Parody of Apple iPad mini "Piano" ad will tickle your funny bone

Parody of Apple iPad mini
So Apple sold 3 million units of the Apple iPad mini and fourth-generation Apple iPad (wish Cupertino would have named it the Apple iPad 4), the more important news is that the tech titan brought back the 1938 classic "Heart and Soul" for its television ad featuring the two new tablets. We get the point. It is perhaps the easiest piece to learn and yet, sounds cool which is, we guess, some type of comparison to the tablets. Easy to use, but oh so cool.

What Apple seems not to have learned is that doing an ad like "Piano," as the spot is called, leaves you wide open to be made fun of and that is exactly what happened. Instead of stopping with the Apple iPad mini as with the original ad, the parody continues through the iDevice lineup and more. And to make sure that you do grasp the humor here, we've included the original ad as well as the parody, below.

We do have one warning. The other day, in response to something funny we wrote, a Phone Arena reader nearly choked on his soda. Perhaps you shouldn't be consuming any food or beverage while watching.

source: YouTube (1), (2) via PocketLint



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18 Comments

1. syedzain

Posts: 175; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Lol really great, these ads are making apple Famous .

11. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

bingo! ;)

17. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Nearly chocked on his soda? Hopefully he video corded it so we all can watch that hilarious moment

16. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

he's making FUN OF APPLE

18. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Wow. I just wasted 46 secs of my life 4 something that's NOT funny

2. bvalde09

Posts: 191; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Are you serious? LMFAO!!!!! I like it.

10. kdealltheway

Posts: 94; Member since: Oct 21, 2012

Your avatar likes it to...

3. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

The original ad shows the arrogance of APPLE - it shows nothing special from any other tablet. I wonder how many are buying an iPAD after viewing the original commercial?

9. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

You really need to take a marketing course if you think that ad shows arrogance on Apple's part. Advertisements can do a LOT more than merely highlight new features. The iPad Mini obviously can't compete with the full-sized iPad directly through specs, so Apple is choosing to cultivate the "little brother" mentality, that the Mini is more than just a personal computing device, but rather a member of a family, as anyone who's ever played Heart and Soul on the piano with a younger/older sibling, cousin, or other loved one will understand. People like to think their devices have meaning beyond mere utility.

4. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

What, no iPod nano?

12. Evil.Bunny

Posts: 41; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

the second last device was the new nano i guess.

5. nwright94 unregistered

Very creative haha. You may confuse so e people into thinking there actually IS a touch iMac haha

7. Contreramanjaro

Posts: 153; Member since: Dec 04, 2011

They did me. I didn't read carefully enough and was very surprised, then soon disappointed.

6. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

+50 likes love these lol

8. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

So, you can basically only play one iSong on them: genius for the seller; 'dumb and iDumber' for the buyer.

13. intos

Posts: 93; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

parody ?!? or marketing maybe ??? every stupid video made by apple fanboys or by it shielf shows it like a parody!! that is stupid !!

14. Rydsmith unregistered

What the hell did you just say?

15. _PHug_

Posts: 482; Member since: Oct 11, 2011

What was funny? I don't get it

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