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Apple Integrates Humorous Ad with Web Pages

Apple Integrates Humorous Ad with Web Pages

by , 4:00 PM EST, November 26th, 2007

In a clever deomonstration of Web technology, Apple has been seen running a variation of its Get A Mac ad on Web pages that has John Hodgman interacting with your computer screen.

The PC, "John Hodgman," has a control box and is trying to light up a banner that says "Don't Give up On Vista." It doesn't work in a lighthearted way.


There have been some reports that the Flash ad crashes some PCs, and that has annoyed some observers.

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