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Oprah and the Olympians

Oprah WinfreyNext week, will piggyback off the success of the Beijing Games to help kick off her program’s new year.

On Wednesday, the talk show queen will gather over 150 US Olympians for a celebration in Chicago’s Millennium Park. The event will be taped to air on Monday, September 8, the premiere date for The Oprah Winfrey Show‘s 23rd season.

, Kobe Bryant, Nastia Liukun, Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh and Dara Torres are amongst the athletes scheduled to appear.

Those hoping to attend the “welcome home celebration” can find information on tickets here.

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Lenovo 2008 Olympics Thumb and Flash Drives

Torch DriveMascot Flash Drive

Wonder how China will be able to pay for all that high-tech stuff from the opening ceremonies at the Beijing Summer Olympics? Aside from tickets, Lenovo has become the official drive designer/manufacturer. Their Limited Edition 4BG thumb drive is made from the same material as the torch and goes for a whopping $980.00. Their Mascot series of 4GB flash drives have a Fuwa image on the front and one has the logo. The set is available for a less expensive $199.99.

If you are really into the games and want a different perspective, visit Lenovo’s site for news, extreme coverage, and Medal Tracker.

 

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Samsung Becomes Official in Gold

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cell Phones, Corporate News,

Samsung P318+

Samsung has been chosen as the official phone for the 2008 Olympics, so of course it will arrive in a Special Edition 18k gold. The P318+ will feature extras such as special wallpaper, ringtones, and video clips, and will display an Olypic stamp on the case. Although there are no details on price and/or availability, we know that John Tesh does the music for some of the Olympic festivities, so we are thinking that they should include him in at least one of the wallpaper choices. In our version he looks rather natty, don’t you think?

 

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