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Acer Trash Talks iPad in New Iconia Adverts

Authored by: Steven Blum — Jun 6, 2011

These days, I see the iPad winking at me at nearly every subway stop, taunting me with its apps and video talk. But now Acer has swooped down and, Banksy-like, trashed the device in public billboards for all its shortcomings. 

"No open operating system! No Flash Player! No Dolby Surround Sound! No MicroSD!" Oh no they di'int!

Thing is pretty persuasive stuff - although I'm pretty sure if Acer tried this campaign in the states, Apple would be suing them faster than the time it takes to say "No USB port."

Watch their ad, in Mandarin, below:

 

We wish we'd paid better attention in Mandarin class...

Source: Engadget

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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