iPad Ad “Your Verse” Premiers on 49ers vs Panthers Playoff Game

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Television commercials are typically 30 seconds long. At three times that length, Apple has more than enough time to show that the iPad Air is used just about everywhere, included rugged environments with the proper accessories. The commercial opens with a scene of the great outdoors, then shifts to one of a videographer using an […]

Google Promotes Nexus 7 Ahead of iPad mini 2 Launch (Video)

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Google is at it again promoting its new Nexus 7 tablet with the release of two new TV ad spots. Both which were released with perfect timing considering this afternoon Apple finally announced the new iPad and iPad mini will be revealed on the 22nd of October. With a few days to wait before we […]

Proposed Droid Ultra Maxx Commercial Highlights 48-Hour Battery Life

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In case you’re ever stranded on a deserted island, Verizon Wireless and its ad agency are now working on a new commercial for an upcoming, unannounced Motorola Droid RAZR Ultra Maxx smartphone that promises a full two days of battery life on a single charge. Hopefully, in those two days of being left stranded, you’re […]

Latest Amazon TV Ad Shows New Kindle Readers, Kindle Fire Tablets

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Ahead of Amazon’s morning press event, TV ads for the Internet giant have begun airing showcasing new devices that may hint at the announcements to come. The press event, scheduled for September 6, is expected to be the event where Amazon debuts new Kindle Fire tablets. However, the company’s ads may prove to be spoilers […]

New iPad Commercial – ‘Do It All’ with Retina Display

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While Microsoft was busy announcing a product you can’t buy for months, Apple released a new iPad commercial aimed at convincing buyers they can “do it all” on the new iPad with Retina Display. The new commercial aired last night, focusing on the tasks users can accomplish with the iPad from work to play. While […]

Samuel Jackson & Zooey Deschanel Star in Siri Ads (Video)

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Siri is facing lawsuits from disgruntled users, but it looks like Samuel Jackson and Zooey Deschanel are on board the Siri revolution with two new iPhone 4S commercials. The Samuel Jackson Siri commercial aired last night, with the official Apple iPhone 4S logo and carrier branding for Sprint, Verizon or AT&T. Zooey Deschanel’s iPhone 4S commercial aired […]

Apple Tries to Erase iPad 2 From Memory, Pulls All Videos

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Apple is really committed to this new, just iPad name. When I went looking for all those iPad 2 TV ads on YouTube today to see if there is any noticeable difference in how the display looks at 1080P when viewed on YouTube, I came up empty-handed. After Apple uploaded the new iPad TV commercial, the company went back through […]

Dell Promoting PCs with Video of Man Farting Powder? (elaborate hoax video)

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Someone’s gone through a lot of trouble to make Dell look like it’s using video of a heavyset man farting powder into the air to promote the company’s personal computers. Dell’s currently running a marketing campaign called Take Your Own Path that features business leaders of both small and well-known companies. The Visual Innovators video […]

Actress in iPhone Ad a Double Agent for Samsung?

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It’s unclear whether this is just a big oversight on the part of Samsung and its ad agency or the changing of allegiances by the same child actor, but the actress starring in Apple’s iPhone ad is now appearing in a commercial for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablet. Both ads are done in an eerily similar […]

Verizon iPhone 4S Boating Commercial Aims to Sink Sprint (Video)

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It used to be that Verizon’s only selling point was its great coverage. Times have changed, now that Verizon has a host of high end Android phones and access to the iPhone 4S on launch, Verizon doesn’t need to rely solely on coverage. But, that doesn’t mean our needs have changed, and it doesn’t mean […]

AT&T Finally Figures Out What 4G is Good For in New Ad

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For the past several months AT&T has desperately tried to explain why their “4G” phones and service are a good deal. Instead of showing realistic situations, or anything resembling speed, they try to be funny with failed flash mobs and taco cart craftiness. Forgetting the fact that people don’t really send important updates as PDFs, these ads failed. […]

New iPhone 4S Commercials Show Off Siri Snow Day, Camera and iCloud

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Apple continues to roll out new iPhone 4S commercials, debuting three new ads this weekend. The new iPhone 4S ads focus in on the tangible benefits of owning the new iPhone, something competing ads often gloss over. In the new trio of TV ads, Apple drives home the use of Siri, the improved camera and […]

iPhone 4S Commercial Shows Off Siri As a Personal Assistant

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Apple’s first real iPhone 4S ad hit the airwaves last night, and focuses in on the iPhone 4S’ defining and most tangible feature — the Siri Voice Assistant. Rather than relying on robots and mastering fictional aspects of your life, this new ad from Apple shows several real world reasons to use Siri. In doing […]

Banned iPhone 4S Commercial Mocks Lack of an iPhone 5

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Many of us in the tech world were a bit disappointed to see the iPhone 4S announced last week. While the iPhone 4S is no iPhone 5, it does deliver on many of the things we wanted in a new iPhone, but the lack of a new look was tough to swallow. Here you can see a […]

New iPad Commercial Invites You to Learn with the iPad 2

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Apple has released a new ad for the Apple iPad 2, which focuses on the educational benefits of the tablet. This new commercial invites you to learn and explore new languages and talents using apps that can be purchased at relatively affordable price points. The iPad has seen a good amount of adoption in the […]

Geek Squad BackPacks Commercial: Note Taking Software Isn’t Legit

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As a professor who is constantly going back and telling students what I have already told them in a lecture I was excited to see the Geek Squad Backpack commercial, which shows a student taking notes with his computer’s built-in microphone, automatically transcribing the professor’s speech into text. While I was looking for the software which would […]

Verizon’s Latest Commercials Are Painfully Bad

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Verizon is rapidly expanding its 4G LTE network here in the United States and with that expansion comes marketing. Unfortunately, unlike the awesome Droid commercials that Big Red has run in the past, the commercials for it’s 4G LTE network are painfully bad. The latest is a prime example. Instead of explosions and cyborgs and […]

Verizon Movie Trivia Commercials: Movies. 4G. Fast.

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Verizon is launching a series of short trivia commercials to show off the 4G LTE network speed. Instead of going head tt head with AT&T and blowing things up Verizon is focusing on deliver movies as fast as a 3 word summary. You won’t actually be able to download movies in 15 seconds, but if […]