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  • It’s hot today!! Fanning…no need to find an opener…
  • Bring to meetings to annoy others
  • Netflix has poured more than $40 million Netflix offers more than 100,000 movies and TV shows on DVD, about 10 times the streaming service's selection.
  • Kodak EasyShare
  • NoiceAssassin developed by DARPA
  • Kodak EasyShare
  • Contains config software USB connection No for Macs Currently out of stock
  • Kodak EasyShare
  • Kodak EasyShare
  • Handy for that backpacking trip in the Himalayas, but also for travelling around Europe, or with multiple gadgets
  • Eye-Fi
  • In one of our previous shows: Take TV is a storage device from SanDisk Sansa whose specific purpose is to provide a simple, hassle-free way to take video files from your computer and watch them on your TV. Take TV is easy to use. Like a USB flash drive you plug it into you computer and transfer files onto it; you can also download TV Shows and movies directly from SanDisk’s own video download site www.fanfare.com onto it. Once your files are on the device, you can place it on its TV docking station and use the included remote control to start playing your videos. Take TV comes in two different sizes, 4 and 8 gigabytes, for $100 and $150 respectively. Available here .
  • Catapult Watch
  • Eye-Fi
  • Eye-Fi
  • For laws and restrictions on some gadgets check with your local police Others hold over the phone and speak into the gadget to change your voice: cheaper Another called “The Pretender” which is $139
  • For my birthday, Mark gave me Syphilis!
  • Eye-Fi
  • Burners are out there…expensive…wait until price drops. Sony has one out that is $300 less BWU-100A
  • Eye-Fi
  • Eye-Fi
  • Burners are out there…expensive…wait until price drops. Sony has one out that is $300 less BWU-100A
  • Kodak EasyShare
  • While were in beta, signups are limited to those who have obtained a beta code from one of the many sources providing them. Beta codes are limited, so if you do have one handy, be sure to snag up your account before someone else does!
  • Website compares Securezip to WinZip
  • Reggae, Fly like an Eagle?
  • No GPS No Wi-FI Apple Safari web browser? Something called instinct that is like the iPhone
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    1. 1. 60 Gadgets in 60 Minutes…. ( or “you are going too fast…are you sure there are 60??”) Barbara Fullerton Manager Librarian Relations, 10-K Wizard Ed Vawter Owner & Researcher, QD Information Services, LLC Dina Dreifuerst Budget & Acquisitions Librarian, Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP
    2. 2. <ul><li>Like that picture? Print it! </li></ul><ul><li>Cartridges have both </li></ul><ul><li>paper and ink </li></ul><ul><li>SmartParts SP8PRT </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $280 </li></ul>8” Digital Frame with Printer http://smartpartsproducts.com/
    3. 3. <ul><li>Wireless Reading Device </li></ul><ul><li>Large LCD screen </li></ul><ul><li>Weighs only 10.3 oz </li></ul><ul><li>120,000 books available </li></ul><ul><li>Other news sources; newspapers, blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Holds ~200 titles </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizes EVDO for wireless transfer </li></ul><ul><li>No wireless bills! </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $359 </li></ul>Amazon’s Kindle http://www.amazon.com/kindle
    4. 4. <ul><li>Get ready for the summer! </li></ul><ul><li>Amaze your friends! </li></ul><ul><li>4 different colors </li></ul><ul><li>Opener in the sole </li></ul><ul><li>Leather </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $50 </li></ul>Reef Sandal w/ Soda Opener http://www.usoutdoorstore.com/outlet/reef-leather-fanning-sandals.html
    5. 5. <ul><li>Solar-powered HVAC system </li></ul><ul><li>12- to 24-hour rechargeable battery </li></ul><ul><li>Can also run off electricity </li></ul><ul><li>Extra: Aquacell water cooler </li></ul><ul><li>Scaleable: 2-10 ton capacity </li></ul><ul><li>SolCool </li></ul><ul><li>Price: “slightly higher than a regular HVAC unit” </li></ul><ul><li>Price: ? </li></ul>Millennia Air Conditioner http://www.ecofy.com/
    6. 6. Cadillac CTS <ul><li>An expensive “gadget” $42,155 </li></ul><ul><li>40 GB hard drive for navigation system instead of DVD </li></ul><ul><li>Tivo-like audio recording </li></ul><ul><li>Best iPod integration </li></ul>http://www.cadillac.com/ cts
