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The new episode of the Microsoft's marketing campaing "Laptop Hunters" is out. This time we meet Lauren, a pre-law school student and her mom Sue. Nope, they're not looking for the cheapest laptop around.
While the promise of ultra-cheap Macs that can match commodity PC clones on price seems God-given, in reality such move wouldn't necessarily translate into a justifiable market share gains.
Even though Windows 7 are couple of months away, you can get a fully capable touch-screen Windows 7 machine for under a grand, install Win7 RC and you're good to go for free until July 1st, 2010.
Last night while watching TV (Reaper), I was surprised to see another Mac add with the balding bland old guy as the PC and the young “hip” kid as the Mac.
My neighbor's 2.5 year old kid can switch cartoons from her mom's PC to his own room TV. I can't do that. So, why wouldn't an 11-year old get a $1500 laptop?
Meet Giampaolo, alleged recent college grad and engineer (good looking one, too) that is looking for a laptop. Does this story sound familiar to you? Exactly, meet the new actor in Microsoft's ad campaign.
At first, concept was simple: rip-off an MTV reality TV show with people doing crazy stuff for $5-10-20. But then corporate watchdogs rode in and well... staged the whole thing.
Thanks for reading BSN*