Viral Video: Give Good Phone

Jan 22, 2007  •  Post A Comment

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The setup: It’s a gadget hound’s version of bliss-the one device that finally can do it all. Imagine the new iPhone from Apple, but add on a movie player, remote control, bottle opener, razor, blow dryer, lip glosser, mace, cheese grater, sonogram, hand grenade, pan flute, sideburns and a prophylactic. But don’t imagine it as a phone that works well.

The source: NBC posted the video, crafted for “Late Night With Conan O’Brien,” on YouTube on Jan. 12.

The hits: With all due respect to Paula Abdul’s head-bobbing stupor on Fox last week discussing “American Idol,” which clocked in at 1.9 million views on YouTube, the iPhone commercial is way funnier. It generated more than 1 million views by Jan. 18.

Viral Video: Give Good Phone