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Egads, ASUS, has it really come to this? The company synonymous with netbooks needs to seriously rethink its product strategy if it believes that its Eee PC \"Sirocco\" truly deserved a teaser and launch event -- two marketing ploys typically reserved for items of high consumer interest. Turns out t

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Pure's WiFi-enabled radios are making their US debut here at CES, and we've gotten to grips with the top trio on offer. The Oasis (pictured above) is a weatherproofed, rubber-rich unit, which can resist splashes of water and go on for between 10 and 15 hours on a single charge. We agree it looks li

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It seems pretty un-Nokia to us for official variants of one of its phones to hit retail shops before we hear an announcement out of Espoo, but it appears that's exactly what has happened here. The 8800 Sirocco Gold is, as one might expect, merely a gold-hued version of its 8800 Sirocco, combining a

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There are any number of shops around the world that'll happily apply some excessive opulence to a 8800 Sirocco Edition for the appropriate amount of coin, but is Nokia itself getting in the game? This \"Sirocco Gold\" looks legit enough -- as does its packaging -- and rumors are swirling that the pho

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We're not sure what the story is behind this shining example of modern excess, but we think it's safe to say that taking a Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition (not a cheap phone to begin with) and tacking on this amount of designer hardware sends the sticker into Vertu territory and beyond. This fashion sli

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We bet you didn't know that this was the punchline to the question, \"What's better than a Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition?\" Sho' nuff, Roxy Music's own Brian Eno (and creator of the Windows 95 \"Start\" sound clip -- betcha didn't know that, either) is blessing ten of the high-end Nokia sliders with his e

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One might think that a Lamborghini owner would be more the Vertu type, but alas, it's Nokia proper that's partnering with the Italian marque to produce a phone worthy (apparently) of bearing the charging bull crest. The high-end 8800 was recently reworked and re-released as the Sirocco Edition; the

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While Nokia's just now starting an up-market push in the States with its older 8801, it looks like the freshened model (pictured right) is starting to filter through Europe in earnest after making some cameos last month. Newly dubbed the \"Sirocco Edition\" but wearing the same 8800 badge, the Vertu

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Nokia's 8800 is what you might call a sit-there-and-look-pretty phone; despite its stratospheric sticker price, no one ever asked the Vertu-esque handset (or its North American cousin, the 8801) to lead the pack with its spec sheet. Nonetheless, with over a year of market availability under its bel

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If a Sonos is too pricey for your tastes but you still want to get a little wireless audio rocking your place, you may be interested in the Sirocco Wireless Audio Bridge, which'll let you stream music straight off your PC to your existing home audio system over a 802.11b/g network. The Sirocco is ac

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