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  • "Get a Mac" Guy is a Jailbreaker


    I'm not sure how Apple is going to feel about this.

    As it turns out, Justin Long, star of the popular "Get a Mac" TV spots from Apple, is among us. That is, he's in our "community," if you catch my drift. And while Justin's former bosses in Cupertino may not be thrilled with this revelation, Justin Long obviously isn't just playing a contemporary, cutting edge tech guy on TV. In real life, he's exactly that. And then some.

    During an appearance this week on late night TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live", Long shared a story on the program that involved a personal demonstration (iPhone and all) of a humorous SMS convo that, ultimately, revealed more - much more - than just the funny comments in the chat. During the segment (check out the video above), it was apparent that Long has a jailbroken iPhone (gasp!) as Cydia was clearly among his visible iPhone apps.

    One has to wonder if Apple would have to terminate Long's contract as a result of his "devious" jailbreaking activities - assuming, of course, that the company hadn't already pulled the plug on the "Get a Mac" TV spots. Nonetheless, it appears that the star of "Live Free or Die Hard" wants his iPhone to live as freely as possible. And its a really cool nod to the jailbreak community to see that one of Apple's most public faces is actually... one of us

    Jimmy Kimmel Live
    This article was originally published in forum thread: "Get a Mac" Guy is a Jailbreaker started by Michael Essany View original post
    Comments 84 Comments
    1. LGgeek's Avatar
      LGgeek -
      Quote Originally Posted by T4R06 View Post
      i cant believe you posted this video.... this might be the end of justin long's contract on apple doing some cool commercial stuff dont you know that?

      give it a rest , do google search on "jimmy kimmel mac guy"

      the whole world is posting and talking about it. not like MMI blew his career.
    1. robertr1's Avatar
      robertr1 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Tamkis View Post
      Out of all people, WTF did Disney remove the vid, lol?

      I did find the mispellings on his texts pretty funny (on part 3, shown in an earlier post on page 5). Dewin, Beeber, lol. Cool that even some prominent Apple people are among, just pretty cool
      Not to be a conspiracy theorist here but Steve Jobs is the largest share holder in Disney.... More of a joke than serious but who knows?
    1. Antman217's Avatar
      Antman217 -
      Quote Originally Posted by whereswaldo View Post
      He's not under contract with apple anymore, there hasn't been Mac vs PC ad in a while. He's done many movies since then including live free or die hard and his new one with jenifer aniston
      Just because there aren't any commercials anymore doesn't mean there can be a contract. Maybe there's a contract where he can't do commercials with anyone else and he gets paid by apple to reject other commercials lol. And about the movies I was being sarcastic of course he'll be in movies that's what I meant when I said "I'm sure he'll have other things to do" he's a f*cking actor!
    1. ShadowKnight27's Avatar
      ShadowKnight27 -
      I've seen him in an online game! Ge hacked and I asked him how he did it and he said he can't tell me or he gets " the boot"