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the_OM
19th September 2005, 12:41 PM
Originally posted by vid@Sep 14 2005, 08:13 PM
It must have helped them THRASH those POWER, GO CROWS!!
After reading that, I just have to say GO THE EAGLES!!!

garrymacdonald
20th September 2005, 10:57 PM
New American TV series "Threshold" features some G5 PM's and at least one 30" Cinema Display, as well as an iBook.

mouse
21st September 2005, 11:06 AM
Toni Collete using Powerbook in her new movie, In Her Shoes.

vid
21st September 2005, 01:46 PM
Originally posted by the_OM@Sep 19 2005, 01:11 PM
After reading that, I just have to say GO THE EAGLES!!!
I ALSO say GO EAGLES, The "Woodville/West Torrens" type EAGLES!

ring0
21st September 2005, 02:33 PM
I've seen the Eagles use at least one powerbook, i think its a 17"
they have covered the top half with toyota stickers, but the apple logo sneaks out ;)

Fino_Mac
21st September 2005, 07:35 PM
On the show Rock School there was a white eMac G4 in a recording studio.

Fino

Paxton
21st September 2005, 07:38 PM
King of the hill. Peggy uses a Blueberry iMac.


-Andrew

Sambo
21st September 2005, 07:38 PM
Has anyone ever seen that the simpsons family use macs? last night they zoomed in on the computer screen and it is the mac OS they're using.

emacmark
21st September 2005, 07:56 PM
I just recieved my catalogue from my favourite australian coffee growers http://www.arabicas.com.au/ and there is a lady using an iBook whilst enjoying a coffee.

-neon-
22nd September 2005, 12:01 PM
Yep, the Simpsons creators must like macs... All the "screen shots" I have seen have looked a lot like pre X mac os, and all the computer noises that are played seem very similar to apple's sounds.
They tend to use a sound that is very much like sosumi a lot :)

spike@au
22nd September 2005, 12:59 PM
Emacmark, also a bit of a fan of their products. When we visited the factory up their last year the girl serving behind the counter in the factory shop was using an iBook.

Byrd
22nd September 2005, 01:15 PM
Originally posted by -neon-@Sep 22 2005, 12:01 PM
Yep, the Simpsons creators must like macs...
Same goes for Futurama - in one episode, a classic Mac was featured.

JB

oliyoung
22nd September 2005, 01:58 PM
There's a prominent Apple ][e in the Lost Season 2 Episode 1 :)

-neon-
22nd September 2005, 03:10 PM
Thats right!! That was the college ep right? Him and the geeky bots were pervin on it. hehe

Optogamut
22nd September 2005, 09:05 PM
How about a some gui spotting, this is from a newsletter from sony, you'll find it again in your system prefs

joz31
22nd September 2005, 09:54 PM
on idol extra ther was an ibook in clear view on john foreman's desk.... :D

Peter Wells
24th September 2005, 12:26 PM
big bad bustling barry hall just walked onto the mcg with a blue ipod mini!

ring0
24th September 2005, 12:45 PM
i thought it was a white nano

Maticks
24th September 2005, 03:01 PM
Originally posted by oliyoung@Sep 22 2005, 01:58 PM
There's a prominent Apple ][e in the Lost Season 2 Episode 1 :)
so a lost apple ? :)

Fino_Mac
24th September 2005, 11:49 PM
i thought it was a white nano

Yep it was....and i saw a couple more players with an iPod as well.

Fino

3dward_Shaddow
25th September 2005, 03:09 PM
The cops on Hustle last night had an Apple monitor on their desk. Still didn't help them bust Mickeys con but :P

denger
27th September 2005, 09:53 AM
I saw 2 old iMacs at Blake Topping Solicitors.

Fino_Mac
28th September 2005, 01:34 PM
In the movie Sahara there was a 17" Powerbook G4.

Fino

DJY
28th September 2005, 10:43 PM
New pilot recently aired in The States called "Surface"
One of the main characters (a boy)looks like he is a fellow Mac user... uses a black keyboard and one of the older style Apple displays. Must be using Mac OS X though - cause he did a Google search from a Safari window!

Didn't spy which machine though.

nath
29th September 2005, 02:51 PM
National Bank, safari window in advertising.


http://www.national.com.au/Personal_Financ...?campaignID=AHT (http://www.national.com.au/Personal_Finance/0,,72375,00.html?campaignID=AHT)

Fino_Mac
29th September 2005, 06:09 PM
I'm pretty sure the 'Find' button and 'Coming Up' bar on the AFL website is derived from Mac interface.
AFL Homepage (http://www.afl.com.au)
Also, on Channel 10 news tonight, while they were running the iPod Nano 'cracked screen' story, the reporter was using a Powerbook G4.

Fino

jobe
6th October 2005, 09:52 PM
Originally posted by DJY@Aug 22 2005, 10:12 PM
Nice screen grabs mate!

Alias has been mentioned a few times (but I think worthy of more plugs). There are lots of Mac products in Alias... and the more you watch this season - the more you will see popping up all over the place!
The latest series of Alias has heaps of powerbooks in the APO HQ. At least I think they're powerbooks, or really good rip offs. The ghey thing is... over the apple logo on the back, is a big red dot. WTF is up with that? I'm pretty sure they're powerbooks from the few shots of the front/keyboard.

Joz
6th October 2005, 10:12 PM
Originally posted by jobe@Oct 6 2005, 10:52 PM
The ghey thing is... over the apple logo on the back, is a big red dot. WTF is up with that?
I'm guessing they don't want to give apple free advertising. :o

DJY
6th October 2005, 10:22 PM
Series 2 Episode 2 of Grey's Anatomy has an iBook - with a couple of coloured post it notes on the lid... but it is clearly a white iBook.

kim jong il
7th October 2005, 03:40 AM
Lost, season 2; episodes 1, 2, 3 feature an Apple II plus (pretty sure: it had the glowing power light?) with dual 143 KB 5.25" floppy disk drives. What an awesome setup :)

Alessiman
7th October 2005, 07:24 AM
The new Apprentice Martha Stewart has G5 iMacs everywhere and the company sponsoring eps 2 also uses the old 23" ADC ACD.

Mac's also all over the new Sitcom "How I married your mother"

-neon-
7th October 2005, 10:04 AM
Was watching the new Merrick and Rosso show, "The B Team" last night and the had what appeared to be a old little mac se or something of the like (it was facing away from the screen) sitting on a desk in the background....

DJY
7th October 2005, 09:52 PM
update

Looks like one of our characters in the new USA show "Surface" got an upgrade...

black keyboard gone in episode 3... and voila!
Shiny nice new iMac!

Fino_Mac
18th October 2005, 09:02 PM
One of the ads promoting the new Workplace Relation Reforms, has a Powerbook in it. And this show Brainiac always has this iMac G4 making an appearance.

Fino

Tejas
18th October 2005, 09:25 PM
in the show on lifestyle "the resturant" the office is equpped with various macs, including laptops and cinema displays

lavo
18th October 2005, 10:45 PM
On Temptation tonight, a 60Gb Photo iPod with the Bose Ipod speakers was sold off as a "$10" prize. The setup was somehow worth $1 shy of $2000!

Ozi
18th October 2005, 11:58 PM
In Transporter 2 the main character, the driver, uses a 4th Gen ipod (blue backlight, not colour) to copy files from a security system, then uses the apple USB cable to connect it to his Audi W12 (http://www.hella-press.de/picts/p0000099.jpg) and send a still taken from the security camera to a friend to use to ID a criminal using a police computer ID program. :)

-neon-
19th October 2005, 10:50 AM
Ok, I was watching this anime called "Armitage". A movie about a bunch of cyborgs and robots and stuff on Mars, and as the 2 main characters are walking down some Martian road in a city, they show a shot of a bunch of Apple boxes sitting on the ground (with the old school coloured logo) and an Apple logo stuck on the wall.

I wonder what systems the production teams used on that movie ;)

edit: added screen shot

isoprophlex
19th October 2005, 12:02 PM
Originally posted by Ozi@Oct 18 2005, 11:58 PM
In Transporter 2 the main character, the driver, uses a 4th Gen ipod (blue backlight, not colour) to copy files from a security system, then uses the apple USB cable to connect it to his Audi W12 (http://www.hella-press.de/picts/p0000099.jpg) and send a still taken from the security camera to a friend to use to ID a criminal using a police computer ID program. :)
rofl

just like any other hollywood computer related thing ... bullshit!
numbers is stupid show to "hollywood maths"

Fino_Mac
19th October 2005, 03:28 PM
On the train this morning on the Frankston Line (Melbourne), two people had a Powerbook G3 and they were sitting a few metres from each other.

