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Beijing’s Olympic MP3 player…

The Olympics have exploded online, with millions in the US attempting to find footage of the opening ceremony – but now the sports event has spawned a whole new thing – the Olympic ‘Bird’s Nest’ Stadium MP3 player.

This odd-looking little device (which could make an interesting souvenir, let’s face it) is available in capacities of up to 4GB, has an LCD display and sports an official Olympic 2008 logo on its understand, where you’ll find the controls.

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Olympics 2008 opening ceremony online

The Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games is underway, with the opening ceremony watched by an average audience of five million viewers on BBC One, and outcry across the US as NBC made the short-sighted decision to delay coverage of the opening, instead screening it in parts to a hail of criticism.

NBC Universal has also faced criticism for its decision to screen Olympic coverage online using Microsoft’s beta (for some platforms) Silverlight technology.
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