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Microsoft tries to woo people who grew up in the '90s back to Internet Explorer (video)

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With Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox as the browser of choice for many around the world, Microsoft will have to get creative to bring back people who left Internet Explorer out of frustration. The company is doing just that with a new ad that tries to attract people who...
Microsoft tries to woo people who grew up in the '90s back to Internet Explorer (video)

Internet Explorer ad tugs at heartstrings of Gen-Y users

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Whether you love or hate Internet Explorer, you've got to admit that some of its ads are pretty good. Microsoft's latest IE ad, dubbed "Child of the 90s," tries to appeal to people who remember the web browser at its worst. The video shows snapshots of passing 1990s fads,...
Internet Explorer ad tugs at heartstrings of Gen-Y users

Sorry, Microsoft: It's Going to Take More than a Game of Pogs to Make Us Download IE

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Our mom didn’t let us wear that kind of nail polish in the 90s. (Photo: screencap.) You’ve got to hand it to Microsoft: The company just won’t give up on its quest to make everyone reconsider their dismissiveness re: Internet Explorer. When last we checked in with the IE marketing...
Sorry, Microsoft: It's Going to Take More than a Game of Pogs to Make Us Download IE
Moving to digital-first is great, Disney - now go kill DVDs

U.S. Army Now Just Stealing Weapon Ideas from Pokemon

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(Photo: Charizard Lair) Way back in 1997, during the heyday of the Japanese cartoon Pokemon–when school lunch breaks were for Pogs and trading character cards–a slew of Japanese people were hit with epilepsy-like symptoms while watching the beloved show. During the episode “Computer Warrior Purigon,” more than 700 people experienced...
U.S. Army Now Just Stealing Weapon Ideas from Pokemon

FaceChipz: Internet of Things Meets Social Networking

www.readwriteweb.com
Remember POGS? Don't feel bad if you don't - you've just dated yourself, that's all. These round collectible discs were used to play a children's game (also called POGS) back in the 1990's. Thanks to the incredible popularity of these little tokens, collecting POGS became a generation-defining fad for the...
FaceChipz: Internet of Things Meets Social Networking

Pogs, Tamagotchis and Lunchables: New Microsoft IE ad takes a trip down memory lane

www.geekwire.com
Oh, man. My 22-year-old self just watched the new Microsoft advertisement above and the nostalgia is flowing like a Capri Sun. Everything kids in the 90s grew up with — The Oregon Trail, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Super Soakers — are all featured in a clever new advertisement that hopes convince...
Pogs, Tamagotchis and Lunchables: New Microsoft IE ad takes a trip down memory lane
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