Elon Musk Urges Customers to Buy 'Tesla Cyberwhistle' Instead of Apple Polishing Cloth

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has encouraged customers to buy the "Cyberwhistle" for $50 instead of Apple's much-discussed Polishing Cloth.

telsa cyberwhistle
The product page, which Musk shared on Twitter on Tuesday evening, offers a limited edition stainless steel whistle with the same distinctive design of the Tesla Cybertruck:

Inspired by Cybertruck, the limited-edition Cyberwhistle is a premium collectible made from medical-grade stainless steel with a polished finish. The whistle includes an integrated attachment feature for added versatility.

In October, Apple released a Polishing Cloth for $19 which quickly became the subject of ridicule due to its presentation and pricing. Musk had already expressed amusement at the Apple Cloth after its release, and in a follow up tweet, he drew a comparison between Tesla's spoof product and Apple's Polishing Cloth.

The Tesla Cyberwhistle was available for $50 and is already sold out. Meanwhile, Apple's Polishing Cloth is heavily backordered, with new orders due to arrive as late as February 2022.

Top Rated Comments

DMG35 Avatar
9 months ago

I love how this man is so rich he can publicly flip the bird anytime he wants at anyone he wants. Thank god for billionaires.
Too bad with all of his money he can't pay someone to teach him to be less of an obnoixous jackass.
Score: 72 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GubbyMan Avatar
9 months ago
I'm surprised this doesn't cost $69.
Score: 42 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DMG35 Avatar
9 months ago
Probably has a better chance of actually shipping than the Cybertruck ever does. Probably.....
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Channan Avatar
9 months ago
I say don’t waste your money on either.
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Andres Cantu Avatar
9 months ago
Free advertising for Apple. And telling people not to do something will make them want to do it even more.
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
squawk7000 Avatar
9 months ago
Perfect for the whistleblower in your life
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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