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Ads for the World's Greatest Baby Stroller Suddenly Sell Something Else Entirely

But not until you go online

Does your baby need a stroller that comes with 4-by-4 suspension, a sandbox, a holographic projector and a bubble machine? In our tech-crazed society, where everyone grows up to be an…

Is This the Happiest and Most Colorful Mobile-Phone Campaign Ever?

Canada's Koodo makes quite a splash

Canadian mobile carrier Koodo doesn't needlessly complicate things in this new campaign from Toronto agency Camp Jefferson. Portraying itself as a company that's fair and honest, and makes lots of people…

This Japanese Cellphone Company's Shrimp Gun Will Make Your Day

Ready, aim, fry

We came here from the Internet as fast as we could to tell you of a brand-new development in seafood technology: the fried shrimp gun. With flour, egg yolk, tempura…

Russian Models Troll Instagram With Super-Sexy Hashtags and Photos That Won't Load

All a ploy for 4G Internet

There's nothing worse than waiting for something to download on your phone, especially if you are a 14-year-old boy waiting for sexy models to appear in your Instagram feed.  BBDO Moscow…

Apple and Comcast in Talks for Streaming Partnership?

Giants may work out deal that would give users preferential treatment on cable's 'last mile'

Could Comcast users say goodbye to fuzzy, buffering videos and hello to fast, HD-quality content thanks to a rumored deal with Apple?  The Wall Street Journal reported that unnamed sources say Apple…

It's Finally Real: An iPhone Case That Doubles as a Stun Gun

Hoax product is no longer fiction

If you can dream it, someone can steal it. That could be the moral of the story of Stun Fone, a fictitious attachment that turned your smartphone into a stun gun,…

Verizon Hangs Rivals' 4G Coverage Maps in a Gallery Because They Look Like Abstract Art

Not like a map of the U.S.

Remember the "map wars" of 2009, when AT&T and Verizon spent a combined $4 billion on ads (and went to court) to claim coverage-area supremacy? Well, it looks like Verizon…

Adorable Floating City Makes the Perfect Setting in Ad for Cloud Storage

Cute Israeli spot

As dirigible-based love stories go, this one's pretty cute. Israeli telecom Pelephone highlights the soft and fluffy side of cloud storage by creating a serene urban landscape populated by floating…

Why Tesco Mobile's Hilarious Twitter Feed Is Actually No Joke

Serious strategy for gaining share

After our article on Monday about Tesco Mobile's trolling-the-trolls Twitter feed, the company's digital marketing agency, Jam, reached out—and we were able to meet the brainiacs behind the strategy. While the…

The iPhone Is Nice, but Could This Blocky, Utopian Rival Be the Best Phone in the World?

On Oct. 29, we may find out

Smartphones are lovely, but they're also wasteful—not worth repairing when they break, quickly obsolete in a hyper-competitive market. But what if there were a different model, one where a phone's…

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