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PC vs. Mac ads are officially over

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 21 May 2010 20:34 User comments (7)

PC vs. Mac ads are officially over Last month, Justin Long, the "Mac" in Apple's popular Mac vs. PC commercials (officially "Get A Mac"), said the ad campaign may be close to its conclusion, ending one of the more effective ad series in history.
He said he had heard from "PC" John Hodgman that Apple was planning to move on.

Today, it appears that prediction has come true, as Apple has officially ended the series of ads, the last of which played in October of last year.

The "Get A Mac" series has been replaced on the Apple site by the "Why You'll Love a Mac" page, which markets Macs over PC counterparts, claiming: "Better Hardware, Better Software, Better OS, Better Support, and It's Compatible."

All of the ads have been removed as well and it is unclear if the ads will play on TV anytime in the future.

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7 user comments

121.5.2010 21:11

I loved the commercials, they were very trendy, upbeat, and fun. I hate Mac, but will miss these commercials. There are real grains of truth in all of them, but f'in Mac still can't size and scale properly!

221.5.2010 23:17

claiming: "Better Hardware, Better Software, Better OS, Better Support, and It's Compatible."

Hehe...anyone who believes that deserves to get stuck with an Apple. I'm surprised they didn't bribe the pope to call it holy while they were are it.

322.5.2010 1:33

Crappel have anything to say any more about PC's......since Windows 7 came out.....I call it a Shout-off !

422.5.2010 3:48

Vista was the best apple sales tool in history...better even than the "1984" commercial.

I wonder when Adobe will make their own "1984" commercial about Apple...

531.5.2010 6:38

I just watched South Park version - Mac, PC vs Ubuntu. That's so funny.

631.5.2010 15:19

The hardware is virtually the same. But when a pc is compared with the Imac you can easily upgrade the hardware on a pc. Mac's are way over-priced me thinks, for what you get. Its more like I have an I this and I that and I spent way to much money on my I this and that. Dope!!!!!!!!!!!!!! as homer would say

71.6.2010 0:41

Originally posted by angelayu:
I just watched South Park version - Mac, PC vs Ubuntu. That's so funny.
Is that a new or old episode? Love that show.


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