New Get a Mac Ads Jab Windows 7

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Apple's latest Get a Mac ads rolled out on October 22, the same day that Windows 7 launched, and by no small coincidence the take jabs at Microsoft's latest OS. The three new commercials feature John Hodgmann and Justin Long in their familiar roles as PC and Mac.

Apple's Broken Promises commercial

Broken Promises pokes fun at claims that each new release of Windows is better than the last version, and Teeter Tottering and PC News both show Windows users switching to the Mac instead of upgrading to Windows 7.

The three ads are available in QuickTime format at Apple's Get a Mac Web page.

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Comments

Dave Hamilton

Consultants and IT professionals and anyone else who derives a living supporting computers running on Microsoft’s operating systems just got yet another boost in job security.

Trust me.

JonGl

But why the ‘80s getup? Do they have to remind us? I mean, that’s harsh!

-Jon

Lee Dronick

But why the ?80s getup? Do they have to remind us? I mean, that?s harsh!

Jon for a about a year back in the ‘60s I did the Austin Powers look. I got over it, but it actually was fun though expensive.

On topic - Check out todays (23 Oct, 2009) Joy of Tech

Khaled

“We are an ad” cracks me up =)

xmattingly

Consultants and IT professionals and anyone else who derives a living supporting computers running on Microsoft?s operating systems just got yet another boost in job security.

I would be interested to know why. I’ve heard they loosened the choke hold on activation compared to Vista, but that’s about all I know.

burrito

I would be interested to know why. I?ve heard they loosened the choke hold on activation compared to Vista, but that?s about all I know.

because any with any new OS, especially one as complicated as windows, you’re always gonna have a fleet of non-tech-saavy begging for help. just the “upgrade” from xp is a big enough pain that i know the average user would run into all sorts of trouble.

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