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Scroogled! Microsoft hits Google below the belt again

0. phoneArena posted on 27 Nov 2013, 07:05

Yesterday we showed you the latest ad for the Surface 2, one of Microsoft's latest tablets, which bashed the Apple iPad for lacking several useful key features. Apparently, the Redmond giant's strategy to make cheap shots about the competition is not at all over yet...

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posted on 27 Nov 2013, 09:07

23. Donkorvleone (Posts: 19; Member since: 30 May 2013)

The absolute best commercial I have ever seen!

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 09:16 6

24. Augustine (Posts: 1043; Member since: 28 Sep 2013)

As Lenin said, accuse your opponents of doing what you yourself do.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 09:25 3

26. kanagadeepan (Posts: 981; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)

Good to see M$ is soooo desperate...

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 09:29

27. blazee (Posts: 414; Member since: 02 Jan 2012)

I saw them advertise windows phones and skype, made it look like they all own one lol but if you watch the show now(even after this paid commercial) they all use iphones

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 09:37 4

30. rabidhunter (Posts: 90; Member since: 05 Jul 2013)

The next time I'm in the market for a laptop, Chromebook it is. Window's 8 is horrible, Microsoft in general has gone downhill. This desperate attempt to stay relevent is only hurting them more than helping.

And really, who goes to a pawn shop for tech advice? Really?

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 09:55 2

31. Username. (banned) (Posts: 74; Member since: 25 Nov 2013)

Microsoft stop being jealous.
You're Wp and Xbox are both a fail.
All the Linux users and open source users dont like MS.
So cause you are failing every-where else, and your PC apps are only doing great, rest is failing.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 12:40 3

37. Altair (Posts: 367; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)

Typical Android troll comments.

WP and Xbox are both a very nice products. After used that cool kinect system with voice commands, I don't need any other consoles. Besides WP beats that "another row of icons from -90" anyday.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 14:47 1

41. JerryTime (Posts: 468; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)

XBOX a fail?!!! I've heard some outlandish things on hear, but that one takes the cake I think.



And I am an Android user, for the record Altair.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 11:17

33. anirudhshirsat97 (Posts: 408; Member since: 24 May 2011)

It's true though

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 11:32 2

34. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

I agree, Chromebooks are more useless than Windows RT. However, Windows RT is pretty useless too.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 12:38

36. Altair (Posts: 367; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)

Actually, Windows 8.1 (an old RT) is quite good, as is Pro 8.1.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 12:47 6

38. seanwhat (Posts: 302; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)

what a crap company microsoft has become.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 13:43 5

39. lyndon420 (Posts: 5001; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)

Yeah ok. Like anyone uses a computer without an internet connection these days. Reach a little harder ms...you still suck...and you always will.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 17:40 2

46. Zero0 (Posts: 592; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)

And Drive and Gmail have offline capabilities.

That's what happens when you have browsers with modern features.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 14:43 2

40. Stuntman (Posts: 839; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)

This ad brought more attention to the Google Chromebook. I think more people have heard about the Chromebook now than they did before the MS ad.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 15:10

42. mikelemon (Posts: 95; Member since: 21 Nov 2013)

Great ad

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 15:23 1

43. mattkl (Posts: 234; Member since: 01 Feb 2010)

I love Microsoft personally, but this just shows what level you have to stoop to when you are scared and backed into a corner.

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 16:29 1

44. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

Kids who grew up playing solitaire on PC are retiring.. Good luck M$. Keep trying .. Better luck next time!

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 17:39

45. Zero0 (Posts: 592; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)

My Windows 7 install has been un-installing and re-installing the same updates for two months. It causes a massive hangup at startup and shutdown, and is a huge security risk. Chromebooks update transparently in the background.

But Chromebooks aren't real computers.

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 14:22

52. flamencoguy (Posts: 107; Member since: 04 Aug 2012)

If all you want is to access everything via browsers then this is fine. This was not intended for AutoCad

posted on 27 Nov 2013, 21:23

49. roscuthiii (Posts: 2241; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)

This really is just free advertising for the Chromebooks... maybe that's the MS plan. It works... people buy a Windows device. It doesn't work... people have now looked into a Chromebook and opt for that.
What they didn't opt for was an Apple device. Yeah MS, I'm on to your nefarious plot. ;-P

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 07:20

50. philfoster (Posts: 34; Member since: 01 Mar 2012)

Google's Android still better than win 8/rt/wp 8

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