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New ad for Google Nexus 7 features budding astronaut and Curious George

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New ad for Google Nexus 7 features budding astronaut and Curious George
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Take a little girl who wants to grow up to be an astronaut, add Curious George, a video chat from grandma and a patient and understanding Mom and you have the new ad for the Google Nexus 7 tablet. The tag line "The Playground is Open" captures the message of the spot which is that the Google Nexus 7 is great for kids. And with the $199 price for the 8GB model, which should be enough storage for even the next Sally Ride.

You might recall that the first television ad for the ASUS built tablet revolved around a camp out that turned out to take place right in the camper's back yard. There is one very Apple-like moment in the commercial which is when the little girl uses Google Now and you could almost hear her asking the same question to Apple's voice activated personal assistant.

source: YouTube via AndroidCentral

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posted on 29 Aug 2012, 21:21 4

1. 305Bucko (Posts: 506; Member since: 07 Aug 2011)


Google... how far is earth from Uranus?

posted on 29 Aug 2012, 22:43 5

4. protozeloz (Posts: 5367; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


depends on how close you sit to the floor

posted on 29 Aug 2012, 21:29

2. Nookie4u (Posts: 127; Member since: 13 Aug 2012)


Nice add!, just off the subject, there's been a lot of news on PA, so much that i don't know where to start reading. i guess it's gonna be worse in September with alll the brands flashing out their new stuff!

posted on 29 Aug 2012, 21:33

3. HäckeMáte (Posts: 168; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)


well they were hiring editors just recently. Im guessing someone got hired. Im glad they finally have more articles, this is my morning newspaper, and now its also my 11oclock News.

,,,oh yea, nice ad google +1

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 00:41

5. fanesxx (Posts: 66; Member since: 19 May 2011)


they need to make one in the hood

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 01:51

6. vishu9 (Posts: 251; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)


I gotta say! Google gets out one of the best ads ever..meaningful and just beautiful!

posted on 30 Aug 2012, 11:35

7. ericsorensen (Posts: 44; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)


Very cute and effective. It is as good or better than the dad/son comercial.

posted on 28 Feb 2013, 22:28

8. joeg1221 (Posts: 1; Member since: 28 Feb 2013)


Doesn't curious George look like Obama ?

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