A Happy Geek Pride Day to you! One of the many ways we're celebrating today, is a look at our favorite geek celebrities. How well do you know your favorite geeks? From online and off-line interviews, we found some interesting tidbits about these hot-and-nerdy celebrities. Get to know them a little better in the slideshow!
Like a little bling on your tech? Apparently, so does Lil Wayne. He was spotted courtside at the 2012 NBA All-Star Game last night wearing these diamond-studded Beats by Dr. Dre headphones. Celebrity style with celebrity-style prices, I bet.
What do you think about the headphones — love 'em or is it just too much?
CES isn't just for the geeks. As of late, the show sees its fair share of technology-loving celebrities, too. We spotted a slew of celeb-endorsed headphones from Ludacris, 50 Cent, and Jersey Shore stars Snooki and Pauly D, while LL Cool J promoted his music social network, and Will Smith hyped Men in Black III.
Click through the slideshow to see what all of Hollywood's tastemakers were up to during technology's biggest week!
What's the Consumer Electronics Show without a sprinkle of celebrity-endorsed gadgets? This year, hip-hop mogul Ludacris was on hand to introduce the latest additions to his Soul by Ludacris headphone line.
In 2012, the new finishes are all about shine. The SL300 noise-canceling headphones come in chrome gold, and the SL150 hi-def headphones are chrome silver. The SL100 model now has a white finish with gold accents. Soul's line of earbuds, the SL49 and SL99, also has new color options including a green and black combo, red and black, pink and white, and platinum.
We spoke to the musician-restaurateur-actor-entrepreneur for more on his life in the tech industry:
Pricing and availability for the new Soul headphone and earbud designs hasn't been announced, but the current line on sale ranges from $70 to $300. Check out photos of the Soul line in the gallery.
Get ready to play!
2011 saw some amazing advances in technology, but there are those in the world who just aren't into it. These celebrities spoke out this year about how technology isn't a big influence in their lives as it is for most, even going so far as to say that they'd rather not venture into the ways of gadgetry and electronics. Put some faces to quotes in this roundup!
Put your thinking caps on!
Time to play!