In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, director Steven Levitan, winner of the Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series award for "Modern Family," poses backstage at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The Associated Press spoke by phone with Levitan to discuss some of the thinking and lessons learned in the making of the "Connection Lost" episode, which airs at 9 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 on ABC. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For this week’s “Modern Family,” producers put down their expensive professional cameras and shot the episode with iPhones and other Apple devices. Seen through the eyes of character Claire Dunphy as she uses a Mac laptop, characters only appear on her computer’s FaceTime video-calling app.

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