How to Use Facebook on iPhone with No Ads

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The recent changes to Facebook’s iPhone app has made it all the more annoying to use. The company updated its app to hide the “Most Recent” feed, which is arguably the most-popular feature of the entire app. Plus, the addition of more and more ads makes the Facebook iPhone app nearly unbearable to use. However, […]

Apple’s Alleged Super Bowl Ad is a Tribute to Mac Shot on iPhones

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Apple didn’t debut a new ad during last night’s Super Bowl, as was speculated, but the company did release a new ad today that celebrates the Mac’s 30th anniversary by paying tribute to the computer that aimed to put technology in the hands of consumers. The ad is a minute and a half long and […]

Apple Debuts Shortened “Your Verse” iPad Ads

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You might have already seen the “Your Verse” iPad Ad that Apple aired during the NFL playoff game between the 49ers and the Panthers. This time around, however, Apple has divided the ad into 30 second chucks that are more fitted for television commercial space, and have debuted two new iPad ads called “Sound Verse” […]

Is a New Apple Super Bowl Mac Ad Incoming?

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If you can count and are familiar with Apple’s 1984 Macintosh Super Bowl ad, then you might know that 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of that commercial, which is still one of the most memorable ads yet. It would seem appropriate then that Apple would come back 30 years later with another memorable Super Bowl […]

Xbox One Ad Campaign Officially Launches

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We’re just under a month away from the Xbox One’s official launch on November 22, and Microsoft is now beginning its guerrilla marketing campaign in order to get the word out of the company’s new gaming console. Microsoft’s first advertisement for this Xbox One campaign is an “invitation” to play the Xbox One, with cameos […]

First iPhone 5s Ad Airs to Show Off the Gold Model We Can’t Get

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Apple really loves its gold-colored iPhone 5s, and the company’s first television ad showing off the new device touts that fact. The ad began airing yesterday throughout the day during NFL football games, and it puts particular focus on the gold color of the iPhone 5s, as well as the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. The […]

Ad Tracking Possible Through Accelerometers, Researchers Claim

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Accelerometers are quite the engineering feat, allowing users to control various things on the software-end by simply moving around their handsets. However, researchers have found that accelerometers can also be used to track web usage in order to provide catered ads to users. Researchers at Stanford University have discovered a way to distinguish and track individual […]

Google Launching Shared Endorsements, Here’s How to Disable It

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Google has announced changes to its Terms of Service today that will take effect next month. The company says it made three changes to the Terms, the biggest one being that your Google+ profile name and photo “might appear in Google products (including in reviews, advertising and other commercial contexts).” Google is calling this feature Shared […]

Samsung Galaxy Gear Ads Prove That Fantasy Is Now Reality

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Over the weekend, Samsung launched a new ad campaign to show off its new Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The ads show off many instances in TV shows and movies where “smartwatches” were used, such as in Star Trek, The Jetsons and Knight Rider. Of course, these were all fictional worlds, but Samsung is touting that its […]

Apple Airs New iPhone 5c Ad, Full Keynote Available on YouTube

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Apple is going primetime, as it aired a new iPhone 5c ad during the Emmy award ceremony last night. The new commercial is identical to the ad that the company played during its September 10 media event, but it’s a bit shorter and adds a few new scenes to make a little snappier and fast-paced. So […]

Will Instagram Be Rolling Out Ads Within the Next Year?

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After announcing that it had hit 150 million users, Instagram also announced plans to bring advertisements to the mobile photography app at some point within the next year. The service is currently in the process of getting a handful of advertisers to climb on board and deliver ads to Instagram in the near future. Of […]

Would You Buy a Newspaper-Subsidized Android Tablet?

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With the newspaper industry struggling in the face of digital content, two Philadelphia dailies are taking on the motto “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” According to AdWeek, the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly’s Daily News are planning to offer discounted Android tablets that are bundled with newspaper content. Under the deal, customers would buy an Android […]