You'd think a man named Mackenzie Book (Mac Book) would be a fan of Apple products, but according to this new Microsoft commercial, that couldn't be further from the truth. In the ad, Microsoft uses Mac Book as a prop to target Apple's MacBook Air, touting the advantages of the Surface Laptop 2. One of the major points made by the ad is the fact that Microsoft's device has a touch display while the MacBook Air does not. "You should get a Surface. Trust me, I'm Mac Book," Mac Book says. The latest ad harkens back to Apple's "Mac vs. PC" days, when Mac (Justin Long) would talk about the shortcomings of PCs (John Hodgman). You can watch the ad for yourself in the video above. … [Read more...] about Microsoft hires man named “Mac Book” for Surface Laptop 2 ad
Aug 01, 6:12 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Julio Cachila 08/01/19 AT 6:06 AM In what appears to be a hilarious, or potentially trouble-causing, ad, a guy named “Mac Book” encourages people to buy the Surface Laptop instead of a MacBook.A new ad for the Surface Laptop 2 has surfaced on YouTube, and it's either hilarious or not depending on whoever is watching it. Microsoft obviously gave a lot of effort to creating it: the ad stars a guy named Mackenzie Book, also known as “Mac Book,” and got him to endorse the new Surface device.In the ad, a narrator asks Mac Book several questions about the Surface Laptop’s performance in comparison to the MacBook’s, and as expected, Mac Book will reply with answers showing just how “better” Microsoft’s device is.The questions and corresponding answers highlight some key specs users will notice when they use the … [Read more...] about ‘Mac Book’ Recommends Surface Laptop In New Microsoft Ad
A leaked advertisement for the Surface Laptop 2 features a man named Mac Book comparing the Surface Laptop 2 and the MacBook. The commercial is tongue-in-cheek and reminiscent of a Taco Bell advertisement in which Taco Bell hired several people named Ronald McDonald to say they liked Taco Bell. The Microsoft commercial was leaked by Twitter user WalkingCat. The ad compares the Surface Laptop 2 to the MacBook in regards to battery life, speed, and touch screen. As you'd expect, the commercial highlights areas in which the Surface Laptop 2 beats the MacBook. It's worth pointing out that the fine print in the commercial says that the comparison is against the MacBook Air. A beautiful device A thrilling thin and light laptop The Surface Laptop 2 is a gorgeous thin and light laptop with luxurious touches including Alcantara fabric and a comfortably thin body. Our favorite Surface accessories from Microsoft Every one of these valuable Surface accessories is Windows Central Approved … [Read more...] about Mac Book says ‘get a Surface’ in leaked ad from Microsoft
Our ability to understand and retain the knowledge received through reading is key to success in personal and professional domains, but unfortunately, it's a skill that doesn't often come easy, especially in our fast-paced society. On top of that, the digital world we live in contains plenty of text that's not always easy to process, compounding the problem. In order to solve these comprehension and retention problems and to just generally boost your ability to speed read, there are a few worthwhile programs available. Spreeder CX 2019, 7 Speed Reading EX 2019, and Vocab1 are some of the top options when it comes to this type of training, but they're generally quite expensive. Right now, however, iMore Digital Offers has a deal on a bundle of the two programs. Instead of paying $478 for lifetime licenses to both programs, you'll instead pay just $19. That's 96% off the regular price! 7 Speed Reading EX 2019 focuses on techniques to allow your eyes to read text up to 3.47 times faster … [Read more...] about Get three Mac apps that train your eyes to read faster for only $19!
Cult of Mac is here to help. Our Valentine’s Day gift guide is full of great gift ideas that are guaranteed to put a smile on their face. We have beautiful books about Apple’s most iconic devices, the coolest cushions and T-shirts, and must-have accessories. No matter what your budget, you’ll find something they’ll love almost as much as you. (Maybe even more?)Valentine’s Day gifts for Apple fans Designed by Apple in California is a gorgeous coffee table book that lets them do just that. The official Apple release chronicles 20 years of Apple design, from the iMac to the Apple Pencil, through 450 photographs. Buy from: Apple Steve Jobs’ daughter tells her story Small Fry is the autobiography of Lisa Brennan-Jobs, the daughter Steve Jobs didn’t (initially) want. Sad, sometimes disturbing, but so much more than a misery memoir, this is a different look at Apple’s charismatic founder, told from the perspective of his oldest child. Well worth … [Read more...] about Best Valentine’s Day gifts for Apple fans [Cult of Mac Gift Guide]