Emmy Rossum: Actor, Singer, Mac-Addict
She first sang on the Metropolitan Opera stage at the age of seven and made her movie debut as the opera singer Christine in 2004's movie version of Phantom of the Opera, but it took Emmy Rossum to the ripe old age of 20 (that's right!) to record her first solo album. 'Inside Out' is the the first time Rossum breaks out her complete vocal range, a sometimes ethereal, sometimes pop-influenced (but always appealing) sound that's more typical of the top 40 divas we're used to hearing on the radio rather than opera divas. Her busy career keeps her on the road a lot, so she's got a bag full of gadgets and a clear preference for a specific type of computer, as you'll soon learn in our latest Switched Questionnaire.
What gadgets do you always bring with you to the set (for down-time)?
I always bring my BlackBerry and my iPod. Because I travel so much it's hard to see my friends a lot so I use my downtime on set to keep in touch over email or instant message. I also use my iPod to relax on set and drown out any loud work (cranes, cameras or lighting movie) that might be happening on set so I can keep in character.
What cell phone do you have right now and what do you love/hate about it?
I have the new LG ENV. I love the keyboard (as it makes texting so fast and fun), the high quality camera and camcorder! I like downloading ring tones to my phone of whatever song I'm loving at the moment.
Who's the last person you sent a text message to and what was it about?
My best girl friend Alex about meeting me at the gym in an hour.
Where do you go (site or service) pretty much every time you get online?
AOL to check my mail, and then YouTube to or funnyordie.com
What annoys you most about your iPod, cell phone, or laptop (or any other gadget)?
Sometimes I forget to "lock" my cellphone or BlackBerry, and it self-dials all of my friends or last numbers I've called!
Name one thing you wish your iPod/cellphone/laptop (any gadget) could do that it doesn't do now?
I wish my cellphone could cook me breakfast after it wakes me up in the morning!
You're stranded on a desert island: What gadget do you bring?
Probably an iPhone. I would have music, movies, and contact with my friends on instant messenger while calling to be rescued!
What's the most-played song or artist on your iPod?
Keyshia Cole's new record 'Just Like You'
BlackBerry, Sidekick, or Treo?
Did you get an iPhone yet?
Yes, I would, but it's not on Verizon yet!!
What's the longest time you've ever spent playing a video game in one sitting and what game was it?
Probably about five seconds and I don't think I can't remember which game. I don't play these much, but I like the graphics.
Mac or PC?
Mac. I love iTunes, iPhoto and the laptop built-in camera is great for "seeing" friends and family when I travel.
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