Today Apple unveiled their latest products at the Apple Live event live streamed all over the world from Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the long awaited iPhone 6 and the larger iPhone 6 Plus as well as the company’s latest foray into wearable tech, the Apple Watch. Naturally, social media went a little crazy in response to all the Apple news. With a level of snark usually reserved for Hollywood award shows, the denizens of Twitter turned their best jokes on Apple and its new slate of toys. Of course, NMR was there to capture the best of the best. Without further ado, here are the 10 best tweets from Apple Live!
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres kicked things off by pointing out that maybe we’ve seen this before?
So excited for the Apple Watch. For centuries, we’ve checked the time by looking at our phones. Having it on your wrist? Genius. #AppleLive
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) September 9, 2014
Actress Diana Agron made this haunting obvservation
Every time a new iPhone comes out I am forced to remember a time when I didn’t have one in my hands. And it feels strange. — Dianna Agron (@DiannaAgron) September 9, 2014
Dr. Ruth continued to quietly win at twitter like no other
The Apple Watch can do a lot of things & so will be big distraction. Take it off before having sex!
— Dr. Ruth Westheimer (@AskDrRuth) September 9, 2014
Joel McHale wished for some features that we’re not quite ready for
YouTuber iJustine made this comment that could easily be a Lana Del Rey lyric
I’m not sure if I want to feel someone else’s heartbeat on my wrist lol #applelive
— iJustine (@ijustine) September 9, 2014
Comedian Louis Virtel got right to the point
At this rate the iPhone 7 will be a $500 slap bracelet that says, “YOU’RE A COOL PERSON!” — Louis Virtel (@louisvirtel) September 9, 2014
Time Culture Editor Sam Lansky slayed us with his accuracy
Here is a watch that tells you that you haven’t been exercising enough and is super into Coldplay. This watch is literally your dad
— Sam Lansky (@samlansky) September 9, 2014
Writer Mike Primavera offered a suggestion that I’m very afraid someone will take literally
Why not just start putting the iPhones right into newborns? Maybe dad would’ve stuck around if he could check the scores on my face. — Mike Primavera (@primawesome) September 9, 2014
Comedian Joseph Scrimshaw nailed it
Apple unveils Watch. Everyone snarks at it, then spends their life with one. THIS IS A GIANT CULTURAL MEET CUTE.
— Joseph Scrimshaw (@JosephScrimshaw) September 9, 2014
And every living human on the planet made a version of this joke.
I’ll trust Apple with all my bank accounts since they do such a good job guarding my nude selfies — Matt Haughey (@mathowie) September 9, 2014