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Microsoft Sends Out Giampaolo To Buy a PC [Video]

Microsoft Sends Out Giampaolo To Buy a PC [Video]

Posted April 4, 2009 at 5:04pm by iClarified · 5689 views
Microsoft has aired its second commercial in which they send out a person with cash to purchase a computer.

This time they send out Giampaolo who is looking for a laptop with power and battery life for $1500. While looking at Mac's he says, "This is sooo sexy... but Macs to me are more about aesthetics than they are about computing power." "I don't want to pay for the brand, I want to pay for the computer"

He ends up choosing a HP for $1099.

You can watch the video below...

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K.A. - April 6, 2009 at 1:31pm
They should just start calling this Micro. Ads: "I'm a HP laptop because it was payed for free"
K.A. - April 6, 2009 at 1:23pm
The only reason I see people not choosing Apple nowadays is because they aren't sure they'll know how to use the operating system. I switched years ago and I've yet to see one negative affect. I never have to worry about my computer not working, every software program I need runs on mac, and it is so much easier to use. And I totally agree about Mac's with lower specs running par with HP's for example that have higher specs. And it's so fun when I'm doing work at the library and people walk by and say 'You have a mac! I'm so glad I decided to get a Mac' Microsoft execs are scared.
newrobo - April 6, 2009 at 4:43am
macs may be good n all.... but i'd take a free $1500 PC any day over it =) my biggest gripe about this--why only get the $1099 laptop?!? i wish it was me, i go to that Fry's Electronics all the time too (this is the Costa Mesa,CA location i believe)
rick - April 5, 2009 at 8:36am
come on people if microsoft tells you to find a computer and that they will pay for it under $1500 you will all take a sh1t on the macbooks because of their prices. plus think about it they are actually giving you the choice of getting a free laptop to be in a commercial . specially how things are rigth now. a good mac will cost well over $2500 with the same specifications of a pc for under $1500 . s what they charging you $1000 for the aluminum case? macs get viruses too .. i have both pc and mac yes mac its awsome but too pricey . pc its not bad and u find million more programs for pc that u dont find for macs.
Dev - April 5, 2009 at 11:53am
Specifications mean jack-sh*t when you are comparing a PC to a Mac, you could pick up a macbook with 2GB of ram and and it would run just as smooth IF not smoother than a PC with 4GB of ram. Yes, the price is steep, but you are paying for a quality computer that will still run like new 2 years down the road.
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