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In the cut-throat tablet market, a Taiwanese company has found one way to make its product stand out: paying an actor to dress up as Steve Jobs and make tasteless jokes about how he's dead. Tasteless, yes. Successful on Youtube, yes. The advert for the Action Pad from Action Electronics is light on the new tablet's features …

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Joke

I'd have been more impressed

If the man looked even remotely like Stevie boy.

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all they would need is some white dude they all look the same anyway

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@FunkyEric

For me that made it even funnier.

A bit like the Japanese Elvis impersonator you can have as a witness for your Vegas wedding.

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Coat

Danish Cartoons Mk.2

Aieeeeeeeeee!! Burn the infidels!!! How dare you portray his holiness's likeness!!!

*cut to scene of confused iFans burning a Galaxy Tab*

Etc.

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Anonymous Coward

MAYBE ITS THE SECOND COMING?

He had always been looked on as a God by the Applista fanbois, maybe he has inside info from above and is headging his bets?

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ALL-CAPS TITLE

= LarsG post

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NOPE...

NOT ME... Missing the ...

Still I am flattered you think I am responsible for all TITLE CAPS POSTS.

imitation is the sincerest form of flattery :-)

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Anonymous Coward

Great.

You just told the Germans we have their enigma code.

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That's taking the p*ss. Angel??

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Angel, yes! Even Taiwanese rip-off merchants have standards!

I highly doubt they'd want to see that guy dressed as Buffy!

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It's not THAT bad!

I mean, come on, he's not exactly eating babies or anything!

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Devil

The eating babies footage is on the floor of the edit suite.

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FAIL

Clearly not Jobs.

As that guy has Angel wings and a halo. That's not the dress-code where he went...

Whilst Microsoft are also a greedy evil empire, as much as Apple are, at least Gates is donating his billions to good causes.

Jobs was just an evil businessman, that got lucky by hiring the right people and caught peoples imagination because he wore a poloneck and jeans when everyone else was wearing suits.

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The reg cracked wise in the previous article about the passing of gamer and how his body went unnoticed by other gamers for nine hours in an internet cafe and now you get your shorts in a knot and all uppity over this?

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Nice

I just saw these commercials a couple of weeks ago when I was in Taiwan for Chinese New Year. I thought it was rather clever and it had me checking the specs further but it turned out a bit light to seriously draw me in.

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