So, the tech company that is most associated with stealing others' ideas is now showing off their new flagship product, touting it as, essentially, stolen intellectual property?
I love how willing they are to trash their previous product, Windows Vista. Why doesn't the announcer just come right out and say, "Tired of worrying about crashes and freezes under Vista? Boy, Vista sure does suck, doesn't it? Well, we've got a fix for that." Apple did a nice job slamming the Windows 7 ads in their typically succinct, on-the-nose fashion:
Oh, yeah, and Microsoft is still sticking with that tired "I'm a PC" tagline, trying to out-gotcha Apple. "And I'm Microsoft, and I don't know what a metaphor is. Oh, and I have no imagination."
But back to advertising... no one decodes the silliness of Madison Avenue better than Stephen Colbert. Watch this amazing clip from the January 6, 2010 episode of "The Colbert Report," where he dissects Domino's Pizza new ad campaign: