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60 Gadgets in 60 Minutes

Or How many gadgets can I take before my mind blows up?

Barbara Fullerton,

Manager of Librarian Relations, 10-K Wizard


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Wi-Fi Detector Shirt

  • Shows signal strength for 802.11b or 802.11g

  • Animated decal is removable

  • Batteries are hidden

  • Available only in black for that strong signal

  • Price: $29.99

http://www.thinkgeek.com/tshirts/generic/991e/

MLW 2007


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Cable Cat

  • Untangle your cable

  • Give a gift to your cat loving friends

  • Cute

  • Price: $7

http://www.popgadget.net/2007/06/a_cable_cat_for_1.php

MLW 2007






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Revisit: Blackjack

  • Mobile OS

  • 1.3 pixel camera

  • Phone: clarity

  • Calendar: needs work

  • Easy to use

  • Download music, videos

  • Price: $199

  • Coming: BlackJack II

http://www.samsungblackjack.com/

MLW 2007


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BlackJack II

  • VideoShare

  • Enhanced RSS reader

  • Built-in GPS

  • International Quad-Band

  • 2 megapixel camera

  • Runs Mobile OS 6

  • Price: N/A

  • Available next year?

http://www.samsungmobileusa.com/blackjackII/

MLW 2007


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Instant Messaging

  • Choose your weapon (application)

  • Large number of online and offline instant messengers, as well the various protocols supported by each

  • Not much difference between each except in interface and supported protocols

  • Price: No charge

http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/instant_messaging_round-up.php

MLW 2007


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iCharge for iPod

  • Inexpensive, small, efficient & simple way

  • No need to carry a heavy gadget

  • Use with most models

  • Key ring convenience

  • Requires 1 9 volt battery

  • Anytime, anywhere recharging on the go

  • Price: $15

http://www.thinkdifferentstore.com

MLW 2007


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March of the Treos

  • 680, 700p, 700w, 700wx, 750 & 755p

  • Depends on service

  • 680: Palm OS

  • 700 & 750: Windows Mobile OS 6

  • 755p: slimmer, lighter, and easier, & has 1.3 megapixels’ camera (Sprint)

  • Price: $299-$499 +plan

http://www.palm.com/us/products/index.html

MLW 2007


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TRIVIA

When looking at Treo models, do you know what the p and w mean?

Palm OS and Windows Mobile OS

MLW 2007


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Clocky the Alarm Clock

Alarm clock that runs away and hides when you don't wake up!

Clocky gives you one chance to get up

If you snooze, Clocky will jump off of your nightstand & looks for a place to hide

Alarm in random beeps

Jumps up to 3 feet

Price: $49.99

http://www.nandahome.com/products.clocky.html

MLW 2007


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Art Army Van iPod Dock

Art Army Van is a modified plastic Mystery Machine toy

Removable rear CD rack, passenger seat-mounted speaker

iPod jack in the captain's chair

Price: $200

http://www.engadget.com/2007/05/30/ruh-roh-shaggy-art-army-van-weds-ipod-dock-mystery-machine/

MLW 2007


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USB Warming Mouse Pad

Uses all USB ports

Made of wool and cotton

Keeps hands warm –

10 degree increase for every 5 mins – Maximum 42 degrees

Step 1- Plug-in

Step 2 – Insert mouse

Step 3 – Insert hand

Price: $22

CNET video and photos

http://www.coolest-gadgets.com

MLW 2007


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Apple iPhone

Future of smartphones is here!

3.5” multi-touch screen with proximity & light sensor

Virtual keyboard w/spellcheck

2 megapixel camera

Mac OS X (closed), Video Ipod, Browser, Widgets, Email

Stereo Bluetooth 2.0 / WiFi / Quad-band GSM with EDGE

Price: $399 4 gb/$499 8gb

CNET video and photos

http://www.apple.com/iphone/

MLW 2007


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Helio: the Ocean

Has two keypads!

2.4-inch display

200 megabytes of internal memory for video, audio recordings, & media files

2 megapixel camera

GPS and USB

Memory, memory, memory

For those liking to blog, twitter, etc.

Price: $295/$50 for holiday

http://www.helio.com/#homepage

MLW 2007


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Tooth Tunes

Having troubles getting your children to brush their teeth?

Bristles touch your teeth and music begins!

Chip in handle plays for 2 minutes, enough time to clean those pearly whites!

Comes in blue, pink, green

Choose from High School Musical, Queen, Beach Boys, Hilary Duff, Smash Mouth, etc.

Price: $9.99

http://www.hasbro.com/toothtunes/

MLW 2007


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Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth Headset

  • Voted one of the best tech tools in 2007

  • Noise-canceling technology

  • Matches outline of face

  • Hands-free conversations

  • Light-weight & stable

  • Noise shield enabled

  • Colors: black, gray or red

  • Price: $99.99

http://www.jawbone.com/

MLW 2007


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Golan i.Tech Virtual Keyboard

  • Uses Bluetooth technology to connect wirelessly to the user's handheld device

  • Infrared technology to project a full-size QWERTY keyboard onto a nearby flat surface

  • Sensors recognize keystrokes

  • Gives a familiar sound of fingers tapping a keyboard

  • Price: $170

http://www.vkb-support.com/

MLW 2007


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DID YOU KNOW…

That charging your cell phone in your car, drains the life of the cell phone’s battery?


