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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:48 PM   #1
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Apple Promotes 'Do Not Disturb' in TV Ad On Same Day as New Year's Day Bug Discovered




Apple posted a new television ad today highlighting their "Do Not Disturb" feature. Professional tennis players Serena and Venus Williams are shown playing ping-pong against the narrator in a dream:

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Ever had a really cool dream? I'm having one right now. I don't want to be disturbed. And I won't because before I went to sleep, I set this. Now my iPhone knows not to ring unless its important. Cause disturbing this would just be... Wrong.
Ironically, the new ad comes on the same day that a bug in the scheduled Do Not Disturb feature prevented it from turning off on many iPhones.

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:50 PM   #2
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:51 PM   #3
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Perfect timing!
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:53 PM   #5
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I think what they are trying to say is, "now you can go longer without being disturbed!"
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:54 PM   #6
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Great timing!
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In the original version of this ad, Venus pulls out through exhaustion.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:55 PM   #8
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Oh the irony.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:56 PM   #9
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Perfect timing!
Pun intentional? Because that was the song use in the first iPhone ads.

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Old Jan 1, 2013, 02:57 PM   #10
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well this is embarrassing

great start to the New Years Apple!
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:00 PM   #11
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It's still a very good ad.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:02 PM   #13
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I did not think that this feature was big enough to warrant an entire ad being made about it...
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:02 PM   #14
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HAHAAAAAAA, April fools comes early for Apple.
Wonder who's next to get fired.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:03 PM   #15
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Pun intentional? Because that was the song use in the first iPhone ads.

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Uh, yeahhhhh... Sure, that was intentional
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:04 PM   #16
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haha

Apple sure knows how to celebrate 2013...
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Apple purposely prevented it from switching off so their new years dreams lasted longer
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:08 PM   #18
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I did not think that this feature was big enough to warrant an entire ad being made about it...
Do Not Disturb is the biggest innovation in iOS6
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Sack Scott Forstall again!!
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My Bookmarks are ALL gone today!!! Anyone else?!?

Completely gone. Every single one and every folder.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:10 PM   #21
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What bug? I mean, did anyone actually experience it? I didn't.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:12 PM   #22
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Completely gone. Every single one and every folder.
Mine are fine. I use iCloud to sync them though.

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uh, yeahhhhh... Sure, that was intentional
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:16 PM   #23
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I'm stunned at the banality of this ad.

On another note if you know you are dreaming and therefore are glad you set your phone to dnd then that means that you are lucid dreaming. And in a lucid dream you can do anything. I don't mean pretty well anything, I mean anything. And if the best this chap can do is a game of tennis then I'm afraid that is very very sad.
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 03:18 PM   #24
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Big whoop. Anyone who complains about this so spoiled.
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The feature will work 365 days straight! Until.....
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