And giving away their products to the show to get air time would be different, how?
It at least shows that consumers are willing to accept your products. The only way most production companies will even accept PC products anymore is if they're paid.
One is good marketing to gain exposure for your product, and one is bad marketing of a terrible product (because it's so obvious).
You really do have issues with M$ don't you?
Strange that the company with the greatest market share of products would have the greatest share of errors in documents, since they are used by the greatest number of people (assuming your assertion is even correct, and even then they could still have the lowest percentage of misspelt words).
And any product is only as good as it's user, certainly it can't be any better.
My 'issues' with M$ is that, while I defended them for a long time, I eventually got to the point that I no longer could when they stopped innovating.
The problem isn't that they have a faulty spell-checker, or even that it's dated, it's that, after introducing the concept to the world, they essentially abandoned it as 'good enough' and decided to ignore it's many flaws, rather than continuing to innovate.
When they offered decent products cheaper than everyone else (their PCs, at least), I could support them, but when they churn out products that no one wants, and then force everyone to use them whether they want to or not (thru forced upgrades), I can no longer defend them.
I'm still using a PC, because I had a custom Win 7 machine built a few years ago which still runs like a champ, but as soon as it dies, I'm abandoning the PC world forever.