Shocking QA in modern consumer electronics devices.

By Steve Biddle, in , posted: 24-Mar-2007 16:19

I played with a new Vodafone Motorola RAZR V3x today and couldn't believe that the firmware could say "Mutilmedia" when you scroll over the icons instead of "multimedia".. Surely somebody in the Vodafone group gets paid big $$ to do QA on new handsets? With such an obvious basic mistake present in the phone it's no wonder complex features often don't work correctly!



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Comment by freitasm, on 24-Mar-2007 19:28

Hmmm. Here's your Q&A then: "complex", not "compex"...

 


Comment by s.joseph, on 24-Mar-2007 19:43

lol classic. I haven't noticed it on mine


Comment by freitasm, on 24-Mar-2007 20:02

On a more serious note, yes, I agree. For example when we buy a software with some Engrish in it, it makes you wonder if the coding is not stuffed as well...

 


Author's note by sbiddle, on 24-Mar-2007 20:48

/me says I got 0wned.. I should have reread the post first! :-)


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