All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Smoked By WIndows Phone’

Microsoft Kicks Up Its “Smoked by Windows Phone” Ad Campaign

In February, Microsoft began an ad campaign for its Windows Phones called “Smoked By Windows Phone.” The campaign involved Microsoft Store employees challenging Android and iPhone users to contests involving performing various tasks on a smartphone. The tasks were often weighted against contestants by having the Windows Phone prepared in advance to perform the pre-selected task, but showing off the …

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Microsoft Addresses Windows Phone Contest Controversy, Relents

We recently discussed the story of Sasha Katta and his Windows Phone challenge, where Katta was denied his prize after beating the “Smoked By Windows Phone” challenge. The story hit the wires this weekend, and now, it’s taken off at an exponential rate, raining down bad press and negative reactions on Microsoft and their apparent “change the rules on the …

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