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Top 5 tech videos of 2011

From iPhone 4S' promotional video to the Samsung ad mocking Apple fans, technology videos were a instant hit with techies for their wit and humour. Here's a look at the best videos which went viral worldwide..

business Updated: Dec 21, 2011 17:41 IST
Sonakshi Babbar
Sonakshi Babbar
Hindustan Times

From iPhone 4S' promotional video to the Samsung ad mocking Apple fans, technology giants released innovative videos to grab the attention of the viewers.

While some failed to make a mark, some of them were an instant hit worldwide for their wit and humour.

Here's a look at the most popular tech videos of this year.

iPhone 4S promo: 28 mn views

If its Apple, you surely don't need any other promotional tactics. The company released an promotional video for its latest product, the iPhone 4S and not surpringly it became a hit worldwide within w few days of its relase. the video in itself has nothing extadordinlay - it just explains the phones new features - the Apple fans ensured that it became a viral of the year.

Google Chrome The Web is What You Make of It campaign featuring Lady Gaga: 22 mn views

With Lady Gaga herself engagaing, connecting with her fans via Google chrome, Google Chrome couldn't have roped in a better person to promote its The Web is What You Make of It campaign. With a youthfu feel, preppy feel and Gaga belting out Edge of Glory, Google played its cards right this time.

Sony PS3's Michael/Long Live Play ad: 15.8 mn views

Sony brings the spotlight on the playstation player in its brand new Michael/Long Live Play ad for Playstaion 3. The ad shows the popluar video game characters paying ode to the biggest hero of all - the player himself - in this case Michael. The ad stuck a chord with video game players all over the world, as it brought the essence of gaming community.

BlackBerry Torch 4G: 9 mn views

After a long time, Blackberry came up with an ad which was crisp, smart and funny - no one breaking into a Blackberry song and dance sequence! The AT&T commercial for the BlackBerry Torch 4G, became an unexpcted hit this year. The boss asking workers to do what you should with a smartphone - play games and have fun - rather than emailing and working was an instant hit among the viewers.

Samsung Galaxy S II: 4.5mn views

Samsung's new ad for Galaxy S II takes a dig Apple fans who've qued up to buy the next iPhone. As the Apple users wait for the next big thing to arrive, they're stunned to see a man flaunting a Samsung Galaxy II, which as it turns out is actually The Next Big Thing.

First Published: Dec 21, 2011 11:14 IST

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