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Domestic TV watchers who tuned into the NBC Thursday comedy lineup or the Yankees-Angels playoff game on Fox were treated to three new Get a Mac ads in heavy rotation tonight, all focused on the launch of the latest Windows version. You can watch all three ads (Broken Promises, Teeter Tottering &am...

October 22nd 2009 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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This past week's episode of the best thing on the radio, This American Life (available free via the podcast until Monday, then streaming or via audible.com) features longtime TAL contributor and 'PC' John Hodgman on the perks and perils of being a TV personality. Hodgman's segment, the first one on...

April 13th 2007 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple has posted those new ads Dave pointed out to the Get A Mac website. The ads, available in glorious Quicktime, once again compare and contrast the Mac and the PC. 'Out of the box' highlights the Macs easy setup, 'Touché' touts Boot Camp, and finally 'Work vs. Play' positions the PC as a...

June 12th 2006 at 8:51pm 0 Comments
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We asked, and you answered. The results are pretty clear: The new "Get a Mac" ads are a hit. Here's how our very unscientific poll broke down: 39% said "Pretty funny" 38% said "They're fantastic!" 14% said "Cute, but won't sell Macs" 6% said &...

May 3rd 2006 at 2:00pm 0 Comments