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Be wary of thumb harvesters, phone ad says

During last month's Super Bowl, Sony Ericsson brought us the macabre story of a back-alley surgeon who was willing to stitch on extra body parts, no questions asked. Now we…

March 16, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

Virgin Mobile perfect for crazy stalker types

I don't like where Virgin Mobile's "Kelsey and Brad" series of ads is going, because there's only one logical way for it to end. Now that Miss Crazy-Go-Nuts has set…

February 16, 2011, 11:17 AM EST

AT&T shouting your love from mountaintop!

AT&T is getting into the real-time video craze (pioneered by the Old Spice guy and his response videos) with this Valentine's Day campaign on Facebook from BBDO New York, in…

February 14, 2011, 4:02 PM EST

Sprint users always on, always out of touch

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners' campaign touting Sprint's "Everything Data" plan continues to phone in droll observations about the way folks communicate (or fail to) in our high-tech age. This latest…

February 3, 2011, 10:05 AM EST

Tick, tock goes the first Verizon iPhone spot

Here is Verizon's first commercial for the iPhone 4, available on the carrier's network on Feb. 10. They go the obvious route, with ticking clocks counting down to the release…

January 21, 2011, 4:41 PM EST

Clearwire logo brings Sony Ericsson lawsuit

With Clearwire building a 4G network and planning to slap its new logo (left) on its phones, Sony Ericsson thinks that logo is too similar to its own (right) and…

January 18, 2011, 4:47 PM EST

Dwyane Wade misunderstood with T-Mobile

T-Mobile features some cautionary tales for basketball celebs in its new spots, created by Publicis Seattle, directed by Spike Lee and featuring a Nike-esque cavalcade of cameos. In one of…

December 29, 2010, 8:52 AM EST

AT&T gets you to office taco parties on time

AT&T's "Taco Party" ad from BBDO graces us with some dorky office humor to tout the company's speedy mobile broadband network. Just think of all the forced small talk and…

December 10, 2010, 9:42 AM EST

Google Nexus S ad not for weak of stomach

Those prone to motion sickness would be best to avoid this mildly nauseating new spot for Google's Nexus S phone from San Francisco agency Muhtayzik-Hoffer. If nothing else, this phone…

December 8, 2010, 9:30 AM EST

House parties are more futuristic with Nokia

Here's a cool YouTube campaign for the Nokia N8. On Nokia France's YouTube channel, you can play a video of a house party—and use a joystick to toggle between the…

December 3, 2010, 10:11 AM EST