Last night Pimp My Ride tricked out a 1990 Toyota Celica with big wheels, flashy paint, 2 terabytes of space, a 17" Powerbook, iPod nano,7" touch screen, & a Tr o 650. Yawn...what, no WiFi access point? Newbs.
You know your product is successful when its brand name is commonly used both as a verb and a noun. Such is the case with TiVo, where on last week's Pimp My Ride, the show host kept talking about a "TiVo" that was most certainly not anything close to our favorite personal video recorder. Take a look at the video and…
MTV and Mini Media Europe, a UK MP3 player manufacturer, have created themed players. These are presumably designed to work with MTVs Urge service and since they're not showing videos any more—by The Hills was a pretty good show—they will also offer video playback.
At first we thought the Spinner Exhaust Tip would suck the exhaust out of the engine faster, resulting in more horsepower, but no. It's just another one of those pimp-my-ride thingamajigs that attracts attention to the driver, nonverbally saying things like, "arrest me," or, "I'm an asshole."