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Microsoft Ad Disses Mac for Lacking Touch, Gets Called Sexist

Maximum PC: Microsoft has come under fire for a new advertisement promoting Windows systems over those inferior Macs that lack touchscreens. Short and to the point, the ad says Macs suck for planning weddings because you can't tap the display. Well, you can tap the display, but nothing will happen, and somehow that will hinder a woman's ability to plan out her wedding. Oh yes, did we mention? Microsoft's ad for a touch-friendly all-in-one PC running Windows 8 is targeted at women, and the way it goes about it, some are crying foul.

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coolbeans1716d ago

"Well, you can tap the display, but nothing will happen, and somehow that will hinder a woman's ability to plan out her wedding. Oh yes, did we mention?"

That just strikes me as a BS way of examining this. In the commercial, it's pretty blatant that such a feature is just a nice extra for usability since it can be held like a tablet or with m/kb. Nothing about that strikes me as "making a statement" of how useless a woman's wedding planning will be without touch controls.