Super Bowl commercials on your iPod

Summary:Many of the commercials that will be run on this weekend's Super Bowl on ABC are available to watch now, if you're into such things. Now you can even watch the expensive commercials on your iPod.

ipod-superbowl.jpg
Many of the commercials that will be run on this weekend's Super Bowl are available to watch now, if you're into such things. It's amazing that advertisers have us brainwashed into watching their commercials in the first place, let alone that some people even go to the extreme of downloading them and watch them repeatedly. Now you can even watch the expensive commercials on your iPod.

According to AdJab, Anheuser-Busch will make its commercials available for downloading from Budweiser.com for playback on iPods sometime after the Super Bowl. The commercials will be playable on computers and other devices both portable and not. According to the story Degree deodorant will also release an iPod friendly version of their commercial. Deodorant commercials on my iPod? No thanks!

Engadget reports that this year you'll also be able to watch Super Bowl commercials on your mobile phone. Sprint will be rebroadcasting the ads for days after the game is over.

In related news, Coca-Cola's Super Bowl ad for Full Throttle is backfiring even before it aired and GoDaddy.com has posted a timeline of the ordeal they went through to get their Super Bowl ad approved through ABC with rough cuts of the denied commercials.

Topics: Apple

About

Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

zdnet_core.socialButton.googleLabel Contact Disclosure

Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.

Related Stories

The best of ZDNet, delivered

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.