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Saturday Night Live takes on Verizon's 4G LTE advertising

By Bla1ze on 12 Feb 2012 04:02 am EST

We all know carriers are little bit more focused on buzz words for their advertising these days more so then actually conveying relevant information to the folks who happen to end up tuned into their commercials. Clearly, Saturday Night Live is aware of that fact as well and they took some time go ahead and have a little fun at Verizon's expense on one of their recent skits.

Needless to say, it's focused on their 4G LTE Android offerings and there is no mention of BlackBerry really but that doesn't mean it didn't make an appearance. That Motorola XYBOARD they show off sure does look like a BlackBerry PlayBook. Either way, a pretty hilarious clip. If you can't see the video -- sorry blame NBC and their content restrictions.

Source: NBC; Via: Android Central, The Verge

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Saturday Night Live takes on Verizon's 4G LTE advertising


Thank you. The is the best way to view this in Canada. The NBC blocked the video using IP geo location.

Hey, we aren't restricted with everything...

They didn't restrict us to 2 year cellular contracts. They allowed us to go 3 year unlike how the Americans and the rest of the world is restricted to 2 year.

Its not restricted for Canadians, we just need to get it from the Canadian network that has it licensed for Canada.

I live in Canada and when I go to play it it says "were sorry, but the clip you selected is't avalable from your location"

hell yea Bla1ze, lol that sure is a PlayBook. They did a good job covering main identifiers, but even the Fire tablet (as close as it looks like the PB) can be distinguished from the PlayBook. lol... Good skit, thanks for posting!

Leave it to SNL to take a potentially funny topic and make it completely un-funny. That show should have been put out of our misery 10+ years ago. The only comical thing of the clip was the tagline at the end.


PlayBook OS 2.0 Launching February 21st Officially Confirmed
Published on 02-16-2012 12:45 PM

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We have been waiting to hear an official date for OS 2.0 a really long time from BlackBerry or a RIM employee. Ever since the first whispers of a date were published, it's all been speculation. Today though we got some official RIM confirmation. At the Developing Native Games with the BlackBerry NDK 2.0 Webcast today, Angel Aldana, RIM Manager (Latin America Alliances), confirmed the official date of PlayBook's OS 2.0 launch to be... Tuesday, February 21st! Barring any setbacks, we will have a shiny new OS on our PlayBooks in about 5 days! This is awesome.