"Sh*t Apple Fanatics Say" videos are pretty spot on

Although, we're not sure that we'd say the statements in the videos would cover what an Apple fanatic would actually say, because we see far worse in our comments sections, but the videos are still pretty solid. We can only wait until the same treatment is given to Android fans, which seems inevitable. 

The videos stick with pretty tame examples of the stereotypical Apple fan, ranging in topics from spinning open/closed into fragmented/integrated, expensive accessories, viruses, and of course Steve Jobs. It's certainly amusing, although we're not sure there needed to be two separate videos to cover it all. Our favorite by far was the moment of internal struggle when the guy finds out the girl he likes doesn't have an iPhone. 

As we said before, we're sure there will be an Android fanatic video coming up soon enough, which will no doubt focus on super important issues like removable batteries, expandable memory, and screen size. 

As always, all the fanboys out there can fight to the death if you really feel like that's a worthy use of your time, but we'll just go ahead and respect people's opinion, especially if it conflicts with our own views. That's the human thing to do. 




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1. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Lol.... Gotta admit that was pretty funny

2. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 966; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Althought the "things that were said" were pretty humorous, and stereotypically enhanced (regarding Mac users), I'd say the skit was a little over the top. This is going to start a huge "iPhone vs Android" fight, so I'll just say a few things before it starts. We can stereotype any set of users based on what we see in marketting or movies or poorly-made YouTube videos. "Mac vs PC" was one of the best battle-starting ads I've seen, but it was executed without resorting to childish bashings. Facts were presented, and humor was piled on to lighten it up. We can also stereotype Android users. Based on the customers I deal with daily, I can draw up and present an image of an Android user. These customers want to customize, but complain about how unresponsive and unreliable the phone is. "Mine can multitask." "Mine can fold space and time with the speed of 4G". "My phone can be customized to make it MINE." "My contacts dissapeared." "My apps dissapeared." "My phone keeps locking up". "I can't connect to the internet". I hear it all day.

33. ftyler223

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

good point bud. There are pros and cons to both os's.

58. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Yeah the videos were barely 'ok', though I did laugh a couple of times, especially with the 'Macs NEVER get viruses....okay it got infected by Trojan once...' As for android fans.... "My phone can be customized to make it MINE." - this one kills me the most cause its so over the top. I love how literally for years, after any android device is released the fanatics say "This phone has zero lag!" and then Google goes ahead and releases project butter...classic

76. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

high end phones dont have lag. project butter was designed to make it even nicer. There is a big difference between no lag and crazy smooth. Besides, project butter helps more with the "non high end" handsets than anything. Were you the guy in the video?

88. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

If project butter was for the non-high end handsets, why was Google showcasing all the MAJOR improvements you would see in the Galaxy Nexus? The Nexus is not a flagship device, but it's definitely not low-end either. And haven't people said that if Project Butter was the only feature in jellybean, it would still be well worth the update? Seems like we're talking about more than just low-end smartphones and a small speed bump. Was I the guy in the video? Didn't you film this yourself? You should already know the answer is No.

92. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

The point of me asking if you were the guy in the video is because you are acting like that fanboy. Find the humor in it instead of being so defensive. The galaxy nexus uses an outdated OMAP4 chip that you will probably never see in another phone again. On a pure tech term its a lower-middle end phone. And of course they show it on their Nexus device, thats the whole darn point of the nexus is to be direct updates through google. So no, its an upgrade for the whole ecosystem. The biggest benefits will be to the lower end handsets that will greatly benefit from "butter" much more so than the nicer handsets. And again, who cares. Nice sets were already lag free. Adding FPS to the animations just makes it nicer. There is a difference between "lag free animation' and "high FPS animation". Butter just takes it from the former to the latter.

93. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Well, lower end or not, it didn't stop Android users from saying the Galaxy Nexus "has zero lag" when it released (which by the way is/was completely false). Don't say it doesn't lag if it clearly does. And If lower end phones were the main target, they could have used the Nexus S 4G to showcase project butter, it is being updated to Jellybean after-all. Yeah I got the point of your joke, did you get the point of mine? And I'm not acting the same as the guy in the vid. I'm not talking about Apple, iPhones, 4G/LTE, viruses, or any of that. I was just talking about lag and the sh*t android users say. Try not to be so defensive.

77. pkiran1996

Posts: 166; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

It's because only the stock android had lag prior to Jellybean. Phones such as the Galaxy S2 really don't have lag because the OEM has made it that way by using / adding different hardware such as graphics acceleration.

80. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Ipad's resource intensive app also have lag. Apple fan are really silly if they can't tell that lag happens when resource intensive app run on slower hardware.

86. bobnnate

Posts: 25; Member since: Aug 28, 2011

just like how apple reinvents itself every time right?

59. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Android is still better, though.

85. DFranch

Posts: 533; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

sgtdisturbed47: When talking about the Mac vs. PC adds, I don't think you can say "facts were presented". Maybe if you change "presented" to "distorted" that would be a fair statement. That said, they were usually funny.

3. Jay_F

Posts: 236; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

An article who's sole purpose is a flame war. How wonderful.

15. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

Actually the point is to get everyone to laugh together, rather than fight. I've just lost hope that fanboys can ever be respectful humans. It is possible to laugh and not start a flame war, but that's on you guys.

28. Droiddoes unregistered

So you decided to fan the flames huh? Brilliant.

31. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

Learn to laugh at yourselves instead of starting fights. The videos are funny, that's all there is to it.

34. ftyler223

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

Good point boss. So true

78. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

totally agree

68. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I don't know. Flame war starts when people just don't want to laugh. Anyways, this is funny one Michael. HAHAHAHAHA I hope there's for android and wp fans :)))

4. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

I wish apple made condoms!! Haha

57. smartphonemad

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 10, 2012

But like the iPhone they would be small :p

62. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

HAHAHA My gf says 3.5" is all she needs xD

5. bucky

Posts: 3776; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

A troll article.

16. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Yes, it is a troll article but it's quite amusing

43. Aeires unregistered

I thought it was an article about trolls. /s

6. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

I like to make fun of apple fanatics but that was weak and not funny

63. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

Its american humor. You wouldnt know. If you cant laugh at this, you were tragically born without a sense of humor.

71. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

and your text is much funnier than this clips you are like one really big joke for me so I think I have sense of humor

7. fistigons

Posts: 368; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

That guy was great.

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