Motorola readies its 1984 Superbowl XOOM ad with another teaser

February 4, 2011: 2:42 PM ET

Motorola is going to do a riff on Apple's iconic 1984 Superbowl ad, touting its Honeycomb tablet.

For better or worse, Motorola (MMI) is planning a Super Bowl ad to introduce the world to its Google (GOOG) Android 3.0 Tablet.  Here's a clip:

They released another teaser last week, but Motorola has told me this isn't actual footage from the commercial.

What's that saying about "if you've mentioned your competition in your ads, you've already lost"? It is never good to be a lemming (video below):

(Apple's less popular 1985 commercial above, more popular below)

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Google went from searching the Web to worming its way into nearly every facet of business and government. Seth Weintraub unveils where the company is going, who it's competing with, who it's about to compete with and how market forces push the company to veer or adhere to its Don't Be Evil motto. For 15 years, Weintraub was a global IT director for a number of companies before becoming a blogger.

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