Jeff took a spill on the ice during a hockey game yesterday, but he manages to limp his way into the studio to help us out with today's rundown. We wouldn't be The 404 if we didn't cover the 2Pac holographic concert at Coachella last weekend, and even though it's technically just a clever optical illusion, we're excited about the upcoming 2.0Pac tour and the potential of resurrecting our own favorite performers from history.
Would you like to smell like your MacBook Pro?
No, not now that you've taken it to all the corners of your living space and the rear seats in coach on American Airlines. But the original, virginal, just-unboxed smell that apparently some find tantalizingly distinctive.
I have great news for you. For three Australian designers, collectively knows as Greatest Hits, decided that the world needed a fragrance that smells like Apple products. So, as 9to5 Mac sniffs it, they went to a "scent solutions company" called Air Aroma and put their noses to the grindstone.
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If you, like me, sometimes wander around Sephora and find that all the perfumes seem to smell the same, I bring you the odor of change.
It's called Money. It's the nosechild of Microsoft VP of Sales Patrick McCarthy. And it gives off a fragrance of brand new bills.
His Money Cologne and Her Money Eau de Parfum are, quite clearly, what the material world has needed for a long time.
Sometimes, it's hard when you're out on the town, in search of someone who can pay their own cab fare home (or yours), to know … Read more
I've never had the opportunity to sniff Jean Paul Gaultier's Le Male fragrance (that I know of), but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't want my computer smelling like it. Then again, there are those who might fancy the idea of cardamom, lavender, cedar, and amber wafting from their desks. If you're one of those people, read on.
Right now, some Boots stores in the U.K. are giving away free Le Male-scented USB drives with the purchase of a 2.5- or 4.2-ounce bottle of the cologne. The drive supposedly emits only a subtle … Read more
So let's say, just hypothetically, that you can't stand the person who occupies the next cubicle. We perennially chipper campers at Crave would never know how this feels, of course. But if we did--and couldn't resort to physical harm--we might seriously consider bringing something like this to work because the "USB Fragrance Oil Burner" could be the next best thing to incense when trying to keep irritating office mates at bay.
When closed, this little gadget could pass for a speaker or just about any other computer peripheral on the desktop. But it opens up … Read more