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No, this isn't a fan-made commercial, but rather a real anime video promoting Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11. It's titled "Internet Explorer: The Anime," and stars Inori Aizawa. According to The Verge, it's "set in the kind of dystopian world you'd find in Akira, Inori finds herself being chased by killer robots." Continue reading for the video and more information.

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The problem with most virtual keypads on smartphones today is that they just don't offer any tactile feedback. Introducing the "Bubble Phone". This innovative concept has a transparent touchscreen that comes complete with a real keypad on the back and a traditional display up front. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the funniest game show answers of all-time.

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Bit-Tech user "WEHR-WOLF" wanted to welcome the robot overlords into the PC world, so he created this incredible half bot, half computer. According to its creator, it was made with 'parts of machines and tools' [and] a little help from 'a liter of vodka.'" Continue reading for more pictures.

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Well, the big game is almost over, but that doesn't mean the fun has to end there. For 2012, there has been quite a few interesting Super Bowl commercials, ranging from Acura's NSX unveil to a new E*TRADE baby. Continue reading to see five of our favorites -- plus a bonus.

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In this just-released Super Bowl commercial, "Jerry Seinfeld is so excited about the new Acura NSX that he will stop at nothing to acquire the very first one." Continue reading to see what he goes through in order to get the very first vehicle off the production line.

Though we wouldn't think the creator and namesake of the hit TV show Seinfeld would need any more money (syndication ftw!), here he is shilling for Acura, obsessed with being first in line for a product that the Japanese automaker isn't expected to begin selling until 2015.
[via Autoblog]

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Volkswagen's 2012 Super Bowl commercial builds upon the success of its "Tiny Vader" spot from last year and shows a group of talented dogs barking the Imperial March. Plus, "Volkswagen has begun the buildup to a full minute-long commercial featuring the Beetle that will debut during next month's Super Bowl." Continue reading to watch.

The car that's coming back is likely to be the diesel-powered Beetle TDI, especially since the timing lines up with the Chicago Auto Show that runs from February 8th.
[via Autoblog]

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If you thought Super Bowl commercials were cool, then check out these awesome video game slots. They cover the Sega Saturn, Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Resident Evil 2, Grand Theft Auto III and more. Continue reading to see them all.

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According to Blizzard, "Chuck Norris didn't break a sweat filming the newest World of Warcraft television spot; instead, he made the director cry and then cooled himself with the tears." Thankfully, that is just one of the many funny WoW commercials released over the years. Continue reading to see seven of the funniest, or at least we think so.

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Unlike other commercials, Sony's "PS3 Long Live Play" spot features real-life versions of characters found in their games, such as Solid Snake, Sweet Tooth, Kratos, and more. Continue reading to watch.

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You've seen the 1-foot tall Steve Jobs action figure, now check out this sweater-clad impersonator promoting Taiwanese tea. Apparently, everyone who buys at least a bottle of this tea will have a chance to win an iPad 2. Continue reading to watch.

The mystery here is why it took a Taiwanese company to do such a spot-on parody of the Cupertino guru. The other big question is: Will Apple try to stop this ad?
[via Dvice]

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