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29th Jun '16 6:46:22 PM Doug86
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* In ''YoungWizards'', Dairine's [[TheBookOfShadows Wizard's Manual]] starts out as a phone book–sized portable Apple [=IIIc=] (a fictitious hybrid of the [[http://www.apple-history.com/?page=gallery&model=aIIc Apple IIc]] and [[http://www.apple-history.com/?page=gallery&model=aIII Apple III]]), but repeatedly upgrades its own hardware until it ends up being a sleek Mac notebook.

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* In ''YoungWizards'', ''Literature/YoungWizards'', Dairine's [[TheBookOfShadows Wizard's Manual]] starts out as a phone book–sized portable Apple [=IIIc=] (a fictitious hybrid of the [[http://www.apple-history.com/?page=gallery&model=aIIc Apple IIc]] and [[http://www.apple-history.com/?page=gallery&model=aIII Apple III]]), but repeatedly upgrades its own hardware until it ends up being a sleek Mac notebook.
25th May '16 10:23:55 PM DavidDelony
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* Averted in anime and manga production. As mentioned above, Macs are pretty much standard in creative fields, so the one place you'd expect to see them is in an anime or manga studio, but a lot of footage shows them happily using [=PCs=]. This is likely because Macs are even more insanely expensive in Japan than they are in the West.

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* Averted in anime and manga production. As mentioned above, Macs are pretty much standard in creative fields, so the The one place you'd expect to see them is in an anime or manga studio, given how ubiquitous Macs are in Western film and TV production, but a lot of footage shows them happily using [=PCs=]. This is likely because Macs are even more insanely expensive in Japan than they are in the West.
19th May '16 9:36:55 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Spooks}}'', Creator/TheBBC was forced to cover up the Apple logo on the cast laptops due to viewer complaints that it violated product placement rules.

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* In ''{{Spooks}}'', ''Series/{{Spooks}}'', Creator/TheBBC was forced to cover up the Apple logo on the cast laptops due to viewer complaints that it violated product placement rules.



* The commentary for the season 1 DVD of ''PeepShow'' specifically notes averting this trope, despite pressure from the art department to put in a Mac simply because it looks more attractive. Ironically, the stars, Mitchell and Webb, also do the UK version of Apple's "I'm a Mac / I'm A PC" campaign.

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* The commentary for the season 1 DVD of ''PeepShow'' ''Series/PeepShow'' specifically notes averting this trope, despite pressure from the art department to put in a Mac simply because it looks more attractive. Ironically, the stars, Mitchell and Webb, also do the UK version of Apple's "I'm a Mac / I'm A PC" campaign.
18th May '16 11:45:21 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Averted with ''[[{{CSI NY}} CSI: New York]]'', where lab work has been seen on laptops with prominent Windows logos.

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* Averted with ''[[{{CSI NY}} ''[[Series/{{CSINY}} CSI: New York]]'', where lab work has been seen on laptops with prominent Windows logos.
7th May '16 5:35:20 PM Saklad5
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It probably does apply for iPhones, though. In the United States, more people use [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verizon_Wireless Verizon Wireless]] than AT&T, which was the exclusive mobile service of the iPhone until February 2011. In the media, however, every so often you might see a [=BlackBerry=], but for the most part, everyone has an iPhone. From 2009 to 2012 this was actually realistic, but ever since the Samsung Galaxy [=S3=] was the first smartphone to outsell the iPhone, this is not reality anymore.

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It probably does apply for iPhones, though. In the United States, more people use [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verizon_Wireless Verizon Wireless]] than AT&T, which was the exclusive mobile service of the iPhone until February 2011. In the media, however, every so often you might see a [=BlackBerry=], but for the most part, everyone has an iPhone. From 2009 to 2012 this was actually realistic, but ever since the Samsung Galaxy [=S3=] was the first smartphone to outsell the iPhone, this is not reality anymore.
iPhone.
22nd Apr '16 10:41:39 PM aye_amber
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* Everyone in ''{{Kingdom}}'' uses a Mac. This may be due to star Creator/StephenFry's well-known real life love for Apple products and his status as the UK's second-ever Mac owner (Douglas Adams was first.)

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* Everyone in ''{{Kingdom}}'' ''Series/{{Kingdom}}'' uses a Mac. This may be due to star Creator/StephenFry's well-known real life love for Apple products and his status as the UK's second-ever Mac owner (Douglas Adams was first.)
16th Apr '16 3:28:42 PM rjd1922
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* If a computer appears in the Anime/{{Pokemon}} world (for example, in ''Anime/ThePowerOfOne'' and also in at least a few TV episodes), chances are it's running the Pokéverse equivalent of Mac OS.

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* If a computer appears in the Anime/{{Pokemon}} world (for example, in ''Anime/ThePowerOfOne'' ''Anime/Pokemon2000'' and also in at least a few TV episodes), chances are it's running the Pokéverse equivalent of Mac OS.
28th Mar '16 2:34:45 PM nombretomado
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** As do all of the other shows created by Dan Schneider. But it originated on "DrakeAndJosh"

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** As do all of the other shows created by Dan Schneider. But it originated on "DrakeAndJosh"''Series/DrakeAndJosh''
19th Mar '16 10:27:55 PM RAMChYLD
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* Played straight with Creator/{{Google}}: apparently employees who needs laptops are issued a Macbook Pro, and employees who need desktops are either issued a Mac or a PC preloaded with a [[UsefulNotes/{{Unix}} Linux distribution]]. [=PCs=] running Windows are rare and an employee needing a Windows PC will need to provide a strong reason before the management will issue one.

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* Played straight with Creator/{{Google}}: Website/{{Google}}: apparently employees who needs laptops are issued a Macbook Pro, and employees who need desktops are either issued a Mac or a PC preloaded with a [[UsefulNotes/{{Unix}} Linux distribution]]. [=PCs=] running Windows are rare and an employee needing a Windows PC will need to provide a strong reason before the management will issue one.
19th Mar '16 8:56:08 PM RAMChYLD
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* In the finale of ''Film/{{Antitrust}}'', [[spoiler:the Synapse broadcast]] is done with a [=PowerBook=] G3. It's fitting when you consider how the movie is a feature-length TakeThat at [[{{Microsoft}} Apple's chief rival]], but it makes less sense when you remember that the film is about computer hackers (who, as stated above, don't use Macs), and that the ProductPlacement goes against the film's pro-open source message (Mac OS is hardly open source software). On the other hand, Apple does support open-source development from time to time (it released it's Darwin kernel and Swift compilers as open-source, as well as it's CUPS printing system, which has become the new standard on Linux and BSD machines), and several Mac OS X components (ie Perl, emacs) originated from the open-source community.

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* In the finale of ''Film/{{Antitrust}}'', [[spoiler:the Synapse broadcast]] is done with a [=PowerBook=] G3. It's fitting when you consider how the movie is a feature-length TakeThat at [[{{Microsoft}} [[{{Creator/Microsoft}} Apple's chief rival]], but it makes less sense when you remember that the film is about computer hackers (who, as stated above, don't use Macs), and that the ProductPlacement goes against the film's pro-open source message (Mac OS is hardly open source software). On the other hand, Apple does support open-source development from time to time (it released it's Darwin kernel and Swift compilers as open-source, as well as it's CUPS printing system, which has become the new standard on Linux and BSD machines), and several Mac OS X components (ie Perl, emacs) originated from the open-source community.
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