Top tech Super Bowl commercials for 2010

On Sunday America unleashed Super Bowl XLIV, which was the most watched television program of the year. Attracting 80 to 90 million American viewers at any one point, the professional American football event is one that advertisers scramble to be a part of. With a 30 second commercial costing between $2.5 – $2.8 million, the ads need to make an impact and this year was no exception.

We've compiled a few of our favourite tech related Super Bowl commercials below. Enjoy.

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Out of those, the Monster.com and the Motorola ones were the best! :D

In addition, I got a big kick out of the Coke and Volkswagen ads!

I thought the google ad was clever and nice but the mom banging on the door for the motorola one was funny as.

Google's ad was a regular boring ad that miss the whole point of a Super Bowl ad, make it funny. People remember the funny stuff more.

Wow, Superbowl fans were really punished this year. These ads are just awful. Did they all hire the marketing team behind Microsoft's "Windows 7 was my idea" campaign? A whole new level of "fail" as the kids would say.

That's not Megan's thumb in commercial :P

http://www.celebritysmackblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/megan-fox-thumbs.jpg

PureLegend said,
Motorola and GoDaddy were pretty meh. Liked the Intel Google and Monster ones though :)

Google??? I hope there was a bit of sarcasm in there. Haven't seen a more boring ad in my life. Some of the others were okay.

dogmai said,

Google??? I hope there was a bit of sarcasm in there. Haven't seen a more boring ad in my life. Some of the others were okay.

Yeah, the Google one was pretty lame. Intel and Monster were decent.

dogmai said,

Google??? I hope there was a bit of sarcasm in there. Haven't seen a more boring ad in my life. Some of the others were okay.

Umm, it demonstrated how Google is used in every day life with a sentimental story line. I thought it was brilliant and actually advertised their "core" product well. It also strengthened their "No Evil" message (even if it was deceiving), but that is what you would want an advert to do.

Shadrack said,

Umm, it demonstrated how Google is used in every day life with a sentimental story line. I thought it was brilliant and actually advertised their "core" product well. It also strengthened their "No Evil" message (even if it was deceiving), but that is what you would want an advert to do.

Aww, it's the thought that counts I guess... I mean, it WAS the worst ad...

Why would you like such a boring ad, Super Bowl ads are supposed to be funny. :)

Electric Jolt said,

Aww, it's the thought that counts I guess... I mean, it WAS the worst ad...

Why would you like such a boring ad, Super Bowl ads are supposed to be funny. :)

Maybe I liked it because I'm not 12.

vincent said,
Intel one was the best

Yeah it's almsot like they invented the concept of a robots having human emotions. They should approach Disney and Pixar with the idea of a full-length animated movie.

Oh wait....

jbrunt1990 said,
Surely you would get more advisement from $2.5million worth of billboards...

No, you really can't. Just about everybody watches the super bowl. It is funny because even other channels (such as 24-hr news channels) are asking their audience "what are you doing here? why aren't you watching the super bowl?"

I don't even really like football and I watch the super bowl.

Not to mention that many people (such as myself) watch it specifically for the commercials. And then these commercials get played back over and over on every website (such as this one) for weeks to come and get ranked and reviewed and go viral. It's an advertisers dream.

dead.cell said,
lol, I liked the Motorola one with the mom banging on the door. :P

All pretty decent.

I can't believe that was allowed past the sensors, there was no hidden suggestions it was blatant "that kid is playing with himself on the other side of that door to a Megan Foxx picture". Not something I find is commercial appropriate, humorous but not for advertisement on tv.

dead.cell said,
lol, I liked the Motorola one with the mom banging on the door. :P

All pretty decent.


lol... i like that too.... More adds here at youtube if some one is interested.

http://www.youtube.com/adblitz

PaulDr said,
I can't believe that was allowed past the sensors, there was no hidden suggestions it was blatant "that kid is playing with himself on the other side of that door to a Megan Foxx picture". Not something I find is commercial appropriate, humorous but not for advertisement on tv.

It wasn't though, he could've just been looking at it for all you knew.

PaulDr said,

I can't believe that was allowed past the sensors, there was no hidden suggestions it was blatant "that kid is playing with himself on the other side of that door to a Megan Foxx picture". Not something I find is commercial appropriate, humorous but not for advertisement on tv.

I'm not surprised that didn't get censored. Masturbation in the US is no longer a taboo. Remember the American Pie trailer that aired on TV YEARS ago that implied the lead guy ****ing a pie?

What did surprise me about this advert was that it was about a celebrity sexting using a Motorola phone. I'm not saying it should have been censored (I'm against censorship), but it was a ballsy ad given that sexting has been a major issue with teens and pre-teens. So much of an issue that even congress has a committee looking into it.

vaximily said,

+2, ****ing conservatives.

The "****ing conservatives" did manage to censor quite a few adverts this year from the super bowl. One of which was an advert for a gay dating web site.

dead.cell said,
lol, I liked the Motorola one with the mom banging on the door. :P

All pretty decent.

I thought it was hilarious to.