    7. 7. <ul><li>Little drum set for your fingers! </li></ul><ul><li>Lights, sounds, record, & playback </li></ul><ul><li>Each drum lights up & generates a beat when your finger touches it </li></ul><ul><li>Record your rhythm & bring the party to your desk or meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Batteries included </li></ul><ul><li>No rhythm…no problem </li></ul><ul><li>Comes with pre-recorded beats </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $24.99 </li></ul>Finger Drums http://www.gadgetgoodies.com/Finger-Drums-Desktop-Miniature-Drum-Set_p_14-94.html
    8. 8. <ul><li>Stop hanging out the window for cellular reception </li></ul><ul><li>Improves indoor cell coverage </li></ul><ul><li>External antenna + wireless internal unit </li></ul><ul><li>Works with most carriers </li></ul><ul><li>Con: where to install antenna? </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Extenders </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $300 </li></ul>zBoost Signal Booster http://www.zboost.com/
    9. 9. APC USB Battery Pack <ul><li>Small battery pack for USB charged gadgets </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely small; about the size of a deck of cards </li></ul><ul><li>Can charge any device that charges via USB </li></ul><ul><li>Can give multiple charges for cell phone, iPod, GPS, etc. (claim 55 h for iPod nano or 10 h talk time on a typical cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>10 Watt hour </li></ul><ul><li>LED status bars </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $55 </li></ul>http://www.amazon.com/APC-UPB10-mobile-charging-device
    10. 10. <ul><li>Tired of waiting for snailmail </li></ul><ul><li>Movies delivered to your TV </li></ul><ul><li>5” x 5” size </li></ul><ul><li>Box is hooked via Wi-Fi or Internet Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Instant movies & TV shows </li></ul><ul><li>Con: No current movies </li></ul><ul><li>Plug into TV or Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Claims to connect to any TV </li></ul><ul><li>Launch date: June 3rd </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $99.99 </li></ul>NetFlix: TV Box/Player http://www.roku.com/netflixplayer/
    11. 12. <ul><li>Tired of losing your pocket knives to TSA? </li></ul><ul><li>Clips onto your keychain </li></ul><ul><li>Includes screwdrivers & bottle opener </li></ul><ul><li>Really sharp blade </li></ul><ul><li>½ ounce; lifetime warranty </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $10 </li></ul>Utili-Key 6-in-1 Tool http://www. swisstechtools .com/
    12. 13. Apple TV <ul><li>Internet enabled entertainment device </li></ul><ul><li>Can rent or purchase movies (including some HD and surround sound, TV shows, and music from iTunes) </li></ul><ul><li>Can watch YouTube videos and video podcasts on your TV </li></ul><ul><li>Requires TV with HDMI, DVI or component video input </li></ul><ul><li>No built-in DVD player </li></ul><ul><li>Rated 8.0 out of 10 on CNET </li></ul><ul><li>Price: 40 GB $229 160 GB $329 </li></ul>http://www.apple.com/ appletv
    13. 14. <ul><li>50% smaller than its “father” </li></ul><ul><li>Award-winning </li></ul><ul><li>Military-grade NoiseAssassin technology </li></ul><ul><li>Blocks out noise </li></ul><ul><li>Weighs 10 grams </li></ul><ul><li>4 hours of talk time </li></ul><ul><li>Recharges in less than 30 minutes via USB or charger </li></ul><ul><li>Range: 33 feet </li></ul><ul><li>Available only via AT&T </li></ul><ul><li>Just released! </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $129.99 </li></ul>New Jawbone: Update http://www.jawbone.com/newtalk.aspx
    14. 15. <ul><li>Cordless lawnmower </li></ul><ul><li>60 volt (vs. 36 volt) </li></ul><ul><li>Can plug into outlet for added boost </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $400+ </li></ul>Remington PowerMotor http:// www. remingtonpowertools .com
    15. 16. Action Camcorder <ul><li>Full-function, hands-free, digital recording </li></ul><ul><li>Mounts easily on helmets, handlebars, and other sports equipment </li></ul><ul><li>640 x 480 VGA resolution at 30 frames per second </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with operation system WIN2000/XP/Vista and Mac X 10.3/10.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Operates with 2 AA batteries </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $150 </li></ul>http://www2.oregonscientific.com/shop/product.asp?cid=6&scid=14&pid=895
