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Survey names Apple as the second coolest brand in the UK

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Survey names Apple as the second coolest brand in the UK
In a survey taken by the site CoolBrands, they found that Apple is the second coolest brand in the UK today while supercar maker Aston Martin finished in first place.

Although Apple finished behind Aston Martin, they still are viewed as the coolest technology brand throughout the UK. Finishing behind Apple in the technology category was BlackBerry, who finished sixth overall in the top 20 cool brands. Another technology brand known as Bang & Olufsen just edged out BlackBerry for a place in the top 5.

There were other cell phone manufacturers such as Samsung and HTC that were also subject to the CoolBrands survey, but neither of them was able to gain enough votes to push them into the top 20. For a full list of the top 20 cool brands in the UK as determined by the survey then hit the link and tell us what you think.  

source: CoolBrands via TUAW

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posted on 28 Sep 2011, 10:17 7

1. corporateJP (Posts: 1555; Member since: 28 Nov 2009)


"Dr. Who" is cooler than Apple in the UK.

That's just my two cents.

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 12:13 3

10. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4079; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Hey corporateJP, Dr. Who is very cool! Thumbs up for you!

To me Waste Management (WM) is a cooler company than Apple. I imagine if there weren't any garbage men in the U.S. we would all live in sh*t. lol Waste Management is something we need, depend on. Apple not so much, then again that might be a different story to the typical iSheep though. Some iSheep like that fool in the UK who is camping out & living like a hobo in front of an Apple store for the new iPhone, might see the iPhone as a necessity though. lol

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 12:30 3

13. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


This seems like a well thought out posts. Garbage companies have huge brand recognition throughout the world. Wait a minute THEY DON'T.

Apple is popular, people love it, they make great products.

Get over it.

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 13:40 3

15. shayan (Posts: 148; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)


its not because apple makes great products, Its becauese their products are expensive.
samsung and htc didnt make their way to top 20 coz they make their devices affordable for every one.
you know peaple think whats unreachable, is cool. Its after they manage to buy iphone ( or any other apple device ) that they find out its not that cool. well, beside from those who never had anything real and fall in love with their idevice the first night...

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 13:42 3

17. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Hmm that's interesting because iPhone has the highest retention and customer satisfaction rates. Studies seem to fly in the face of what you're saying.

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 16:38 1

30. justjk (unregistered)


i must say, mr. / mrs. taco, I as a person fed up with android and going back to apple, I am very happy to see that All the SAMSUNG, IE SSGS2 LOVERS on here, are having to eat a little fruit today, although i am sure they have SOME idiot way out of it!!! Like your views, usually.

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 13:41 2

16. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4079; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


taco50 I love how I can make a comment & you are right there to let me have it. I was trying to be funny but thank you for your lesson I will never forget it! lol I guess what I was trying to say is that actual garbage is more important than fancy garbage like the iPhone 4! lol

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 13:43 2

18. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Please stop ending your posts with lol

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 13:48 2

20. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4079; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


I want everybody to know I am having lots of fun on PhoneArena.com. That is why I lol!

posted on 29 Sep 2011, 10:22

36. Leftheodo (unregistered)


Taco i have a question for you. Do you do anything else in your life than trolling in tech sites? There must be 40 comments by you every single day in PA! Get a life man! Go find some friends or something!

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 10:17 4

2. BlowJobs (Posts: 25; Member since: 30 Jun 2011)


Is this news? Is this useful in any way?

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 10:34 5

3. dacastrator (Posts: 232; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


biased survey.

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 10:38 4

4. Juan (unregistered)


This isn't news.

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 12:42 3

14. jogutier (Posts: 324; Member since: 12 Feb 2010)


for P.A. being up Apple's butt it is. LOL

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 10:46 1

5. ryq (unregistered)


this article mention samsung and htc not getting enough vote to make it to top 20. at least they got mentioned unlike that other phone maker nokia.

