Microsoft created iPod packaging parody video

Microsoft initiated the creation of the iPod packaging parody video that was first reported last month, according to The iPod Observer’s Brad Cook. “It was an internal-only video clip commissioned by our packaging [team] to humorously highlight the challenges we have faced RE: packaging and to educate marketers here about the pitfalls of packaging/branding,” Microsoft spokesman Tom Pilla told Cook via email. ‘While MS did not release the video, it’s natural to share funny things with friends. So while we didn’t publicly share the video, it was shared with appropriate teams internally. We’re happy to see others enjoy the laugh as well.”

Full article at The iPod Observer here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Michael K.” for the heads up.]

Microsoft designs the iPod package video can be seen here.

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Related article:
What if Microsoft redesigned Apple iPod packaging? – February 27, 2006

36 Comments

  1. “It was an internal-only video clip commissioned by our packaging [team] to humorously highlight the challenges we have faced RE: packaging and to educate marketers here about the pitfalls of packaging/branding,”

    TRANSLATION:

    “We have no idea about marketing, design or innovation. We copy all our competitors and pay a fortune in employing crap agencies and under-qualified internal marketing executives that are paid an extortionate salary for doing fcuk all.”

  2. At least some people are trying to get M$ to get it. They won’t, but at least some are trying to make a point.

    —-

    You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear!

    And Microsoft is one hell of a large pig!

  3. MS can’t match Apple so they’re forced to make fun of their packaging?

    What a bunch of ASS wipes!

    This bodes well for Vista to be another unfocused trojan with intent to defraud the user into buying something that looks like Mac OS but performs like SHITE (that’s why they need the wipes).

    Apple, let this be a wake up call, set up an off shore facility to create virus’s and trojans that expose the Swiss Cheese nature of that sickening poser OS known as Windows.

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