Category: Marketing

Microsoft Starts Advertising IE9

By | September 7, 2010 | 10 Comments

Microsoft Starts Advertising IE9

Although IE9 is yet to be released, it looks like software giant Microsoft has already began rolling ad campaign to promote upcoming web browser.

One of such ads was noticed by IStartedSomething on TechCrunch blog and it’s highly likely that similar banners are shown over dozens of blogs and/or popular sites.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

By | July 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

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Internet Explorer 9 to be the Fastest and Safest Web Browser
Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Turner has made a bold statement, saying that Internet Explorer 9 will not only be the safest…

Firefox 3.6.8 Released
Recently Mozilla has released one more update for Firefox 3.6.x branch web browser that fixes 1 bug.

Mozilla Bumps Cash Rewards for Security Vulnerabilities Reports
In what appears to be a great benefit for Firefox users, Mozilla has recently bumped its cash rewards salary from mere $500 to $3000.
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New Internet Explorer 8 Ad Campaign Begins

By | June 8, 2010 | 6 Comments

In effort to strengthen Internet Explorer 8 position in the market and raise people awareness, Microsoft has launched a new ad campaign.

Here’s what Microsoft had to say about it:

To prove just how vulnerable your personal information is, Internet Explorer 8 re-recreated notorious internet scams–live, off the web– in the most street-smart city in world: New York. We used hidden cameras to film reactions of real people. In the first spot we asked people to provide very personal information in order to open a new bank account which would give them a cash reward of $500. We learned that, just as it is online, it can be hard to tell the difference between the scammer and the real thing. We filmed a lot of people and nearly all of them were convinced our “bank” was the real deal.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, March 1st

By | March 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 1st

Thanks to mabdul and Nox for links.

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Google Chrome Ads in the UK

By | February 15, 2010 | 4 Comments

Here are few of the recent Google Chrome (offline) ads, which appeared in the UK.

Google Chrome Ads
Via Flickr
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Google – Desperate or Smart?

By | December 21, 2009 | 4 Comments

Google - Desparate or Smart?

Thanks to Nox for news tip! Via Flickr.

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Microsoft Offers a Chance to Win a Laptop and Few Mouses

By | December 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

Microsoft Offers a Chance to Win a Laptop and Few Mouses

Surfing the web, I came across an interesting Microsoft ad (Lithuanian language).

What does it say?

Basically, if you download IE8 and register in the following site, you are eligible to win 1 out of 8 Microsoft Arc Mouses or Aspire 1410 Olympic Edition laptop.

Turns out, they were already giving away Lenovo laptop and Microsoft mouses some time ago as well.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, November 16th

By | November 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 16th

Thanks to Nox for links.

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Opera 10 Release Debuts with New Ad

By | September 1, 2009 | 16 Comments

Just as planned, Opera 10 Final has been released earlier today. Including fresh look and new features:

Auto update
Online spell check
Speed dial and mail improvements
Visual tabs
Better performance
… and more

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Web Browser Books

By | July 30, 2009 | 1 Comment

Surfing Amazon today I came across something interesting. Believe it or not, there are actually books such as: “Opera for Dummies”, “Don’t Click on the Blue E!: Switching to Firefox” and couple more.

Not sure if they are any good and why people would actually buy them (when you can find all the info on-line), but anyway: Continue Reading