Apple iPad Becoming a Hollywood Hot Favorite!

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), which actually helps them to practice lines using just an iPad. Actress Dana Delany, who will be appearing in a forthcoming ABC drama “Body of Proof,” receives her lines digitally on her iPad where she practices her bit prior to the shoot using Rehearsal. She quips:
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The Rehearsal app imports the script for a television episode and can play out dialogues of other characters out and go silent when the owner of the iPad is supposed to say his/her lines. Brilliant, eh?
The iPad is not just limited to actors. Writers and producers too are using the tablet for various purposes. Writer Bob Orci, for example uses his iPad extensively for showcasing slide shows, snapshots of potential locations and photos of actors for his shows to his producers. Mr. Orci said in an interview:
When you’re carrying a little TV around, you bring the power of imagery to places that you don’t normally have it
Paula Abdul uses her iPad to preview her new dance show for prospective sponsors. Another actress Julie Benz uses her iPad purely for entertainment purposes during the breaks between shots. The list is growing by the day.
Apple products are now becoming parts of daily sitcoms and are even featured in storylines – all ending up providing free advertisement for Apple . According to a Nielsen report, there have been 2438 occasions in September when Apple products have appeared on television programs in the US. Even News programs seem to like them with the sets of “Fast Money” on CNBC and “Fox & Friends,” a morning show of Fox News -both featuring the iPads in their studio.
What do you think about this unexpected influx of the iPad to the glamorindustry?

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