Category Archives: Technology

Pinball Machines: The Latest Victims of COVID-19 in Mexico

Reddit user IranRoman in Guanajuato, Mexico, captured this image showing two unsuspecting victims of COVID-19: Retro arcade games. The sign literally says “Out of order because COVID-19,” which in Spanish sounds like they are not working because they “got” the … Continue reading

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Kia Latino Wants us to Be Thankful… for our Car Specs

Kia Latino, which is like regular Kia but Latino, has given us some marketing jewels in the past, including the use of female mariachis to show they really, really, care about my people (i.e. The Hispanics) and diversity. And now, … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity in Mexico! –Millennials, Please Abstain

Per the above sign, a Mexican small business owner is seeking an “experienced” female employee for a nondescript position. Applicants must be adults and not addicted to social media, including Whatsap [SIC] and [Facebok.] Filing under: Mexicans, How can anyone not like us?

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Spectrum Wants you to Believe this Survey is in Spanish

Spectrum Latino –which I believe is like “regular Spectrum,” but Latino– is determined to engage with its Hispanic consumers across social media. Its latest effort comes in the form of a Twitter survey, in which the company wants to hear … Continue reading

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At Last, the Complete Set of Mexican Emojis in One Image

I’m almost certain that the readers of this blog will be able to identify all of these (otherwise, shame on you!). Needless to say, this blogger’s favorites are El subcomandante, the torta and the trompo al pastor. Still, hit me with questions (i.e. … Continue reading

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Alexa Will Soon Speak Spanish –and it’s about Time!

According to numerous reports, Amazon is asking customers to participate in a program that will help the company build “a Spanish-language Alexa experience” for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, “will allow Amazon to incorporate into the U.S. … Continue reading

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Yalitza Aparicio Gets ‘White Washed’ for Lenovo Commercial –and I Can’t Even

As of this writing, this blogger was currently busy editing (and desperately in search of a bottle of anxiety pills,) but I wanted you to know that this is happening and that I’m now speechless, I am without speech. Source: … Continue reading

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Is your Tea not Festive Enough? Go Get yourself a Sombrewo!

I give you the Sombrewo, as seen by this blog’s Teas & Infusions special correspondent Carolina Gonzalez. ¡Ándale, ándale, arriba, arriba!

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The Mexican Hat Chips & Salsa Bowl Is All I Need for Christmas

My birthday is not until May, but if you find it in your heart to give this blogger one of these for Christmas and/or Black Friday, I’ll be forever grateful. See? It’s not only a convenient way to serve your chips … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows No Limits – Green Energy Edition

Say what you will about my people (i.e. The Mexicans) but they’re just always striving for a better country –and planet. Take the latest narcotunnel, found on the U.S.-Mexico border, which not only features awesome ventilation and lighting, but works … Continue reading

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This Mexican Door Technology Will Blow your Mind

If you ever wondered how Mexicans open –and close– their bathroom doors, look no further than this. Found in several eateries around Mexico City, this technology not only works, but it is clean, homemade, cheap … and totally amazing. Photo: … Continue reading

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Yes. There is a ‘Cinco de Mayo Carne Asada’ Gadget

You guys must think I just make stuff up just to keep updating this wonderful blog and all. But no. Thanks to the ever creative minds of marketing professionals, there is always something new under the Latino-Hispanic muy caliente sun. … Continue reading

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When it comes to Mexicans, Asking the Right Questions Is Important

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When you Want to Use Voice Transcription Technology, but you Have an Accent 🙁

Please update your contacts and –starting today– refer to me as Louder Murkiness, my new, awesome name courtesy of Otter.

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Move Over, America; the Mexican Flag Is on its Way to the Moon… No, Really

If a group of Mexican scientists have their way, we will be seeing the Mexican flag on the surface of the Moon very, very soon. No, really. According to a very reliable source I’ve never heard of, a group of … Continue reading

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