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Music That Moves
For iPod® users, the new Bose SoundDock® Portable digital music system combines high-quality audio performance and true portability. From room to room, audiophiles will enjoy rich, detailed sound. With its slim profile, the SoundDock® Portable system delivers the audio performance of much larger components. With a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, listeners can enjoy music for hours. An AUX input allows users to plug in and listen to other audio sources, including CD players and personal computers.
Bose Corporation: 800-444-2673
The Canon HG10 Advanced HD camcorder features a 40 GB hard disk drive (HDD) with Canon exclusives such as a 1920x1080 full HD CMOS sensor and a new 2.7-inch widescreen multi-angle vivid LCD. Other exclusives include super range optical image stabilization, instant auto focus and the ability to capture still images on a miniSD card from recorded video on the hard disk drive. With the Canon 10x HD video zoom lens and other advanced features, the HG10 is an ideal choice.
Canon USA Inc.: 866-50-CANON (502-2666)
Available in two sizes—46-inch and 40-inch— Sonyís BRAVIA V-Series televisions are where Full HD 1080 starts. Performance functions like live color creation and the 10-bit panel display ensure picture quality and performance. The BRAVIA EngineTM EX full digital video processing system includes DRC-MF v1.0 technology, which up-converts 480i video signals to a 1080p equivalent. DMeX Ė ready allows connection to the new DMeX, called the BRAVIA Internet Video Link module. BRAVIA V-Series TVs are also big on ease of operation.
Sony Electronics Inc.: 800-833-6302
Olympus has taken the FE Series to a new level of performance and ease of use with the FE280 Digital camera. From the most powerful image sensor to a large LCD screen, the FE280 offers a super-slim camera body, available in four trendy colors (red, blue, black and silver) with Face Detection Technology, which tracks faces within the frame and automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant pictures.
Olympus imaging america inc.: 773-582-5700 Ext. 22
Always On Time
Sophisticated and accurate, the HadronsTM Desktop U.S. Atomic Clock and Weather Station automatically receives the time and date from the U.S. Atomic Clock in Fort Collins, Colo. Its easy-to-read 2 1/2-inch backlit LCD screen shows seconds, day of the week, signal-strength indicator and the time zone. It has an alarm with five-minute snooze. The Hadrons desktop clock also features a dual LCD with weather station that displays forecast icons, indoor temperature, humidity and six-hour barometric pressure history on an illuminated screen.
The Sharper Image: 260-637-2450
Donít Miss a Thing
Nikonís compact D40 digital camera goes where life takes you. With the D40ís split-second shutter response, youíll capture the pictures youíve always dreamed of. And without the annoyance of shutter delay, the D40 captures pictures other cameras miss. Now anyone can take incredible pictures easier than ever.
This HD player offers enhanced DVD viewing. The Toshiba HD DVD Player features HD DVD playback to deliver excellent sound and picture quality, an HDMITM input, Dolby® Digital/Digital Plus/True HD/DTS®/-HD decoding, and DVD/-R/-RW/-RAM/CD/-R/-RW playback. It also is equipped with video up-conversion, and composite video, S-video and component video outputs. Remote control is included. Other Toshiba HD DVD Players also are available.
Rymax Marketing Services Inc.: 973-582-3278
Plug in the compact and lightweight Mobile Power Pack before a trip, and carry enough power to recharge a cell phone five to six times. The unit possesses smart technology that enables the user to charge devices while using them. Great for cell phones, MP3 players or long flights, PDAs and most small electronic devices, the unit has a versatile USB socket that can connect to the cable that comes with most small devices, or use the included Tumi cable and 8 tips to connect to most cell phones.
Tumi Corp.: 413-567-1567