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Toshiba/GQ Partner to Auction Off Celebrity Laptops for Charity
      #35240 - 11/25/09 06:20 PM

Toshiba has teamed up with GQ Magazine and four celebrities to create a series of customized, limited-edition laptops for charity. As part of the "Natural Selection" campaign, Steeler's Hines Ward, the Office's Rainn Wilson, Aerosmith's Joe Perry and House actor Omar Epps have all contributed to this project, with each laptop specifically designed to reflect their lifestyles and personalities. To support the four men's chosen charities, these unique collector's items will be auctioned off on eBay this holiday season.

More about the Toshiba/GQ celebrity laptops for charity:

? Hines Ward, Steel City superstar wide receiver is an avid game film watcher so we knew his laptop should have a big, crisp viewing area. His laptop, the Toshiba Satellite P505 boasts an HD TruBrite 18.4? diagonal widescreen that delivers brilliant visuals and a 16:9 aspect ratio making it perfect for watching video on the go. The design features a heroic black and gold illustration of the unstoppable No. 86 himself. All proceeds go to the Hines Ward Helping Hands Foundation.

? Rainn Wilson, the award-winning actor, writer, film star and creator of SoulPancake, is a man on the go. Constantly blogging, tweeting and sharing his thoughts, Rainn requires power and portability. His 5.18lb Toshiba Satellite M505 laptop is lightweight, well-equipped and delivers superb battery life enhanced by an energy efficient LED screen and power-saving Toshiba eco utility. The fun and fantastic laptop graphics were created by artist Mike Mitchell, the illustrator behind SoulPancake. All proceeds go to the MONA Foundation.

? Joe Perry, the rock icon, multi-platinum, multi-award-winning recording artist, requires elite mobile performance with unmatched sound. The Toshiba Qosmio X505 laptop is loaded with two harman/kardon speakers, and an 18.4? diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen display for an eye-popping, heart-thumping experience. Joe?s street art laptop design is worthy of holding your lighter up for. All proceeds go to Project AWARE.

? Omar Epps, the actor, writer, producer and New York native Omar Epps is a modern day Renaissance man who needs a laptop that?s as innovative as he is. The Toshiba Satellite A505 delivers an exceptional multimedia experience topped by a 16? diagonal HD TruBrite widescreen display with harman/kardon premium speakers and Dolby surround sound. Omar?s laptop design dazzles with the vibrancy and energy of his hometown Brooklyn, NY. All proceeds go to Mount Calvary A.M.E. Church.

The limited edition PCs will be auctioned off beginning this Friday, November 27 exclusively at Proceeds from the auction will go to benefit charities of each celebrity?s choosing and only four of each laptop will be made available.


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