Conan makes fun of the new iPad Retina Display, Microsoft's Team CoCo ad dollars put to good use

Conan makes fun of the new iPad Retina Display, Microsoft's Team CoCo ad dollars put to good use
Conan O'Brien never misses a new Apple release without making a good skit out of it, and we've already witnessed Conan's takes on the iPad 2 and Siri, among others. 

The red-haired comedian now pointed its mocking gun to the new iPad, and, since nothing really negative can be said about a 9.7" screen loaded with more than 3 million pixels, he went in a different direction.

It's not the screen itself, but rather what people usually do with even the most high-tech toys that is in the crosshairs of Team CoCo in the video below, but we won't spoil the fun. 

If we were conspiracy theorists, Conan's jabs at Apple and other competitors can be attributed to the advertising dollars Microsoft is spending on the show with Bing and other ads, but so many comedians - from Jon Stewart to Bill Maher - have made Apple's gadgets a favorite sarcasm target, that we would probably be overboard.


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26 Comments

1. tward291

Posts: 559; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

lol i had to look up monkey riding a dog

2. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Its funny because its true,The real apple ad will use more 'wow' and 'amazing,you want it' commentary though!!!!

7. HTCFreak

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 17, 2010

well, that's what ads are usually about, right?

3. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

lost some respect.. it was funny but overboard...

16. Mandroid

Posts: 209; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Shaddup, drone.

24. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

dont be a tool, that was funny. if it was making fun of the Note or Nokia 900 you would be all over it. Besides, Im sure Conan is friends with the REAL William Shatner and doesnt worry about pretenders. :)

4. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Really Funny

5. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

It was funny, & he called it as it is, the new iPad is not that different at all. It looks & has the same EXACT dimensions as the iPad 2. It's funny how all the iFans always made fun of HTC because their designs are the same looking but now we have the iPhone 4 & 4S exactly the same & now the iPad 2 & the new iPad, EXACTLY THE SAME! Let's see if the Samsung Galaxy SIII looks exactly the same as the Samsung Galaxy SII, I bet it won’t!

6. HTCFreak

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 17, 2010

Well, the dimensions aren't EXACTLY the same and it's not the iFans that made fun of HTC -_-

9. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

You are right the new iPad is 9.4mm & the iPad 2 is 8.8mm. Sorry about the wrong info. lol

23. jasrockett

Posts: 114; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

I just tried to simulate 0.6 mm between two fingers, surprise surprise, I couldn't see it.

15. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

At least HTC doesn't make the EXACT SAME DEVICE. But I'm on your side, Apple is focusing on design innovation every 2 years, if that

22. iwebdroidberry7

Posts: 230; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

Excuse me what what exactly is the HTC Titan 1 and 2? Or the Sensation and the Sensation Beats edition?

25. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Sensation beats edition was called the Amaze. :) And they came out like 6 months apart not a year apart. Not a fan of recycled designs either way.

8. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

"since nothing really negative can be said about a 9.7" screen loaded with more than 3 million pixels" lol. you guys are on "Lets love Apple" mission.

10. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

is not that.. is that you guys keep repetaing the same nonsense.. we know you dont like it.. you have said .. now let the people that love it enjoy it...

12. Obviously

Posts: 29; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

Shut your hole chicken!

18. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

dont like to hear the truth... huh

17. Mandroid

Posts: 209; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Shaddup, drone.

19. shimmyx20

Posts: 280; Member since: Mar 03, 2009

"Shaddup, drone." Coming from someone named "Mandroid"...

21. Mandroid

Posts: 209; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Shaddup, shimmy

11. MorePhonesThanNeeded

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Funny commercial, but the article itself said that Apple gadgets are a favorite sarcasm target by many comedians that in itself is reason enough to know that it's not about hate at all. It's the simple fact that so many people "need" to have Apple devices and judiciously sit awaiting a new release months in advance...why would you not make fun of people who do such stupid things(do they have jobs?) So like intelligent comedy you point out the obvious, it doesn't look any different as the opening statement and then touts the amazing screen clarity which is a plus but is that really a reason to rush out and replace the one you just bought 6 months ago? iFan will say of course yes, and scurry off to hand over money while being porked in the rear just to be one of the "elite" to own the New iPad! Yay! Yes, HTC does produce designs that seem to look the same all the damn time, only the Droid Inc looks different compared to HTC catalog of phones.

13. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

LMAO!!!

14. lauremar

Posts: 181; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

I F%#$&ing love it (intended PUN to the bears in the video)...LOL

20. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

This is so hilarious. I like Ellen Degenerous version better. LMFAO

26. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Conan has been a diehard apple user. I dont know why our resident chicken is all up in his grill. As a comedian seen on TV every night, its your job to pick on everyone.. and yes even apple gets a turn.

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