The good folk at mimoco have added to their Limited Edition FriendsWithYou flash drive series with Malfi, Smiling Malfi, Super Malfi, and Mr.TTT. As with the others, each comes preloaded with soundBytes from designers Sam and Tury, and bonus desktop wallpapers, icons and music. To promote the friendship, the company is sponsoring a Make A Wish contest to give away 5 of them. Submit your wish on their site, but if you don’t want to buck the odds, grab your own mimobot in 1, 2, or 4GB storage capacity with prices of $39.95, $59.95, and $99.95 respectively.
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For those who want to stand out in the professional realm, Sony has released a set of 1200 limited editions of their VAIO Graphic Splash Expression Collection. The FZ series notebooks come in three designs of Victorian lace, flora, and leaf, and colors of black, pink, and blue with custom engravings available. All of them feature Windows Vista Home Premium OS, 2GB memory, 120GB HDD, and NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT graphics. Each has a 15.4-inch widescreen LCD display, Sony’s trademark XBRITE technology, and are Bluetooth enabled. Prices start at $1,279.99
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HP’s Kevin Wentzel gives us a look at the HP and MTV Take Action Make Art winning notebook design, as well as a first-look at the TX-2000 tablet, during CES. Kevin goes into the HP Imprint process, which is how they get their notebook finishes looking completely fantastic. He also goes into the different specifications that you can get on the new HP notebook computers, which can really be powerhouses if you need them to be. We can expect to see the Artist Edition available this Spring, which will be a limited run. Definitely a collector’s item. Check the video for the full scoop on the latest on HP notebooks.
In honor of Steve McQueen and the 40th anniversary of the movie “Bullitt,” Ford recreated its 1968 Mustang GT in a Limited Edition. Its creators took the 4.6L V8 to 315 horsepower and included a live rear axle from the Shelby GT500. Another tweak or two with its shocks and struts and you get the 2008 Bullitt. There will only be 7,700 of the vehicles available in dark highland green or gloss black and, unfortunately no mustang in the front grill.
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A couple of months ago we told you about the HP MTV Take Action Make Art laptop design contest, and we got to speak with the winning designer, Joao Oliveira. We talk to him about his inspiration for the design, how he feels about his artwork appearing on a Limited Edition HP laptop, and we give you a look at the winning design.
Kef America won Best of High Performance Innovation for their MUON Loudspeakers. They come in a Limited Edition of only 100 pairs. Created from super-formed aluminum, the speakers were designed by Russ Lovegroove. The company claims its Uni-Q drive unit array makes for superior treble and midrange. Kef utilizes its Acoustic Compliant Enhancement tech which allows them to double the volume through absorption of air molecules via activated carbon. Contact Kef for price and availability.
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Motorola has teamed with Ferrari to go “vroom.” Even if you cannot afford the car, the company is offering a MOTO ZE Ferrari Limited Edition cell phone. In snazzy colors of red and black, the handset includes 2 video clips, wallpaper and ringtones, a pre-loaded (and outdated) “Bourne Identity,” and a pre-registration to the Ferrari website. In addition, it still has other ZE features such as an UIQ interface, a 2 megapixel cam, and a microSD card slot. Look for it in the next couple of months with a definite price.
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Fans of Razer’s Boomslang run, don’t walk to get yourself a CE (Collector’s Edition) 2007. It features an 1800 dpi 3G infrared sensor, a 32KB Razer Synapse onboard memory, 5 programmable hyperesponse non-slip buttons, 1000Hz ultrapolling /1 ms response, a speed of 5.8 megapixels per second, 15g of acceleration, and a16 bit ultra-wide data path. The mouse is also ambidextrous, features a 7 foot, non-tangle cord, and has the unique look of the Boomslang. There will only be a total of 10,000 available, each with a unique serial code, certificate of ownership, and comes enclosed in a matte black metal box for $99.99.
By the way, we just learned that the initial collection has sold out, but they have decided to offer more towards the end of the month. We suppose that means you can make it an easy lope over to the Razer Zone.
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While we don’t keep up on all the latest animation characters, Domo (Domo-kun in Japan) is too special to pass up. The creative people of mimoco have decided to release him to the States before his debut on the Nicktoons Network in the form of three Limited Edition mimobots. Included with the USB 2.0 flash drives Domo X, Rasta, and Ninja are 23 original shorts and desktop personalization that includes wallpaper, screensavers, icons, avatars and the soundByte that plays random Domo sounds when the mimbot is used. As per usual, the Series 1 is available in 1GB ($49.95,) 2GB ($69.95,) and 4GB ($109.95) capacities.
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Show off your designer attitude and, at the same time, your admiration of creative ingenuity. The company boosted mobile, which caters mostly to consumers ages 14 to 34, is offering its Limited Edition Tin Can Speaker Set (Volume One.) Only 400 were made, but each pair is compatible with most MP3 players (including iPods,) computers, TVs, and video game systems. Battery operated, they were created by street artists MINT (Mikhail Sokovikov,) SERF (Jason Wall), and Mainframe (Dean Bradley) as a showcase for their talents and are available for $99.99 a pair. We can hardly wait to see what Volume 2 will look like.
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