Posts Tagged ‘ comedy ’

HTC One Funny or Die Bachelorette Spoof Starring James Van Der Beek (Video)

April 15, 2013

HTC partnered with Funny or Die to create a spoof of The Bachelorette TV show just in time for the U.S. launch of the HTC One Android smartphone. The nearly 4-minute comedy short puts a spin on the dating show theme by replacing the typical male contestants with various types of phones. James Van...
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AT&T ‘It’s Not Complicated Up Top’ Commercial Stars NBA Legends Russell, Bird, Kareem and Magic (Video)

April 1, 2013

AT&T released a new commercial starring NBA legends Bill Russell, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The “It’s Not Complicated Up Top” TV advertisement is all about informing consumers that AT&T has a massive network supporting both 4G HSPA+ and LTE technologies. The ad begins with a host asking the quartet of former...
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Samsung Super Bowl XLVII ‘Next Big Thing’ TV Ad with LeBron James, Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd (5 Minute Video)

February 3, 2013

The Big Pitch is here! Samsung just posted its 2-minute Super Bowl XLVII TV advertisement on YouTube, which can be viewed above, prior to the big game between the Ravens vs 49ers; or maybe I should say before the “Big Plate” featuring the San Francisco “50-Minus-1-ers” v.s. the Baltimore “Black Birds.” Like the much shorter teaser,...
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Samsung 2013 Super Bowl XLVII Commercial Teased with Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd (Video)

January 31, 2013

It appears Samsung will again pay top dollars to unleash a new ad during Super Bowl XLVII this Sunday. Last year, during Super Bowl XLVI, the Korean manufacturer enlisted the help of Justin Hawkins, lead singer of The Darkness, in order to hype the original Galaxy Note Android smartphone-tablet hybrid, otherwise known as a...
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Samsung Galaxy Note II ‘Office Upgrade’ Commercial (Video)

December 27, 2012

Now that Christmas is over, it looks like Samsung is adjusting its Galaxy Note II marketing efforts from regular consumers to business men and women. In the company’s latest TV commercial, titled Office Upgrade, Samsung features the Galaxy Note II in a comical office scene in which two employees discuss the usefulness of the...
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Samsung Parodies Own ‘Work Trip’ Commercial with Santa and Mrs. Claus for New Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S III Christmas Spot (Video)

December 17, 2012

Remember Samsung’s sexually suggestive “Work Trip” commercial for the Galaxy S III Android smartphone? You know, the one where a husband is leaving for a business trip and his wife surprises him with a last-second NFC sharing of what’s hinted to be a homemade sex-tape as she warns him not to watch it on...
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Phone Wars: Apple iOS vs Google Android Devices (Star Wars Parody Video)

November 15, 2012

“A long time ago, in a courtroom far, far away…” YouTube filmmaker Warialasky has released an interesting smartphone-themed video, titled Phone Wars: Apple vs. Android. The clip features devices like the iPhone, iPad, the Android-powered Galaxy S III and an old school Nokia cell phone in a space battle that’s meant to parody the...
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Samsung Galaxy S III Ad Encourages NFC Sex Tape Sharing (Video)

October 25, 2012

Samsung’s latest TV advertisement for its popular Galaxy S III Android smartphone puts an interesting spin on NFC-sharing. In the spot, titled “Work Trip,” a husband/father is saying goodbye to his family outside their home prior to heading to the airport in a cab. His two kids excitedly exclaim, “Daddy, we made you a...
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Conan O’Brien Spoofs Apple vs Samsung War (Video)

August 8, 2012

Conan O’Brien spoofed the Apple vs Samsung legal dispute with a hilarious parody video in which a Samsung VP “vigorously” defends itself against Apple’s “absurd” allegations. The clip features the Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab 10.1, iPhone, iPad and, of course, Stefan Jobes. It’s quite funny, so check it out above!
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Samsung Posts Three New Galaxy S III Ads (Videos)

July 10, 2012

Samsung continues their strong marketing push for the Galaxy S III Android smartphone with three new ads, this time focusing on AllShare Play, AllShare Group Cast and Share Shot features. Going along with the whole Designed for Humans campaign, these commercials certainly depict scenes where the handset comes in handy compared to the older...
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NBA All-Star Kevin Love Appears in Samsung Galaxy S III Smartphone ‘Commercial’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

June 21, 2012

NBA All-Star and future Olympian Kevin Love, who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live the other night in a skit that featured the Samsung Galaxy S III Android smartphone – coming shortly to Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T. The rebound king and Guillermo were placed in a tropical setting...
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Conan O’Brien Promotes Team Coco Tablet App (Video)

March 5, 2012

The Team Coco app has been out since the Conan show debuted on TBS in 2010, but now it’s finally optimized for tablets. That means no more having to face issues that were caused from running the phone app on a tablet (scaled-up media experience, forced portrait mode, etc). Plus, the tablet app has...
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“Verizon Guy” Confronts Snowboarder in Prank (Video)

February 28, 2012

Paul Marcarelli, an American actor known primarily as the “Can you hear me now?” guy for Verizon Wireless, has been called upon to perform a prank for the largest wireless network in the U.S. Like in the commercials, the “Test Man” appears with a group of Big Red employees representing “the network.” They surprise...
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NBA Star Kevin Durant Slams Doodle Jump in New Sprint Ad

February 27, 2012

Kevin Durant put on a show during the 2012 NBA All-Star game last night and ultimately won the MVP award, but today we’re interested in his new commercial that repeatedly aired over the weekend. In the ad, Sprint, the official wireless partner of the NBA, focuses on their ability to offer customers carefree unlimited...
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Saturday Night Live Verizon 4G LTE Ad Parody (Video)

February 12, 2012

The lovely Zooey Deschanel may have been the highlight of Saturday Night Live yesterday, but smartphone enthusiasts likely took notice of another appearance. The Verizon Wireless brand and its fleet of 4G LTE Android smartphones appeared in a hilarious mock commercial, courtesy of SNL’s Bill Hader and Fred Armisen. The parody, titled Verizon Ad,...
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