The big game might be over, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t any Super Bowl XLIX content left to enjoy, particularly if you haven’t been really paying attention to all those expensive ads on Sunday. Some of the best Super Bowl commercials included new trailers for various movies that will be released this year, and you can find them all embedded after the break. More →
When it’s not busy running Apple attack ads that generally miss the mark by a pretty wide margin, Microsoft has gotten exceptionally good at creating commercials that move us by showcasing the software giant’s softer side. After all, Microsoft is much more than Windows and Office. The company’s software and hardware enables solutions that push technology further than it has ever gone before. As a result, Microsoft often plays a huge role in enabling people to do things that would have been impossible just a few short years ago.
What’s really remarkable about professional sports is the extreme emotions they generate from fans, both positive and negative. Nowhere was this more evident than the end of Sunday’s Super Bowl, when the Seahawks were within one yard of scoring the game-winning touchdown before quarterback Russell Wilson threw a devastating interception to Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler to end Seattle’s hopes. More →
Whether or not you watched the Super Bowl last night, you’re undoubtedly being inundated with news about it today. In fact, your friends and colleagues are probably having trouble deciding which buzzworthy moments deserve the most attention. Was it the confused dancing shark during the halftime show? The atrocious play call that ended the game?
Or was it the commercials? More →
Football is only one part of the spectacle that is the Super Bowl each year. Companies large and small pool together millions in order to air their best new TV commercials, and people continue to buzz about the best new TV ads that ran during the Super Bowl for days to come. This year, a 30-second national spot cost a cool $4 million, so companies made sure to stretch that cash as far as it could go with some of the best TV ads we’ll see all year.
The commercials were such a big deal this year that Dish decided to introduce a new reverse Auto Hop feature that skipped all of the football from Super Bowl XLIX and let subscribers only watch the ads. Not everyone has Dish, of course, but it’s now just as easy to watch all of the great Super Bowl ads from last night online. More →
T-Mobile CEO John Legere is widely known for two things: talking a ridiculous amount of trash about rival wireless carriers, and delivering on all of his talk with monster subscriber additions each quarter. On Sunday night, Legere was shooting par for the course on his Twitter account during Super Bowl XLIX, supplying his standard running commentary about the competition.
If you had money on the Super Bowl, you would have cleaned up if you based your bet on the simulation conducted before the game by Madden NFL 2015. As USA Today’s Brett Molina notes, Madden’s official simulation got the score of the game exactly right since it correctly predicted the Patriots would beat the Seahawks 28 to 24. And that’s not the only thing Madden got right. More →
The Super Bowl is on Sunday and, unlike the majority of my fellow Americans, I will be rooting for the New England Patriots. As a native Bostonian, the Patriots are in my blood, although I fully admit that if I weren’t from New England I would probably hate them as much as the rest of the country does. More →
Even people who don’t like football will often tune into the Super Bowl just for the ads, which are the best and most creative the advertising industry has to offer. To give you a preview of coming attractions, we’ve picked out eight great ads you’ll see this Sunday during the big game. Check them out below! More →
There’s no worse feeling than having the battery on your phone die. It’s like having all of your closest friends suddenly vanish off the face of the Earth, which is why the Super Bowl commercial from smartphone case maker Mophie is going to resonate with anyone who has ever owned a smartphone. More →
You don’t need a cable subscription to watch Super Bowl XLIX online for free on Sunday, as you can use one of the smart gadgets you already own, including smartphones, tablets and computers, to stream the game and the halftime show. In the post that follows, you’ll get all the information you need to be able to watch the upcoming Seahawks vs. Patriots game on your own terms on Sunday. More →