Apple has debuted their latest “Get a Mac” ad in which they drive home the fact that PC World has reported that the fastest Windows Vista PC this year is an Apple Mac. In the ad, “PC” calls up PC World and claims they’ve made a “misprint, a very serious misprint” in reporting that “The fastest Windows Vista notebook we’ve tested this year is a Mac. A Mac! That’s impossible… How can a Mac run Vista faster than a PC?! It goes against the laws of nature!”
Apple Get a Mac Ad: Misprint
Direct link to video via YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87lZa8EiEqc
Watch the video in higher quality via Apple.com here.
MacDailyNews Take: Embrace first, then extinguish.
MacDailyNews Take, April 05, 2006: Welcome to ‘Embrace and extinguish,’ Apple-style. The war ain’t over, folks. It never was. Now, a new chapter begins and today’s shot will be heard around the world! Don’t you just love the smell of napalm in the morning? This doesn’t hurt Microsoft (yet), but it absolutely puts Dell, HP, Lenovo, Toshiba, etc. into a world of pain… As Windows-only users buy Macs that will provide them their ‘comfort’ of Windows, they will experience Mac OS X and use it for the excellent Mac-only applications. We all know what happens when people are given the chance to really use Macs for longer than five minutes, they usually want to buy a Mac. These new Apple Mac hardware users will start out using Windows more than Mac OS X and end up using Mac OS X exclusively. Watch and see.