Show of support for new name!!

By farmer ยท 17 replies
May 3, 2002
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  1. I don't think it would be out of place for all members to show Julio an OK sign for the name change. It must have been hard for him to decide to do this and it's really a trick name and will catch on fast. Great work and good luck!!!
  2. Whack0

    Whack0 TS Rookie Posts: 166

    the name totally fits this place. in my view, this place was more like for gaming with the name '3dspotlight', but now focuses more on the pc/hardware side with the name 'techspot'. i think the idea of changing the name has been on julio's mind for quite a while, and i'm glad to see it finally implemented. :grinthumb
  3. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,667   +988

    I definitely had the idea on my head for a long time, however we needed a really good name... I always thought of TechSpot however it was owned by IDG, finally I got them to sell it to me :)
  4. Th3M1ghtyD8

    Th3M1ghtyD8 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 664

    The new name is OK I suppose, I see why you have changed it - the broader scope of the new name.
  5. T-Shirt

    T-Shirt TS Rookie Posts: 289

    I think its a good change, and better shows the broader scope of this site. There is the danger of the loss of name recoqnition during the change over, as some who knew the 3DS name, may not associate the new name. But with enough publisty, I think most will return.
  6. uncleel

    uncleel TS Rookie Posts: 980

    It's all about business, guys!!!!

  7. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

    Truthfully, I hadn't noticed until I saw a post about it, I think it was day before yesterday. I like it though, it's quite a catchy name.
  8. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    It's still the same site with the same great forum and the same great content with the same great people that run it.

    I think the new name better suits the place.. But don't "get too big for your britches".. hehe!
  9. TS | Thomas

    TS | Thomas TS Rookie Posts: 1,319

    Should catch on a bit easier due to the likes of "Gamespot"
  10. svtcobra

    svtcobra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 761

    I like the new name alot..It definately defines the site much better. Its nice to see the change..
  11. julks

    julks TS Rookie Posts: 21

    One more vote here.
    The new name is very cool!
  12. Spliffmeister

    Spliffmeister TechSpot Paladin Posts: 508

    another vote for Techspot here, although as long as my shortcuts and favourites to 3dspotlight work, I will continue to use them. I feel also that the new name does reflect the content fo the site - anything 'techy' really eh?

    keep up the good work 3DS (or should that be TS):grinthumb
  13. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    I don't like it.

    Well its not that I don't like it. I was just used to 3ds ;)
  14. Th3M1ghtyD8

    Th3M1ghtyD8 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 664

    This was why I tried to run a poll the other day - to find out what people thought of the new name.
  15. svtcobra

    svtcobra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 761

    After a week or so now Im used to it. I guess I liked "3DSpotlight" alot but Techspot better suits the site. We dont just talk about 3D technologies.
  16. TS | Thomas

    TS | Thomas TS Rookie Posts: 1,319

    Would be as waste of a poll though ;)
    The names staying.
  17. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Agreed, it's your house, we all just live here :)
  18. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Ironically 3dspotlight seems to be working better then TechSpot. I still think the name change is for the better.:)

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