Fino

mechcon
19th October 2005, 03:58 PM
couldn't be bothered to read through 30 pages, but...

Harvey Birdman a few episodes you see Harvey on what looks like a 17" powerbook, but it has a banana instead of an apple logo on the back


what else... russian movie Night Watch there's a scene you see an imac g4 on the desk


an episode of ER you see Dr Carter with an ipod in africa.

might i add, that Dr Carter played by Noah Wyle (aka Steve Jobs) in Pirates of Silicon Valley

iMick
19th October 2005, 04:02 PM
Last night on Rove Live:

The HOFF and 15" PB in the same shot.

OMFG NIRVANA!!!!!!!!!!

Exocet
19th October 2005, 09:30 PM
Merrick and Rosso - The B Team. They've got a Macintosh on the desk behind them.
Edit: (two) macintoshes on the desk(s).

xfodder
19th October 2005, 09:52 PM
Originally posted by Exocet@Oct 19 2005, 09:30 PM
Merrick and Rosso - The B Team. They've got a Macintosh on the desk behind them.
Edit: (two) macintoshes on the desk(s).
damn i was just gunna post that lol

oh and there is always a powerbook on rove (his laptop on the desk)

faulks
19th October 2005, 11:53 PM
Originally posted by xfodder@Oct 19 2005, 09:52 PM
damn i was just gunna post that lol

And the ipods they were putting in their y-fronts... :unsure:

kim jong il
20th October 2005, 04:13 PM
Sorry if mentioned before:

Grey's anatomy 2x03; Meredith runs around a park with an iPod (not listening to it)

The Ring 2; Naomi Watts uses an (unshown mac) but the huge 17" or 19" CRT graphite display dominates the table (with one leg of the designer stand PERILOUSLY close to the edge of the table)

kim

Fino_Mac
20th October 2005, 05:22 PM
Ronnie Johns Half Hour last night. 12" iBook in one of the sketches.

Fino

lavo
20th October 2005, 06:08 PM
And also on the Ronnie Johns Half Hour (pile of crap) there was a generic LCD display running 10.4, with a white keyboard underneath.

Goodbye
20th October 2005, 07:07 PM
I have two!

In the Capt'n Snooze brochure that came in the mail today, there is a picture of a bedroom setup, and on the bedside table is an iPod sitting in some InMotion speakers (or something similar).

And on SBS news tonight they showed a guy giving a lecture with his 12" Powerbook.

Fino_Mac
29th October 2005, 11:44 AM
An iMac monitor on the TAB Sportsbet Page (http://www.tab.com.au/sportsbet/index.asp).

Fino

Ben™
31st October 2005, 01:24 PM
Hey everyone. First post here :D

I cant be bothered to read every page, but here's what I have seen lately:
1. The ad for Impulse women's deoderant on TV, there's a Purple G3 iMac on the desk in the background.
2. The other is the lame ad for Kinder Surprise "Cybertops". At the end the kids are sitting at a desk with a G5 iMac

Ben™
31st October 2005, 01:25 PM
<<Oops, double post :wacko: >>

Edd
31st October 2005, 03:01 PM
I haven&#39;t read this, so this might&#39;ve been posted before.
Even Stevens, the show on disney channel. In the intro there is a plasticine computer that looks suspiciosly like a bondi blue iMac G3.

Fino_Mac
2nd November 2005, 03:54 PM
Apple keyboard in an ad in today&#39;s Herald Sun..Page 29..Westpac ad.

Fino

dogmatic
6th November 2005, 10:14 AM
http://www.dogmaticblog.com/images/mac/george_lucas.jpg
With the newly released &#39;Revenge of the Sith&#39; DVD in my hands today, I was trawling through the smorgasbord of extras and was very happy to see the amount of Macs and OSX on display. Many of the magic of the third (and best of the modern era) Star Wars movies was created using Macs of course. So for this installment of &#39;Mac Watch&#39; it is my great pleasure to present, the head-honcho himself - George Lucas - hard at work with a 15" Powerbook. Looks like Mr. Lucas certainly, &#39;Thinks Different&#39;.

Tons more at my blog: Dogmatic (http://www.dogmaticblog.com)

dogmatic
6th November 2005, 10:17 AM
Originally posted by Fino_Mac@Sep 29 2005, 07:09 PM
I&#39;m pretty sure the &#39;Find&#39; button and &#39;Coming Up&#39; bar on the AFL website is derived from Mac interface.
AFL Homepage (http://www.afl.com.au)
Also, on Channel 10 news tonight, while they were running the iPod Nano &#39;cracked screen&#39; story, the reporter was using a Powerbook G4.

Fino
...well I was responsible for one of the AFL&#39;s website designs soooooo....

And you&#39;ve got buckley&#39;s chance of me mentioning the team

;)

eroda
7th November 2005, 05:59 AM
Surface - TV Show About a New Sea Vertibrate. - they all use De Marked Apple Products

QueenOfSwords
9th November 2005, 07:16 PM
Beyond Tomorow - they did a pan around Lowry Digital Images... and there were rooms of G5 towers&#33; :)

Lots of other Apple hardware.

They did a nice job on a very old Australian film &#39;The Breaking of the Drought" . Only took two days to clean it up.

http://www.apple.com/pro/film/lowry/

Exocet
9th November 2005, 09:10 PM
Arrested Development - Season 1. The Accountant (Ira) Gilligan uses a Powerbook 15".

Exocet
9th November 2005, 09:12 PM
Arrested Development - Season 1. The Accountant (Ira) Gilligan uses a Powerbook 15".

GraphicsMonkey
10th November 2005, 08:21 PM
Originally posted by QueenOfSwords@Nov 9 2005, 07:16 PM
Beyond Tomorow - they did a pan around Lowry Digital Images... and there were rooms of G5 towers&#33; :)

Lots of other Apple hardware.

They did a nice job on a very old Australian film &#39;The Breaking of the Drought" . Only took two days to clean it up.

http://www.apple.com/pro/film/lowry/
Yeah i watched that. 600 G5&#39;s stacked in this huge room, all just for processing power.

Plus they had 600,000gig of hard drive space :) not too shabby

Jaffa
10th November 2005, 09:28 PM
yeah. i saw that. and i&#39;m like. try doing that with a Pee Cee you windows guys :P

aaron_meredith
15th November 2005, 07:22 PM
In HeadLand Tonight on the 7 Network, there was multiple iMac G5&#39;s Seen in the Office and in the Backgorund of the Coffee Club at the University.

*EDIT* Well this Show is Full of Apple Products. Adams and Graces Office both have iMac G5. Sasha and her Brother have a iBook and a Powerbook. Grace at home has a iBook, and her brother, has a iPod

DJY
15th November 2005, 07:26 PM
Originally posted by aaron_meredith@Nov 15 2005, 08:22 PM
In HeadLand Tonight on the 7 Network, there was multiple iMac G5&#39;s Seen in the Office and in the Backgorund of the Coffee Club at the University
You were quick mate&#33;
I also noticed them...
not the latest iMac in the office it seems - as I couldn&#39;t see any sign of an iSight...
but I guess this would have been filmed before their release maybe.
Good to see iMacs so prominently on Aussie tellie though&#33;

[Edit - typo]

stevejay
18th November 2005, 12:36 PM
The Bulletin magazine, November 22 edition, page 9

An advert for an Asus dozer, but the screenshot on the laptop in the photo is Mac OS 9&#33; :blink: (Text at the top of the ad reads, "ASUS recommends Windows XP Professional.")

:D

DJY
18th November 2005, 01:44 PM
Episode 2 of Headland now saw the introduction of a nice shiny PB&#33;
Complete with glowing Apple logo&#33;

Fino_Mac
18th November 2005, 03:31 PM
And you&#39;ve got buckley&#39;s chance of me mentioning the team

What?&#33;

froggy
18th November 2005, 06:22 PM
Channel surfing on Austar this afternoon. Got to Aurora - programme was called Aussie Tracks - and saw an Apple logo on some device. It disappeared too quickly.

Ben™
28th November 2005, 07:05 PM
Just saw a Powerbook on Veronica Mars.

lavo
28th November 2005, 09:36 PM
The ad for Laubman and Pank has a Powerbook with big funky eyes on the screen&#33;

Ben™
29th November 2005, 09:54 PM
Saw another on Surface tonight on Ch 10. You couldnt tell what version it was or what machine it was, but the kid who was using it was using Safari, browsing what looked like a re-branded Google.

DJY
29th November 2005, 10:12 PM
The Surface references I mentioned on previous pages...
From memory I think I included a screen shot.

Tonight I also noticed an iBook on Ghost Whisperer.
Jennifer Love Hewitt was searching the net on one.

mayamore
29th November 2005, 10:52 PM
My daughter was watching Headland tonight and I walked into the room just
in time to see this guy talking to a girl about her iBook. He asked her if she was
running Tiger and then went on to talk about overclocking it. then he said something
like most people don&#39;t think you can overclock macs.
then a little bit later one of the guys was sitting on the couch listening to his ipod
in the show. was a close up of the ipod and then the guy

dogmatic
4th December 2005, 11:34 AM
I&#39;ve started a flickr group called &#39;Mac Watch&#39; featuring images of Mac sightings. Check it out and feel free to join if your a flickr user etc.

http://flickr.com/photos/dogmatic/sets/1364154/

eg: Jenna Jameson and the Mac
http://static.flickr.com/34/69634963_c2f67f3665.jpg

Sopranos
http://static.flickr.com/28/63179888_39bc6af3f0.jpg

ultim8m
6th December 2005, 09:32 PM
Just watching headland and saw an imac being used with WINDOWS XP on the screen lol

it&#39;s disgraceful, channel 7 has lost my respect for sure now&#33;&#33;&#33;

garrymacdonald
6th December 2005, 09:45 PM
A really bad Australian movie on the ABC the other night (name escapes me) featured a lot of G4 iMacs and an iBook

garrymacdonald
6th December 2005, 09:46 PM
Oh, and if it hasn&#39;t already been mentioned, the recent ABC drama series MDA featured a slew of G5 iMacs...

heresy11
6th December 2005, 10:47 PM
Question... In shows like "The OC" "Headland" etc and other shows which are just blatand apple product placement, are they actually getting paid by apple to include their products? Or is it just that all the creative industry professionals all use apple, and stick ipods imac powerbooks etc in because theyre considered cool and the best?

Starscream
6th December 2005, 10:57 PM
Don&#39;t know if it alreeady has been posted, but a kid in War of the worlds had what it looks to be a 14" ibook and a ipod. very classy

stevejay
9th December 2005, 11:57 AM
all the computers on "5ive Days to Midnight" seem to be running 7.6 :o

stevejay
9th December 2005, 12:01 PM
Originally posted by heresy11@Dec 6 2005, 10:47 PM
Question... In shows like "The OC" "Headland" etc and other shows which are just blatand apple product placement, are they actually getting paid by apple to include their products? Or is it just that all the creative industry professionals all use apple, and stick ipods imac powerbooks etc in because theyre considered cool and the best?
I reckon Apple are paying to provide the &#39;puters for Headland. One of the characters (the token "nerd" :rolleyes: ) recently gave a speil in his dialog with another character about how he was a linux lover, but the latest iBook was best hardware out there (words to that effect, anyway.) If Apple aren&#39;t paying for that to be written into the script (this is commercial TV), then I have a small knob :D

Byrd
9th December 2005, 12:14 PM
Originally posted by mayamore@Nov 29 2005, 11:52 PM
He asked her if she was running Tiger and then went on to talk about overclocking it. then he said something
like most people don&#39;t think you can overclock macs.
My girlfriend saw this one - and pissed herself, as she has an overclocked iBook (and is actually starting to enjoy Headlands).

JB

Bart Smastard
9th December 2005, 01:19 PM
Originally posted by heresy11@Dec 6 2005, 10:47 PM
Question... In shows like "The OC" "Headland" etc and other shows which are just blatand apple product placement, are they actually getting paid by apple to include their products? Or is it just that all the creative industry professionals all use apple, and stick ipods imac powerbooks etc in because theyre considered cool and the best?
I&#39;ve been doing a bit of my own product placement and inserted a few photos of Macs in some project documentation for a large oil company :)

Still waiting for my cheque from Apple :D

heresy11, they probably do it because Macs look cool. But the bad guys never have Macs..

Jaffa
12th December 2005, 03:40 PM
Why does microsoft insist on using mac&#39;s on their web page? Just look at that poor little iBook&#33;

(attached image)

iMick
12th December 2005, 03:45 PM
Saw an PowerPC that Newman used on Jurasic Park last night&#33;

Georgina EG
12th December 2005, 04:40 PM
In Adelaide&#39;s Frome Road to-day I saw that the Engineering Annex of Adelaide University has a "desk lamp" iMac like mine, and an hour later, spotted another one on the counter of a second-hand bookshop in Hindley Street.

edit: spelling

DJY
18th December 2005, 09:48 PM
Nice shiny 17" PB amongst a couple of other possibilities in tonight premiere of Threshold.
Brett Spiner (I think his name is - you know Data from Star Trek) was using one.

Apple logo badly covered of course.

Fino_Mac
18th December 2005, 10:32 PM
In today&#39;s Sunday magazine there is an Orange iBook G3 and Powerbook G4 on page 10. I just saw the movie Mr. 3000 (:thumbdn:) and in one scene there was at least 7 Powerbooks in shot.

Fino

eudaemons
19th December 2005, 11:22 PM
Saw an old G3 iMac in Zoolander when I was watching the other day. Stupid white male models smashed it though >_<

thats a classy movie :D "You can derelick my balls" lololololol

f1_power
20th December 2005, 12:12 AM
I noticed 2 17" PowerBooks being used by the NSW Cricket Team at the Adelaide Oval yesterday for Video editiing / analysis.

Too bad it helped them to a win....... :angry:

Fino_Mac
21st December 2005, 09:57 PM
On Shopping For Love tonight they were in Applecentre, Chadstone buying an iPod and an iBall.

Fino

timace
22nd December 2005, 01:07 AM
Don&#39;t know if it was mentioned... 40 pages of replies, but the Telecafe ads in Sydney have an iBook G4 (hey&#33; it looks like mine&#33;) :)

3dward_Shaddow
24th December 2005, 03:56 AM
Watching Season 3 of NCIS ep 6 the new Mossad agent mentions that she used to use Macs in Israel and was having &#39;trouble&#39; adjusting to the new system (M&#036;), while 8 error messages are popping up on her monitor, thats one windows box that should look out :P
I now love NCIS more than ever, that and I love Abby ;)

xfodder
24th December 2005, 11:44 AM
i was in hurstville westfield yesterday, and you know the place where kids get their photo taken with santa...well the computer they were using was an iMac G5 &#33;

lowek
28th December 2005, 03:17 PM
I did a search and didn&#39;t find this one so maybe it hasn&#39;t been mentioned yet...

I was watching the director&#39;s commentary for Hitchhiker&#39;s Guide to the Galaxy and there were talking about how Douglas Adams was a huge Apple fan. As a bit of a tribute, they placed an Apple logo in the movie.

Around the 1hr 21min mark of the movie, there is a close-up of Deep Thought&#39;s eye. The logo is to the top right-hand side of it&#39;s eye (fairly easy to see).

:D

kim jong il
30th December 2005, 07:24 PM
It may have been mentioned already but I was watching the movie "the island" Scarlett Johansen and Ewan McGregor and noticed a couple of Apple items (in the year 2019) a flat panel imac makes a brief appearance as does later in the movie the circling startup icon while waiting for a phone call to connect.

I did not pick it up on the first viewing but Scarlett is worth looking at multiple times :D

kim

Jaffa
30th December 2005, 07:56 PM
Here&#39;s the closup of Deep Thought&#39;s eye with the Apple Logo. in the top right. ;)

Fino_Mac
6th January 2006, 09:13 PM
On Get Carter tonight (Channel 9), there was a green iMac G3

Fino

feeze
6th January 2006, 11:21 PM
Burt Gummer (Michael Gross) uses a Powerbook in "Tremors 2" (I think, might be 3)

Tremors is an awesome set of movies

garrymacdonald
18th January 2006, 08:35 AM
Spotted a 17" PowerBook in episode 3 of The Book Of Daniel...

mechcon
18th January 2006, 08:45 AM
oh by the way kim jong il... also on The Island, there&#39;s the cinema displays

gizo
18th January 2006, 08:50 AM
we went to the Obstetrician the other day, and his secretary was using a G4 iMac.. wheee

Fino_Mac
18th January 2006, 06:13 PM
Powerbook G4 on Neighbours tonight.

Forgot the users name, but his character is going out with a pregnant woman.

Fino

garrymacdonald
18th January 2006, 10:17 PM
Spotted a 23" Cinema Display and an iPod in episode 1 of a new English series called Life On Mars.

Bart Smastard
18th January 2006, 10:20 PM
Originally posted by Fino_Mac@Jan 18 2006, 06:13 PM
Powerbook G4 on Neighbours tonight.

Forgot the users name, but his character is going out with a pregnant woman.

Fino
Was it Gringo? :)

gizo
19th January 2006, 09:52 AM
boom boom&#33;

Fino_Mac
22nd January 2006, 11:44 AM
Was it Gringo?

LOL&#33;&#33;&#33; :D :D

DJY
22nd January 2006, 12:02 PM
Boston Legal series 2 seems to see a heap of Powerbooks&#33;
All of course with a terrible grey label over the Apple logo.

It looks like they are trying to hid the Apple logo with a sticker the same colour as the PB this time rather than put a "sticker" or a company logo over the top of it.

Fino_Mac
25th January 2006, 11:02 PM
I&#39;m sure that this is a Powerbook in the following article <_< :

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,17934171-421,00.html

Fino

stin
26th January 2006, 09:55 PM
Just finished watching the second episode of season 5 of &#39;24&#39;, and the Former President David Palmer is using a lovely new iMac G5&#33;&#33; Of course the good guys would use the macs, but I won&#39;t tell you how/why Jack Bauer needs to access Palmers iMac.... Supposedly in previous seasons the good guys use macs, and they have even touched on the Mac vs. PC debate... 24 is the best show&#33;&#33;&#33;&#33;

Fino_Mac
26th January 2006, 10:15 PM
On A Current Affair tonight, they did an interview with an author in a story about how Australia has changed over the years.

He was typing on a 15" iBook G4.

Fino

Fino_Mac
31st January 2006, 05:46 PM
On Today Tonight they ran a story about etiquette and manners and David Meagher, who is an author of a book about this topic was typing on a iMac G5, with an iSight and a 4G iPod.


Fino

ADAMS77
4th February 2006, 07:19 PM
about 10 minutes into Back to the Future 2 marty looks into a window at a Mac Classic. its in the town square in 2015 scene.

vwl
4th February 2006, 07:26 PM
The new season of Lost...the "underground brother" is using Apple IIs complete with 5 1/4" floppy disk drives&#33;

Johnny Appleseed
4th February 2006, 08:19 PM
A recent ASUS brochure used a PowerBook for illustrative purposes&#33;

mechcon
5th February 2006, 12:08 AM
because powerbooks/ibooks/macbook pros are built in asus factories :)

Mutters
11th February 2006, 02:22 PM
If you go to the Melbourne Motor Show feb 9 - 19 I believe, the Holden stand has been saturated with iMacs. Didn&#39;t do a count, but looks like more than 20. Didn&#39;t check whether they&#39;re G5 or Intel. They&#39;re well bolted down and have really ugly keyboards.

mutters

Danamania
11th February 2006, 03:13 PM
Originally posted by mechcon@Feb 5 2006, 12:08 AM
because powerbooks/ibooks/macbook pros are built in asus factories :)
eMacs and at least some iPods too.

dana

Optogamut
11th February 2006, 04:46 PM
On American Dad the other night, there&#39;s a laptop and the logo on the back of the screen was a pear. Does that count?

Muzza_77
11th February 2006, 05:02 PM
A pear?

gizo
15th February 2006, 03:48 PM
On the way to work this morning, I saw a Corolla Conquest with a faded Apple rainbow sticker on it&#39;s rear.
I danced.

mk1990
15th February 2006, 05:58 PM
lol, i saw an apple iMac in my dream.... does that count?

macman
15th February 2006, 09:52 PM
Was watching Veronica Mars with the gf the other night and a couple of the main characters used powerbooks - tried somewhat to cover the apple logo with the strategically placed can of coke etc

king89
15th February 2006, 10:22 PM
Originally posted by macman@Feb 15 2006, 09:52 PM
Was watching Veronica Mars with the gf the other night and a couple of the main characters used powerbooks - tried somewhat to cover the apple logo with the strategically placed can of coke etc
Veronica Mars is littered with Macs.

there is even a scene where the father buys Veronica a brand new powerbook (albeit it is already the model she is using: she switches from a titanium to an aluminium through out the series).

macman
15th February 2006, 10:23 PM
To be honest, I was more interested in Veronica than the PB ......

Ben™
15th February 2006, 11:05 PM
Originally posted by macman@Feb 15 2006, 10:23 PM
To be honest, I was more interested in Veronica than the PB ......
You&#39;re not alone.. :ph34r:

Fino_Mac
17th February 2006, 10:02 AM
This kid is using an iBook with no Apple Logo. <_<

king89
17th February 2006, 10:32 AM
Originally posted by Ben™@Feb 15 2006, 11:05 PM
You&#39;re not alone.. :ph34r:
She is just so darn cute, especially in the first season. :P

Rasta
17th February 2006, 11:30 AM
In the latest Time Magazine there is an article on the Google guys and a photo of an engineer working on an iBook... (if you haven&#39;t read it, have a look at it... wish my company took their approach to employee relations)

Applecider
17th February 2006, 11:50 AM
My dentist uses a mac when he looks at x-rays of my very expensive teeth.

He actually said his kids had ibooks as well.

gurgle
18th February 2006, 11:37 PM
was walking thru the backstreets of Kings Cross the other day (dont ask, uni fieldtrip) and at one stage came across a true &#39;garageband&#39; haha. like seriously there was this youngish looking dude with a chick sitting on his lap at an imac fiddling with something, in this garage surrounded by various scattered instruments.. couldnt see what he was doing on the imac, i didnt wanna stare..

kinda random find i felt.. but was cool

tho he had a sticker over the apple logo on the front of the imac..
bloody muso types, no respect..

haha

Starscream
18th February 2006, 11:41 PM
On "The hulk" tonight, they have various macs in there. i managed to see a powerbook in the old freaks house :)

Fino_Mac
21st February 2006, 12:25 PM
Sunday night on 60 Minutes, Australian author Matthew Reilly was typing his next best seller on a Powerbook G4.

Reilly wrote Contest when he was only 19. Eight books later, he&#39;s sold over 2.5 million copies, making himself a fortune. He has one of only 10 DeLorean Cars in Australia.

Fino

mechcon
21st February 2006, 12:30 PM
http://www.createforum.com/phpbb/viewtopic...forum=distorted (http://www.createforum.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=61&mforum=distorted)

there&#39;s me on my powerbook (without stickers sadly) i went crazy after my set and bought &#036;500 worth of cd&#39;s and snagged a couple of stickers too. (didn&#39;t cover my apple logo, no f**king way&#33;)


spose that&#39;s mac spotting :P

limpboy
22nd February 2006, 06:22 PM
Just caught the news on ABC with Telstra announcing their movies on demand service. The guy walks out with a PowerBook showing the Bigpond logo

lavo
22nd February 2006, 07:00 PM
There is a really crappy ad on tv here in Perth advertising some land scheme deal aimed squarely at Baby Boomers who have too much money that need to be fleeced, and the guy walks past a desk with an iBook on it. Even though he (and some other chick is even worse) are reading off a card to the side of the camera, but it seems like about 2 metres off to the side&#33;

(Reminds me of a skit on the Late Show many eons ago, where Rob Sitch is calling out to Peter Brock, saying "Brockie, we&#39;re over here&#33;". Some oil ad I think Brockie was in where he is chatting to someone to the waaaaay left of camera)

mvjs
22nd February 2006, 07:27 PM
On the Commander in Chief ad the daughter has an iPod, not sure which one because I only saw the white ear buds

3dward_Shaddow
23rd February 2006, 12:38 AM
Originally posted by limpboy@Feb 22 2006, 06:22 PM
Just caught the news on ABC with Telstra announcing their movies on demand service. The guy walks out with a PowerBook showing the Bigpond logo
Can you say "Irony (http://forums.appletalk.com.au/index.php?showtopic=16936&hl=)"? Go on, I know you can ;)

jesski
24th February 2006, 09:53 AM
Just arrived at college to see some new G5&#39;s in the foyer.... mmmmmmmmm

Don&#39;t know if it really counts as spotting..&#33;

DJY
26th February 2006, 09:11 AM
Anyone seen the new Rydges ad?

