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Old Aug 8, 2014, 09:58 AM   #26
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"I don't like Apple" and continues to walk... Typical Apple hater. I'll atleast check out other products to make sure I'm not missing out on stuff.
Dislike does not equal hate...
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 10:17 AM   #27
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The first dead giveaway it's fake is the font for the Calendar.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 10:19 AM   #28
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Awesome video. I just wonder how the hell people even now with so much info and stuff, they don't know about gadgets, updates and etc. lol
Because to most people it's rather boring stuff to think about.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 10:34 AM   #29
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a new device for journalists

Yep, this may look like a simple smiley face button but notice the tiny hole in the nostril. It has a miniature camera and microphone that captures wides angle 4k 60 frames/sec 4096 x 2160 Effective Sensor Area video, 48/24 sound and wifi (wifi must be within 1000 yards using new bluetooth 10.

Notice the little computer that looks like a smartie glued to the back. That's a 6 core intel processor that encodes and streams even as it stores (included is a 4 terabyte micro sd card (removable with a sewing needle) or sends full bandwidth video to the bluetooth receiver.

Yes, and you can order any smiley face you want, or get a customized front with text i.e. "I'm Just Following Orders" (any font you want) for a small upgrade price.

..... And no, I didn't fall for the prank. I hate that junk.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 10:39 AM   #30
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BURRRNNN!

This explains a lot though.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 12:32 PM   #31
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You have to realize this is a guy trying to get hits on his YouTube channel. Obviously there would have been some people who realized his trick and called him out - he just edits those people out.

And as for the rest, most people know little to nothing about technology. Smartphones were not mainstream devices until a few years ago. It has been nearly a year since the iPhone 5s came out and a guy with a cameraman is holding a box that says iPhone 6 and showing off the phone - most people will inherently believe him, because you assume he has no motive to be lying to you.

And then he asks leading questions like "Can you feel how fast it is?" the easy answer is to confirm his observation because he has used it for more than the 20 seconds you have been holding it.

Just some observations for those thinking that these people are dumb for believing him.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 12:55 PM   #32
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These kinds if videos are just stupid. Just because someone doesn't stay up to daye on every bit of Apple news doesn't make them dumb. How many people here would know the difference between a new Windows Phone or one that was last year's model? Or a new Mustang and one that was a year old. This youtuber needs to get a life. Let's have real news and rumors on this site and stay away from junk like this.
Exactly. Unless someone's job or personal interests concern technical details, it often makes good sense for them not to concern themselves with such things. Contrary to what some here might think, lack of particularized technical knowledge is not a marker for stupidity.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 01:01 PM   #33
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iPhone fans! Gotta love em! :-)
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 01:48 PM   #34
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The kid asking about the mah, then asking how's that fit in there, almost blew his prank.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 02:12 PM   #35
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Because to most people it's rather boring stuff to think about.
Because other people have other interests and don't care about a stupid phone?
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 02:16 PM   #36
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Because other people have other interests and don't care about a stupid phone?
No, it's not about that.

Most people on the streets would not be able to tell you anything about the iPhone other than the color and capacity because that's what they chose when they bought it.

It's being a bit educated so you know your phone better.

That's just me.

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Old Aug 8, 2014, 02:27 PM   #37
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This is getting old real quick and I'm a Android fanatic. More people than us geeks don't care about these gadgets like we do. I visit more tech sites than so many people I know I'm embarrassed to tell them. I'm actually taking a day off for Apple's announcement and I could care less about buying one. I just like major announcements and I hope that something magical happens. I always regret missing the first 3 iphone announcements because things could have been different; I've never owned a iPhone for more than 3 weeks.
Hey everyone, I found an Android fanatic. Everyone take a torch and pitchfork and form a nice orderly angry mob. Get him!
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 03:31 PM   #38
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Americans by any chance?
A lot of them were Brits and Dutch

There are tech-illiterate people in every country.

