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 […]

Everyone is Taking Stabs at Tech Companies

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It seems that some of the most popular comic strips, television shows, and commercials are all taking stabs at tech companies. You had the whole “I’m a Mac” series where Apple took stabs at Microsoft, the T-Mobile ads poking fun at AT&T, and more recently you have the series of Samsung commercials taking shots at […]

2012 Super Bowl Tech Ad Roundup: Best Buy, Samsung, GoDaddy and More

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If you missed out on all the 2012 Super Bowl commercials, you didn’t miss much. That said, there were a few gems including technology ads from a number of companies including Best Buy, Samsung, GoDaddy, Teleflora and several other websites that jumped into the game this year. I’ve rounded up  a collection of Super Bowl […]

Android Tablet Ad Features “Steve Jobs”

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A commercial featuring a fake Steve Jobs is airing in Taiwan and stirring up controversy. Action Electronics hired a Taiwanese comedian to impersonate the late Apple co-founder to promote its Android tablet, something Jobs wouldn’t  have approved of. Jobs didn’t hide his distaste of Android, Google’s mobile operating system.  In his biography, He threatened to go “thermonuclear” […]

Top 10 Android and iPhone Apps to Use Instead of Watching Commercials

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Ad Age is reporting that the most popular activity TV watchers do during commercials is not skipping past them with their DVR, but playing with their smart phone. According to a study by IPG Media and YuMe 93% of TV watchers and 73% of online video watchers use what the report calls “distraction media” during […]

Verizon Guy Dropped Like an AT&T Call, Verizon Shifts to Phone Ads

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The “Can You Hear Me Now?” Verizon spokesperson has been dropped like an AT&T phone call in San Francisco, as Verizon goes in a new direction with phone and service ads. Paul Marcarelli’s official character name was “Test Man”, but you probably knew the horn rimmed glasses wearing fellow as the guy who braved any environment […]

New iPhone 4 TV Commercial Keeps it Simple…Again

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Apple is running a new TV commercial that calls out the competition and stresses the simplicity of the App Store. Instead of presenting specs or geeking out, Apple once again keeps it simple and gives viewers a taste of how the iPhone can make everyday tasks a little easier in the real world. The new […]

It’s Time for Metro PCS to End Racist Ads

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Metro PCS has been running ads for the past year or so featuring two characters that spend most of the time portraying Indian stereotypes and a little bit of time talking about phone services. Ranjit and Chad have thick Indian accents and do a wonderful job of making Indians looking like morons. While some might […]