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Justin Long said it was over, and well...it's over. The long-running "Get A Mac" ad campaign is coming to end, which is the second large "angry" ad campaign in the tech world to get put away in the past few months. AT&T recently ditched their "anti-Verizon" ads in favor of a new Rethink Possible series, and now Apple has decided to take it easy on those PC users. Instead of focusing on what the PC can't do, the company is hoping to tell people more about what the Mac can do. It's sort of like the "Switcher" ads from years ago, but with less random people and more random Mac screenshots. If... Read more...
Can you believe that Justin Long and John Hodgman have been trading blows on Apple's "Get a Mac" ad campaign for 4 years now? Believe it or not, the series began way back in 2006, and even today each new spot demands the attention of the public (and usually gets a laugh or two). Not all of them seem perfectly fair or entirely truthful, but hey, it's an advertisement after all! In a recent interview with the "Mac owning" Justin Long (both own Macs in real life, as sad as that is to swallow), one of the questions he had to answer surrounded those very ads. It's been awhile since anyone has seen a... Read more...