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iPod Solar Charger from Coldplay (!)

coldplay solioI like my iPod and I like my Coldplay. I have Coldplay in my iPod, and that makes me smile. What doesn’t make me smile, is just how quickly the battery dries out on the $350 thing. Seems the folks at Coldplay decided to do something about that, and, in what could be the makings of a triumphant marketing ploy (or perhaps not), have slapped the logo of their latest album “X & Y”, on a Solio solar charger from company Disruptive Technology Channels.

The Solio usually sells for £50. Coldplay slapped a nice little £30 markup on it, and is selling the thing here. Story VIA Techie Diva.


2 responses to “iPod Solar Charger from Coldplay (!)”

  1. Gizmodo says:

    Coldplay Solar iPod Charger

    Having shown us all that the way to win the world’s heart is through syrupy, nebulous lyrics and lilting adult-contemporary strings, what more could Coldplay do to cements its image as the Least Offensive Band on Earth? How about a…

  2. Vidiot says:

    The sweet irony is that the not really a cd x&y is copy controlled, preventing (AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA) use in your ipod.