Microsoft: Surface is better than your MacBook

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Microsoft is poking fun at Apple again, this time, taking on MacBook users.

Three Microsoft commercials, which are meant to evoke Apple's famous Mac vs. PC spots from a decade ago, compare Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet to the MacBook.

In each of the ads, the MacBook owner is amazed at how the Surface is as powerful, fast and capable as the Mac, while having tablet-like features, including a touchscreen.

This isn't the first time Microsoft tried to give Apple a taste of its own medicine.

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched a similar commercial poking fun at Siri. The ad showed a person asking Microsoft's "personal assistant" app Cortana to do tasks like set location-based reminders. Siri quipped, "Now, that is a smart phone."

After Windows 8 launched in 2012, Microsoft showed side-by-side comparisons of the iPad and a Windows 8 tablet. After seeing all the things the Windows tablet could do that the iPad couldn't, an exasperated Siri wondered, "Should we just play Chopsticks?"

When Windows 7 debuted in 2009, Microsoft ran commercials of people proudly saying, "I'm a PC."

Still, even if Microsoft is winning the clever commercial battle, its products haven't made a dent in the MacBook, iPad and iPhone sales.

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