In the midst of Fast Company's oral history of design at Apple, one former Apple engineer mentioned that The Simpsons inspired the original iPhone's team to make sure their new smartphone's keyboard was really, really good. Back in 1994, The Simpsons had poked fun at the Apple Newton, a PDA that featured an incompetent handwriting recognition software. On the show, bullies Kearney and Dolph tried to write "Beat Up Martin" on the device, but it became "Eat Up Martha." Eat Up Martha became a mantra for everyone working on the new keyboard, a reminder that the text input needed to work exceptionally well. It's yet more proof that classic Simpsons episodes [...]
How It Works
Splitsider Presents is a digital comedy store selling great comedy directly to you. There are no hoops to jump through, and you don't need to hand over your identity. Buying is simple and straightforward; you don't need a credit card or an existing account. You can complete payment and be watching a show in seconds, choosing to pay via either Amazon or Paypal.
Splitsider keeps only 20% of the cost of the purchase after transaction, bandwidth and legal costs, with about 70% going directly to the artist.
You can stream your purchases on whatever device you like, or download them to your computer to keep forever in DRM-free file formats.
For $5 you get 5 HD or SD DRM-free downloads and 3 streams, allowing you to watch on your computer or any other device. You can choose to pay via either Amazon or PayPal, and you'll be able to log into the site whenever you want to re-download or stream your purchases.
Buying and watching shows on Splitsider Presents should be simple, quick and undemanding, but if you run into trouble, we have an excellent <A href="http://splitsider.com/store/docs/help">help section and customer service</a> to assist you.