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Views: The Top Television Commercials From 2022
Adweek (December 14, 2022) – These 22 Campaigns Made Creative Professionals Jealous in 2022 – From popular social ads to Super Bowl spots, these are the works that creatives loved:
Dave’s Hot Chicken: ‘Don’t Die Before You Try It‘
Agency: Party Land
Josh Fell, partner and CCO at Anomaly LA:
Like nearly everything coming out of the Party Land crew, this made me laugh. Not a normal laugh. A surprised laugh. An ugly laugh. The type of laugh that creeps out of the guilty part of your subconscious. A vocal acknowledgement of the fragility of existence amidst the looming specter of oblivion. A giggling acceptance of the collective unspoken—that all one can do in life is to embrace the absurdity of it all and smile. And then maybe eat some hot chicken.
Apple: ‘The Greatest‘
Agency: Apple’s in-house team in London
Chris Garbutt, chief creative officer and co-president, Virtue:
Apple’s “The Greatest” is the anthem for innovation addressing accessibility. Apple knows that in order to inspire its community, it has to have the courage to let the audience lead. This work does exactly that.
Ocean Spray: ‘Power Your Holidays‘
Agency: Orchard Creative
Paul Caiozzo, co-founder and chief creative officer, Supernatural:
One ad stood way out to me. The perfect combination of product, culture and freshness. Great, simple extensions that didn’t look to do any “heavy lifting” but rather continued the fun. Doing all of those things isn’t easy and Ocean Spray did it brilliantly.
Headlines: Trump’s Legal Woes, The Future Of Apple iPhone, French Mustard
Donald Trump endured an FBI raid, questioning in a civil lawsuit and an adverse court ruling, all in 48 hours.
But at least in the short-term, he’s making political hay from his legal woes. Why Apple’s future increasingly rests on services rather than just hardware. And how France is coping with a mustard shortage.
Morning News: Economic Collapse In Afghanistan, Apple Lawsuit, Polluters
Economic collapse and halting international aid following the Taliban’s takeover have compounded shortages that were already deepening; we examine the unfolding disaster.
The verdict in a blockbuster case against Apple might look like a win for the tech giant; a closer read reveals new battle lines. And the data that reveal how polluters behave when regulators are not watching.
Morning News Podcast: Remote Worker Issues, Apple Trial, Inflation
A.M. Edition for May 24. WSJ’s Vanessa Fuhrmans on how some bosses still aren’t sure remote workers are as committed as employees at the office.
The trial of Apple and ‘Fortnite’ creator Epic Games nears an end. After paying off credit card debt, borrowers wonder what to pay off next. Peter Granitz hosts.
Reviews: Apple’s New iPad Pro, M1 Mac, AirTags & Apple TV 4K (WSJ Video)
Airtags: The size of Mentos or a Lifesaver? A redesigned super-slim iMac? Lost-item trackers called AirTags? An Apple TV remote that doesn’t suck? New iPad Pros with M1 chips? Apple announced a hodgepodge of updates at a spring event. WSJ’s Joanna Stern has the rundown. Photo Illustration: Adele Morgan
Smartphone Tracking: ‘Apple vs Facebook’ (WSJ)
Big Tech Fight Night: Cook vs. Zuck A new privacy feature in Apple’s iOS 14.5 requires apps to request permission to track you. And Facebook isn’t happy about it. WSJ’s Joanna Stern put Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Apple CEO Tim Cook into the ring to explain why this software update has kicked off a tech slugfest. Photo illustration: Preston Jessee for The Wall Street Journal Personal Technology With Joanna Stern Technology is overwhelming and making decisions about what gadget to buy is harder than ever. WSJ personal tech columnist Joanna Stern makes it all a bit easier in her lively and informative videos.
Analysis: ‘How Would Apple Make A Car’ (Video)
As tech companies become a key part of the auto industry, cars are looking more like giant computers on wheels. To understand why a tech giant like Apple might want to make a car, we built one out of iPhone parts. Photo illustration: Alex Kuzoian/WSJ
Analysis: Is Texas Now The New California? (Video)
Tesla’s gigafactory and Apple’s second-largest campus aren’t the only big businesses coming to Texas. From Oracle to Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Elon Musk to Joe Rogan, Texas has lured an increasing number of big businesses and billionaires away from California since the pandemic began. While California’s population and job growth both slowed to a trickle, Texas added more residents than any other state in 2020. CNBC talks to those moving and longtime Texans about the reasons behind the trend and what it could mean for the future of the Lone Star State.
Photography: Top Tips For Taking Great Photos On The iPHone Camera (Video)
Apple has quietly given its Camera app a major overhaul — with great tricks hidden in its interface. WSJ’s Kenny Wassus demos the new features, from simultaneous video and photo capture to Burst Mode and the new Pro Raw format.
Photo illustration: Kenny Wassus
Video Timeline: 0:00 – 0:44 Introduction 0:45 – 1:17 Hidden Camera Levels 1:18 – 1:44 Quick Video Capture 1:45 – 2:10 Burst Mode 2:11 – 2:37 Preserve Creative Control 2:38 – 3:06 Reveal Exposure Control 3:07 – 3:37 24 FPS Video Recording 3:38 – 4:10 Mirror Selfie 4:11 – 5:39 Apple Pro Raw
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