Google's trolling of the iPhone is very funny...

A fictional Apple iPager device from a campaign by Google
(Image credit: Google)

It seems the days when negative publicity against rivals was seen as being in poor taste are over, at least in the smartphone space. The iPhone is being mocked from all sides by Apple's rivals these days.

Samsung's continually ribbing Apple for not having an folding phone, and Google is no stranger to having a dig either. In its latest, it reveals a fictional new Apple product that gives an Apple spin to a very retro device. Behold, the Apple iPager – definitely not one of the best Apple products.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.