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Whether you grew up in London or not, Sony's latest PlayStation 4 ad will assuredly trigger a memory or fifty of the past 25 years. The short video starts with the very first PlayStation and brings viewers all the way through to the upcoming PlayStation 4's November launch, bridging the gap with n...

October 21st 2013 at 11:59am 0 Comments
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Instagram is gearing up to monetize all of your colorful border-enhanced photos, and you may not like what that means for your feed. Beginning "in the next couple months," Instagram users in the United States will see "an occasional ad" sandwiched between their friends' photos and videos. The comp...

October 3rd 2013 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Another day, another operating system, another Apple ad. Today's ad features the iPhone 5c and jauntily demonstrates how the colors of the iPhone 5c, the Apple-designed "holy case," and iOS 7 are all in sync in terms of the use of color. It's fun, it's bouncy, and it's embedded below. Interesting...

September 18th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Tim Stevens, forever known as a bearded legend and a dignified gentleman in the realm of Engadget, once placed a small sum of money into a charity bet with Gene Munster. At question, as you'll likely surmise, was whether or not Apple would reinvent television before the end of the year. The outfit...

July 15th 2013 at 5:44pm 0 Comments
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Matt Groening of The Simpsons fame worked on some offbeat illustrations for Apple in the late '80s. According to Linus Edwards of VintageZen, Groening has never publicly spoken about the ads, but images of the works are still floating around the internet. Edwards has compiled some of these un...

March 4th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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A new iPhone 5 ad has just shown up on YouTube. "Dream," oddly enough, highlights the one feature of the iPhone 5 that wasn't working properly this morning -- Do Not Disturb. In this case, Do Not Disturb is being used to keep a nice dream going ... a dream in which the narrator is playing tab...

January 1st 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Remember these fun Christmas ads from Apple that featured Will Ferrell as S. Claus? It's hard to believe they are 10 years old (part of Apple's short-lived Switch campaign, which also launched early Internet celebrity Ellen Feiss). Grab a cup of peppermint-flavored coffee and take a walk down m...

December 24th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments