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David Gray Talks iPhones, Downloading, and the Music Industry's Failures

English singer-songwriter David Gray sat down with us to talk tech. Though he's made the giant leap into modernity by using an iPhone, he's only recently started downloading music. Sometimes the uninitiated often have the clearest perspectives, and all the downloading led to an epiphany: "you can get any piece of music, any time, anywhere." He goes on to rail a bit on the music industry's failed...

Elise Neal Wants Her Curve!

A former high-school homecoming queen, Elise Neal displays her talents in acting, dancing and singing. She's best known for her roles in 'Scream 2,' Spike Lee's 'Malcom X' and her recent performance in the critically acclaimed 'Hustle and Flow.' She's also danced and performed in videos with Aretha Franklin, 50 Cent and Vanessa Williams. In our latest Switched Questionnaire, Elise raves about...

What Makes Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester Tick (and Type)?

Leighton Meester is beautiful, successful, and, like all celebrities with an ounce of ambition, inseparable from her BlackBerry. These days, Meester can be seen personifying teen angst in the popular show 'Gossip Girl' where she plays Blair Waldorf, a young socialite with a healthy appetite for the spotlight. Though primarily known for her aforementioned role, Meester has been around for...

NBA Vet Jalen Rose Is Wired, In a Wireless Kind of Way (Interview)

Jalen Rose, current ESPN/ABC analyst and distinguished former NBA veteran, is famous for many things. Rose first gained nationwide exposure with his hardwood exploits at the University of Michigan in the early '90s. Starting at point guard for the Wolverines, Rose was the outspoken leader of the "Fab 5. He went on to play 13 seasons in the NBA, helping lead the Indiana Pacers to the NBA Finals....

Country Pop Singer B.J. Thomas Hooked on MySpace and iTunes

First launched to musical success in 1966 with his cover version of Hank Williams' classic I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, B.J. Thomas explored pop and country music. Two years later, he released Hooked On a Feeling. Next, he collaborated with legendary producers and song-writers Burt Bacharach and Hal David on Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head, Thomas' biggest hit. He's still recording today, and...

Seven Mary Three's Jason Ross Discusses Gadgets

Hailing from Williamsburg, Virginia, Seven Mary Three started getting radio buzz and attention from Atlantic Records back in 1994 with the self-produced album, Churn. The band headed back into the studio and released its first proper album, American Standard, in 1995. Its hit radio single Cumbersome catapulted the band to platinum-selling status and a permanent position on VH1's I Love the...

Michael McKean's Favorite Gadgets (Switched Questionnaire)

With an impressive range of acting and comedy work spanning the past three decades, Michael McKean has worked in television, film and on Broadway in productions as diverse as The X-Files, Saturday Night Live, Laverne and Shirley and many of Christopher Guest's films (This is Spinal Tap, A Mighty Wind). McKean, now starring in Harold Pinter's Broadway revival of The Homecoming, sat down with our...

Ashlee Simpson Interviewed By Switched!

Hey, Ashlee Simpson fans (we know you're out there) -- you probably already know that Ashlee's new single, Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya) is being released digitally tomorrow. It's being released as part of a three-song EP. In all the excitement leading up to her new release, we grabbed a chance to ask her our usual questions about her tech habits. Turns out she loves her BlackBerry, but would prefer...

Nikki Sixx: A Motley Interview, Care of Switched

Bassist and songwriter Nikki Sixx met fame in the 1980s as a member of the rock/heavy metal band Motley Crue. Sixx cemented a reputation as a hard-charging force on the music scene through his frequent drug binges and over-the-top theatrical performances on stage. In 2006, he joined the members of Motley Crue on a reunion tour, this time gratefully sober. Now the bassist in Sixx: A.M. and...

Marlee Matlin Still Listens to Her iPod

Actress Marlee Matlin has been deaf since she was 18 months old. That doesn't mean she's not a gadget hound. In fact, just the opposite. This Academy Award-winning actress loves her BlackBerry and even gets to listen to Billy Joel on her iPod. Matlin won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role in 'Children of a Lesser God'. She also has a solid list of Emmys for...

Kenny G, BlackBerry Addict (a Switched Interview)

Kenny G is an institution of music. He has sold over 75 million records over 25 years and has earned Grammy, American Music, Soul Train, World Music, and NAACP Image awards. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. So what's he doing talking to us at Switched? Clearly, he's a BlackBerry addict. Read on to hear about his love of all things Blackberry. In the meantime, his new album...

Rosie O'Donnell Tells Switched All...About the iPhone!

It's safe to say that Rosie O'Donnell has done it all, from stand-up and comedy movies to talk shows and even a video blog (that she actually updates regularly). She's also involved in R Family Vacations, a cruise line aimed at gay and lesbian families, which was designed to let the kids of gay and lesbian parents meet other kids from similar families. This year, Rosie and her partner, Kelli...

Monk's Jason Gray-Stanford Tells Us All About His "My Pod"

Jason Gray-Stanford may act like a dope on TV's 'Monk,' where he plays Lieutenant Randall Disher, the dim-witted sidekick to OCD-plagued-ex-detective Adrian Monk(Tony Shalhoub), but he's pretty savvy regarding gadgets. He pretty much answered our head off when we sent him our Switched Questionnaire, and it makes for a fun read. You can also catch Gray-Stanford on the special holiday episode of...

Cyber Sunday WWE Diva Finalists Talk About Gadget Lust

Today is Cyber Sunday at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). What exactly does that mean? Essentially, viewers get to go online and choose different match-ups, guest referees, and, who will be the next WWE Diva. You have until 8pm EST today to vote for the WWE match-ups, and through tomorrow to vote on which of the two Diva finalists, Eva Torres (pictured above, left) or Brooke Gilbertsen...

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...