Cookie Monster stars in new Apple iPhone 6s commercial about 'hands-free' Siri



When iOS 8 was released, Apple iPhone users were allowed to call for Siri hands-free. There was one major caveat: the iPhone had to be plugged in to an outlet. When the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus launched in September, they came with an improved "Hey Siri" feature that allows users to activate the voice activated virtual personal assistant by saying "Hey Siri," even if the phone is not plugged in.

When Apple decided to promote this feature in a new television ad, it called upon one of America's most well-known personalities. Yeah, he's a little blue, but then again that is an affliction that he's always had. We're talking of course, about the Cookie Monster. As the ad starts, CM is busy cooking up a batch of cookies (what did you expect, blue meth?)  when he calls out for Siri to time 14 minutes. 

While waiting for his cookies to bake, Cookie Monster asks Siri to play his "waiting" playlist. The first song on the list is "Time in a bottle" by the late Jim Croce. As the song plays we learn a couple of things. One, the song is not exactly one to play to get people inspired. And two, the Cookie Monster does not have much patience. And after what seems like an eternity, Cookie Monster asks Siri to check how much time is left until the cookies are ready. We won't give away what happens, but it is funny.

Check out the latest Apple iPhone commercial by clicking on the ad at the top of this article.


source: Apple via TechCrunch

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iPhone 6s
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1715 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6s Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2750 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. Hashed unregistered

Funny ad. Nicely done Apple.

2. Unordinary unregistered

Such a great ad! Cookie Monster will always have a place in my heart

3. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

It's a long time that I haven't such a good add from Apple, nice thought!

5. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

It's a long time that you did not watch an add from Apple.

4. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Thank goodness someone brought Cookie Monster back to his roots! It's an assassination of childhood that Sesame Street has basically made him the Vegetable Monster. Um, not that I still watch Sesame Street... Don't you judge me!!! Nicely done Apple!

6. SprintGuy26

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 21, 2011

nice ad Apple! my Android phone already does this with Google...why is Apple just now getting hands free, i thought they already done had this feature like on Android? guess i was wrong

7. MotoFoner

Posts: 34; Member since: May 11, 2015

It had to be plugged in to an outlet? Why?

8. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

To save battery xd. With the iPhone 6s it was put as a feature processed by the M9 copeprocessor. This way, battery is not affected.

9. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

It would had been funny if the Cookie Monster lost it's patiente in the end and then took a bite from the Apple iPhone hahaha.

10. NocturnalEvil

Posts: 39; Member since: Mar 11, 2015

One more reason to go for iPhone. Cookieeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!

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