Apple's Holiday Commercial Makes Techies Look Like Total Sweethearts

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After watching Apple’s holiday commercial, you’re going to wish your iPhone screen was waterproof because this advertisement will bring on the tears. Throughout most of the video, a middle-school-aged boy annoyingly refuses to put down his device and actually pay attention to his utterly adorable family during snowball fights and ice-skating outings. But, before you start thinking this proves everything that is wrong with the next generation, things take a heart-melting sentimental turn for the absolute best.

At the end, when the family is gathered ‘round the tube, the iPhone-aholic syncs his device to the TV and shows he wasn’t live tweeting his family’s shenanigans like most adolescents. Instead, he was documenting all the cutesy moments for a film that makes Grandma, Mom, and us bawl our eyes out. The lesson to learn here? Your seemingly bratty “can’t-live-in-the-moment” relative might actually be plotting to give you some tender warm fuzzies, after all. See for yourself below — just don't be surprised if you feel like scheduling some Facetime with your folks when it's over.