Buying A 173,250 Yen Doll From Microsoft Comes With Dev Tools, Or Opposite?

Microsoft Japan has been featuring Cloud-girl Claudia to grab the heart of anime-loving geeks.

Their latest campaign offers the limited Claudia doll for everyone who purchases Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN, which price is 173,250 yen (US$2200).

The doll is planned to be 15-20 centimeters(6-8 inches) heights, with serial number.

The campaign will end on June 29th. It is only valid for purchase inside Japan.

via Internet Watch

Handwritten iPad: A Birthday Present From A Daughter

iPad 2 is expected to be released soon, and here is a lucky man who received brand-new iPad from his daughter.

@harux tweeted that he wants an iPad. His daughter saw his tweet then made a handwritten iPad for his birthday present. He says she drew about 20 screens, and unveiled 4 of them.

Handwritten iPad [J]

Messages displayed on the home screen are , “Happy birthday. Paper iPad for 50.”

There is a screen for shopping and you can see there are lists of free menu and paid menu. You can also find an icon saying ‘Let’s lose weight until your 60 years old birthday’.