Gold

  • Netagio, A ‘Cold Storage’ Bitcoin Vault, Adds The Ability To Trade BTC For Gold Bars (Or Vice Versa)

    Netagio, A ‘Cold Storage’ Bitcoin Vault, Adds The Ability To Trade BTC For Gold Bars (Or Vice Versa)

    Keeping bitcoin safe isn’t easy. If the wild currency fluctuations don’t get you, then it’ll be the exchanges going pop in the night and taking a chunk of BTC with them, or the myriad digital wallets whose security systems failed to fend off the hacker hoards lured by all that traceless digital coin… So why not convert your bitcoin into gold bars? Read More

  • Sure, a £3,500 Motorola phone. Sounds good to me.

    Sure, a £3,500 Motorola phone. Sounds good to me.

    Let’s be honest for a second here: unless we’re talking about the Motorola Droid, which should be on Verizon Wireless within a few weeks, we might as well not be talking about Motorola. It’d be like talking about Real Madrid and only mentioning Granero or Drenthe and not Cristiano Ronaldo or Kaká. (Good, making references that all of 11 people will understand.) But… Read More

  • You can buy gold from a vending machine in Germany

    You can buy gold from a vending machine in Germany

    You’d usually find the best vending machines in Japan… until now! There are plans to introduce vending machines in Germany that sell gold. That’s right: 100 percent pure gold. Read More

  • zzzPhone gets Aaandroid!

    zzzPhone gets Aaandroid!

    If you’ll recall, zzzPhone is offering “customized cellphones” straight from China with touchscreens and dual facing cameras. In short, these are bargain basement phones with some capacity for upgrade – the base model has been circulating in Asia and Africa for a few years now – and it was running some sort of mad Linux hybrid when we last left off. Now, however… Read More

  • Golden Secrets golden, garnet-studded wiener shows the woman married out of convenience you are thinking of her

    Golden Secrets golden, garnet-studded wiener shows the woman married out of convenience you are thinking of her


    Are you a prince in a booming petro-state? The CEO of a major manufacturing conglomerate? Does your wife (or wives) miss you when you’re out cheating on her with a Thai ladyboy? Then have we got a dildo for you. This golden schlong is studded with read garnets – or pearls – and costs $1,990. Best of all each once comes with a special silk purse to simulate the actual dry… Read More

  • Man dies trying to extract gold from his PC

    Man dies trying to extract gold from his PC


    Gold digger Credit crunch got you down? Looking for gold in all the wrong places, like, say, the innards of your computer? Don’t! Unless you want to die! A Tulsa man died last week (news travels fast…) as a result of mercury poisoning. He was trying to use the chemical to extract gold out of his computer parts. He accidentally inhaled the mercury, leading to his untimely… Read More

  • Voodoo's vanity case is the shiniest of them all

    Voodoo's vanity case is the shiniest of them all


    The Voodoo booth was an orgy of exposed PCB, flashy accessories, and some guy with dreds up in a topknot. And rotating in a glass case was this gold thing, which really just seems incredibly impractical, but still awesome. The Blackbird ran Unreal Tournament 3 beautifully, and I killed some fools who thought they could rumble with this. Now, if I were rich, I would buy these products, but I… Read More

  • Samsung Unveils Gold-Plated Phone For Olympic Games

    Samsung Unveils Gold-Plated Phone For Olympic Games

    With the Olympics coming to Beijing, China next year, electronics manufacturers know it’s time to step up to the plate and to offer something ridiculous and expensive to commemorate the event. Samsung today announced a special version of the P318 Anycall phone in a stunning 18-karat gold paint job.Combined with the black finish, it looks like an alright phone, especially next to the… Read More

  • Limited-edition Nixon Lowdown SS

    Limited-edition Nixon Lowdown SS

    Next to Duke Kahanamoku, Jack’s Surfboards is the name in surfing. Jack’s is turning 50 this year and to celebrate this grand occasion, Nixon has released a limited-edition Lowdown dubbed the “SS” featuring a gold-plated case and buckle custom engraved with “Jack’s Surfboards 50th Anniversary” on the caseback. Check out Jack’s for the… Read More

  • Monsoon HAVA Gold, Platinum Hit Retail

    Monsoon HAVA Gold, Platinum Hit Retail


    HAVA Platinum HD Monsoon’s HAVA Gold and HAVA Platinum full-featured video streaming devices are now available through Fry’s Electronics, TigerDirect.com and other select retailers nationwide. The boxes allow you to view and control your live TV feed from anywhere through a broadband-connected PC or mobile phone (think Slingbox). The HAVA Gold retails for $129.99 while Platinum HD… Read More

  • Onkyo 7.1 Amplifier Is Golden

    Onkyo’s newest amplifier is dipped in gold so it must be the shizzle! The TX-SA505 looks to be a powerhouse with all the goods packed into the golden-hue casing. It claims to improve the sound quality of DVDs by making them more vivid. The 7.1 amp is fueled by 160 watts per channel. It even includes a fancy new patented technology called VLSC (Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry) that… Read More

  • LG Shine Dipped In Gold And Folds

    Just announced in SK are LG’s two newest Shine models. Details are skimp, but I don’t anticipate anything new or exciting from either. The Shine we’ve come to know and love has been dipped in gold. The CDMA version will be launched in SK in the coming weeks. Details on the clamshell Shine are very scarce and it seems to be unchanged feature-wise. We haven’t even heard… Read More

  • AT&T Gets Gold RAZR V3xx Sans D&G

    AT&T Gets Gold RAZR V3xx Sans D&G

    For once T-Mobile users will have an EDGE (that was SO funny) on AT&T users. AT&T is getting the Motorola RAZR V3xx in gold without the D&G. Yup, you’ll be getting a seriously played out RAZR that’s gold and is exactly the same at T-Mo’s D&G RAZR – except there’s no D&G content anywhere. I can see it now: Guy 1: ::pulls out gold RAZR at party::
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  • From the Vaults of Ridiculous: TrekStor i.Beat Organix Gold

    From the Vaults of Ridiculous: TrekStor i.Beat Organix Gold


    Do you own an MP3 player that doesn’t bling (is that a verb?) enough for you? Do you feel the need to cover all of your possessions in gold and jewels? Do you have $20,000 lying around and have absolutely no use for it? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then let me direct your attention to the TrekStor i.Beat Organix Gold. Sure it’s just a mediocre 1GB player, but… Read More

  • Gold-Cast TrekStor i.Beat MP3 Player Goes For $20,000

    Why would anyone sane pay $19,999.99 for an MP3 player that doesn’t hold, say, 100TB of music? Because this player is cast in 18 karat gold and encrusted with jewels, that’s why. The 1GB TrekStor i.Beat gold MP3 player comes with Sennheiser headphones (probably $30), USB 2.0 cable ($5), line-in cable ($5), software CD ($2.99) and a guide ($1). So you’re really only paying… Read More