Hollywood is totally geeking out over the new iPad.
The iPad (Apple tablets) got a major PR boost on ABC’s “Modern Family” this week when Phil (Ty Burrell) wanted one for his birthday and his family desperately try to snag one the first day the gadgets hit the Apple stores.
And according to Access Hollywood, some celebs have been tweeting about their insatiable iPad cravings.
will not buy an iPad. I will not buy an iPad. I will not buy an iPad.
Okay, I’m tempted to get an iPad. Darn you Steve Jobs!” Jordin Sparks tweeted.
Alyssa Milano tweeted annoyance that her iPad pre-order had been cancelled. “I
ordered iPads for me, mom & David,” she tweeted. “Apple said: ‘we
have limited amount available per customer. Therefore, this order has
Of course, there was an iPad on the Oscars back in March. And this week, David Letterman read his Top 10 list off an iPad. Later in the show, “Clash of the Titans” star Sam Worthington used it as a coaster for his coffee mug.
Full disclosure: The Dish Rag was at the Apple store in the Beverly Center early Saturday morning and there
was a line for people wanting to buy or check one out and another
line for the smartie pants (like me) who had reserved their iPads online (two per
customer) and had to buy them before 3 p.m. or lose them.
But the turnout was nowhere near the lines (we’re talking around the block) for the first iPhones.
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Did anyone get one today? Are you psyched? Can we come over and play
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Photo credits: ABC, Apple