Apple rewrites history to remove ‘It’s road trip’ gaffe from iPad event

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As was the case with “Scarfgate” following Apple’s September media event, the special guest appearances by developers can often often be the unintentionally comic highlights of Apple keynotes.

That’s exactly what happened at last Thursday’s otherwise fairly predictable iPad event, when two French developers accidentally titled their montage video app presentation “It’s road trip” instead of the intended “Utah road trip.”

Yes, it’s a minor glitch, that does at least show that all demos take place live, but it was amusing nonetheless — particularly the disgusted face exhibited by the typist, who appears to be inwardly kicking himself over screwing up the presentation.

Apple, however, seems to not have been quite so amused by the glitch, since someone at Cupertino has sprinkled some postproduction magic on the Replay demo, meaning that when you watch the keynote on Apple’s website or the Apple TV app, it now reads “Utah road trip” as was intended.

The “before” video is embedded below:

And here’s what you’ll see now for the “after:”

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Okay, so it’s hardly 1984 levels of historical rewriting, but it’s still kind of funny. Particularly when you take the idea to its (il)logical conclusion and wonder what other Apple events could be written out of history with a bit of Final Cut Pro magic.

Most of these, probably:

Via: Business Insider