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Microsoft doesn’t think the iPad is a real computer

The Verge Tuesday, 4 December 2018 ()
Microsoft doesn’t think the iPad is a real computerMicrosoft loves bashing the iPad for its Surface commercials. It first started back in 2013 in the days of Windows 8 tablets, and revived its efforts a couple of years ago to focus on the iPad Pro. Even Macs haven’t escaped the attention of Microsoft’s quirky ads. While Apple is spreading heartwarming holiday charm this year and Microsoft’s official holiday ad focuses on inclusivity, a new Surface holiday ad allows Microsoft to more subtly bash the iPad.

Microsoft’s new Surface commercial is a musical adaption of “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer”:



“Grandma, don’t run out and buy an iPad. It was fine when I was six, but now I’m 10. My dreams are a big so I need a real computer.”



Microsoft, or well, a 10-year-old girl in the commercial,...
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