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This is the best Microsoft Ad…Ever [Video]

If Microsoft had an equivalent to Apple’s landmark “1984” ad, this ad would be it. Microsoft’s new ad, “Child of the ’90s”, aims to sell internet explorer, or rather, to reintroduce it. Using outdated items like Floppy disks, bowl cuts, and neopets, Microsoft forces nostalgia at the world’s most popular browser of the 1990s, Internet Explorer. And then, Microsoft slices through the delusion that...




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Modern Family And Microsoft Go a bit Wild with the Product Placement

Microsoft must have paid Modern Family a lot of money for the rights to product placement, because in one screenshot, I found eight products placed, from a Windows tablet, to a Surface-like tablet, to Windows laptops. Seriously, it’s a barrage of Windows Products. It’s the best marketing I’ve seen from Microsoft in recent years. Especially compared to their awful TV ads. Check it out...




Apple’s Touching Holiday Ad Was Shot Entirely on An iPhone 5S

As they say, “the proof is in the pudding”. Apple showed off the iPhone 5S’s camera in one of the more brilliant smartphone ads of all time, “A Harris Family Holiday”, an ad launched yesterday, set to Judy Garland’s “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”. The ad was a family holiday montage shot entirely on an iPhone 5S – a standard iPhone 5S. Complete...




5 Ads That Convince Us Microsoft Has No Clue What They’re Doing – Microsoft Worst Commercials

Despite hiring political advertising superstar Mark Penn, Microsoft seems to have no clue how to advertise their own products. Here’re three commercials that show this. These are certainly Microsoft’s worst commercials Microsoft Loves The iPhone They say no press is bad press. This commercial for the new Lumia Windows 8 smartphone, seems more an ad for the iPhone, than for the Lumia. The Lumia...




Microsoft Crosses Line In Attack Ad on Google Docs – Microsoft and Google

Microsoft and Google – Tech’s New Rivalry? Microsoft really needs a new marketing team. In a new ad released Friday, Microsoft attacked its’ rival, Google Docs, for not being able to open Office documents without reformatting. Not only is it just a generally nasty ad, which is in very poor taste. The ad also blames Google for something that is Microsoft’s fault. The reason...