Apple is known for having excellent product placement in both movies, television, and award shows (Stephen Colbert at the Grammys!). At the 2010 Academy Awards, Apple debuted a commercial for the iPad! The commercial blasts through a variety of the capabilities of the iPad and ends with an on screen ship date of April 3rd (for the USA).
Steve Jobs at the Oscars!
In attendance at the Academy Awards was Steve Jobs himself! Most likely he was there to support Pixar and the animated film, Up! The following crop was an image taken by Wayne Sutton (who claims he was the only one yelling at Steve!):
Here’s a close up shop via the AP:
The commercial is up on Apple.com. Check it out below:
I cannot wait to try the iPad in stores to see how it fares with real world usage. The commercials don’t do it justice. The big dilemma for most people still is which iPad model to buy. 3G or WiFi?
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