Contact Us

‘SNL’ Puts iPhone 5 Complaints To Rest

Do you have a problem with the iPhone 5? Apparently a lot of Apple users do. But thanks to last night’s ‘Saturday Night Live,’ we’ve been gently reminded that most of us simply love complaining.

In this rather pointed sketch, Christina Applegate played the anchor of ‘Tech Talk’ — a talk show segment discussing “the iPhone 5 and it’s plethora of glitches and design flaws.” The topic allowed three iPhone 5 users/gadget geeks the chance to unleash some of the frustrations they’d been having with the new phone.

After hearing about the difficulties regarding the new Apple Maps app, the purplish hue in photos (but only when the camera’s directed straight at the sun), or the product’s excessive thinness and lightness, the guests of ‘Tech Talk’ were shocked and humbled to be confronted by three of the Chinese peasant laborers who’d built the iPhone 5.  The laborers defended their product, hilariously mocking Apple customer’s overblown sense of entitlement.

The sketch was a deliberate, well-timed jab at the public — possibly the edgiest ‘SNL’ has been in years — reminding us how our grumbling must sound to those who prop up our streamlined, futuristic society. It seems what we really need is to realize how lucky we all are.

Maybe there’s an app that’ll help us with that? Ugh, probably not.

Best of Z94

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Z Army quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Z Army contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.