The Best Mac Commercial

By Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Seriously, these Mac ads need to tone down their smugness and this spoof is a good first attempt. Looking forward to see more of these. Hope Apple gets the hint. Ignore the commercial of the company, who created it, at the end. Overall it is a nice message to Mac.

September 13, 2006: 6:18 am

> How about not ignoring the “ad” for the “company” that created it?

I am fine with that :)

I just felt the ad was somewhat incongruent with the tone of rest of the video. If it was upto me I would probably have toned it down a notch or two. Otherwise nice work!

September 12, 2006: 6:38 pm

great clip! hopefully mac users will wake up and take heed to the warnings!

September 12, 2006: 2:05 pm

I agree, the guys over at PaulDotCom did a wonderful job. It’s about time that Mac users quit being so smug and accept that Mac’s are not perfect as PC’s aren’t either.

September 12, 2006: 2:02 pm

It’s good to see that other people appreciate the efforts of the crew over at PaulDotCom Security Weekly.

If you haven’t already, definitely listen to their podcast.


September 12, 2006: 1:54 pm

How about not ignoring the “ad” for the “company” that created it? This commercial was created by security professionals who run a security podcast, not by some company. Give them a little credit for calling everyone out, and for the creativity.

In any case, glad you liked the video. We filmed it for those reasone that you have indicated. We hope people take notice, that sometimes proper disclosure methods should not make you ignore the problem.

Larry “I’m not a wireless hotspot, but I play one on YouTube” Pesce

September 12, 2006: 1:53 pm


Glad you liked it, however, we’re not a company, but a non-for-profit podcast.

Thanks for the props…


September 12, 2006: 1:50 pm

I hope Apple listens. Otherwise they will face the wrath of the antenna..and it hurt..

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