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Microsoft debuts inspirational ad about the future of Window Do Great Things

Microsoft debuts inspirational ad about the future of Window

Microsoft released a new commercial today, titled "Do Great Things," focused on the more personal future it envisions for Windows. The narrator starts off speaking to what Microsoft has done with Windows in the past, before moving on to an inspiring message about where the company is going with Windows 10, and even showing off some HoloLens in the process. The narrator speaks to how...

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'Boyfriend, get me a beer': New Xbox One ad humorously shows off the power of voice (and relationships)

'Boyfriend, get me a beer': New Xbox One ad humorously shows off the power of voice (and relationships)

Microsoft has released a new advertisement for its Xbox One console. The video shows a young couple who have the next-gen console set up with multiple accounts. As well as showing exactly how easy it is to switch between profiles in a real environment, the ad also injects some humour with the boyfriend being ordered around with "Xbox" commands. It's a unique take on advertising the...

Rich Edmonds 78
Microsoft launches new advertising strategy – you might just click on it

Microsoft launches new advertising strategy – you might just click on it

A team at Microsoft advertising set out last year to create “a series of new and truly unique ad experiences.” Today, they are finished and are presenting prototypes from their journey. Five iconic brands including All Saints Clothing, Mercedes-Benz USA, Vans Shoes, MasterCard, and Dell are ready to strut their stuff. Let’s take a look at some of the ads Microsoft has been working on....

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Microsoft makes fun of Apple's iPad yet again, brings aboard Dell's XPS 10

Microsoft makes fun of Apple's iPad yet again, brings aboard Dell's XPS 10

Microsoft is once again making fun of Apple’s iPad in its latest commercial; this time, it takes on Dell’s XPS 10 Windows RT Tablet. The advertisement starts out by picking on the iPad’s home screen; specifically the fact that you can’t zoom around and see an overview of your content. The Apple tablet screams “Ouch” in protest as a user tries to pinch the view unsuccessfully. Next it’s...

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Microsoft's Xbox One invades our hotel bathrooms; watches us while we shower

Microsoft's Xbox One invades our hotel bathrooms; watches us while we shower

Okay - the Xbox One isn’t actually watching us shower, but Microsoft doesn’t want us to go even a few minutes without seeing an ad for their latest console. Our Editor-At-Large, Simon Sage, tweeted this picture after getting back to his Los Angles hotel room. The advertisement states: “Drive fast. Defend Rome. Skype on your TV. All in one. – Xbox One” The first two statements are...

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Windows Phone UK advertisement highlights Kid's Corner to keep the kids occupied

Windows Phone UK advertisement highlights Kid's Corner to keep the kids occupied

Everyone has witnessed a slightly irritating child in the public (or perhaps you're the parent of one?), but an advertisement published on the Windows Phone UK YouTube account shows exactly how to handle such a situation. The point of the video? When handed a Windows Phone, said child soon hushes and gets on with firing some birds at pigs and all the rest. The main feature highlighted...

Rich Edmonds 57