Colorful Apple TV billboard ads are pleasingly old school

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It's certainly eye-catching.
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If any more proof was needed that Apple TV is no longer being considered a “hobby,” check out the massive new billboard ad campaign that has been rolling out for the new fourth-generation Apple TV refresh.

Cleverly playing on a color bars motif which references both the old school Apple logo (with colors fastidiously picked out by Steve Jobs, to boot!) and a television test pattern, the billboards can be seen in both landscape and portrait orientation around the U.S.

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The same color test pattern also introduces the video ads for Apple TV, adding consistency to the campaign.

Apple’s last big billboard campaign — called “Shot on iPhone” and depicting, you guessed it, photos shot using Apple’s handset — was described by a Cannes panel of judges as an advertising “game changer.” I’m not sure that the “color bars” campaign is quite so groundbreaking, but it’s definitely eye-catching.

The Apple TV refresh began shipping around one month ago. You can check out our review of it here.

Via: iClarified

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