Friday, August 1, 2008
i-dola and jeanne-i
I think Mimos has done a good job in doing their research and finally coming out with the cheap and very affordable laptop and PC which costs us only RM1000 and RM500 respectively. But it was an anti climax when both the laptop and and the PC was codenamed as jeanne-i and i-dola. Both were named after Si Bedol and his wife. The names really turned me off and I am very sure a lot of Malaysians share the same feeling as me.
Do not tell me that Mimos is running out of idea to give the codename of the PC and the laptop until they have to name them after Si Bedol and his wife. What are their credentials until the first made-in-Malaysia PC and laptop were named after them? I just could not figure out the justification. Fortunately, Proton was the brainchild of Tun Mahathir. If it was Si Bedol's, I am pretty sure that our first Proton model iwould be known as Proton Dolah.
I will not hesitate to buy the PC or the laptop (given its cheap price) if not for its name. Mimos is to be blamed if they can't really sell the PC and the laptop.