Motorola Aura – luxury phone with the first circular display


Blimey. Sometimes stuff leaks very very early, other times you don’t see it till it’s nearly out. This certainly falls into the latter category. It’s a more-than-a-little-ridiculous new phone from Motorola. “Luxury” doesn’t come close – this phone has more than 700 individual components, a 62-carat sapphire crystal lens, and the world’s first 16 million colour, circular display with 300 dpi resolution.

I’m feeling a little breathless right now, so here’s what Motorola has to say about the device:

Combining superb craftsmanship and a distinctive interface, AURA delivers a sensory experience that is second to none for those with refined tastes. From the moment AURA owners pick up their devices, they elevate their own experience in luxury and unmatched quality.

"I am rich"? Not anymore.

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Remember the “I am rich” iPhone app story we reported yesterday? Y’know, about how someone had the bright idea of selling an iPhone app for $1000 that does nothing but illustrate how ludicrously wealthy you are.

24 hours later and it has already been taken off of the iPhone application store. Whilst the exact reason for the removal is unknown, it probably had something to do with the fact that idiots were actually buying it…

Money can't buy you love, but it can buy you expensive iPhone apps


Picture the scene: you’re well off, have a lot of money, a fancy car and you’ll even admit in public to voting for the Conservative Party. But something’s missing… what else can you do to boast about your decadent lifestyle and make the poor hate you even more?

You could try and get a posh mobile phone… but then, the fanciest phone on the market is the iPhone, and even paupers can afford one of those these days. You need something else to really set yourself apart from the riff-raff.

There’s a new application available for the iPhone called “I am Rich”. It’ll set you back $1000 and it does… absolutely nothing…

Proof that money can't buy you fashion sense, Brandish looks at rich geeks' fashion don'ts

Any excuse for a photo of Bill Gates to appear on these pages, phwroar! But there’s a reason, and it’s not a pretty sight. Yup, Ben over at Brandish, our mens’ fashion site, has done a top five of the worst dressed rich geeks this planet (un)fortunately has, and believe me, it’s a nasty sight.

Featuring Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and that other porky Steve from Apple that looks like your lechy uncle, Ben’s top five is a hilarious run-through of their fashion don’ts…