Today, Apple released four new iPhone 4 ads; Meet Her, Haircut, Smile and Big News. All four commercials demonstrate the FaceTime feature of the iPhone 4. Personally, I’m not a huge fan… check them out and let us know what you think.
Apple has posted a new iPad commercial to it’s YouTube account. The video helps answer the question most people ask about the iPad, why do you need one? What’s interesting is the comparison of this commercial to a commercial from Apple back in the 90′s for the Newton. Check out both commercials below.
Apple has released a new iPhone commercial – Family Man. The commercial highlights the ability for the iPhone 3GS to capture and playback video as well as a few applications from the App Store (see list below).
I don’t know about you but, this commercial is soooo true for us! The grandparents really do like to see the videos, I totally use my iPhone all the time for cooking, our kids love to play games and watch videos and Doug uses his for everything (I’ve seen that guy do some pretty crazy things from his iPhone)… I’m pretty sure it never leaves his hands.
Another new iPhone 3GS commerical – Backpacker – was released by Apple. This commerical highlights Hostelworld (Free) and Jibbigo Speech Translator
Below is the new iPhone 3GS commercial – Dog Lover. The commercial higlights a few apps including:
Doug just downloaded iCam today and it’s pretty cool… I’m totally using it to watch my three year old while he is taking his nap (or at least he is supposed to be!).
This iPhone Commercial – Shopper – shows the use of a few stock applications; Safari, MMS (picture messaging) and Maps. However, it also features one of my favorite applications… RedLaser (try it once and you will be hooked!).
Sprint is now advertising their 4G mobile hotspot called “Overdrive” to iPhone users to increase their speeds of their iPhone. This device is pretty sweet but there are some limitations and costs. As a new customer it’s $99 plus The battery only lasts 3 hours. Sprint claims 4G speeds up to 10 times faster than today’s 3G from any other national wireless carrier but they are comparing 3G’s lowest speed of 600k to 4G’s fastest speed of 6Mbps. Also, the 3G connection is limited to 5GB per month where as their 4G is truly unlimited. Now, where do they have 4G? There’s a Map for that!
Here is a list current cities that have 4G coverage at the time of writing this article: Atlanta, Baltimore; Chicago; Dallas/Fort Worth; Las Vegas; Philadelphia; Portland, Ore.;San Antonio; Seattle; Abilene, Texas; Amarillo, Texas; Austin, Texas; Bellingham, Wash.; Boise, Idaho; Charlotte, N.C.; Corpus Christi, Texas; Greensboro, N.C. (along with High Point and Winston-Salem); Honolulu; Killeen/Temple, Texas; Lubbock, Texas; Maui, Hawaii; Midland/Odessa, Texas; Milledgeville, Ga.; Raleigh, N.C. (along with Cary, Chapel Hill and Durham); Salem, Ore.; Waco, Texas; Wichita Falls, Texas.
Apple’s latest iPhone commercial, Family Travel, focuses on the iPhone’s ability in making “family travel” much more convenient.
“It’s unbelievable how much better family trips have gotten. Just last week I checked us in on the way to airport. Found the kids a snack near the gate. And even had their favorite movie ready to go. Then my husband turned to me and said, “Did we turn off the lights?” So we turned off the lights. And that’s why I don’t go anywhere without my iPhone.”
Apple recently released “First Step,” an iPhone commercial displaying the ability to take, send and play video as well as the ability to conference call with ease.
“My son started walking the other day. Which was amazing. So I recorded it. Sent it to everyone, right away! Then we all jumped on the phone at once to talk about it. Which was kinda amazing too! We would never have shared all that without the iPhone.”
"It's kinda incredible. With the iPhone i don't even mind being on hold. I can check my email. Pay some bills. And when I hear "a representative will be with you shortly". I can even do this. I need my iPhone for well, everything."
Apple has recently released a new commercial titled “12 Days of Christmas.” The commercial is based on the classic Christmas song The 12 Days of Christmas and features 12 Holiday applications. Below is the commercial and the list of the apps featured in the commercial.
- 12 cookies cooking: The Betty Crocker Mobile Cookbook (Free)
- 11 cards a’ sending: Postman ($2.99)
- 10 gifts for giving: My Christmas Gift List ($0.99)
- 9 songs for singing: TabToolkit ($9.99)
- 8 bells for ringing: Holiday Bells ($0.99)
- 7 slopes a’ skiing: Snow Reports ($1.99)
- 6 games for playing: Christmas Fever ($0.99)
- 5 gold rings: Anna Sheffield Jewelry (Free)
- 4 hot lattes: myStarbucks (Free)
- 3 flights home: Flight Search (Free)
- 2 feet of snow: Weather Pro ($3.99)
- And an app that can light up the tree: Schlage LiNK (Free but hardware required)
The app list comes via MacRumors.
AT&T has recently released a few more commercials. Two of them are the typical Luke Wilson commercials comparing AT&T to Verizon and third (released today) gives statistics on AT&T’s overall network… it’s a little boring but, it does have some interesting numbers.