LG has unveiled a witty Scandinavian ad campaign mocking Apple, HTC and Samsung smartphones. Created by M&C Saatchi, Stockholm to promote the new LG G2 smartphone, the mobile banner ads can recognize the brand of smartphone they appear on, and respond accordingly. HTC users receive a “Tired of charging your HTC One?” message, followed by […]
It may be facing criticism over its innovation pipeline but Apple has usurped Coca-Cola for the first time in 13 years to top a list of the world’s most valuable brands. The iPhone maker’s brand has been valued at $98.3bn (£60.83bn) by brand consultancy Interbrand, up 28 per cent year on year. Coca-Cola, which had […]
Apple has topped the CoolBrands list again while digital and affordable luxury brands slip down in the rankings of the annual survey by The Centre for Brand Analysis. HÃ¤agen-Dazs, Ben and Jerryâs and Vogue â all affordable luxuries â are gone from the top twenty,â says Stephen Cheliotis chairman of the CoolBrands Council, who adds […]
After noticing that the newly released iPhone 5C is similar to Crocs, Vienna-based ad agency PKP BBDO decided to have a little fun. The team created a parody of Apple’s original ad for the its latest product, that depicts the brightly-colored rubber shoes as phones “for the colorful”. Unfortunately, these ‘iCrocs’ can’t be bought from […]
Following Google’s announcement of its latest Android 4.4 mobile operating system ‘KitKat’, Nestlé teamed up with agency JWT to create an ad that spoofs the typical Apple stylized ad. With tongue-firmly-in-cheek, the parody video features Christopher Catlin, Chief Breaks Officer of KitKat, imitating Apple’s Jony Ive and his speech, to announce the arrival of “the […]
Apple is reportedly planning a feature on its long-awaited TV service that will allow viewers to choose not to watch ads. According to former Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Lessin, who broke the news this week, Apple has told broadcasters and networks that it wants to offer customers a premium service where they can skip […]
“What do we want people to feel?” That is the first question Apple asks itself when designing something. Its answer? “Delight. Surpise. Love. Connection.” Whether or not you like Apple’s latest design decisions, this beautiful video is an interesting look at the philosophy of a company that places such an important emphasis on design.