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iPhone fans! Gotta love em! :-)
Bit smarter than your average Galaxy fan, still.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 03:45 PM   #39
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A lot of them were Brits and Dutch

There are tech-illiterate people in every country.

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Bit smarter than your average Galaxy fan, still.
Well..... Kimmel has video proof that says otherwise :-)
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 03:49 PM   #40
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Never understood pointless comments like this. You presumably read the article, clicked the comment button, and posted a comment about how you aren't interested. I'm sure this makes sense to somebody.
meh, not interested in this comment about my comment. moving along.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 03:52 PM   #41
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The placebo effect works, even when it comes to gadgets.

No reason to make fun of people; we all succumb to it.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 05:43 PM   #42
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The title for this story should be:

"Yet another demonstration that if you talk to enough people and only show the responses from idiots you can make it look like people are stupid in general."

Fun for late-night talk shows, but terrible for making any judgments about people's intellectual abilities.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 06:46 PM   #43
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This is your average consumer. People on this board will argue for days over specs, but Apple continues to focus on features and ease of use.
Exactly. People here might go ballistic if the larger iPhone gets marginally better specs (may not happen, but it could), but the average consumer won't give a you know what about that.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 06:49 PM   #44
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Something that most of you probably don't know about me is that I'm a CraftsmanŽ lawn mower enthusiast.

Anyway, this video reminds me of the time I replaced the grass bag on my model which is this year's model with a different color grass bag, and I was talking to my neighbor and I told him it was an early-release of next year's model and he was all like "oh, yeah, it sounds a little bit quieter than the previous model" and I was all like "I WAS LYING! IT'S THIS YEAR'S MODEL!! YOU IDIOT!!! HAA!!!!"
And suffice to say, I think he was just a little bit embarrassed.

I don't know. The guys at the CraftsmanŽ forums seemed to get a kick out of it.
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Old Aug 8, 2014, 08:06 PM   #45
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Let me explain

I have done man-in-the-street interviews. A master at it explained how you do it. You barge into the victim/subject's space, and put the mike right in their face. You smile and say, "Hi!" and then you ask the question. When they don't say much, you smile and poke the mic at them. So they say something else, and again, and again. It's not marked by your voice, so you can cut it to say whatever you want. And the editing room floor is a foot deep in film/tape when you finish. You pick only the reactions you want, and then people who see it think what you want them to think. I did one set of questions near Valentine's Day, and I got a touching little film as people -- one in about 12 -- said something funny, or touching. And then I put music behind it. Voila! Stupid people, funny people, angry people, whatever you want. Think about that when you think Jay is a nice guy, while Jay Walking was an item that showed the stupidest people in creation. There were lots of smart people who were cut out.
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Old Aug 9, 2014, 12:08 AM   #46
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All the Apple groupies here are cracking me up with how defensive they get !

But really, this is how the rest of the world see weirdos so fanatically and religiously tied to a Brand.

Lets just say you folks don't come off as smart or informed.

I use a Windows server ,

a Linux terminal ,

a Roku for TV ,

a Nexus 7 for reading in the bathroom ,

a Kindle for the pool (Sunbathing)

a Chromebook for travel

and an iPhone for day to day crap (with hotspot for the Chromebook)

DIVERSIFY PEOPLE !
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Old Aug 9, 2014, 02:05 PM   #47
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All I can say is American TV is not reality, it's all scripted reality, normal people in the street these are not!

This is the country that was rocked with controversy when fans found out WWF was for show and not real!?
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Old Aug 9, 2014, 02:19 PM   #48
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At one point, a young individual in a crowd asks "How many milliamps does it have?"
When people ask this instead of how much battery life you actually get, you get the flaw in the spec-obsessed world android users live in.
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Old Aug 9, 2014, 05:04 PM   #49
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I thought it was pretty funny, especially the parts about how great the display is because it's pixellated and Apple doing away with Siri.
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Old Aug 9, 2014, 08:04 PM   #50
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Obviously no readers of this site... I always wonder what they do with the people who aren't fooled...
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