NAD ‘recommends’ T-Mobile stop using misleading ‘best unlimited network’ slogan
T-Mobile may provide America’s fastest wireless service, but according to the National Advertising Division, that’s not enough to qualify for the title of nation’s “best unlimited network.”
Samsung brilliantly taunts Apple yet again with hilarious new Galaxy S9 ad
Samsung’s always imaginative marketing department strikes again, pitting the Galaxy S9 against the archaic iPhone 6 to remind the world of Apple’s performance throttling scandals.
Misleading HTC U11 and gory OnePlus 5 ads get banned in the UK
HTC and OnePlus are not to broadcast promotional material in the UK anymore suggesting the U11 can be used in “standard swimming pools” and causing “unduly distress” respectively.
Google Assistant can basically do anything in TV ads starring John Legend, Sia and Kevin Durant
To prove how serious an Alexa and Siri competitor it’s already become, Google Assistant has booked several A-list celebrities to highlight its strengths.
Latest unconventional OnePlus 5T commercial ends in fake rival phone destruction
Love or loathe the way the OnePlus 5T is being advertised of late, we can’t stop talking about the “competition-smashing” phone, which clearly qualifies as effective publicity.
Samsung Galaxy S9 excitement grows with teaser videos, S9+ benchmark
Three short February 25 teaser videos aim to highlight the exceptional speed, low-light camera performance and “3D Emoji” tricks of the Samsung Galaxy S9. A new S9+ benchmark drives the speed point home.
Bizarre OnePlus 5T advertising efforts double down with traumatic ‘dog test’ (Video)
The OnePlus 5T is purportedly “the smarter choice, however you test it.” But is the Chinese company going a little too far in its attention-grabbing publicity stunts?
Motorola wants you to ‘up-upgrade’ to a Moto Z2 Play, poking fun at Samsung’s iPhone X parody
Apple is yet to hit back at Samsung for that brilliant recent iPhone X satire, but Motorola thinks it has an even better product in the Moto Z2 Play.
Google takes a casual dig at Apple in jam-packed new Pixel 2 commercial (video)
Google’s latest two-minute Pixel 2 ad is mainly about showcasing the phone’s strengths, but a little light Apple mocking just adds to the fun.
Samsung pokes fun at ten years of iPhone releases in new 60-second ad (video)
Samsung’s latest Apple-mocking commercial might be its best yet, taunting the chaebol’s arch-rivals for a full decade of immature iPhone releases.
The Rock teams up with Siri to ‘dominate the day’ in epic new commercial (Full video)
With Cortana, Google Assistant and Alexa rising fast, Siri stays in the limelight starring alongside The Rock in this “crazy fun commercial.”
Google promises to put a stop to Gmail content scans for ‘ads personalization’ later this year
No more “scanning” Gmail messages of regular consumers in addition to businesses, Google is vowing, though “personalized” ads will live on.
Vivo takes international exposure to the next level with World Cup sponsorship
Following in Sony’s footsteps, China-based Vivo is FIFA’s new smartphone marketing partner for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup.
Google could launch native Chrome browser adblocker ‘within weeks’, sources say
There may be no more need for third-party adblocking tool installation for Google Chrome soon enough, rumor has it.
Apple takes Swatch to Swiss court for Bellamy’s eerily familiar ‘Tick different’ slogan
It’s almost like Swatch wanted to enrage Apple, first with a “One more thing trademark”, then by using a “Tick different” Bellamy ad motto.
Samsung Galaxy S8 gets TV ad in Korea, fingerprint placement explanation, and battery pictured
There’s obviously a reason why the Galaxy S8 will feature that odd rear-fitted fingerprint sensor, and the LG G6 is to blame for the phone’s first TV ad.
McDonald’s basically suggests its new shake-sipping accessory is as frivolous as Apple devices
Apple is no stranger to ads released by competitors aimed squarely at spoofing its iDevice launches, but the latest such video comes from McDonald’s.
Huawei recruits ex-star of iconic Apple ads to promote Mate 9 and Matebook (Video)
One of the keys to global success is advertising, and Huawei already has a fairly long list of celebrity brand ambassadors, including Justin Long.
T-Mobile completely misses the mark with new anti-AT&T commercial (video)
Having to pay administrative fees is nowhere near as bad as getting head lice, but T-Mobile sure likes its advertising hyperboles.
Apple’s latest tear-jerking holiday commercial asks you to ‘open your heart’ to monsters
In addition to opening your wallets to splash the cash on as much Apple gear as possible this holiday season, Cupertino also wants you to ‘open your heart.”
Samsung isn’t done apologizing for Galaxy Note 7 snafu, taking out full-page US newspaper ads
Instead of strongly advertising the S7 as the clear Galaxy Note 7 replacement, Samsung continues to spend big money on public apologies.
Google goes all in on Pixel advertising with $3.2 million spending in just two days
Google may have already splashed $3.2 million on Pixel and Pixel XL TV ads, with a Samsung or Apple-rivaling total marketing budget in store.
LG randomly texts users in India ‘news’ of exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7
LG sure has a funny way of mocking arch-rival Samsung for Galaxy Note 7 explosions, bothering its own users in India with intrusive texts.
Google cranks up buzz campaign for Pixel phones with primetime network TV ad
Google is getting serious about hyping up the looming Pixel and Pixel XL phones… for a change, and not just for geeks and Android purists.
‘All-new’ Apple Music and Apple Watch Series 2 also get awesome new ads (video)
James Corden makes excellent use of his unique brand of silly humor in an Apple Music commercial also starring Jimmy Iovine and Eddy Cue.