Apple's Latest Ad Takes Aim at Microsoft's 'Laptop Hunters' Campaign

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Apple's latest "Get a Mac" ads seem to be taking direct aim at Microsoft's recent "Laptop Hunters" ads in which a customer is given money to pick out a laptop that suits their needs. Microsoft specifically criticizes Apple on price during these commercials.




Apple's latest ad called "Elimination" (direct .mov link) shows PC trying to provide buying advice to a potential customer Megan who wants a computer with a large screen and fast processor. Megan, however, also wants a computer without "viruses, crashes or headaches" which sends the customer to the Mac.

Apple also released (Customer Care and PC Choice Chat) two others ads with a similar theme.

Article Link: Apple's Latest Ad Takes Aim at Microsoft's 'Laptop Hunters' Campaign
 

METOO999

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These ads are simple and effective, and don't smack of desperation like the PC ads.
 

J-Squire

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Nov 10, 2003
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Touche!

What a great come back!

So simple, yet basically blows Windows' entire campaign out of the water. And very funny.

Nice work
 

ziggyonice

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"Hi, I'm a Megan."

Awesome. It's about time we took aim at those blasted Microsoft ads.
And they're actually decent ads too -- some of the best "Get a Mac" commercials we've seen in a while.
 

LagunaSol

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Not quite as good as "I'm a filmmaker and I want to cut a high-def feature film on a laptop but I only have $500 to spend," but decent.

;)
 

thomahawk

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beautifully written out!

loved it! especially the end "you say, you want a computer with no viruses, crashes or headaches?" "yes" "ughh.." *Walks away*

haha, keep at it apple. microsoft started this dissing war now it is time for payback.

i just hope microsoft makes a good comeback too (without pissing users off) . we need some serious competition
 

LagunaSol

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I would have liked it better if PC had just hung his head in shame and silently slunk off the screen instead of giving the Ballmer Groan.
 
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