I'll admit it, I am a recovering Hello Kitty addict. When I was 5, my parents wanted me to only play with cloth and wooden toys so every time my mom and I would pass by the Hello Kitty store in San Francisco I would peer into a world I thought I was missing out on. At the time, it seemed like torture. Today, I know better. While there are literally hundreds of thousands of Hello Kitty products out there - from rice cookers, irons, flash drives, hubcaps, fans and speakers to cameras. One drawback for Hello Kitty lovers is that only a fraction of them are licensed, and an even smaller fraction are available in the US, so that can be hard to come by in mainstream stores.
Some of the best (and by best I sort of mean "worst") gadgets, like this Hello Kitty cell phone are available in the U.S., but for a price. For $599.99 this phone, which features a camera that can take still images or video clips in various sizes and qualities, supports picture messaging, GPS and WAP. I'm not saying you should run out and buy it, I just thought you'd like to know it's out there. For a bunch of crazy Hello Kitty gadgets, just
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