Elton John’s organization EJAF has teamed with Goldgenie to release a limited edition iPod nano. Only 100 of each of the 9 colors are available. Each has 250 Swarovski crystals, is laser engraved with the artist’s signature and the EJAF logo. Pre-order an 8GB for £399.99 (~$598.00) and a 16GB for £449.99 (~$672.00.) Included in the price is a copy of “Rocket Man: The Definitive Hits” CD. At least 12.5% of the Starburst players will go towards the organization that benefits HIV/AID programs.
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Gibson is celebrating their 50th anniversary with a Limited Edition ‘59 Les Paul Standard. Available in either Cherry or Dark burst, the instrument is true to the original with maple top, gold top-hat control knobs with dial pointers, a one-piece mahogany body and nickel ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge. There are a total of 500 available and each comes with a custom case, a care kit and a certificate of authenticity. The price on the recreated classic guitar is a whopping $8,504.00.
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It is finally your chance to play Captain Kirk with the Diamond Select Command Chair. It features all the details from the original Star Trek and includes lighting, sound effects and phrases. There are only 1,701 of the swivel chairs available and you must place a $200.00 non-refundable deposit to pre-order. The chair should arrive in April with a $2,199.99 price and shipping charges that will not be inexpensive considering the chair weighs 140 lbs.
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While 2009 may be the year of the Ox, Russia’s Gresso is offering a limited edition New Year Collection of Bull USB Flash Drives. All 2009 pieces are made of 200 year-old Royal mahogany wood. Each is laser engraved and hand polished. Choose between 4 and 8GB. They are being offered by Bely Veter Tsifrovoi’s stores at a cost of “1 590 rub.” We are not sure what that translates into in dollars (is it one at 590 or 1590?,) but we know it will cost some bucks.
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Remember that Gears of War 2 Zune and Game giveaway we started last week, that ran through Christmas eve? Well, we’ve got ourselves a winner. The winning entry can be found in this comment, left by our winner SmileyXX. We’ve confirmed his name and shipping address, and he will
soon be enjoying his Gears of War 2 Zune 120, Gears of War 2 Limited Edition Xbox 360 game, the Aspho Fields Gears of War prequel novel, and a couple other Gears collectables.
Didn’t win? Don’t fret. Despite giving away a bunch of stuff over the last couple of months (the HP Magic giveaway, our HP Mini 1000 giveaway, and this Gears of War swag,) we’ve still got more coming at you over the next few weeks. Keep it locked on Gear Live so you don’t miss it - especially if you’ve been eyeing a new HDTV but just haven’t had the funds to pick one up. Yeah, we might be able to help you out with that dilemma.
Hey, if you haven’t already entered our Gears of War 2 Zune and Game giveaway, what are you waiting for? Today is the last day that we are accepting entries into that particular contest, so if you want in, you’d better head on over to the entry page for the rules. Seriously, entering is quick and easy, and you can walk away with a few hundred dollars worth of Gears of War 2 memorabilia (including a Limited Edition Gears of War 2 Zune!). Nothing to lose, everything to gain kind of thing.
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Remember those limited edition white Beats by Dr. Dre Studio headphones we told you about? Well, we got a pair in our studios and decided to do up a video showing them off. In this episode, we compare the white Ron Herman Beats by Dr. Dre to the standard glossy black Beats, and give you a close-up look at all the major and subtle differences between the two. Of course, the internals are exactly the same, so these $700 white Beats are all about style and high fashion. But hey, they are definitely fun to look at.
Hat tip goes to Colorware, who Monster tells me worked really hard on developing a custom finish that would stand up to bending and everything else people do with headphones. They look fantastic.
Also, in case you missed them, we’ve also got galleries up of the pink Charles Hamilton Beats, and the red LeBron James Beats. Or, you prefer the original, we’ve got the standard Beats by Dr. Dre gallery as well.
You know those Beats by Dr. Dre Studio headphones that we are such big fans of? Well, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers got a visit from my boy Kevin Lee over at Monster, and he brought them all a pair of the ever-so-elusive red Beats by Dr. Dre Studio headphones. We got a bunch of photos, straight out of the Cavs locker room, and they all look fairly happy with their gifts. All of a sudden, our glossy black Beats don’t look so exciting anymore…hit the gallery for a look at the Cavs receiving their custom red Beats.
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With Gears of War 2 getting ready to drop tomorrow, bringing Submergence Day to all fans of the franchise, Microsoft is also releasing a Gears of War 2 Limited Edition Zune. You might remember that they did something similar with the original Zune to coincide with the release of Halo 3. With the GOW2 Zune, Microsoft has pre-loaded a bunch of Gears content on the device itself. A bunch of images of art, the entire Gears of War soundtrack, along with quite a few pieces of video content related to both Gears of War and Gears of War 2.
We were able to get our hands on the Gears of War 2 Zune before its release, and have snapped a bunch of photos showing off the fantastic box art, the Zune device itself, and all the bonus content included on the device. Be sure and check it all out in our Gears of War 2 Zune unboxing gallery.
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Headphonies are perfect for anyone with an MP3 player, CD player, PC, or other electronic audio device. Each limited edition vinyl speaker comes with a charge cord, headphone cable, and keyring clip. Collections vary between 100 to 1000 pieces. They were designed by Eran Weinberg with other artists adding their input. You get four hours of play after a one hour charge by USB. The Headphonies will be available in late November, but you can sign up now for notification of their arrival.
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