Guess who the diamond-encrusted Playstation controller belongs to?

Guess who the diamond-encrusted Playstation controller belongs to?

By on November 25, 2007 at 10:45 AM.

Some love Xbox, some love Wii, but it looks like the Playstation’s got a serious fan, right? Made of 18k solid white gold and over 68.34ct of black diamonds, this is one impressive Playstation controller chain. The question we ask you, dear readers, is who’s chain is it? Jay-Z, Paris, or Shaquille O’Neal? Well, none of them. To find who rocks the rocks, hit the jump!

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Jay-Z, like Radiohead and AC/DC, shuns iTunes

Jay-Z, like Radiohead and AC/DC, shuns iTunes

By on November 12, 2007 at 12:14 PM.

Jay-Z is retired. Yet, his new album "American Gangster," is trying bigger than ever. But, it will never find its way onto iTunes, namely because Jay Hova doesn’t want the record parted out track-by-track. “Let me make it clear – I don’t have a problem with iTunes. It’s just our interests were not in line,” he said. “No one can dictate to an artist, any artist, how they should express themselves.” Not to argue with someone who’s found so much success, but wouldn’t an "Album Only" option on iTunes solve the problem? Surely, someone of Jay-Z’s status could command a slightly different execution of essentially the same plan. Oh, we get it! ITunes sales don’t count as SoundScan, so the unretired "Roc Boy" wants to get as many scanned numbers as possible. Sneaky, sneaky!

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BGR's one-year anniversary pics!

BGR's one-year anniversary pics!

By on October 24, 2007 at 4:34 AM.

We had a great event tonight! Diddy showed up to support BGR and check out the AT&T Tilt, Michael Strahan got it poppin’ in the VIP, Fabolous rocked the stage, DJ Clue released a "Desert Storm" on the turntables, and Just Blaze provided nothing less than musical perfection for the crowd. We’re forgetting people, but thanks to everyone that came out and partied with us! Super big shout out to AT&T for believing in us enough to sponsor our event and partake in the festivities, and also a big thanks to TeleNav (without them, we wouldn’t have found the venue). More updates later, but for now we’ve put together some quick pics in the gallery!

Take a look at our one-year anniversary event!

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Nick Cannon Wilds Out with a Sidekick LX

Nick Cannon Wilds Out with a Sidekick LX

By on September 30, 2007 at 7:35 AM.

Just a tad better than Master P, don’t you say? If there was any question about it, T-Mobile has started to build a buzz around their upcoming Sidekick LX handset due to be released October 24th. I’d say that about the Sidekick Slide, but there hasn’t been much more than pictures released and let’s be real…We totally p0wned that! We love you, T-Mobile!

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Motorola's going for the ladies, Korean ladies to be exact

Motorola's going for the ladies, Korean ladies to be exact

By on September 15, 2007 at 2:28 AM.

Motorola’s really not stopping with the David Beckham ads! Take a look at a new Korean ad featuring Becks donning a Motorola RAZR 2 chain. Hey, at least they know how to get people’s attention. Unlike some other manufacturer we know of…Ladies, does this make you want to move to Korea and buy a RAZR 2? Or could you not care less? Just wondering.

[Via GeekSugar]

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Diddy opens assistant position to the YouTube crowd

Diddy opens assistant position to the YouTube crowd

By on July 30, 2007 at 11:34 AM.

Have you ever dreamt of being the personal assistant to the rich and powerful? Here’s your chance. Diddy, aka P. Diddy (only in England) aka Sean Combs, aka Puff Daddy, has decided to tap into the younger market in his quest for a new assistant. The music mogul is accepting online applications in the form of YouTube video auditions. Prospective candidates are encouraged to apply by posting their very own YouTube clip, 3 minutes or less, explaining precisely why they would be a suitable successor to the venerable Fonzworth Bentley. Be warned, however, that Diddy has quite the temper, and is known for his bizarre, and frequent requests. You may find yourself fetching a sugar cookie from Spanish Harlem before you know it. Applicants must possess a college degree of some sort. Over 600 people have applied thus far, so get to your digicam and make us proud!

[Via NYTimes]

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Bidder offers $100k for an iPhone

Bidder offers $100k for an iPhone

By on July 10, 2007 at 1:49 PM.

In an charity event for Keep A Child Alive, a bidder jumped to the front of the pack by offering $100,000 for an iPhone purchased by director Spike Lee for the charity. Included in the package are two Jawbone bluetooth headsets, two round-trip domestic airline tickets, and two VIP passes to the “Black Ball” charity concert in New York. And, to top it all off, the winner gets a personalized voicemail greeting from Keep A Child Alive ambassador Alicia Keys, who will present the phone to the winner at an event honoring Bono on October 25th. The auction ended on Friday at 6pm ET, but no word yet on whether the $100k bid was the winning one.Read

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Angie Martinez, Boy Genius Report shout out!

Angie Martinez, Boy Genius Report shout out!

By on June 20, 2007 at 11:51 AM.

If you missed it on HOT 97 NYC a couple days ago, we now have the drop up! I don’t know about nerds though. Are we nerds because we like gadgets and like to hear about them first? Thanks again, Ang! Look for some really great upcoming interviews with celebrities that are in the works. They’ll be hot I promise!

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Angie Martinez of HOT 97 hits up BGR!

Angie Martinez of HOT 97 hits up BGR!

By on June 14, 2007 at 6:30 PM.

This is a major, crazy look for us. Aww man damn! Angie Martinez of HOT97 FM, probably the most influential on air personality in hip hop, just gave us a lot of love on the radio. Thanks Ang! Anyone out there, in the New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut area heard it? Hit us up! We should have the audio soon.

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Pharrell’s Gold BlackBerry 8800

Pharrell’s Gold BlackBerry 8800

By on June 9, 2007 at 3:23 PM.

 

Remember the Boy Genius Edition Gold BlackBerry 8700? Well, it’s been one-upped by Pharrell yet again. This time he’s rollin’ with a brand new BlackBerry 8800, except it’s solid gold. If we do say ourselves, the gold case really looks worlds better on the 8800. Now, if you’ll please excuse me while I run to Jacob’s store, and lay my BlackBerry down. Check out one more flick of the back, after the jump!

Thanks, Loic!

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AT&T BlackBerry Curve Launch party LA style

AT&T BlackBerry Curve Launch party LA style

By on June 1, 2007 at 10:23 AM.

For anyone that missed it, quite a few people showed up the AT&T BlackBerry Curve launch party in Hollywood last night. Notable quests included Eva Longoria, Paris Hilton, Jessica Alba, Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, Ludacris, and more. They all took home a brand new BlackBerry Curve. The question is, did you find one out there yet? Let us know where and when you were able to get one! Then definitely click on for a couple of pics from the event last night!

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