Snap! Motorola lays out Apple once again with full page shot at the iPhone

Snap! Motorola lays out Apple once again with full page shot at the iPhone
Twice before we have seen Motorola take a distinctive problem with the iPhone, like the "death-grip" or the free bumpers program, run a full page ad with a clever reference to Apple's mistake, and turn it into a positive for the Motorola DROID X. The first time, Motorola said that the DROID X could be held any way you want, a reference to the iPhone 4's propensity to lose signal strength when held a certain way. The second time, Motorola said that the DROID X did not require dinner jackets to work, a shot at Apple's free bumper and case program. The bumpers prevent the two outside antennas on Apple's touchscreen device from using your hand as a way to cause attenuation.

The latest full page ad was just printed in the WSJ and shows the DROID 2. On the 3.7 inch display is the National Geographic (there is a reason for Motorola to use this site, read on for the details) and the entire web page is rendered perfectly, even the Flash display that takes up much of the site. The copy on the top of the ad reads, "Flash Websites? There's A Phone For That."

Besides mocking Apple's "There's an app for that" commercials, the National Geographic site had been used by Steve Jobs as a site he visited to show off the browser during the iPhone 3G introduction. Apple covered up the iPhone's inability to load Flash by  covering up part of the site with a picture that was a placeholder. The picture helped start a rumor that the iPhone 3G was Flash enabled, but of course, it was simply Cupertino playing around with the web page. The picture of the National Geographic site in Motorola's ad shows the same Flash content you would see on your desktop computer.

Well Apple, Motorola leads 3-nill. Working on a response?

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source: @benforta via MobileCrunch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

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