*notcot in tech , 13:31

Wii-ing at the Gansevoort- 01.17.07

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The wii is such a unattainable, trendy, brilliantly designed (from exterior to UI to UX), cultural obsession of the moment - following the stories and products coming up around it are just hard to ignore. Latest level of Wii-ness, NY’s boutique Hotel Gansevoort, “the first full-service luxury hotel in Manhattan’s meatpacking district” - has WII’s for guests to play with (as well as telescopes, LG HDTVs, directv, etc). LOVE this video on CRAVE of Caroline McCarthy having a chance to play with the PR ladies in the penthouse suite. I’m jealous, and the designer tech lover i am, even though i have a wii, i’m now more curious about any boutique hotel so that is brilliant enough to see the edge in providing wiis for guests in a time where people are still ready to line up all night outside a best buy in socal’s freezing weather! [side note: should there be, don’t drink and wii warnings?]

And a quick CRAVE shoutout ~ while engadget and gizmodo are like the cnn’s of tech… CRAVE (with sci-fi tech blog in a close second) has quickly become my favorite tech read every morning.

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Yay! Nothing like some wii, an $18 beer, and some faux models!!

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