Yes, you’ve guessed it. It’s a new online dating website exclusively for fans of Apple products. In their own words:
Cupidtino is a beautiful new dating site created for fans of Apple products by fans of Apple products! Why? Diehard Mac & Apple fans often have a lot in common – personalities, creative professions, a similar sense of style and aesthetics, taste, and of course a love for technology. We believe these are enough reasons for two people to meet and fall in love, and so we created the first Mac-inspired dating site to help you find other Machearts around you.
Cupidtino will launch in June 2010 exclusively on Apple platforms – Safari, iPhone and iPad apps. It’s time to share the love.
Oh boy. Are you kidding me? I don’t get it. What is with the Apple obsession? Someone explain it to me. I am a self-proclaimed addict to the iPad (see my Addiction blog below), but I still don’t understand the “all things Apple” obsession. I’m more of an equal opportunity technology gal. Whoever makes the best product for each type of technology…you’re it. I prefer Sony for my TVs, Canon for my cameras, Apple for my iPod and iPad, etc. You get the picture.
Questions that keep me up at night (okay not really, but I do wonder): Why would someone choose a phone (ahem…iPhone) with a service that drops their calls all of the time? Why would someone willingly choose an operating system (ahem…Mac) that does not seem to operate Office products seamlessly? The majority of the Business World seems to operate on a PC and use Office Products such as PowerPoint and Excel. Therefore, when you spend 80% of your time on one of these applications (you know who you are) and you are having significant issues with compatibility, why not re-evaluate the effectiveness of using the Mac over a PC?
The above dilemma is a real life scenario Apple Addicts I know are currently facing. When I questioned them on the use of their Macs, they responded with “but I like everything else so much better.” The everything else is mail, calendar, contacts, etc. So I responded with, “But if everything else is only used 20% of the time, how does that make sense?” I’m not sure I made them very happy with my continuous questions. Maybe the solution is to have TWO computers and TWO phones! A work computer and a personal computer. A work phone (that doesn’t drop client calls) and a personal phone (that drops calls and annoys your friends but hey…who cares!!). As for me…I’ll stick with my PC and my non iPhone for now. I haven’t drunk the Kool-Aid (yet).
But I digress. Back to the new Apple Lovers dating website, I think that Michael Arrington put it best in his article, “Oh God No. A Dating Site For Apple Fans” when he stated his thoughts: “Apple fans can be annoying when they’re on their own. The thought of them breeding and creating little Apple fans, a whole family of hard core hipster Apple lovers, is just not a good thing. On the other hand, making sure that Apple fans only date other Apple fans is a good way of stopping them from spreading their Apple fan genes to the general population, I guess. So maybe this site isn’t all bad.”
Unfortunately it looks like all of you Apple Lovers out there will have to wait until the END of this month for the website to launch.