Click it and I Note it: Microsoft's latest video ad for the Surface Pro 3 is excessively peculiar

Yesterday, we presented you a pick of some downright funny and entertaining smartphone commercials. Two Microsoft-made commercials found its way to the curated pick, but if we were to write today, Redmond would have been represented by the total of three video ads. Why? Well, it seems that Microsoft is very keen on bizarre and odd commercials, as its latest one for both the Surface Pro 3 and the OneNote app is downright peculiar and somewhat controversial.

See, it's actually a parody of one of 2011's number one singles, LMFAO's catchy “Sexy and I Know It”. Microsoft's take on the matter, however, is dubbed “Click it and I Note It”, as it's mostly centered upon the functionalities of the Surface Pro 3 and its Surface Pen. Then again, we found ourselves deeply immersed into the lyrics of the parody and we futilely tried to listen to it without laughing time after time.

Yes, it's funny and catchy, but will it make Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 look more rad? That's highly doubtful, but thankfully, the tablet is already selling faster than its predecessors. Be sure to check out the “Click it and I Note It” parody below and tell us what's your opinion about it!

source: Office Videos via The Verge



1. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

That is the most awkward and uncool commercial I've ever seen.

9. NexusKoolaid

Posts: 493; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

To the MS marketing department... Go Home, you're drunk.

11. Tadimsky

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

It's not a commercial... It was made by the engineering team for fun.

2. sniperdroid

Posts: 146; Member since: May 23, 2013

Wow! I wonder how much they paid for this.

3. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

LOL....Too many Macbooks at 0:46 ! Pretty cringe worthy ad tho.... Remember: Macbooks can run Windows but Windows can't run Mac OS

4. tasior

Posts: 265; Member since: Nov 04, 2012

I'm not sure, that the most desired function, is ability to use Surface Pro as a piece of paper. It's a bit too expensive for piece of paper...

5. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

LOL....Ouch ! +1 I seriously dunno how did that ad ever got an approval to be aired.

6. nbringer

Posts: 180; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Ha, ha, funny! For me the click and note part however is not the selling point of Surf3. It's thse GAAAAAAMES!!! Now if you'll excuse me dear kinds, I'm going back to my Starcraft 2 on Surf3.

8. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Exactly why I want a Surface Pro 3 is because it can run legacy programs. I can use it for coding too... damn when will I get one...

7. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

What a f****** stu**d commercial. wasted precious seconds of my life. SH**

10. PressStart

Posts: 119; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

It's like they fire and hire new people to make their commercials every week.

12. kenikh

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

IT IS NOT A COMMERCIAL. It is an internal video made by the engineering team for fun. CTFO.

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