Jamie Oliver loves WP7

Jamie Oliver, a famous and renowned chef, has been spotted on TV using a Windows Phone 7 handset. We recently covered a Pro Bowl Quarterback getting his hands on a device (opens in new tab), but this is pretty big (for this side of the ocean anyway). Nice to see another popular TV idol using the platform in favour for iOS and Android. I'm suspicious as to what apps Jamie would have installed, possibly Cocktail Flow (opens in new tab)?

The programme where the WP7 usage was sighted was Jamie's Food Revolution Hits Hollywood, which aired Tuesday 14th in the UK. He is seen using the Bing voice search to locate a school in the area and excites "yeah, that's what I'm talking about" as the device is instantly responsive with results.

Check out the video footage of the Windows Phone (we're pretty sure it's a Focus) cameo after the break.

Thanks Gunzta for the images and video, you're a star!

Rich Edmonds
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Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.

  • I saw other tv shows using windows phone 7. Below are great TV Shows that have used windows phone 7 check them out very cool.Windows Phone 7 on TV's Castle with Nathan Fillion using LG phone: goto: http://youtu.be/DFPcvcTzdYYTV Show "Bones" shows off Windows phone 7 goto: http://youtu.be/ElF4JrADdMIChase TV Show goto: http://youtu.be/JfRjXiAUppIHawaii 5 O Tv Show: goto: http://youtu.be/nfHuZ5qrYX4
  • I happened to see a lot of use of Windows Phone 7 and Bing on the Vampire Diaries. Also on Gossip Girl I might add. They even said, "bing it" instead of the still more popular "google it" phrase.I Bing'd It on Vampire Diaries: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=talcGAOj9YQ
  • lmao @ *BING IT* that's golden.
  • Also check out this person youtube channel who loves windows phone so awesome what he shows what widows phone can do. Love the watching tv live video.http://www.youtube.com/thewebmogul
  • Ellen Degeneres Promoting Windows Phone 7http://youtu.be/dkk8OWHSdXY
  • Win for WP7, considering Ellen has done plenty of iPromotion on the show.
  • Bing scores from video editing mistake:0:12 "bing" blurred out0:18 "bing" clearly visible
  • If this is product placement it's the most natural one I've seen. All the other videos I've seen I've been like "oh yeah, Microsoft paid for that. But with this I'm not sure.
  • tv idol? who is this guy
  • ... Did you bother to read the article? Besides that, just because you don't know or recognize someone, doesn't mean they aren't famous to a lot of people. I don't know anyone from Gossip Girl or many other popular shows and movies, but I know they're probably famous to a bunch of people.
  • He's probably bigger in Europe then in the US, I guess someone who tried to change what americans eat isn't going to be very popular ;)
  • I recently saw a tweet by Lamar Odom (RealLamarOdom) of the Lakers promoting the HTC Trophy.
  • Lakers no three peat love it
  • If Osama Bin Laden had Windows Phone, he could've escaped from US forces and got away and twitt, i binged it and you'll never find me~