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Chrome and Shiny Metal iMacs on the Way

Chrome and Shiny Metal iMacs on the Way
The guys over at Computer Choppers (who previously gave us the gold-plated MacBook Pro and the digg casemod) have a new trick up their sleeves. Working their secret alchemy, they’ve managed to coat the matte aluminum surfaces of Apple’s latest 24-inch iMacs with shiny chrome and other metallic platings.

Calculator Belt Buckle for Super-Duper-Geeks

Calculator Belt Buckle for Super-Duper-Geeks
If you wore one of those Casio calculator watches from the 80’s, here’s something else that just screams “I’m a geek, I have no girlfriend, and I don’t care.” The chrome calculator belt buckle lets you add, subtract, multiply and divide, all from the convenience of your waistline.

Talismoon Wii Cases: Green With Envy or Better Off Red?

Talismoon Wii Cases: Green With Envy or Better Off Red?
These replacement shells for the Nintendo Wii bring your boring white console alive with color. Talismoon’s Evolve case kits come in a number of rich hues and dramatic mirrored styles. I’m particularly enamored of the fiery Red Ronin case as well as the luscious emerald Green Tanto.

Audocron Clock Tells Time Without Pesky Numbers or Dials

Audocron Clock Tells Time Without Pesky Numbers or Dials
Originally created in 1979, and recently revamped for a new generation, this mysterious chrome device is actually a timepiece. Rather than using hands or digits, the Audocron uses a series of beeps and flashing lights to indicate the current time.

Urban Fidelity Planet Speakers Land on Earth

Urban Fidelity Planet Speakers Land on Earth
While the metal “planets” floating above these speaker cones may look a bit like disco balls, they actually serve a purpose. The spheres are designed to disperse sound in a perfect 360-degree soundfield. Designer Markus Duevel is the mind behind the Urban Fidelity Planet Speakers.

Chromac Lets Plastic iMacs Join the Aluminum Club

Chromac Lets Plastic iMacs Join the Aluminum Club
If you haven’t yet managed to snag one of Apple’s latest aluminum and glass iMacs, there’s now a way to give your older iMac a healthy dose of metal in its otherwise plastic diet. These covers from ChroMac wrap around the outside of your white plastic iMac, giving it a dramatic new look.

Nintendo Ds Lite Gets a Chrome Case

Nintendo Ds Lite Gets a Chrome Case
Nintendo recently released a silver version of the DS Lite in Japan, but it still really looks more like plastic than metal to me. If you really want your DS to look like metal how about some real chrome?

King Titan Robot Walks, Talks and Generally Looks Badass

King Titan Robot Walks, Talks and Generally Looks Badass
While this robot might just be a kids toy, it actually looks pretty cool. The King Titan Robot walks, talks, and has a shiny electroplate chrome finish that makes it really stand out. King Titan measures about 15-inches tall and features removable weapons and armor.

Chrome Your Wii

Chrome Your Wii
Console mod shop XCMLiVE is now offering a chrome case mod for the Nintendo Wii. The case is a complete replacement shell kit that covers all sides of the Wii and includes a chrome finish stand as well.

Griffin Reflect: Chrome Cases for Your iPod

Griffin Reflect: Chrome Cases for Your iPod
iPod accessory maker Griffin Technology just rolled out their new cases for Spring 2007, and the highlight of the bunch is their new Reflect case which adds a slick chrome shell to your 5G iPod or 2G iPod Nano.

Chrome Your Xbox 360

Chrome Your Xbox 360
Think Microsoft’s white Xbox 360 case is a bit bland? While you could pick up one of Microsoft’s not so exciting faceplates for the 360, or stick on some sort of cheap-looking vinyl decal, why not go all out and replace the whole case with something a little less dull?