HP Pre 3 stars on The Following
The Following. Now to be honest, we really haven't had much of a chance to see the show since we usually spend all day and night hunched over a hot keyboard, just for you. But if you're wondering why the show would use the Pre 3, we might have some answers. They probably are cheap to buy and it would seem that none of the big manufacturers were interested in shelling out for product placement. By using the HP Pre 3, a defunct and obsolete phone, the movie gets a cellphone that it needed for the scene and a current handset doesn't get tons of free publicity.
We should note though, that the HP Pre 3 joins the list of actors that are six degrees of separation, or closer, to Kevin Bacon. The one-time Footloose star (there's a name older than the Pre), is one of the stars of the new series.
source: Fox via webOSNation
1. roscuthiii posted on 06 Feb 2013, 04:03 2 0
Must have been a tech prop clearance sale. I saw an old school Moto Razr on tv recently too. Just can't remember if it was on the Following, Person of Interest, Continuum, or some other show at the moment.
3. troutsy posted on 06 Feb 2013, 07:53 0 0
I'm still holding hope that they will release this phone.
4. Roomaku posted on 06 Feb 2013, 09:01 0 0
I see lots of shows that have phones, White Collar has all Blackberrys. Grimm everyone seems to have an iPhone. It's funny though when they'll take a phone and add a dumb screen to it, like when someone receives a new message alert it looks like they made it in MS paint style letters on an obvious blackberry. It's just funny looking when in reality that's not at all right!
5. ZeroCide posted on 06 Feb 2013, 17:49 0 0
Looks alot like the Pre 2. Which looks like alot of other phones. How can anyone tell it is the Pre 3