quote: Now, the latest Mission:Impossible movie is featuring about eight minutes of Apple products like iPhones, iPads and Macs. The approximate value of this screen time is $23 million.
quote: I'm fine sitting on the sidelines and watching the general population give away its freedom of choice.
quote: It is easy to convince idiots that a $2000+ Apple is going to be better than a $600 Windows based system.
quote: If you're gonna compete with Apple, you're not gonna win by trying to convince people who like using Apple products that those products suck. You have to win by convincing them that your product is better.
quote: Idiocy can be an opposing force too.
quote: It's horrifically irrational - no amount of discussing with them why it would be a more rational choice to buy something else is going to help.
quote: Apple's product placement goes back to the 1990's when the PowerMac laptop made an appearance in Mission: Impossible. Now, the latest Mission:Impossible movie is featuring about eight minutes of Apple products like iPhones, iPads and Macs. The approximate value of this screen time is $23 million.
quote: Daisy: Why do you drive a minivan? Do you have kids that we don’t know about?Angela: I’m an artist, Daisy, and the Sienna has plenty of room, plus I stink at parallel parking and that back-up camera thing is like the invention of the century.
quote: This is the solution to TV/movie piracy, not DRM. Shows are given away for free, and the producers will make money by selling advertisements in the shows. The ads will have to be product placement to prevent them from being edited out of the program.
quote: The more your show is distributed and shared (i.e. "pirated"), the more money you can demand from advertisers for subsequent episodes.
quote: i think one of the worst ones was an episode of smallville back in the days and the whole episode was basically a car commercial.