Advertisement

Technology

:

Telecom

Verizon's Old Pitchman, Paul Marcarelli, Switches to Sprint in Delicious Bit of Backstabbing

Luring away a wireless icon

The wireless wars have been getting notoriously dirty, and now Sprint has come up with the most deviously clever attack yet—signing up Paul Marcarelli, who worked for years as Verizon's…

Charter Promises Great TV and Internet at the Most Comically Unlikely Times

Fast service for 'serious' business

A quartet of ads for Charter Communications' Spectrum package promise fast and convenient Internet service, and HD television for everyone ... no matter how bedridden, ambitious, desperate or determined to…

Man Creates Obnoxious Robot to Trick Telemarketers in Brilliant Quest for Revenge

Roger Anderson fights back

One devious genius has created a robot to string telemarketers along—and the results are comedy gold. Fed up with unwanted calls, telecom professional Roger Anderson programmed software—which he cheekily named the…

Ready or Not, Here Comes Your First Big Weepy 2015 Holiday Prank Commercial

Shaw Communications obliges

'Tis the season for heart-tugging brand videos. Wait, already? Just as the holidays seem to come ever earlier in the retail universe—Christmas displays regularly pop up before Halloween—at least one brand…

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,…

Advertisement