Your Reality Distortion Field works better than you expected. Not only are the muggers incapacitated, they drool enthusiastically and whisper amongst themselves about your upcoming products. You slink away into the night.
After refining your RDF to work on an auditorium-sized area, you take the stage at WWDC, the annual conference for Mac developers, investors, press and sycophants. Nobody notices the difference between this year and the last.