    16. 17. Mandylion Password Manager <ul><li>Three years to develop </li></ul><ul><li>securely manage up to 50 logins, safe combinations, security codes, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Passwords: 14 characters </li></ul><ul><li>5 buttons for navigation and data entry </li></ul><ul><li>Data is stored in permanent memory, unaffected by battery life </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to meet U.S. Military standards </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $49.99 </li></ul>http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/security/91a2/
    17. 18. <ul><li>Emergency cellphone charger </li></ul><ul><li>Runs on 1 AA battery </li></ul><ul><li>Reusable </li></ul><ul><li>Works with most phones </li></ul><ul><li>Up 2 hours talk-time </li></ul><ul><li>Price: <$20 </li></ul>Turbocell Charger http://turbocellcharge.com/
    18. 19. 2nd Gen Apple iPhone <ul><li>Now 3G </li></ul><ul><li>Faster processor </li></ul><ul><li>Only available with 2 year contract </li></ul><ul><li>No longer can be activated online </li></ul><ul><li>Must purchase form Apple Retail Store or AT&T Retail Store </li></ul><ul><li>Will connect to MS Exchange servers </li></ul><ul><li>Assisted GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Available in July 11, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Lower price 8 GB $199 (only black) 16 GB $299 (black or white) </li></ul>http://www.apple.com/iphone/
    19. 20. <ul><li>Remote control </li></ul><ul><li>USB </li></ul><ul><li>Play videos/Slide Shows with music </li></ul><ul><li>Wall mount </li></ul><ul><li>Emotion—send photos from cell to the frame </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up for photo feeds from Flickr, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Printing from the frames </li></ul><ul><li>Kodak EX1011, Estarling, PanDigital, Momento 100 </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison Chart http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/07/technology/personaltech/07pogue-chart.html?ref=personaltech </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $160-$280 </li></ul>Digital Frames: New Generation http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=9/10521/12478/10522&pq-locale=en_US
    20. 21. <ul><li>Solar-powered emergency charger </li></ul><ul><li>Charges phones, mp3 players, cameras, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>8 hours for full charge </li></ul><ul><li>Holds charge for 1 year </li></ul><ul><li>Closed: 5” x 2.5” x 1.5” </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $200 </li></ul>Solio Universal Charger http://www.solio.com
    21. 22. Weed-Whacker Broom Skate Thing <ul><li>Harry Potter-like “broom” transportation </li></ul><ul><li>I’m not sure what to make of this </li></ul><ul><li>Price: ??? </li></ul>http://gizmodo.com/5013586/one-kids-journey-on-a-weed+whacker-broom-skate-thing
    22. 23. <ul><li>Memory sticks…how far we have come for storage </li></ul><ul><li>8GB </li></ul><ul><li>Security enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Picked by PC Mag as Best Key Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to run apps!! </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $60 </li></ul>Lexar JumpDrive Lightning http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=9/10521/12478/10522&pq-locale=en_US
    23. 24. <ul><li>Loads software on gadgets via USB port </li></ul><ul><li>Wirelessly transmits IP address, city, ISP, username </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phones will send SMS with new phone # </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $13/year per device $40/year for laptops </li></ul>GadgetTrak http://www.gadgettrak.com
    24. 25. MicPort Pro <ul><li>XLR Mic pre-amp to USB adapter </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for the use of Standard XLR mics with any computer with USB ports </li></ul><ul><li>Single channel, 24-bit / 96KHz audio interface </li></ul><ul><li>Control for both input level and volume level for headphones </li></ul><ul><li>48V Phantom power. No additional power required for condenser mics </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $149.95 </li></ul>http://centrance.com/products/mp/
    25. 26. <ul><li>240 pages of creative and wacky inventions </li></ul><ul><li>Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Did the gadget make money </li></ul><ul><li>Author Steve Greenburg </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $19.95 </li></ul>Concept: Book About Gadgets http://www.amazon.com/Gadget-Nation-Journey-Eccentric-Invention/dp/140273686X?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1210083060&sr=8-1
