iPad mini parodies are viral gold

Learn to play "Heart and Soul" if you want to get video viewers

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It's hard enough to try and get one video to go viral - imagine how hard it is to get two within a few weeks of each other.

If you're YouTuber LaughPong, though, that's exactly what you did - getting hundreds of thousands of video views by making fun of Apple's new iPad mini commercial - the one where someone is playing "Heart and Soul" on the iPad and iPad mini's piano app.

The first video, which published on Oct. 26, is a parody that shows the "iMac Touch", a possible new product from Apple:

Then yesterday, the channel came up with its latest video, a "leaked TV ad" (but really just a parody) of what a Microsoft Surface vs. iPad commercial might look like:

The second ad is so good, you might want to pay attention, Microsoft, and use this as a real ad concept.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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