come up with this before…….
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Anyways, happy saturday to the people in Senayan Plaza and special thanks to our reporters who must be going through hell to get this ingenius device!