Features a couple of PB&#39;s being used by celebrities (including Michael Klim), and an older styled iMac(being used by a TV News reader) as well&#33;

IndecisiveGeek
1st March 2006, 08:26 PM
In the latest season of the O.C (ie season 3), Seth and Summer (mmmm) use what appears to be a powerbook on regular occasions...

macmelly
1st March 2006, 08:50 PM
Originally posted by IndecisiveGeek@Mar 1 2006, 08:26 PM
In the latest season of the O.C (ie season 3), Seth and Summer (mmmm) use what appears to be a powerbook on regular occasions...
Ryan also used a G5 imac in last nights show, but it had a post it note over the apple logo <_<

IndecisiveGeek
1st March 2006, 09:27 PM
On the subject of the O.C, I have seen up to episode 15 and this is by far the best season so far. It has definantly become my favorite tv show.

Applecider
1st March 2006, 09:33 PM
Melbourne airport on Monday the bloke sitting in front of me in the lounge had a nice 12" powerbook. Looked arty type so wouldn&#39;t be surprised if he used it for graphic or design work.

Fino_Mac
4th March 2006, 01:17 PM
Show on Channel Seven called Black River. A guy was using a PowerMac G4 Cube and a Flat-Panel Studio Display.

When he turned it on the startup screen showed a box saying Mach OS <_<

Fino

Tejas
5th March 2006, 10:28 AM
i am listening to the barenaked ladies podcast and they have mentoned that they are ecording on iLife 06, there was talk of the 10.4.5 update, and the photos on the podcast show a stack of laptops which they are using to record there new album.

paulhek
14th March 2006, 12:16 PM
I just finished reading Dance of Death by Lincoln Preston. The book is ok, not as good as their previous books. But.. the characters in the book use macs.

And it is funny, the few times that it is mentioned, it is completely useless information. Describing an office and saying there is an "..imac g5 with wireless bluetooth internet connection." [sic]. In another scene they are talking about 4 imac [sic] laptops. Beside the fact that it is not completely correct, it almost looks like product placement/advertisements. I had not seen this in any novel before.

cheers,
Paul

iMick
14th March 2006, 12:34 PM
Holden have circles of iMacs for product info at their section of the Brisbane Motor.

Still wouldn&#39;t buy a holden though, even if they are cool enought to use iMacs
:)

Exocet
14th March 2006, 01:19 PM
Andy Van from Vandalism (Never say Never) was using an iBook to help spin their set in Brisbane at the Family a few weeks back.

Bart Smastard
14th March 2006, 01:36 PM
Brainiac on Channel 10, Saturday had a G4 iMac - somehow involved in one their bizarre tests... phobias I think... No, the test wasn&#39;t to see if Windows users have a phobia to Macs :)

Bart Smastard
14th March 2006, 02:25 PM
The Top Gear website has a review of the new Jaguar XK. The journo&#39;s review of the car including the following comments about the in-dash command centre:


The XK is a triumph inside. It would have been wrong, all-wrong for Jaguar to have gone down the super-high- tech route espoused by the German manufacturers. Peppering the inside of a car with buttons is a handy way to make a car feel expensive, but Callum&#39;s team has gone a different route.

There&#39;s no iDrive in here (nor, it must be said is there the corresponding degree of complexity or adaptability in the car, Jag&#39;s engineers tending to trust their own judgements rather than those of the customers when it comes to set-up, a view I tend to agree with), but there is an all-powerful screen.

It&#39;s a touchscreen job and it&#39;s a revelation. Jag&#39;s London-based design consultants, Imagination, were involved in the design of the screen&#39;s logic and graphics, and it shows. The counter-intuitive BMW iDrive and the Byzantine &#39;Benz COMAND systems look, in comparison like they were designed by car guys on a PC running a very early Windows OS.

Which they probably were. The Jag/Imagination system looks like it was designed on a Mac, by a cool information graphics graduate on a huge retainer. Which it almost certainly was.

I&#39;m not sure of the validity of these comments, but having seen the BM&#39;s iDrive I&#39;d have to agree with the comparison to M&#036; in regard to it&#39;s user unfriendliness.

Link (http://www.topgear.com/content/features/stories/2006/03/stories/07/1.html) to the article, if you&#39;re interested.

muddie@mac.com
15th March 2006, 09:35 PM
I was just watching the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony (Iwas just flicking channels I promise) and when the Queens Batton was placed in it&#39;s final resting place and the E-Message was displayed it came up on a 23" Apple Cinema Display.

Bart Smastard
20th March 2006, 12:13 PM
Gary Numan this week released a new album (yes, he&#39;s still around - never really stopped (except in 1981 when he anounced he was retiring... but came back in &#39;82). Gary has about 20 albums to his name).

Anyway, in this video (http://www.jagged-album.com/video2.html) of Numan performing the title track from his new album Jagged you can see a PowerBook in front of the keyboard player, the glowing Apple can often be seen behind Gary when the stage lights are low. B)

And before some smartarse born after 1980 makes some stupid comment about Gary Numan copying Nine Inch Nails :angry:. Trent Resnor (of NIN, a known Apple devotee from way back) has often named Numan as an influence and has covered his songs on numerous occassions, as have Foo Fighters and Marilyn Manson, to name a few.

Yeah, I&#39;m a Numan fan (have been since 1979) - if you hadn&#39;t already figured that out by the &#39;Are Friends Electric? comment in my sig :)

gizo
20th March 2006, 12:17 PM
"Not only is he a popstar but he&#39;s got a pilots license"

http://www.themightyboosh.inuk.com/tundra.html

Bart Smastard
20th March 2006, 12:51 PM
Originally posted by gringo@Mar 20 2006, 12:17 PM
"Not only is he a popstar but he&#39;s got a pilots license"

http://www.themightyboosh.inuk.com/tundra.html
Yeah I know. He flew solo around the world in 1981, and in the process got arrested in India under suspicion of spying.

heresy11
20th March 2006, 12:54 PM
Last night on Ten&#39;s "Australia&#39;s Brainiest Musician" one of the questions in current affairs was something like this:

"What is Apple&#39;s new digital music download service" Answer, of course, iTunes.

Bart Smastard
20th March 2006, 01:05 PM
Originally posted by heresy11@Mar 20 2006, 12:54 PM
"What is Apple&#39;s new digital music download service" Answer, of course, iTunes.
NEW?
Well it&#39;s only "new" to Australia because of the ineptitude and greed of the record companies here.

froggy
20th March 2006, 01:14 PM
Originally posted by Bart Smastard@Mar 20 2006, 01:05 PM
NEW?
Well it&#39;s only "new" to Australia because of the ineptitude and greed of the record companies here.
Now that isn&#39;t new&#33;

QueenOfSwords
29th March 2006, 07:50 PM
Scary Go Round

http://www.scarygoround.com/?date=20060329

This isn&#39;t the first Mac in that strip by a long shot though.

yitzyf
29th March 2006, 09:14 PM
Just now on NCIS, the Israeli agent is having bugs with Windoze...

"Having computer troubles are we?"
"At Mossad we used Mac, I am not yet used to this operating system"

:)

ADAMS77
29th March 2006, 10:20 PM
In the TV Show Entourage there are macs all over the place. and in Season 2 ep 3 they actually film in a mac store.

toholio
5th April 2006, 04:23 PM
I saw a performance of Antigone (http://www.monash.edu.au/monart/whatson/2006/antigone.html) last night where a member of the tech crew could be seen at far stage left selecting between some live video feeds using a PowerMac G5.