    26. 27. <ul><li>Wirelessly transmits images to home PC </li></ul><ul><li>Auto-detects Wi-Fi spots </li></ul><ul><li>Optional Webshare service </li></ul><ul><li>Can help with theft recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $80 - $130 </li></ul>Eye-Fi Wireless SD Card http://www.eye.fi
    27. 28. Electronic Remote Finder <ul><li>Helps you find that missing remote </li></ul><ul><li>Works with an included whistle </li></ul><ul><li>Includes three units </li></ul><ul><li>Unit flashes and loudly beeps allowing it to be found easily </li></ul><ul><li>I wouldn’t ruin a remote with this </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $16.99 </li></ul>http://www.1ofakindstuff.com/Remote-Control-Finder.html
    28. 29. TakeTV Killed http://www.sandisk.com/fanfare/intro/
    29. 30. <ul><li>Watch and Weapon </li></ul><ul><li>Perfect for Father’s Day! </li></ul><ul><li>Includes 5 BBs </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $49 </li></ul>Catapult Watch http://www.backyardarticllery.com
    30. 31. USB Projection Keyboard <ul><li>Projects a keyboard onto any flat surface </li></ul><ul><li>Works over USB </li></ul><ul><li>Not Compatible with Mac OS :( </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $180 </li></ul>http://www.amazon.com/Laser-Projection-Keyboard-Enabled-Laserkey/
    31. 32. <ul><li>Outdoor wireless network bridge </li></ul><ul><li>802.11b/g unlicensed 2.4GHz band </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Internet between two locales up to 5 miles apart without requiring a single RF cable </li></ul><ul><li>Both networks are powered over Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>Catch: the bridge requires a direct line of sight between the two locations </li></ul><ul><li>HD Communications Corp </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $318 </li></ul>Wi-Fi Network Bridge http://www.wirelessnetworkproducts.com/
    32. 33. <ul><li>Shoots regular marshmallows up to 40 feet </li></ul><ul><li>Shotgun capability with minis </li></ul><ul><li>Dishwasher safe </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $30 </li></ul>Marshmallow Blaster http://www.marshmallowville.com
    33. 34. USB Power Ports <ul><li>Boring but essential for travel </li></ul><ul><li>One for converting electrical outlet into a USB powered port </li></ul><ul><li>Another for turning the car cigarette lighter into a powered USB port </li></ul><ul><li>Price: my came with my iPod ($25 new) The cigarette lighter USB adapter was $10 </li></ul>http://www.amazon.com/Apple-USB-Power-Adapter-MB051LL%252fA
    34. 35. BlackJack II <ul><li>VideoShare </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced RSS reader </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in GPS </li></ul><ul><li>International Quad-Band </li></ul><ul><li>2 megapixel camera </li></ul><ul><li>Runs Mobile OS 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $199 </li></ul>http://www.samsungmobileusa.com/blackjackII/
    35. 36. <ul><li>“Active play” </li></ul><ul><li>Strength training, aerobics, yoga and balance </li></ul><ul><li>Measures & tracks BMI </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $130 - $200 </li></ul>Wii Fit http://www.nintendo.com
    36. 37. Slingbox Mobile <ul><li>Watch TV on your cellphone! </li></ul><ul><li>Control your cable or DVR from anywhere you have cell reception </li></ul><ul><li>Requires Slingbox </li></ul><ul><li>Phones supported: Motorola Q, Q9h, Q9m & Q9c; Samsung Blackjack & Blackjack II, T Mobile Shadow, HTC Excalibur, T Mobile Dash, I-Mate SP5m, T Mobile SDA </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $30 </li></ul>http://www.slingmedia.com/go/ smartphone
    37. 38. The Pretender: Telephone Voice Changer http://www.ggsmark.com/store/pretender-phone-voice-changer,product.asp <ul><li>Need to hang up on someone? </li></ul><ul><li>Sound like a different person! </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-settings & sound effects (dog barking, baby crying) </li></ul><ul><li>Too busy to talk? Press the Call Waiting sound </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with most phones </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $139 </li></ul>
    38. 39. <ul><li>Plush toys </li></ul><ul><li>Fun and educational </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $8 - $13 each </li></ul>Cute Diseases http://www.giantmicrobes.com
