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EXCLUSIVE: Kim Kardashian Launches Flirty New iPhone App!

Feb/25/2010 at 09:00 AM ET

Credit: Kim Kardashian

Reality star Kim Kardashian is bringing her voluptuous curves straight to the iPhone! The socialite-turned-tech-entrepreneur is releasing an animated application today in conjunction with her new eponymous fragrance that will enable her fans to interact with her virtually. Want her to blow kisses, wave, or start flirting with you? Just tap the iPhone, slide your fingers across the screen, or shake the device to control her cyber-likeness’s every movement. The app will also include lifestyle and beauty tips, weekly Q&As with questions submitted by fans, easy access to Kardashian’s Twitter feed and more. To keep up with this Kardashian, purchase the application for $1.99 on iTunes!–David Yi

Get Romantic with Technology!

Feb/10/2008 at 05:00 PM ET

courtesy Microsoft

Looking for a tech item with a stamp of love? Microsoft Zune has just the thing! Just in time for Valentine’s Day, they’ve introduced a red 80GB Zune and 20 new limited-edition designs that can be laser-engraved on the back. Inspired by love, the designs are truly little works of art, and with so many to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect match! Say “I Love You” old school-style with one of our favorites, “Love Note,” or show your sweetie you’re a romancing machine with “Love Factory.” Once you’ve picked a design, download V-Day themed wallpaper and playlists at And last but not least, Zune is offering free shipping and Valentine’s Day gift-wrap for a limited time! Who knew technology could be so romantic?


Gifts for Everyone: iPod Accessories!

Dec/12/2007 at 05:00 PM ET


iPods make pretty great companions all on their own — but they’re even better when you add something special. Check out our picks for the best iPod add-ons of the gift-giving season.

Plug this cute little Lego Mini Speaker directly into your iPod and play your iTunes out loud anywhere.

Change-up your player’s solid color — and protect it from scratches — with artist-designed or custom-made graphic skins.

Swarovski crystal ear buds are another way to let your iPod to dazzle your ears.

Carry your player in style, with a gold leather case that has built-in speakers.

A custom hardwood cover is a chic and eco-friendly alternative to plastic cases.

These bright, water-resistant speakers make it easy to sing along to your iTunes library in the shower.

ColorWare Design Studio will turn your iPod any color of the rainbow, with 29 shades and thousands of combinations to choose from.

Gifts for Everyone: Novelty Memory Sticks!

Dec/07/2007 at 03:00 PM ET


Just because the techie in your life likes his gifts practical doesn’t mean they can’t also be fun. We’ve rounded up the coolest portable memory sticks out there to let him compute on the go — and in style.

These gadgets made from actual twigs give new meaning to the term memory stick.

Indulge his nostalgia for Star Wars with a thumb drive in the shape of Princess Leia, Han Solo, or our favorite Chewbacca.

Sony’s Pocket Bit Mini is the tiniest flash drive on the market.

A flip out drive gives this Swiss Army Knife a modern, techie twist.

Housed in an old-school cassette case, this is one mix tape he will definitely appreciate.

Get in a treat with this drive in the shape of the junk food snack. There are doughnuts and pizza too.

Turn work time into playtime with drives that look like stackable Legos.


Get the Look: Fergie's Workout Gadgets

May/17/2007 at 01:02 PM ET

When the “Glamorous” singer isn’t busy performing, she is usually keeping her rock solid body in shape working out all around Los Angeles (Watch out, Matthew McConaughey!). But this singer isn’t wasting her time just carrying any old water bottle with her. To keep hydrated during a jog, the serious runner straps her Endurance 4-bottle belt, $36, at, around her waist. With the paparazzi flashing away, Fergie stays focused with her iPod secured to her arm. Get your own XtremeMac SportWrap for iPod, $30, at the online Apple store. Tell us: Would you wear these gadgets while running or is it a bit too much?

Click here to see more photos, news and a full bio of Fergie, and click here to discuss their style in Off the Rack.

Click here to see our Ultimate Guide to Summer Style. Everything you need to beat the heat — from the hottest shoes to the coolest shades and the sexiest bikinis!

Photo: London Entertainment/Splash News online

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Weigh Yourself Like a Celebrity!

Mar/30/2007 at 03:20 PM ET

Getting on my scale is never the highlight of my day — and rarely a moment that I giggle with glee. So when I saw the Celebrity Scale, I saw a rare opportunity for laughing at my weight (in a good way). The brainchild of Irish designers Angry Associates, the scales measures you in terms of “celebrities” so you can weigh anywhere between Gizmo to the Karate Kid to King Kong. And now I know that if it looks like I’m creeping up toward Mr. Ed, it’s time to re-think feeding time. To buy your own, go to, for $68 plus shipping. — Melissa Liebling-Goldberg

Click here to read about more gadgets in Off the Rack.

Photo: Courtesy of Angry Associates

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Leonardo's Red Carpet Cellphone

Feb/19/2007 at 01:00 PM ET

What will nominee Leonardo DiCaprio be carrying in his pocket Oscar night? His new Samsung Black Carbon phone to call his family to share the good news. The Blood Diamond star stopped by Kitson Men on Jan. 29th to pick up the slider phone which retails for $420. Chump change for the international star who can get cell service worldwide with this phone. Leo’s latest toy has a 3.0 megapixel camera to capture the evening’s highlights. And the sleek, black phone will go perfectly with Leo’s signature Armani tuxedo as he struts the red carpet. Can you hear me, now? The Samsung Black Carbon Phone will be sold at Kitson Men exclusively until February 28.

Check out all scoop on Leonardo and other Academy Award nominees in our Red Carpet Confidential blog.

Photo:  Steve Granitz/WireImage

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