It was a good show and Julian Burnside gave a short but well spoken speech on "bad laws" as an introduction to the play.

gilligan911
20th April 2006, 12:44 PM
From the Sydney Morning Herald website:


A playwright in search of inspiration for a drama about pandas has spent much of the past week in a cage in a zoo in northern France.

mwot
20th April 2006, 12:48 PM
He doesn&#39;t look all that inspired to me ...

sunrisesister
20th April 2006, 12:57 PM
there was a PB in a weeeeird ass show on channel 10 last night. didnt catch the name. the apple logo was covered up (badly) but you could tell what it was :)

jeremy
27th April 2006, 07:10 PM
On ABC news tonight (just a moment ago), the dude opposing Howard&#39;s smartcard was using a mac. They showed a closeup on the Apple mouse, looked like an Apple cinema display and was definitely OS X.

Sambo
27th April 2006, 07:12 PM
In the movie &#39;inside man&#39; Jodie Foster&#39;s character has a nice PM G5 of some sort, and looks to be a 30" cinema display. :D

mikeb.aus81
27th April 2006, 07:20 PM
Is this really ever needed?
http://gadgets.qj.net/uploads/articles_module/21063_office_full.jpg

Muzza_77
27th April 2006, 07:25 PM
Maybe I could ask for that next christmas :P

[MREVO8]
27th April 2006, 07:57 PM
Ad for jobs.com.au... there&#39;s about five iMacs int the background.

nateb
30th April 2006, 02:49 PM
Paul from neigbours has a Powerbook I have been told?

mvjs
30th April 2006, 03:04 PM
&#39; date=&#39;Apr 27 2006, 07:57 PM&#39; post=&#39;167176&#39;]
Ad for jobs.com.au... there&#39;s about five iMacs int the background.
[/b]

that ads soo strange :-D

iRyan21
30th April 2006, 04:32 PM
since i bought a dell about four years ago *shudder, biggest mistake ever* Dell sends me little booklets advertising new deals etc. about three weeks ago when i was reading through one, i noticed on the laptop page that the laptop sitting on the table in the background was no dell, it was a 12" iBook and a black pro mouse clearly to be seen...... just shows that dell doesnt even like its own designs&#33;

Bandersnatch
1st May 2006, 02:12 AM
Apple sticker spotting.

Tonight, Nightcliff Beachfront Hotel bottle shop. Anyone coming in at that point would have seen two small cars, each adorned with an Apple sticker, glamming up the drive-through.

Cool.

iMac
1st May 2006, 02:16 AM
In the film &#39;Constantine&#39; Rachel Wiesz&#39;s character uses an iBook to watch the security cam footage of her sisters suicide.

If this has already been posted tell me, I haven&#39;t read the full thread.

icant
1st May 2006, 03:48 AM
In Season 5 of 24, CTU uses HP and Dell machines. But the White House staff use PowerBooks.

richbowen
1st May 2006, 07:20 AM
In Lost and Found the main character, Mackenzie Morgan (Brett Climo) uses a 14 inch iBook and Apple Computer Australia are named in the credits.

Muzza_77
1st May 2006, 07:48 AM
in the movie &#39;you got served&#39; there is a tray loading imac
in one of the optus adds you see a pro mouse and cinema display
in &#39;Daddy Day care&#39; the may guy (I forgot his name) is using a powerbook

Hobart
1st May 2006, 08:17 AM
in the movie hackers the main guy sets off the schools sprinlker-fire-putter-outters (completely forget the name of them) system with a mac.


hackers is a s&#092;/&#092;/337 m0&#092;/i3

Starscream
1st May 2006, 09:38 AM
War of the world, that teenage kid walk around with a 14" ibook. He covers the apple light up with his arm.

hawker
1st May 2006, 09:40 AM
Veronica Mars is always using a PowerBook G4 15" - it&#39;s interesting to see what they use to cover up the logos sometimes. Food and drink containers / pens etc.

They also have a techie called &#39;mac&#39; - and yes she does use a mac :P

Jaffa
1st May 2006, 10:19 AM
in &#39;Man of the House&#39; They have an iBook and they usea very strange method here:

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And this is the front of the ibook:

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Currawong
1st May 2006, 10:39 AM
Japan&#39;s most famous pop-singer, Hikaru Utada, has a 12" Powerbook as seen in this blog entry (http://www.u3music.com/message/index.php?m=1&l=JP&d=2006040621444j.xml) by her.

Bart Smastard
1st May 2006, 11:18 AM
In the movie The 40 Year Old Virgin his girlfriend uses a Bondi Blue iMac in her shop.

Jaffa
1st May 2006, 11:21 AM
In the movie "are we there yet" the guy in the sports collectibles store uses a 12&#39; powerbook

lavo
1st May 2006, 11:22 AM
In Threat Matrix (buried on Thursday nights), the kid shooting everyone had a grape slot load iMac in his room.

ninja
8th May 2006, 09:29 AM
The main character in "final destination 3" continuously uses her powermac

Nightbreed
8th May 2006, 09:47 AM
I just watched the latest installment of "Las Vegas" and one of the guys was using an Intel iMac 20". How do i know it wasn&#39;t the last version? He actually say "this is the new intel imac, it&#39;s much faster than the last model". I was stunned&#33; oh yeah, there was a bunch of em in the room that he called the "iLounge". I kid you not&#33; I wonder what apple payed for that add. hehe

Applecider
8th May 2006, 09:50 AM
Both the Weagles and Collingwood footy club use powerbooks in the box during games. Sure other clubs do too.

thebag
8th May 2006, 06:48 PM
Just watching Talking Heads on the ABC

Bryce Courtney uses a G4 "Lampshade" Imac.

I knew there was a reason I liked the Man

Also same show, a picture in the background showed a G3 iMac with his cat draped across the top of it, looks like he&#39;s beena mac user for a long time.

Pulgar
8th May 2006, 07:01 PM
Lets see....I saw an apple display in an Optus ad yesterday, and a Blueberry iMac in an episode of "FROST" (my wife&#39;s a pom...) on Saturday. We usually see them if we are watching any of the ABC Kids little Sat. dramas with our boys.
I know it doesn&#39;t really count, but damn near EVERY pro audio interface or multi-platform software ad in audio tech mags have a powerbook in &#39;em..

mvjs
8th May 2006, 07:14 PM
On ABC News, the Fmr National Smart Card head, was using an iMac&#33; :D

gilligan911
31st May 2006, 09:24 AM
Spent last weekend in Sydney. Visited the Powerhouse Museum while there and it is chock full of Macs. The history of design display (of course) had several G5 iMacs set up with interactive programs. There was even one which had stand removed and was bolted to a rail doing nothing more than showing a slideshow - bit of a waste really&#33;

http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/glenandkerrie/Sydney/Photos_files/IMG_1551.jpg

They also had four or five set up for the kiddies to use in another section of the museum with a big sign saying "Computers kindly provided by Apple Australia".

There were also a couple of eMacs at the Justice and Police Museum in Circular Quay.


Edit: err, this picture is a bit big - how do I put a thumbnail here that links to the external site hosting the image?

Newbie
2nd June 2006, 12:45 PM
I haven&#39;t read the complete 35 pages of this post so apologise if I&#39;m someone&#39;s already mentioned this :( but Carey (Sarah Jessica Parker) in Sex & the City as some may know her character is a writer and each episode she seats in her room typing an article as you hear her voice speaking what she&#39;s thinking/writing and she uses a Mac I don&#39;t know which one though because it&#39;s a Black notebook with the big lighted Apple logo at the back...I thought that only the Macbook has come in Black but I watched it before the MB was released.

Another one was that the RTA uses Macbook screens but PC desktops :o don&#39;t have any idea why they don&#39;t just go one way or the other :huh:

Byrd
2nd June 2006, 12:51 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Newbie &#064; Jun 2 2006, 12&#58;45 PM) 178573</div>
I thought that only the Macbook has come in Black but I watched it before the MB was released.[/b]

Apple have released heaps of black notebooks in the past - probably beginning with the "Wallstreet" Powerbook. The earliest - but very rare - black Powerbook is the Powerbook 550c, a 33Mhz 68040 screamer, but was only released in Japan and hence very difficult to obtain.

JB

Newbie
2nd June 2006, 04:28 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Byrd &#064; Jun 2 2006, 12&#58;51 PM) 178576</div>

Apple have released heaps of black notebooks in the past - [/b]
So how many Mac notebooks have had black as an option? It seemed when the MB came out people were really surprised to see black so I assumed it had never been done before :D

jonargall
2nd June 2006, 05:15 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Byrd &#064; Jun 2 2006, 12&#58;51 PM) 178576</div>

Apple have released heaps of black notebooks in the past - probably beginning with the "Wallstreet" Powerbook. The earliest - but very rare - black Powerbook is the Powerbook 550c, a 33Mhz 68040 screamer, but was only released in Japan and hence very difficult to obtain.

