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Apple’s New iPad

Apple’s new iTablet iPad is finally here. Will it change the game? No one can definitively say until all the industries this new gadget will purportedly alter actually are altered.

But in the meanwhile, you know you want one. Admit it.

Full capacity multitouch, .5 inches thin, 1.5 pounds, 9.7 inch IPS display, Wi-Fi, 1GHz Apple A4; available in 16GB – 64GB Flash storage, can run all iPhone apps, iWork (eh), new iBooks app…starts at $499 (8GB, WiFi) and $629 (8BG, WiFi+3G).

AND, syncs over USB, $30/month gets you an unlimited data plan (via AT&T)…

Pics after the break as they arrive…

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January 27, 2010 Posted by | Freshness, News | , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Salaam Remi: Thief’s Theme vs. Hip Hop Is Dead

If you don’t know, Salaam Remi has got BEATS. In the vid he drops jewels on Nas’ “Thief’s Theme,” whose beat will.i.am similarly flipped/jacked for “Hip Hop Is Dead.”

For the record: “Thief’s Theme” > “Hip-Hop is Dead”; by leaps and bounds. [Hat tilt: Soul Culture]

The sample is from Iron Butterfly’s “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida,” the Incredible Bong Band’s version, if you were wondering.

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January 27, 2010 Posted by | Freshness, Hip-Hop, Music, News | , , , , | 1 Comment