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  • Limited edition Leica C combines two unlikely partnerships: Hello Kitty and Playboy
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    Limited edition Leica C combines two unlikely partnerships: Hello Kitty and Playboy

    By 6 March 2014

    Leica has been known for some pretty cool limited edition camera partnerships in the past, but the latest may turn a few heads given its unlikeliness. Mixing a soft-core porn brand and a kids toy brand totally makes sense, right? The photography company...

  • Watch the Playboy cover come alive with Layar AR app on Android and iPhone (NSFW)
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    Watch the Playboy cover come alive with Layar AR app on Android and iPhone (NSFW)

    By 6 February 2013

    From this month the Dutch edition of Playboy will feature Layar augmented reality codes in certain parts of the print magazine, to provide interactive elements for readers with a smartphone. To celebrate, the first Layar-ready issue of Playboy Netherlands...

  • Playboy fined £100,000 by Ofcom for failing to protect children from online porn
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    Playboy fined £100,000 by Ofcom for failing to protect children from online porn

    By 16 January 2013

    Playboy will have to cough up £100,000 after Ofcom ruled that two of its websites are in breach of protective guidelines. Both Playboy TV and Demand Adult  were found not to have adequate checks in place to ensure users were over the age of 18, therefore...

  • Playboy sues over xxx domain names
    Online

    Playboy sues over xxx domain names

    By 21 November 2011

    Manwin Licensing, the chaps behind the Playboy websites, and Digital Playground are suing the internet's address regulator, Icann, as well as filing lawsuits against ICM Registry, the company behind the new top-level domain name (TLD). The legal action...

  • Playboy iPad app coming soon says Hefner
    Tablets

    Playboy iPad app coming soon says Hefner

    By 19 January 2011

    Hugh Hefner has announced, via Twitter of course, that he is in the process of creating a Playboy app for the iPad that will allow you to view the current and past issues of the magazine. “Big news! Playboy - both old & new - will be available on iPad...

  • VIDEO: Tron goes topless for Playboy (NSFW)
    Home Cinema

    VIDEO: Tron goes topless for Playboy (NSFW)

    By 14 December 2010

    Is it really worth us typing any copy for this post? We're not silly enough to think that you've opened this story to read what we've got to say about "Game On - Playboy's sexy tribute to the neon-lit Tron revival". But, in case you did - here's what...

  • 56 years of Playboy on one portable HDD
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    56 years of Playboy on one portable HDD

    By 29 November 2010

    Let's be honest. There are chaps out there right now (maybe you're one of them, we're not judging you) that already have an external HDD stacked full of, ahem, ladies. But why hide your collection of nudey pics away, when you can embrace them with the...

  • Toned-down Playboy app launches for iPhone
    Phones

    Toned-down Playboy app launches for iPhone

    By 11 December 2009

    Men's mag Playboy has launched a new iPhone app available now to download on the iTunes App Store for £1.19, or $1.99 in the States. There's a twist though, as although the app is rated 17-plus it contains no "fully nude content", giving those that say...

  • Playboy Manager online game announced
    Gaming

    Playboy Manager online game announced

    By 11 May 2009

    "Playboy Manager" has been announced, a new "Massively Casual Online Game", that sees gamers taking on the role of a "crack talent agent managing the career of some of Playboy's hottest up-and-coming models". A thinly veiled excuse for staring at images...

  • Playboy to stop selling DVDs
    Home Cinema

    Playboy to stop selling DVDs

    By 17 October 2008

    Playboy is to shut down its DVD business in a bid to stop spiralling losses. The move is part of a restructuring plan, which was announced 2 months ago and which is hoped to save the company $12 million a year. It'll see 80 jobs go and will also cost...

  • Playboy embraces Facebook
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    Playboy embraces Facebook

    By 30 May 2008

    Playboy, trying to connect with digital fanboys, has launched a Facebook application that allows you to check out the latest girls and let your friends know too. Probably not one for work, the application allows you to rate a new scantily glad girl each...

  • PlayboyU.com launches, social networking for college students
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    PlayboyU.com launches, social networking for college students

    By 24 August 2007

    Playboy Enterprises, Inc. has announced the official launch of its social networking site, PlayboyU.com in the States. The non-nude, free online community exclusively for college students claims to offer members a unique and engaging way to enhance the...

  • Playboy offers free iPlayboy iPhone content
    Phones

    Playboy offers free iPlayboy iPhone content

    By 28 June 2007

    We are holding off on iPhone stories as the hype is getting too much now, even for red-blooded gadget lovers, but we thought you might want to hear this one... Playboy.com is celebrating the launch of the iPhone with "iPlayboy" a collection of, ahem,...

  • Playboy comes to the iPod video
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    Playboy comes to the iPod video

    By 7 December 2005

    Playboy.com, never one to miss a trick, has launched "Bodcasting", its super-sexy take on the high-tech craze podcasting. According to the site: “Our new service allows users to take some of our coolest features and download them directly to their portable...

  • Gaming

    Playboy coming to a PSP near you

    By 21 April 2005

    Those cheeky chaps over at Playboy have announced that you will soon be able to get the Playboy bunnies on your handheld gaming console. The top shelf magazine will offer PSP users a selection of girls in skimpy bikinis or the nude and images will be...