Hollywood Meets IT: 8 Notable Celebrities Who Braved Technology

Jessica Alba, Microsoft

Actress and model Jessica Alba appeared on stage in November 2012 with soon-to-step-down Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for the launch of Microsoft's Windows 8 mobile phone software. Though Microsoft had high hopes for competing with iOS and Android operating systems, it continues to struggle to gain traction. Shortly after her spokesperson contract was up in May, according to Business Insider, Alba was spotted in New York at a Fashion Week event, snapping pictures from an iPhone.

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