Microsoft Releases Fourth Anti-iPad Ad Highlighting Windows 8 Multitasking Capabilities

Microsoft has launched a fourth anti-iPad television advertisement, once again highlighting the iPad's inability to run multiple apps at the same time.

In the ad two baseball scouts using an iPad and a Windows 8 tablet vie to sign same player, with the Windows 8 user coming out on top thanks to the tablet's ability to simultaneously display two apps on the screen.


The spot is part of a series that is dedicated to underlining the iPad's flaws in comparison to various Windows 8 devices. Other ads have focused on the iPad's high price, its lack of built-in productivity apps, and its non-expandable storage. Microsoft has also launched a website comparing the iPad to a Windows 8 tablet, which turned out to be inaccurate.

Top Rated Comments

TNSF Avatar
141 months ago
Of course since nobody is actually using a Windows tablet they are actually doing 0 things at once.
Score: 152 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ijohn.8.80 Avatar
141 months ago
Microsoft has launched a fourth anti-iPad television advertisement, once again highlighting the iPad's inability to run multiple apps at the same time.

Yeah right, iPad can't do more than one thing at a time... watch this :rolleyes:

Score: 61 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Slix Avatar
141 months ago
Well, it helps that the iPad guy doesn't know what he's doing. :rolleyes:

Seriously though, it's not that hard to multitask with the iPad with the multi-touch gestures, and it's really quick if you get the hang of it.
Score: 48 Votes (Like | Disagree)
charlituna Avatar
141 months ago
Bit of a BS example since any scout would look up that info and know it before even deciding to make the call.

Not to mention I'm pretty sure you switch from Facetime and the audio keeps going just fine (as long as you arent trying to play or record audio) which would make the ad false advertising
Score: 44 Votes (Like | Disagree)
thekeyring Avatar
141 months ago
Que the angry comments against Microsoft. Apple did Mac v PC, Microsoft actually have the balls to do something similar: Let them.
Score: 40 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JayCee842 Avatar
141 months ago
You know things are bad when you release your fourth[I][/I] anti Apple ad :)
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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