    39. 40. Radioshift <ul><li>Tivo for Radio! </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to record radio station worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Database of over 50,000 stations </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to Real Audio, Windows Media, Quicktime or mp3 streams all in one player </li></ul><ul><li>Mac OS Only </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $32 </li></ul>http://www.rogueamoeba.com/radioshift/
    40. 41. Screaming Cough Ashtray <ul><li>For those trying to quit smoking or just for parties! </li></ul><ul><li>Looks like a lung </li></ul><ul><li>Put a cigarette in it and it starts to cough and scream </li></ul><ul><li>2 AA batteries </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $10.99 </li></ul>http://www.perpetualkid.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=1630/
    41. 42. <ul><li>Really loud alarm </li></ul><ul><li>Propeller launches & flies around the room </li></ul><ul><li>Must return propeller to base to turn off alarm </li></ul><ul><li>Princess International </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $15 </li></ul>Flying Alarm Clock http://www. giftsatprincess .com
    42. 43. Airnet ASP100 Fold-Up Amplified iPod Portable Speaker <ul><li>Folds for easy travel </li></ul><ul><li>Runs on 4 AAA batteries or </li></ul><ul><li>USB powered! </li></ul><ul><li>Reasonable sound </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap enough to replace if it gets damaged during travel </li></ul><ul><li>Price $5.74!! </li></ul>http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000FAIT3A
    43. 44. LaCie Blu-Ray Burner <ul><li>Supports all optical media types except HD DVD </li></ul><ul><li>Works with PC and Mac </li></ul><ul><li>Burn up to 4 hours of video </li></ul><ul><li>Back up 10 DVDs </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use software </li></ul><ul><li>Save 50 GB on one disc </li></ul><ul><li>Can burn 8cm or 12cm discs </li></ul><ul><li>Offers good performance speeds </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $689.89 </li></ul>http://www.lacie.com/products/product.htm?pid=11054
    44. 45. <ul><li>Transfer those old video tapes to your iPod or a flash drive </li></ul><ul><li>No computer needed </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $130 </li></ul>Pinnacle Video Transfer http://www.pinnaclesys.com
    45. 46. Slimblade Trackball/Mouse <ul><li>From Kensington </li></ul><ul><li>Slim and small for travel </li></ul><ul><li>Dual mode; either trackball or mouse </li></ul><ul><li>Trackball becomes scroll wheel in mouse mode </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth wireless </li></ul><ul><li>Goes to sleep when your computers does to save batteries. Estimates 6 months between battery changes! </li></ul><ul><li>Fuel gage to let you know when to change batteries (2 AA batteries) </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $77 (Amazon) </li></ul>http://us.kensington.com/html/13880.html
    46. 47. BenQ Slimmest Digital Camera <ul><li>3” LCD Screen </li></ul><ul><li>8 megapixels </li></ul><ul><li>Optical zoom lens </li></ul><ul><li>1600 ISO </li></ul><ul><li>Simple finger movements like tap, circle, and swiping which lets you swipe the screen </li></ul><ul><li>Auto Face Tracking </li></ul><ul><li>Quick bar functions </li></ul><ul><li>Photo art </li></ul><ul><li>Available in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Price: ? </li></ul>http://www.benq.us/
    47. 48. <ul><li>Is “it” in you? </li></ul><ul><li>Biosensors imbedded in fabric monitor electrolyte levels </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless data transmission for real-time analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Still in development </li></ul>Sweat-Analyzing Shirt http://www.biotex.com
    48. 49. El Gato Turbo.264 Video Encoder <ul><li>USB hardware video encoder </li></ul><ul><li>PC version called Instant Video To-Go </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for encoding video at H.264 (MP4) </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatically speeds up encoding; ~10-15 times faster for older Macs and 4 times faster for Intel core duo 2 GHz processor </li></ul><ul><li>Frees the computers cpu for other activities </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $60-$99 </li></ul>http://www.elgato.com/elgato/na/mainmenu/products/Accessories/Turbo264/product1.en.html
