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Apple Debuts New 'Thank You Speech' iPhone 6s Ad Starring Neil Patrick Harris

Apple has shared a new television commercial called "Thank You Speech" starring actor Neil Patrick Harris. The new 30-second spot promotes hands-free Siri on iPhone 6s in a humorous tone.


Harris asks Siri to read him his "thank you speech" while he stands in front of a mirror practicing with a hairbrush. The How I Met Your Mother star previously had a quick cameo in Apple's recent "Onions" ad.

Apple previously promoted hands-free Siri with its acclaimed "Timer" ad starring Cookie Monster from Sesame Street, with was accompanied by a humorous behind the scenes video. It also shared an ad called "Hey Siri" in December that specifically shows off the hands-free feature.



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35 months ago
MAybe me, but I don't find this too funny.
Rating: 10 Votes
35 months ago
Hey siri, call my son.

Sorry, I can't find san in your contacts, would you like me to search the web for san?

As I drive and cuss her out like the stupid useless tech she is....
Rating: 9 Votes
35 months ago
Make new PRODUCTS not new ADS!

Tim

('https://www.macrumors.com/2016/05/09/apple-iphone-ad-neil-patrick-harris/')


Apple has shared a new television commercial called "Thank You Speech ('//www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z90nZtd1AmM')" starring actor Neil Patrick Harris. The new 30-second spot promotes hands-free Siri on iPhone 6s in a humorous tone.

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Harris asks Siri to read him his "thank you speech" while he stands in front of a mirror practicing with a hairbrush. The How I Met Your Mother star previously had a quick cameo in Apple's recent "Onions ('https://www.macrumors.com/2016/04/25/apple-iphone-6s-ads-touch-id-4k-video/')" ad.

Apple previously promoted hands-free Siri with its acclaimed "Timer ('https://www.macrumors.com/2016/03/16/apple-iphone-6s-ad-cookie-monster/')" ad starring Cookie Monster from Sesame Street, with was accompanied by a humorous behind the scenes video ('https://www.macrumors.com/2016/04/07/apple-cookie-monster-behind-the-scenes/'). It also shared an ad called "Hey Siri ('https://www.macrumors.com/2015/10/25/apple-shares-new-iphone-6s-ads-camera-hey-siri/')" in December that specifically shows off the hands-free feature.

Article Link: Apple Debuts New 'Thank You Speech' iPhone 6s Ad Starring Neil Patrick Harris ('https://www.macrumors.com/2016/05/09/apple-iphone-ad-neil-patrick-harris/')

Rating: 6 Votes
35 months ago

I love it.

It does remind me though, here's hoping for some big Siri upgrades at WWDC. It's funny how natural she sounded just a few years ago, but standards have been raised. I was using an Echo at work and Alexa's voice makes Siri sound like a bit of a robot in comparison.

I might be alone on this, but I kinda like the robot sounding twist. Makes it a bit less creepy than having a "too real sounding" voice
Rating: 5 Votes
35 months ago
They've been promoting siri a lot lately... hope to see big improvements in the near future...
Rating: 5 Votes
35 months ago
I want to vomit every time I see an Apple commercial now. There's no soul to them any more.
Rating: 4 Votes
35 months ago

I love it.

It does remind me though, here's hoping for some big Siri upgrades at WWDC. It's funny how natural she sounded just a few years ago, but standards have been raised. I was using an Echo at work and Alexa's voice makes Siri sound like a bit of a robot in comparison.


the male voice sounds pretty good, the woman voice still sounds like an angry bitch ex wife tho
Rating: 4 Votes
35 months ago

Siri is just a chatbot that happens to know how to call your contacts. How about a Siri API for developers in iOS 10? Would love to:

"Hey Siri, request an Uber X" Uber
"Hey Siri, order my favourite pizza" Dominos
"Hey Siri, email the last drawing I did on Procreate to my mom" Procreate
"Hey Siri, translate "I can't wait for the Apple Watch 2" to Japanese" Microsoft Translate
"Hey Siri, send a WhatsApp message to Sophie saying "Meet you at 4"" WhatsApp
"Hey Siri, play Game of Thrones Season 6 episode 3" HBO Now

A man can dream.


While not confirmed, check out the landing page for WWDC -> https://developer.apple.com/wwdc/
Rating: 2 Votes
35 months ago

NPH is a self absorbed d-bag, so he fits in with having Kobe as a spokesman.


I think you are confusing NPH with Barney Stinson.
Rating: 2 Votes
35 months ago
Yeah anyway I want Viv now.
Rating: 2 Votes

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