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…

Watch the Thai Commercial That Has Half the World Sobbing Uncontrollably

Can you handle it?

Looking for a tear-jerker today? Thai mobile company TrueMove has got you covered with this story of a noodle seller whose generous act toward a young boy with a sick…

Cat Acts Like a Dog, and So Should You, Says Mobile Company's Ad

Here's how it's done

Sure, I've tried to cross a dog with a cat. Who hasn't? All I got for my trouble was a face full of claws and another year in therapy. Ad…

Robert Rodriguez Serves Up Two Scoops, a Featurette for BlackBerry

10-minute film is playful, violent and surreal

In an attempt to become relevant again, BlackBerry is jumping into the movie business—though shorter than feature length. Two days after wrapping Sin City 2, awe-inspiring film director Robert Rodriguez…

Susie Essman Celebrates Mother's Day by Clenching Her Snapdragon for Virgin Mobile

Kicking a daughter to the curb

Any Mother's Day commercial with Susie Essman is not going to be warm and fuzzy. The Curb Your Enthusiasm star appears in the new online video below for Virgin Mobile…

URL on Bus Shelter Ad Rewards You With Ride in Lamborghini or Dog Sled

Qualcomm stunt attempts to create 'Best Bus Stop Ever'

While TNT has set the bar pretty high for interactive stunts in public spaces (in Holland, at least), there's still something charming about this "Best Bus Stop Ever" video from…

Fenton the Dog's Viral Video Remade in Grand Fashion for New Ad

Grainy clip suddenly looks stunning

A year ago today, a 13-year-old boy uploaded a hilarious video of his cursing father chasing their dog Fenton—who himself was chasing a pack of deer—through London's Richmond Park. The…