    49. 50. Iomega Hi-Speed 250GB HD <ul><li>E-Go </li></ul><ul><li>For the executive in your life! </li></ul><ul><li>Backup your hard drive </li></ul><ul><li>Genuine brown leather </li></ul><ul><li>External </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $142.45 </li></ul>http://www.iomega.com/direct/products/detail.jsp?current_tab=0&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=61705123&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=53223315&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=26890319&bmUID=1211466280670#prod-info-nav
    50. 51. <ul><li>Eliminate the damp, wrinkled paper effect </li></ul><ul><li>Uses 2 layers of ink: full coat of clear, then color layer </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $400 </li></ul>Canon InkJet Printer http://usa.canon.com
    51. 52. Multipattern USB Mic: Samson C03U <ul><li>Plugs directly into USB; no interface needed </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in preamp </li></ul><ul><li>Has three patterns; cardioid, omni, and figure 8 pick-up patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Switchable High-Pass Filter and 10 dB Pad </li></ul><ul><li>Great for podcasters! </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $99 </li></ul>http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=1878
    52. 53. Ping.fm <ul><li>Easy updating your social networking tools </li></ul><ul><li>Plug-ins to update to all your tools using AIM, iPhone, email, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Wonderful for multiple accounts such as Linkedin, Facebook, Blogger, Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Price: No Charge </li></ul>http://ping.fm/
    53. 54. <ul><li>Dental implant sends & receives calls </li></ul><ul><li>Sounds vibrate through skull to inner ear </li></ul><ul><li>Time: 2002 Best Invention </li></ul><ul><li>Prototype </li></ul>Tooth Phone
    54. 55. Griffin Evolve Wireless iPod Speakers <ul><li>Freq response 120Hz - 20 KHz </li></ul><ul><li>20 watts RMS </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Powered with Li polymer batteries </li></ul><ul><li>10 hours of use between charges </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic sleep mode </li></ul><ul><li>Price $349.99 </li></ul>http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/evolve
    55. 56. SecureZip <ul><li>ShareWare </li></ul><ul><li>Zip email messages </li></ul><ul><li>Works in MSFT Office </li></ul><ul><li>Secure attachments in Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>Password or encryption available </li></ul><ul><li>For Desktop and/or network </li></ul><ul><li>PC Mag Choice May 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Price: No Charge </li></ul>http://www.pkware.com/software-data-security/free
    56. 57. <ul><li>Prints 2” x 3” prints with sticker backing </li></ul><ul><li>Works via USB or Bluetooth </li></ul><ul><li>Inkless printing embeds color into paper </li></ul><ul><li>Size: 4.7” x 2.8” x 0.9” </li></ul><ul><li>Polaroid </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $150 </li></ul><ul><li>+ $10/30 sheets of paper </li></ul>PoGo Pocket Printer http://www.Polaroid.com/pogo
    57. 58. iPod Recycling Speakers <ul><li>Converts iPod clear plastic packaging into a speaker </li></ul><ul><li>No power required </li></ul><ul><li>iPod Nano (1st & 2nd Gen.) and iPod Shuffle (2nd & 3rd Gen.). </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $40 </li></ul>http://www.audiocubes.com/product/Bird-Electron_EZ17-B_iPod_Recycling_Speaker.html
    58. 59. Redi Player <ul><li>Slogan: Redi2Play </li></ul><ul><li>1 GB MP3 Player </li></ul><ul><li>Uses Windows Media Player and iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Preloaded with 250 tracks (6 hours of music) </li></ul><ul><li>9 Editions: Workout, Rock, Classic, R&B, Yoga, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>FM & LCD Screen </li></ul><ul><li>USB Mini so you can still upload </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $39.99 </li></ul>http://redi2play.com/
    59. 60. iRiver ifp <ul><li>Extremely small portable high resolution mp3 recorder/player </li></ul><ul><li>Discountinued :( </li></ul><ul><li>Can find them on eBay </li></ul><ul><li>Comes in 500 MB and1 GB models </li></ul><ul><li>Portable podcasters ideal inexpensive recorder </li></ul><ul><li>Fit 6 h 56 m at highest resolution on 1GB model (320 kps, 44;1 KHz) </li></ul><ul><li>Price: depends but less than $100 </li></ul>
