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iMac - The PC You Really Want

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Source: The Register

Hats off to Apple Canada, which as far as we can make out appears to have pulled off a small but embarrassing heist at the expense of the local version of the Microsoft Network (MSN). The stunt would seem (naturally, we conjecture) to have taken advantage of the collision between MSN's thirst for ad revenue and what some might call the dubious presentation of advertising material undifferentiated from editorial.

Mat Brown (thanks Mat) sends us a JPEG of the gory evidence. This shows http://ca.msn.com from 27th February proudly sporting the following: "The new 17-inch iMac - the PC you really want". By virtue of including a pretty picture this is the most prominent among "Today's features" (we think "features is MSNspeak for ads and come-ons).

This fascinating item seems for some reason not to exist at MSN Canada right now, but a Google for iMac + "PC you really want" gives strangely high marks to the site. And a check of the cache gives you this, where you'll note the link clicks through to Apple Canada.

Medals all round for the Apple Canada marketing team, we reckon. Outstanding work. ®
 
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iMac is not the pc everyone really wants... macs are more then just pcs (personal computers) they are PPC :) they are really super computers, they are your buddies :)
 

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iMac is not the pc everyone really wants... macs are more then just pcs (personal computers) they are PPC :)  they are really super computers, they are your buddies :) 

:D :D :D
 
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its hard to describe the way you feel about your computer to a PC advocate. but once they get one, they understand too. but im sure you guys know what im talking about, its just too hard to explain in words sometime
 
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Yea, I know exactly what you mean. I couldn't think of any words so I just understated it by saying "buddy" :)
 

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