Next Monday, Steve Jobs will take the stage in San Francisco for 2008's Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. Almost everyone expects that Jobs will announce the second edition of the iPhone. And that the announcement will be followed by a barrage of stylish and witty ads. And that those ads will be followed by an avalanche of snarky
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Apple's marketing department must be blushing. The company's television ad campaigns are the subject of hundreds if not thousands of parodies on the Internet. Lots of them are--let's be honest--painfully amateurish and not all that funny. But
Here are some of the greatest hits from the Apple-mockumercial archives.
Apple 'Switch' Campaign: Crash Different
In 2002, Apple launched its "Switch" ad campaign, in which
Hunter Crestle didn't buy the ad's premise, because he knew that using a Mac can be just as frustrating. In