JB
[/b]

And does anyone remember those old black (desktop) Performa &#39;Directors Edition&#39; macs? They were cool&#33;

vid
13th June 2006, 02:01 PM
If you look at the "behind the scenes" area of the Sony Bravia commercial (the one with all the coloured balls bouncing down the street) at the end of this video you see an old iMac and I think it&#39;s a iBook, I would be curious to see what is under the desk and what type platform they are actually using to edit the SONY commercial do you think it would be a SONY computer?

http://www.bravia-advert.com/commercial/br...ngofhighqt.html (http://www.bravia-advert.com/commercial/braviamakingofhighqt.html)

Edit: tried to add a small 100k image (screen snapshot) but it won&#39;t let me again, it tells me I have 897.9k of global space left though&#33;
Edit 2: Changed the image size to 80k now am able to add it

jonargall
14th June 2006, 09:50 PM
Oh I love Buffy and Angel ...

... not just because the good guys trace Mac releases from 1996-2004, but it sure is a fun sub-plot&#33;

Bart Smastard
14th June 2006, 10:03 PM
Watched a doco on the insurgents in Iraq last night on SBS. A photographer was using a PowerBook out in the field.

Also in the video (http://www.video-c.co.uk/micrositedisplayfull.asp?vidref=gold011&page=watch&FileType=ADSLProg) to Goldfrapp&#39;s song &#39;Number 1&#39; there&#39;s a G5 iMac (no built iSight) on the receptionists desk. Great clip by the way.

Screen grab:

april_candice
14th June 2006, 11:15 PM
Hi. Not really a seen thing, although I am almost certain that it is in the clip, but MC Lars song "Download this song" mentions a G5 production, which i presume refers to a G5 Mac...its a cool song.

My partner just pointed out that Mike Gouldman from Big Brother Up Late uses what looks like a Mac Book Pro

Also, I am not sure if anyone else has mentioned it, but Elle in Legally Blonde uses a Mac in Pink (oh why dont they bring back the pink laptops). And in Legally Blonde 2 she uses an iBook that has a custom cover on it in pink (I SO WANT ONE&#33;) :D

I also just noticed that the crime lab in American Dad there is a cartoon version of an imac but it is black.

Newbie
15th June 2006, 10:57 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(vid &#064; Jun 13 2006, 02&#58;01 PM) 183339</div>

If you look at the "behind the scenes" area of the Sony Bravia commercial (the one with all the coloured balls bouncing down the street) at the end of this video you see an old iMac and I think it&#39;s a iBook...[/b]

:blink: I cannot believe that they showed the "Sony" name on the CRT monitor they were using and I cannot believe they did not take out the two Apple comps that was in their SONY ad :o I find that so ironic :lol:

I would have hated to be the cleanup person for that ad. They would have had to clean the balls up as cars would not have been able to drive over it and on top of that I&#39;m sure they got a few lawsuits/complain as those balls would most likely have damaged some of the parked cars :P

I didn&#39;t know that Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde had pink Ibook <_<

uncyherb
16th June 2006, 01:28 PM
I guess this isn&#39;t really &#39;spotting&#39; as I only heard it but...

listening to the JJJ Dr. Karl podcast from 23/02/06 and at about the 34 minute 50 second mark he says

"I&#39;ve got about 180,000 folders on my computer... lucky I&#39;ve got a search engine that finds them... Give it up for spotlight&#33;"

Cool&#33; Dr. K is a mac man&#33;

froggy
16th June 2006, 01:32 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(uncyherb &#064; Jun 16 2006, 01&#58;28 PM) 184715</div>
Cool&#33; Dr. K is a mac man&#33;
[/b]Sure is&#33; I&#39;ve chatted to him a couple of time about stuff, Macs included. He&#39;s friends with my mechanic in Sydney

Cheers,
Andrew

gizo
16th June 2006, 01:40 PM
I saw a MacBookPro this morning, ON MY COFFEE TABLE&#33;

w00t

ray74
16th June 2006, 01:47 PM
this morn on Sunrise, there was a story re kids and the dangers of letting them use chat rooms unsupervised, the story was interlaced with shorts of kids using e-macs.

harps
16th June 2006, 03:43 PM
Did anyone notice the computer screen in the last Officeworks ad front page?
Was a Wintel computer but it had Mac OSX with Entourage open.

Bart Smastard
16th June 2006, 03:56 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(harps &#064; Jun 16 2006, 03&#58;43 PM) 184755</div>

Did anyone notice the computer screen in the last Officeworks ad front page?
Was a Wintel computer but it had Mac OSX with Entourage open.
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Ha ha :lol: . Probably some DTP having a bit of an in-joke with his workmates, "LOL. Did you see the Mac desktop I snuck into the OW catalogue?".

I&#39;ve done that with technical specs for retailers I know use PC&#39;s as Point-of-sale&#39;s, just quietly slip in a photo of an eMac here, an iMac there, maybe an iBook or PowerBook to see if they&#39;re awake... no one (other than my colleagues) has ever made a comment :P

april_candice
16th June 2006, 05:41 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Newbie &#064; Jun 15 2006, 10&#58;57 PM) 184543</div>

:blink: I didn&#39;t know that Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde had pink Ibook <_<
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Yeah Elle uses it when in a law lecture, where she is surrounded by all black laptops. Its just one of her many differences from the people at harvard

scruffie
16th June 2006, 05:45 PM
They had a powerbook at the belle and sebastian gig in melb :)

lavo
16th June 2006, 05:55 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Applecider &#064; May 8 2006, 09&#58;50 AM) 170516</div>

Both the Weagles and Collingwood footy club use powerbooks in the box during games. Sure other clubs do too.
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Quite a number of clubs use Powerbooks, specifically for the software that they use. The ex-coach of the Kookaburras (hockey) developed a video player tracking software on the Mac, that can be used for a number of sports other than footy. We sold the guy his Mac :-)

Back on track, if anyone happens to see Fast Inc (MTV car show), two guys in the show use a Powerbook and an iBook. The logos were visible in the first episode, then covered up in the second :-(

Jaffa
16th June 2006, 06:04 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(uncyherb &#064; Jun 16 2006, 01&#58;28 PM) 184715</div>

I guess this isn&#39;t really &#39;spotting&#39; as I only heard it but...

listening to the JJJ Dr. Karl podcast from 23/02/06 and at about the 34 minute 50 second mark he says

"I&#39;ve got about 180,000 folders on my computer... lucky I&#39;ve got a search engine that finds them... Give it up for spotlight&#33;"

Cool&#33; Dr. K is a mac man&#33;
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Dr. Karl did a presentation at my school, and what did he run the presentation off? A Powerbook 17" and 15"&#33; I also have his personal email address, but I will not be giving it out.

Jeff

april_candice
16th June 2006, 08:54 PM
Just noticed a kid in the background is using a graphite clamshell in the Princess Diaries. Never really noticed so many macs before now. It&#39;s a bit like when you buy a new car, you see heaps the same as yours&#33;

froggy
21st June 2006, 02:57 PM
In ABC Online&#39;s story (http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200606/s1668234.htm) about free internet filters being provided to Australian families, is this an Apple Mighty Mouse?

http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/200606/r91022_271356.jpg

lavo
21st June 2006, 02:59 PM
Mac keyboards too (what&#39;s with the bl*&dy IIGS theme to those keyboards&#33;)

Fino_Mac
22nd June 2006, 09:03 PM
Just saw a CPA ad which had a business consultant using an iBook G4 with some executives from Christian Dior.

Fino_Mac

Jaffa
22nd June 2006, 09:50 PM
Las Vegas always use Mac&#39;s, specially the boss, whats his name. . . Ed Deline or something. . .

maclover
22nd June 2006, 09:57 PM
Not sure if these have been mentioned:

There is a PowerBook in the Nurafen ad.

On the optus posters, there is a ACD without the Apple logo...

On 24 last night Jack had to open an encrypted file on an iMac - they kept showing the screen...

I liked it better when all the good guys used Macs and all the bad guys used PCs - Now its all over the place:(

Fino_Mac
28th June 2006, 08:28 PM
In the recent QANTAS ads you can just make out an iBook G4.

