Software maker Andy Hertzfeld yesterday posted a very old Apple commercial that never aired. It’s a fascinating blast from the past.
Apple’s ads in recent years have simplified more and more, to the point that there’s nothing but the product on a white background with its name below. Is it too little?
Apple Ad – 1976 In the beginning, Apple was just like any other IT company. It spoke in babble and in words common men were not made to understand. It spoke of numbers. Of hardware. And specs.
This is a print ad for the Apple II from 1979. I heard from a distributor that although we’re exiting 2011, Apple always requests every region to come out with print ads and priority seems to be placed here, compared to online spending. Whether this is attributed to the age and inclinations of their overall […]
It’s always refreshing to see the past. The 80’s were a darling decade and I remember growing up to the days when computers were starting to go mainstream and IT products were trying their darn best to market themselves into the mainstream. Open a box of any Apple product today and consider yourself lucky to […]