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Published on December 7th, 2012 | by Alan Cross


Gift Idea: The Digital Sweater

If your first reaction was “C’mon!  How can a sweater be ‘digital?’” let me be among the first to tell you that it’s possible.

Macy’s is selling a Sean John Combs (aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy and whatever) jumper for $98.  For an extra $223, you can purchase a digital add-on.

The sleeve features a 2.8 inch HD screen with 10 hours of battery life and 2GB on onboard memory.  The idea is that you load up whatever video you want to the device so it plays while you walk around.

Apparently, “wearable electronics” are the next big thing.


About the Author

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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