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Welcome to 'This day in Engadget', where we crack open the archives and take a whimsical look back at the memories and moments of our storied past. Please join us on this trip down random access memory lane. On March 27th, 2009, Microsoft outed the first of a new series of ads called the \"Laptop

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Ready for another round of Microsoft's Laptop Hunters? This time it's Lauren -- not the infamous original LH -- and mom seeking the perfect PC to take with her to law school. Top on the list of needs is a portable with speed and battery life, all for less than $1700. Shying away from the more exp

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We've been wondering when we'd see the next Laptop Hunters ad from Microsoft, but it looks like the company's throwing a change-up: its latest 30-second spot features Wes Moss, Certified Financial Planner, explaining that iTunes \"costs a lot\" while Zune Pass \"costs a little.\" The argument, of cours

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We're not sure if Microsoft is winding down its Laptop Hunter campaign, or just decided to step off the class warfare a bit, but this latest ad is pretty hate free. Shelia, a filmmaker with a $2,000 budget, asks the hard questions like \"is this graphics card going to be powerful?\" and walks out wit

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That's right everyone -- it's the Engadget Podcast. If you're down with gadgets, chatting, and just kicking it ill, you're in the right place. Hear your friends Josh, Paul, and Nilay discuss the week in technology, and expound on their belief that the P.U.M.A. is a dangerous rickshaw, Acer has ste

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digg_url = 'http://digg.com/microsoft/New_Microsoft_Laptop_Hunters_ad_says_Macs_are_for_kids'; Microsoft's latest installment in its popular series of ripped-from-the-headlines, \"real America\" style 'puter-buying adventures follows a mom and son duo -- Lisa and Jackson. We learn during the commerc

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