British humor targeted at the iPad 2 makes for a hilarious video skit

British humor targeted at the iPad 2 makes for a hilarious video skit
British host Charlie Brooker has his take on the Apple iPad 2, and the mania that surrounded its launch, adding to the list of comedians having fun with Apple's second generation tablet, like Conan O'Brian before.

Exalted people standing in line for a gadget is obviously not what he grew up with, so he has some hilarious comments about the whole situation in his TV show. We especially liked the part where he says that the promo for the iPad 2 features people "... ignoring their surroundings to gloat at a globing tray. We saw them failing to notice the Eiffel Tower, shunning the Golden Gate Bridge, ignoring the Coliseum, turning their backs on a beautiful Greek island, and blanking the Notre Dame Cathedral."

Whether you agree with him or not, we are sure it will make you smile at least once.



via Gizmodo

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16 Comments

1. BaiGanyo

Posts: 308; Member since: Feb 07, 2011

This is the funniest thing ever... And what everyone knows, except the drones. The truth has spoken, it had a British accent, and was fucking HILARIOUS!

2. IOS5 unregistered

This guy better for him to stay with fish and chips and jag oh sorry even jaguar no more birtish cars it's owned by TATA an Indian natrious of the transportation billioner.

12. messiah

Posts: 438; Member since: Feb 19, 2010

birtish? ...natrious? slow down, stop racing the speed of dumb. ios5 is daft.

3. Kyle unregistered

this guy doesnt know what he is talking about. i hate british people. they get annoy my nerves.

4. PhoneLuver

Posts: 481; Member since: Jul 05, 2010

They get annoy your nerves? lol Did you just affirm the the world's notion that American's are ignorant dweebs?

15. CongBroChill17

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 09, 2011

*Americans, in the plural form, not American's, in the possessive form. Just an FYI.

5. IOS5 unregistered

What a shame this guy should say thanks to Apple cuz the best designer in Apple British. British always thinks they're the best and smartest a... But they don't.

8. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

lol but they sure are not ignorant as americans =)

10. Socalvenom unregistered

true so true and FYI did you know that gas is predicted to hit $5 dollers a gallon by May but the US is sitting on an oil reserve that would last over a thousand years plus since we wouldn't be relaying on other country's for crude our gas prices would go down to estimated amounts of 0.15 to 0.35 cents a gallon. Plus we would be able to use the money that we pay other country's for good on our selves hence creating thousands of jobs and erasing the $3 trillion dollar debt in only one year.

9. Socalvenom unregistered

Im American and I can honestly tell you since I lived in Los Angeles California and West Kensington, England that Everyone are more intelligent then Americans. If it wasn't true why is the United States in a debt of $3 Trillion dollars, we can't fix this country yet we rant on about how great we still are and how better this nations is compared to others. Well those times are long over and Europe and Asia are leading the way the United States no longer was the right or the means to think and act with such ignorance.

11. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Correction..... Europe is not leading....sadly they are following america.... Macro trend: world power is moving from west to east...

13. messiah

Posts: 438; Member since: Feb 19, 2010

you missed an "is" there. think the brits possibly have a better vocabulary than dyslexic bloggers. ios5 0 for 2 on this page

6. Funnyperson unregistered

This is great, it has the WiFi's , will make you an Island, and Fly you to it, as it prints you money! Will Definately start watching Charlie Brooker , he is right on with Apple

7. spot on unregistered

He's spot on! And ifans are here complaining?!?!? Get a sense of humor you dweebs!

14. ObiWanSymbian unregistered

The thing that strikes me the most, at the same time elliminating the iPad(Any_Number) from my wishlist, is the fact, that there is NO MS Office for it. The have it for the Apple's computers, but not for the iPad... WTF?? So... after all... it is nothing but a Big Giant iPod... I'm still waiting for a tablet that can launch the MS Office. How much more time?

16. @ObiWanSymbian unregistered

Well, it sounds like MS won't be getting a tablet OS out till middle of 2012. At least that's the latest word, and that's expected to be just a preview or beta version. So, maybe 2013 you might find a tablet that runs Word. Or MS might give up by then and port Office to a decent mobile OS. . . like Android ;)

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