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The Onion: Uncle Ben's joining the smartphone race with own 5.3-inch handset

0. phoneArena posted on 24 Jul 2012, 22:31

Straight from America's finest news source comes a humorous story involving two things that aren't easy to put together within the same context – smartphones and rice. Uncle Ben's, of all familiar brand names, intends to go head to head with Apple by introducing a smartphone of its own, The Onion reports...

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posted on 24 Jul 2012, 22:40 1

1. Yummy (Posts: 117; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)

I wouldn't mind having one, lol.

posted on 24 Jul 2012, 22:42

2. DownHer (Posts: 8; Member since: 21 May 2012)

And the market goes wild 

posted on 24 Jul 2012, 22:53 2

3. Sparhawk (Posts: 75; Member since: 10 Mar 2012)

Just don't put it in the microwave.

posted on 24 Jul 2012, 22:56 3

4. blowfish (Posts: 12; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)

Will it blend?

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 00:12 2

5. SonyFTW2020 (Posts: 311; Member since: 03 May 2012)

hahah had me going for a second, but I agree how companys are gettin out of hand with the size of smartphones....any phone beyond the 4.5 inch mark is really not necessary....seriously

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 00:22 2

6. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3798; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)

Says you. Just because you don't want a phone larger than 4.5 inches doesn't mean no one else does. I'm 6'4" 225 lbs. & I was a wide receiver in college. In other words, I have very large hands. I've held the 5.3" Note & it doesn't feel unwieldy at all in my hand. I could even see myself with a slightly larger phone. Everyone I know so far with the 4.8" SIII swears by the size & say they would never go back to anything smaller & they are all average size people. No need to go applying what works for you to everyone else. To each, his or her own.

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 04:49

8. serious9010 (Posts: 254; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)

My thoughts exactly, when fandroids bitch about iPhones 3,5" display. To each, his or her own.

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 01:20 2

7. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)

This Joke need to become a reality

posted on 25 Jul 2012, 13:58 2

9. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

Im gonna hold out until Rice-a-Roni enters the market, I dont want to buy the Uncle Ben's phone just to find out that Rice-a-Roni's is better.

posted on 26 Jul 2012, 14:49

10. dirtydirty00 (Posts: 425; Member since: 21 Jan 2011)

I had to make sure it wasnt april 1st again...

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