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 11:45 3

6. gallitoking (Posts: 4690; Member since: 17 May 2011)


look at the trolls making excuses.. again... Apple is cool and none of you geeks are cool... so ... please get steping..out of here... you guys are not cool

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 12:14 5

11. HAPPYNEWYEAR (Posts: 6; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


You, Sir, are an arrogant nincompoop.

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 12:20 3

12. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4079; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


I said, I said, Are you listening to me son?

He is a good boy, just doesn't pay no attention!

No, no pay attention..... HE is the chicken!

lol

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 16:48 3

32. gallitoking (Posts: 4690; Member since: 17 May 2011)


you remind me of the Gieco commercial... my favorite one... lol

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 16:47 3

31. gallitoking (Posts: 4690; Member since: 17 May 2011)


wow I wanted to respond but the nincompoop word made me laugh,

posted on 29 Sep 2011, 08:18 1

35. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4079; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


nincompoop is from the Looney Tunes, Porky, Daffy say it a lot, it was very funny! I was quoting Foghorn Leghorn when he was trying to tell the chicken hawk that the dog is the chicken. lol That was a funny cartoon!

Dude I got 110 full length Looney Tunes cartoons on my HTC Evo 3D. I got like over 60 Bugs Bunny cartoons, & everything from the Road Runner, Porky, Daffy, Pepe, Speedy, & even the classic black & white WW2 cartoons. It's sweet. As a child those were the cartoons I grew up with from my earliest age to about 6 years old I also liked the Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Snaggle Puss, Hong Kong Phooey, Underdog, Woody Wood Pecker, Droopy, & Chilly Willie. Then I got into He-Man, Thundercats, Heathcliff, Silver Hawks, GI Joe, Transformers, GO Bots, & Voltron. Yes as a kid I had all those action figures!

posted on 29 Sep 2011, 11:41

37. gallitoking (Posts: 4690; Member since: 17 May 2011)


dude that is awesome.. we need to talk... btw you forgat Mazinger Z.. dude

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 11:55 4

7. ravi5695 (Posts: 46; Member since: 11 Feb 2011)


apple is also the greediest brand.... and it suckss....!!

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 11:55 4

8. dacastrator (Posts: 232; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


so what makes you cool? you think having a chicken avatar makes you cool?

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 12:07 4

9. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Loser

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 13:58 2

22. dacastrator (Posts: 232; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


faget

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 16:49

33. gallitoking (Posts: 4690; Member since: 17 May 2011)


is not what the avatar does for you.. is what you can do to the avatar.. my dear castrator...

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 13:45 1

19. LA (unregistered)


I honestly feel dumber after reading this

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 13:52 1

21. Tmachaveli (Posts: 425; Member since: 01 Apr 2011)


wow there cool....and this is news right??

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 14:07 1

23. specsmobile.in (Posts: 4; Member since: 28 Sep 2011)


but it is not that popular in india

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 14:16 2

24. Rad Ryan (unregistered)


f**k apple! f**k steve jobs! f**k uk pussies! America reps droids bacause we are not fags!

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 15:56

29. aztaxia12295 (Posts: 266; Member since: 22 Nov 2009)


uk pussy is quite blasphemy!

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 14:21

25. Fluxman (Posts: 50; Member since: 03 Jun 2010)


It's interesting how Google wasn't even mentioned in the article, while they place 7th overall...

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 14:25 1

26. dacastrator (Posts: 232; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


Why can't Apple mess directly with Google? Because they are afraid of loosing a lot of Google services like the Maps, YouTube etc..

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 14:28 1

27. trin (Posts: 88; Member since: 11 May 2010)


"This is a discussion for a news." Huh? This reads like it was written for a simpleton. Oh wait it's an Apple news article. Fits with that demographic just fine.

posted on 28 Sep 2011, 15:56

28. aztaxia12295 (Posts: 266; Member since: 22 Nov 2009)


COOL story bro, see what i did there?

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