The "greatest single phone call" Microsoft COO Kevin Turner's ever received apparently worked. Sort of. After Apple asked Microsoft to stop running the Laptop Hunters ads because they've dropped prices, Microsoft's edited at least one of the spots.
Much like Lauren before them, the couple chose an HP dv7. However, this couple seems to be the least tech savvy of all the participants in the laptop hunter ads as their decision did not seem to be based on specifications at all. Rather price, screen size and the inclusion of Windows Photo Gallery was the focus here.…
The Laptop Hunters price assault on Macs has shifted to iPod and iTunes: It'd cost $30,000 to fill an iPod, but Zunepass fills up a Zune for cheap. This is a retarded ad.
The third of the laptop hunter ads shows a mom and a kid, shopping for a computer under $1500. And yes, the clip takes yet another dump on Macs.
Microsoft's new Lauren is a tech-savvy engineer with a complicated, foreign name, tasked with finding a laptop that'll address his needs for under $1,500. You'll never guess what this Microsoft-paid probable-actor decided to buy.