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When tech product placements go bad

We're proud to present our most over-the-top technology cameos from TV and films.

Photo by Crave UK

Cue gravelly voiced trailer man: In a world where tech companies desperately want to look cool, there's only one thing they can do--give ginormous sums of money to film and TV producers to use their stuff...

Ever since an Apple PowerBook saved the world in Independence Day there's been a powerful feeling that every movie and TV show should feature a gadget doing something to make the world a better, safer place--or at least look cool and shiny. We've collected some prime examples here.

(Source: Crave UK)

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