iPad vs Newspaper

Sep 13, 2010 - 2 Comments

This is another hilarious commercial for an iPad app, and points out why the iPad won’t be completely replacing a newspaper anytime soon, at least for some tasks. Dubbing itself as ‘better than a newspaper in all kinds of ways’ the commercial pokes fun at another traditional usage of rolled up trees: fly swatting.

If you want to see another great app ad, check out iPad Buddy & Steve Young football. It’s really interesting to see commercials popping up for ads in the iOS ecosystem, but I guess it’s not too surprising. I’m also amused at the different approach the app advertisers are taking, focusing more on humor than on the user experience, which is a stark contrast to what Apple does in ads like their new iPad commercial.

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Fun, iPad


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  1. Brad says:

    Haha, it’s funny even though it would be pretty much impossible to smash the screen that like.

    Cool effect though :).

  2. Parker says:

    These are much better than standard TV commercials

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