Diamond Crusted iPod
by Josh Rubin
on 30 August 2004
Last night, following the MTV Video Music Awards, P.Diddy hosted a HP sponsored after party. HP gave out lots of the new iPods, but P.Diddy got the one-of-a-kind-exclusive. Engadget hooked up the photos of the blingPod, which has an obnoxious HP logo made from over 120 diamonds. I can't honestly say I like this thing, but it's still outrageous enough to be post worthy. Who made this tricked out little iPod? None other than Adrian Anz of Ava Computers .
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