Apple brought back actor John Hodgman for a quick cameo in immediately’s Arm-based Mac launch occasion, reprising his position as the dorky “I’m a PC” character, now tasked with poking fun at Intel-based PCs within the face of an Apple silicon future for the corporate.
The brief slot aired following the top of Tuesday’s “One More Thing” event the place they confirmed off their new M1 chip and new designs for their upcoming MacBook Air, MacBook Professional and Mac Mini. Hodgman’s character appeared in a white room amid the classic advert campaign’s signature tune, while concerning a number of the new machines’ advances in power management.
There was notably no cameo from Justin Long, and it’s unclear whether Hodgman’s appearance will only grace at present’s event or whether Apple has plans for a throwback ad campaign. However, it was a fun nod to a well-liked marketing campaign from Apple.
You'll be able to catch the appearance under on the 45:27 mark.