Google Chrome's analog ads impress without the CGI

A new Google Chrome video uses knitting, perspective, and, um, mercury to illustrate the features of the browser.

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    Google Chrome's new ads illustrate the browser's features in very low tech – and very cool – ways.
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What do you get when you cross a harp, mercury, balloons, sharp objects, ink, mirrors, elastic bands, a hammer, an old Mac, and lots of knitting?

A really cool series of Google Chrome advertising videos.

The spots, posted on the Google Chrome UK YouTube channel Wednesday, present the otherwise-boring features of the Web browser in an innovative and entertaining fashion. Case in point: when was the last time you laughed at a discussion of tabbed browsing? Or were actually amazed at a presentation on the speed at which Web pages load? Both of those, in the video below.

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