$19,999 for a diamond-encrusted Apple iPad

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You may think yourself part of a pretty exclusive club of early-adopters if you were one of the lucky 120,000-odd who scooped up an iPad pre-order over the weekend. But nothing reeks of exclusivity like diamond-encrusted tech, or a diamond…

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Liverpool FC Legends Edition mobile phone – £14,490, no camera

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It’s not often you’d be asked to shell out £14,490 for a feature phone, even when it’s made of 22-carat gold, comes encrusted with diamonds and a sapphire crystal screen. However, stamp it with Liverpool FC, serve it up in a presentation box and make them a limited edition of 250 and suddenly you’ve got a bunch of players, WAGs and Anfield box owners wallets a-twitching. Ian Rush is said to be first on the list.

The phone itself, as made by Galentia, is most likely a bunch of arse and I can’t see so much as a camera on it let alone any HSDPA abilities but, then, that’s not the point. The Liverpool FC Legends Edition handset comes with 18 diamonds drilled into with each one representing one of Liverpool’s league titles. Presumably they waited until now to make sure they weren’t going to be one short.

(via Born Rich)

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Get P Diddy, 50 Cent and Kanye West on the next plane to Taiwan, LG has made a fridge out of diamonds!

Katherine Hannaford Home Appliances Leave a Comment

LG-diamond-studded-fridge.jpgHas anyone else noticed just how blingtastic LG is becoming these days? Between their gold Shine mobile, Swarvoski-encrusted fridge, wooden LCD TV (and then that gold LCD TV), they’ve got enough shine and sparkle to resurrect Liberace from his grave.

The latest eye-catcher…

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Top 5 Gadget Sparklers for Bonfire Night

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Remember, remember the 5th of the November – that's how the saying goes. Now Guy Fawkes, there was a man who knew a thing or too about making a statement. If only he'd have done it with his gadgets though and shown off his status with some bling, rather than trying to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

So, as it's Firework Night today, what better way to mark it than with five top sparklers from the techno-world. Unfortunately, not all of them can be waved around in the air and they don't make pretty colours in the smoke, but with gold and crystals on them, each one definitely costs more than a penny for the guy…

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