Hollywood starlets come out for Microsoft's All Access Holiday Party

Hollywood starlets come out for Microsoft's All Access Holiday Party
Hollywood starlets came out for Microsoft's All Access Holiday Party and for the evening celebrities like Olivia Munn, Emmy Rosum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Emma Roberts got to play around with some of Microsoft's new devices including Windows Phone 8 handsets and Microsoft Surface RT tablets. Apparently the girls were coached on how to use Windows Phone 8 as some text messages were sent out. We know that at least one of the actresses is tech savvy as Olivia Munn used to co-host G4's Attack of The Show.

Speaking of Olivia Munn, her comment on Windows Phone 8? "It was like love at first swipe." Emma Roberts was spotted walking around with a Microsoft Surface RT with a pink Touch Cover. It was a great way for Microsoft to show that its new mobile devices are suitable for the fairer sex and aren't made just for men. Roberts was so excited about her tablet that she said that she is ordering a few to give out as gifts for the holiday.

source: AccessHollywood via WMPoweruser



27. antifanboy14

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

I agree, man! They need to do a lot more to convince the people that actually put money in their pockets.

21. odin09

Posts: 4; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

It is pretty sad to choose a phone based on a celebrity endorsement but... It is just as pathetic to just buy an iphone because everybody else has one!

26. NexusKoolaid

Posts: 493; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

On your first point I agree. As for your second point, it may not be as pathetic as you think. For any phone to catch on in a big way it needs to be a good product - mediocrity doesn't fly for long in the consumer space. So if you're shopping for a phone, picking the one that everyone else has can be a safe bet.

17. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i only know emma roberts!

13. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

considering how many kids at the jr high i'm at have smart phones, i think this is a descent promo. maybe not the right demographic imo, but ms is trying to break out of its corporate shell bit by bit

14. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

High school kids are more impressionable....

19. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

tell me abou it, i visit my wife at her high school and it feels like i'm in a samsung commercial

9. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

whoa...wasn't there another article to read after this one?

10. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Yes, it was.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

What happen to it? pA deleted it?

24. jed27

Posts: 65; Member since: Jun 09, 2012

There are a lot of articles here vanishing here in PA as of late. Maybe they can shed light about this. Michael H? Anyone?

7. meowcenary

Posts: 187; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

MS needs to can their marketing team and or the plug agency they are using. Using celebrities who do not know a can of chili from a sack of beans is laughable. The android malware smear campaign backfired and ended up being a burning ring of fire. If you want to be cheap form street teams it operates for free. I am willing to be in a street team in the San Francisco Bayarea promoting WP8. Your Bevis and Butthead market approach has failed on all front.

5. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Maybe I don't watch enough Tv, but didn't recognized a single name.

12. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

That's sad... I don't watch too much of the idiot box...but i know who's who. You atleast ought to know Emma Roberts.

16. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

what!!! You never heard of Olivia munn!! That's a shame haha

23. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Not sure who Emma Roberts is, but Rossum was the leading lady in the 2004 movie version of "Phantom of the Opera", and I knew of Munn from G4, as the article stated. *edit* I liked her up. Haven't seen any if her stuff but she is cute enough. However, she is my baby sister's age, so that is an instant turn-off

25. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

^looked, flippin' auto fix...

4. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

If you buy tech based upon what celeb uses it or endorses it, then that is just plain sad.

11. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

Agreed. This is an industry that morally can't hold down marriages or relationships yet can publically announce affairs, drug abuse and over zealous liquor consumption as a way to business market their notoriety. Whether it be using Apple, Android, Windows Etc, this is the least area of viewable sources that I would base my purchase desision on. John B.

22. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Agreed, but people like having what "famous" people have. These are low-key celebrities (starlets is accurate). It isn't new. I remember as a teen when "Friends" was on, some people would clamor for the stuff they had seen on the show, and the practice has continued since.

3. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

they need Justin bieber

6. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

PSY for all age fans. Justin only for girl and make windows image look bad

15. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

How about Rebecca black ...

2. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

They can pay off stars but they can't pay off real users.

8. Pings

Posts: 304; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

It was bad acting at that though...

1. brycdavis

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Olivia MMMMMMMMunn! *Adjusts britches*

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