New iPhone Life Video Contest: Create a Fake Apple Announcement

Folks, your task is clear: make the most epic Apple parody in the universe, and get featured in iPhone Life magazine! We’re calling on you, the bursting creative genius, to create a fake video announcement from Apple, post it on YouTube, and send it to us. We’ll ask our readers to vote on the best ones, and we’ll feature the top 3 in the next issue of iPhone Life magazine. In addition to prominent features in all our media channels, the winners will also receive over $1,500 worth of prizes (see below).

Here are the rules:

  • The entire video must be 30-45 seconds long, including credits.
  • You must unveil a new fake Apple product.
  • You must be funny.
  • Someone must say the words “iPhone,” and “life,” although not necessarily one after the other. 
  • You must send us your video by Feb 15th, 11:59 pm. (Click here to submit your video)

How to enter:

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Create the video and post it on YouTube, then send us the link using this form: We will choose the top 10 finalists and repost the top 3 videos in our iPhone Life YouTube channel, where we’ll ask our readers to ‘like’ their favorite. The video with the most ‘likes’ by 11:59 pm on March 1st, wins.



We have over $1,500 worth of prizes for all finalists.

1st place will receive:

  • Prominent feature of your video in the print and digital editions of iPhone Life magazine,, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus.
  • iharmonix™ Q-i-sound Stereo Bluetooth Speakers ($149.95): Rock on from anywhere with these ultra-portable speakers.
  • xPrint Server ($99.95): Print wirelessly to any printer with the amazing xPrint Server. Requires no software, no new apps, or buying a new printer.
  • iPower Charging Case for iPhone ($69.99): Never run out of juice with this handy and sleek charging case.

2nd place will receive:

3rd place will receive:

  • Prominent feature in print and digital editions of iPhone Life magazine,, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus.
  • Jaybird BlueBuds X ($169.95): These tiny wireless ear buds pack some serious sound, and feature 8 hours of playing time.

All top 10 finalists will receive:

  • Free 2-Year print and digital subscription to iPhone Life magazine.
  • Qmadix iPhone Case: Keep your iPhone looking good with one of Qmadix’s stylish iPhone cases.
  • NuGuard KX iPhone Case: This iPhone case is slim, but extremely protective, and will keep your iPhone free from damage.
  • Caricature Portrait from Photolamus: Get your likeness hand-drawn by a talented artist.
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Good luck, and tell your friends!


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Author Details

Alex Cequea

Alex is marketing consultant, regular contributor to the Huffington Post, and the host of a web series called Social Good Now, where he highlights social issues through short animated videos. Formerly, he was a Marketing Exec at Cisco, and Editor in Chief of iPhone Life magazine. His projects have been featured on TEDx Houston, CNN, TIME, ABC News, CBS, Univision, Fast Company, and the Huffington Post.