Aside from my early days on the Commodore 64, I’ve been a PC guy for most of my life, but that doesn’t mean I don’t like Apple–it just mean that I prefer PCs.
Mac vs. PC
As Apple continues to drive their “Mac vs. PC” campaign into the ground, Microsoft has stepped up (finally) with an ad campaign that I think says quite a bit.
In the ad campaign, famous and not-so-famous PC users introduce themselves (“I’m a PC and I wear glasses,” Bill Gates proclaims) following an introduction from a Microsoft employee who looks remarkably like actor John Hodgman, who plays PC in the Mac ads. “Hello, I’m a PC and I’ve been made into a stereotype.”
The Toronto Star has a great article about some of the best advertising from the past year, pointing out however that 2007 “wasn’t a good year for TV ads”. In…