Gizmodo Salutes the Rat: Happy Chinese New Year!

Not only are we smart, charming and pretty here at Gizmodo, we are also fantastically cultured. As the Chinese New Year is upon us, we would like to take this opportunity to wish all those celebrating it a smashing new year. As a Chinese restaurant placemat our research informs us, the Chinese calendar cycles every… » 2/06/08 12:30pm 2/06/08 12:30pm

iRiver Gold-Plates Mplayer For Chinese New Year

In honor of the year of the rat and Chinese New Year (Feb. 7), iRiver's coating their rat/mouse-shaped Mplayer in gold. This seems like it's real gold, seeing as each one is individually numbered and comes in a limited edition box. However, it's only available in China, which means you're going to have to get your… » 1/27/08 5:00pm 1/27/08 5:00pm