Fino_Mac

Malakai
28th June 2006, 08:42 PM
I saw a full page ad for Asus laptops near the front of APC magazine this month with two people behind a laptop (one sitting at a table using the laptop and one standing behind). The laptop is clearly a PowerBook or MacBook PRO but with the Apple on the lid removed.

I laughed when I saw it. :)

skysa
28th June 2006, 08:47 PM
Just seen a couple of macs on the www.tv.com funny enough its under the heading this summers top gadgets.... and it presented by windows xp... :)

Fino_Mac
29th June 2006, 08:07 PM
On the Simpsons, the family won a pink iMac G4, and it was called a
feMac...lol

Fino_Mac

natakim
29th June 2006, 08:10 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Fino_Mac &#064; Jun 29 2006, 08&#58;07 PM) 190067</div>

On the Simpsons, the family won a pink iMac G4, and it was called a
feMac...lol

Fino_Mac
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damn it, i&#39;m too slow :(

hawker
29th June 2006, 08:12 PM
Entourage (US TV series) has many macs. Seen a PowerMac G5, iMac G4 20" with an iSight etc.

Alessiman
29th June 2006, 08:26 PM
How I met your mother

MAC&#39;s Everwhere

Tommy PDA
29th June 2006, 09:08 PM
Mac on The Ozzy TV Show " Neighbours " the Powerbooks used by Paul on " Neighbours "

Fino_Mac
30th June 2006, 10:35 PM
Tonight on The Chaser, on ABC, Chas Licciardello had a Powerbook G4.

Fino

Joz
30th June 2006, 10:56 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Fino_Mac &#064; Jun 30 2006, 10&#58;35 PM) 190490</div>

Tonight on The Chaser, on ABC, Chas Licciardello had a Powerbook G4.

Fino
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I wonder what&#39;s under that gaffa.

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Fino_Mac
30th June 2006, 11:06 PM
I wonder what&#39;s under that gaffa.[/b]

I wonder... a logo of some sort i presume...lol
Wouldn&#39;t gaffa tape wreck the computer?

Fino

Joz
30th June 2006, 11:11 PM
Also tonight on the chaser, they were talking about how the Bill Gates foundation is trying to stop the AIDS virus.

"Given how many viruses Bill Gates is responsible for, it&#39;s the least he can do".

"Mind you, I have to admit that when it comes to philanthropy, I much prefer Apple, I mean, I think their vaccines are just so much more stylish."

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Johnny Appleseed
2nd July 2006, 03:29 AM
Not so much a Mac sighting as a Mac user sighting: In the seek.com.au commercial with the secretary and the jackass CEO, the jackass says "command-P print". Obviously if he was a Windows user he would&#39;ve said "control-P".

bernie234
2nd July 2006, 09:25 AM
grissam used a powerbook on CSI saturtday night......

gizo
2nd July 2006, 09:28 AM
SBS has been showing a great documentary over the last week - Clipperton.
A bunch of scientists on a tiny coral island. Of course, the scientists are using powerBooks, and doing live seminars back to their land-bound colleagues and all that funky stuff. All on powerBooks, and maybe a powerMac...?

Rasta
2nd July 2006, 11:34 AM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(gringo &#064; Jul 2 2006, 09&#58;28 AM) 190961</div>

SBS has been showing a great documentary over the last week - Clipperton.
A bunch of scientists on a tiny coral island. Of course, the scientists are using powerBooks, and doing live seminars back to their land-bound colleagues and all that funky stuff. All on powerBooks, and maybe a powerMac...?
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yeah saw that too.. impressive stuff... and all that link up stuff sitting in a tent on an atoll..

iTalk
2nd July 2006, 01:18 PM
Optus add where the monkey plays with the white unbadged &#39;apple&#39; mouse & keyboard, and there&#39;s also the Aluminium finish ACD ..

DJY
2nd July 2006, 05:15 PM
They used a Powerbook in the second last episode of the new Doctor Who&#33;

There is a scene - that in "Torchwood" they used a nice shiny Powerbook.
pre-built-in iSight.

knightcruiser
2nd July 2006, 06:52 PM
There is no secret to Macs in the Movies, there is a product placement person, as in many large corps, in Apple whose job is, getting Macs in the Movies.

moo
2nd July 2006, 08:57 PM
There was a 12" PowerBook on the Chaser on ABC TV the other night but they had put grey gaffer tape over the logo.

EDIT sorry fino just noticed your post.

Fino_Mac
3rd July 2006, 11:48 AM
There is a BigPond Ad in which the lady offers another a complimentary Brazillian (its a bloke), and there is an iMac G5 on her desk.

Fino

bartron
9th July 2006, 09:43 PM
G4 iMac on CSI tonight...looked like a 15" sitting on a desk/counter (if it&#39;s been spotted before...sorry. I aint reading 32 pages to find out and the search &#39;csi&#39; is too short). Looked like they had taken all the logos off it but unless someone else makes a lapshade shaped computer.......

Bartron

wilba
9th July 2006, 09:47 PM
In the 10 part series &#39;TV around the World&#39;, the Sweedish expert guy had a White G3 iMac next to him.

Ben™
11th July 2006, 01:02 AM
Mike Goldman on Big Brother Up Late now uses a MacBook Pro. He had the camera watching the screen tonight and the camera moved down to show "MacBook Pro" at the bottom of the screen.

Just a fun fact: He had Mail, iPhoto and Safari open (from what we could see)

benni_c
11th July 2006, 10:53 AM
I went to a Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2005 developer presentation toward the end of 2005. One of the chaps at the back (running the slideshow) was using a 15" Powerbook. (BTW. The presentation wasn&#39;t running off that machine though.)

It was pretty ironic that you see a dude in a black-flashy Microsoft shirt leaning back with that bright white Apple logo arua flowing from the console desk. And this was at a time when Intel notebooks were a twinkle in Apples eye.

ps. I am not saying that Microsoft employees can&#39;t use Apple machines. But the irony was with the MS presenters cramming "buy/use/distro our products&#33;" and you turn around and a MS employee is playing with his Powerbook. Me and my co-workers had a chuckle.

QueenOfSwords
11th July 2006, 11:20 AM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(april_candice &#064; Jun 16 2006, 05&#58;41 PM) 184773</div>

Yeah Elle uses it when in a law lecture, where she is surrounded by all black laptops. Its just one of her many differences from the people at harvard
[/b]

I hate to say it... but it was Tangerine. If Apple made a pink iBook, she would definitely have had one. The preceding scene where she&#39;s in a bunny costume(&#33;) in the queue at an Apple Store is funny too.

/Sigh... love that movie. I just checked the dvd
//That shot of her on the iBook surrounded by Thinkpads probably started me on the path to the Light Side
///She *does* have a custom-painted pink iBook G4 in the sequel (Colorware?) but the logo is obscured by pink paint and rhinestones
////Beats gaffer tape

DJY
12th July 2006, 08:07 PM
The now famous "one red paperclip" guy uses an iBook.
Beyond Tomorrow did a story on him tonight.

gizo
13th July 2006, 02:43 PM
It&#39;s been screaming at me for weeks, and I haven&#39;t noticed it.

ABC - Wednesday nights - &#39;Absolute Power&#39; - A cracker of a comedy, featuring Stephen Fry, and a whole slew of powerbooks. Last night he was calling in to work on his powerbook, and one of the people in the office was walking around with her powerbook, and a huge iSight stuck on top of it, talking to him.

digger1914
13th July 2006, 03:05 PM
On last Friday night&#39;s Silent Witness on the ABC one of the pathologists was looking through a dead girl&#39;s computer.

It was a Mac notebook of some kind (I am too new to the game to be certainwhich one&#33;).

Ben™
13th July 2006, 03:11 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(DJY &#064; Jul 12 2006, 08&#58;07 PM) 194244</div>

The now famous "one red paperclip" guy uses an iBook.
Beyond Tomorrow did a story on him tonight.
[/b] MacBook actually.

tcn33
14th July 2006, 06:33 PM
The guy five seats away from me on the 6.18 Lilydale has a gorgeous MacBook Pro. I might be creeping him out because I keep staring at it :P

froggy
14th July 2006, 07:27 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(tcn33 &#064; Jul 14 2006, 06&#58;33 PM) 194959</div>
I might be creeping him out because I keep staring at it :P
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That might depend on whether you&#39;re male or female :)