    60. 61. Samsung Instinct <ul><li>Gives iPhone competition </li></ul><ul><li>Hi-speed wi-fi </li></ul><ul><li>Touch screen </li></ul><ul><li>Downloadable icons </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized screens </li></ul><ul><li>3G </li></ul><ul><li>Removable battery </li></ul><ul><li>Expandable memory </li></ul><ul><li>Visual voicemail </li></ul><ul><li>GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $199 w/2 yr Sprint contract </li></ul><ul><li>Goes on sale this Friday! </li></ul>http://www.samsunginstinct.com/
    61. 62. Apple’s Time Capsule <ul><li>Wireless Backup via 802.11n </li></ul><ul><li>Available with 500 GB and 1 TB drives </li></ul><ul><li>Works great with Time Machine in Mac OS 10.5 </li></ul><ul><li>Price: 500 GB $299 1 TB $499 </li></ul>http://www.apple.com/timecapsule/
    62. 63. MacBook Air <ul><li>Extremely thin; 0.16 to 0.76 thick </li></ul><ul><li>1.6 GHz Intel Core Duo processor </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-touch trackpad </li></ul><ul><li>Smart LED screen for longer battery life; now mercury and arsenic free </li></ul><ul><li>Includes 802.11n wireless </li></ul><ul><li>No DVD or CD player </li></ul><ul><li>Only 80 GB hard drive </li></ul><ul><li>Supports up to 64 GB solid state drive (very expensive) </li></ul>http://www.apple.com/macbookair/
    63. 64. EyeTV250 Plus <ul><li>Watch, record, edit and enjoy TV on your Mac </li></ul><ul><li>Convert analog source video to digital files </li></ul><ul><li>Includes a hardware video encoder </li></ul><ul><li>Receive free OTA HDTV and analog TV </li></ul><ul><li>With a Mac mini allows you to create a Mac based Tivo-like device </li></ul><ul><li>Able to convert to ipod video format </li></ul><ul><li>Consider the EyeTV hybrid if you already own a Turbo.264 </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $199.95 </li></ul>http://www.elgato.com/elgato/na/mainmenu/products/250plus/product1.en.html
    64. 65. Glass Keyboard <ul><li>Future of keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Laser touch </li></ul><ul><li>Waterproof </li></ul><ul><li>No-Key concept </li></ul><ul><li>Light source, a camera and an etched sheet of glass, showing the key positions </li></ul><ul><li>Type, the cam sees your contact with the glass and sends appropriate commands to your PC </li></ul><ul><li>Price: ? </li></ul>http://gizmodo.com/5015723/no+key-glass-touch+keyboard-is-antithesis-of-steampunk
    65. 66. Altec Lansing Wireless Home Theater Sound System <ul><li>Delivers wireless digital 5.1 surround sound </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced connectivity for TV, DVD, VCR, DVR or satellite TV </li></ul><ul><li>3 digital inputs (2 optical, 1 coaxial) </li></ul><ul><li>3 analog inputs </li></ul><ul><li>Comes with a Universal Remote </li></ul><ul><li>Does not include sub-woofer </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $999.95 Special $399.88 Amazon </li></ul>http://www.alteclansing.com/index.php?file=north_product_detail&iproduct_id=pt8051
    66. 67. Zoom H4 <ul><li>Excellent portable recording device </li></ul><ul><li>Works great right out of the box </li></ul><ul><li>Records to Secure Digital cards </li></ul><ul><li>Two XY mounted condenser mics </li></ul><ul><li>4 track recorder in WAV or mp3 </li></ul><ul><li>XLR mic inputs 16 bit 44.1 KHz recording resolution </li></ul><ul><li>On board effects; limiting, compression, mic modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Price: $300 </li></ul>http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=1901
    67. 68. Overwhelmed? <ul><li>Find the gadgets that fit your environment </li></ul><ul><li>Research the product </li></ul><ul><li>Fits into your budget </li></ul><ul><li>Consider new products </li></ul><ul><li>Know your learning curve </li></ul><ul><li>If it is broken should you fix it or replace it </li></ul><ul><li>Beware of First Generation technology </li></ul>
    68. 69. Looking for Gadgets <ul><li>Wired http:// blog .wired.com/gadgets/ </li></ul><ul><li>Treonauts http:// blog . treonauts .com/ </li></ul><ul><li>PC World http://www. pcworld .com/article/id,131935-page,13/article.html </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Reports http://www. consumerreports .org </li></ul><ul><li>Gizmodo http://www.gizmodo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Engadget http://www.engadget.com </li></ul><ul><li>Frontgate http://www.frontgate.com </li></ul><ul><li>Thinkgeek http://www.thinkgeek.com </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube http://www.youtube.com </li></ul><ul><li>Popsci http://ww.popsci.com/gear-gadgets </li></ul><ul><li>CNET Shopper to compare prices & shopping </li></ul><ul><li>http://shopper.cnet.com </li></ul>