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Turn your home into a billboard in exchange for your mortgage payment?

Turn your home into a billboard in exchange for your mortgage payment?

Would you turn your house into a billboard to be free of mortgage payments for a year? I'm referring to the marketing gimmick/PR stunt of Ad firm Adzookie, who are looking to pay people's mortgages in exchange for turning their homes into giant advertisements for the company. (Mock-up seen here.) They haven't painted a single home yet, but [...]

BookArc laptop stand “speeds up” your computer

BookArc laptop stand “speeds up” your computer

Twelvesouth makes the $39.99 BookArc, a MacBook Air stand that helps you keep your desk tidy when you want to hook it up to a keyboard, external display and so forth. The marketing literature makes an interesting point about its product: Want to Speed Up Your MacBook Air? Try a BookArc. Really. BookArc for MacBook Air is more than a [...]

Intel’s Chase Film

No amount of badass marketing is worth opening that many instances of Windows Media Player.

What Netflix CEO hopes the U.S. won’t notice

What Netflix CEO hopes the U.S. won’t notice

Well played, Hastings. Canadians, with their inferiority complex-fueled distain for Americans, will hear Hastings’s comments about USA and line up for miles to join Netflix. They are the perfect customers...a country of followers. Hastings is a marketing wizard with his understanding of what motivates Canadians...America bashing and Sheep [...]

AMD discontinues ATI brand

AMD discontinues ATI brand

If you have any kind of sentimental attachment to the familiar, red-bordered ATI brand with its friendly curvy letters, then dig out your mourning gear. Yep, it turns out that all the rumors were 100% true. AMD is axing the ATI brand for good, and it's now official. AMD says the decision to drop the 25-year-old brand was made after polling a [...]