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USB Missile Launcher

  • Need to let out some frustrations? Annoyed at people?

  • Holds 3 foam missiles

  • Missile Command is on desktop

  • Use mouse to control the launcher

  • Rotates, tilts and fires

  • USB activated with software: Windows 2000 & XP

  • Simulates a radar tracking screen

  • Requires 3 AA Batteries

  • Price: $39.95

http://www.iwantoneofthose.com/usb-missile-launcher/index.html

MLW 2007


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Penguin Tea Timer

  • Built-in timer: 1-20 minutes

  • Sling the tea bag over the beak

  • Penguin lowers the bag into the water and lifts it out when the time’s up

  • Price: $14.99

http://www.harrietcarter.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/product.detail/productID/4950aef6-f061-4252-84f1-d997a66aa342

MLW 2007


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TRIVIA

The Soundabout was the original name used to market this device that was first introduced in 1979….

Sony Walkman portable personal stereo player

MLW 2007


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Take TV: SanDisk

  • A storage device to take video files from your computer and watch them on your TV

  • Like a USB flash drive you plug it into computer and transfer files onto it

  • Download TV Shows and movies from SanDisk

  • Once your files are on the device, place it on its TV docking station & use the remote control to start playing your videos

  • Price: $100/4gb & $150/8 gb

http://www.fanfare.com/

http://www.take.tv/

MLW 2007


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Casio CD/DVD Thermal Printer

  • No need for a permanent marker

  • Uses LightScribe

  • Connected to a computer

  • Runs on 8 AA batteries or AC adapter

  • Prints (200 dpi) via thermal transfer directly to blank discs

  • Price: $60

http://www.amazon.com/Casio-Disc-Title-Printer-CW-E60/dp/B000JKSRHE?ie=UTF8&s=office-products&qid=1196268859&sr=8-5

MLW 2007


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AutumnWave OnAir GT

  • Transform your PC into HDTV and TiVo

  • Pull down over-the-air HD signals for live viewing

  • Antenna captures both analog Y digital signals

  • Comes with remote & case

  • Remote needs additional configuration

  • Uses Windows Media Center software

  • Price: $179

http://www.autumnwave.com/

http://www.antennaweb.org/aw/welcome.aspx

MLW 2007


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buymytronics

  • Get rid of old gadgets!

  • New, Used, Broken

  • Payment w/in 48 hours

  • iPod, iPhone, Nintendo, Microsoft, Zune, Sony or PSP Game Console, iPod Classic, Touch, Video, Photo, Nano, Mini, Zune 2 and 1, Wii, DS Lite, Game Cube, Playstation 3, 2 and 1, X-Box, X-Box 360, PSP game consoles

  • Coming soon: laptops, cell phones, cameras, etc.

owned and operated by HANA LLC

owned and operated by HANA LLC

http://www.buymytronics.com/

MLW 2007


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Kindle from Amazon

  • Much talk about this!

  • On the cover of Newsweek

  • Wireless reading device

  • Simple to use: no computer, no cables, no syncing

  • Buy a book & it is auto-delivered wirelessly in less than 1 minute

  • More than 90,000 books Top U.S. newspapers

  • Weighs only 10.3 ounces

  • Holds over 200 titles

  • Long battery life & fully recharges in 2 hours

  • Price: $399

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000FI73MA/ref=pd_sl_aw_manual-1_kindle1_40650458_1

MLW 2007



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Palm Centro

  • 2-inch touchscreen, w/ 320 x 320 resolution and fairly high pixel density

  • Palm OS: voice, text, email, IM and Web, names and numbers, photos and video

  • Price: $99 "instant discount, mail-in rebate, and qualifying two-year Sprint service agreement

http://www.palm.com/us/products/smartphones/centro/#

MLW 2007


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Cell Phone Jammers

  • Jam phones surrounding you

  • Illegal in U.S.

  • Up to 50 feet

  • Works on worldwide networks

  • Expensive

  • Illegal in U.S.

  • Buy Indoor/Outdoor modules

  • Price: SH066 $260; CX- 200 $71

  • Available UK, Japan

CX-200

SH066P

http://www.globalgadgetuk.com/Personal.htm

http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?u=http://www.rakuten.co.jp/osamanoidea/100060/289222/

MLW 2007


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PowerSquid Calamari Edition

  • Forget the power stripgo for the power squid!

  • Avoid “wall wart” plugsthat cover outlets

  • Great for sharing

  • Easily isolate power cords

  • Price: $70 (cheaper versions too)

http://www.powersquid.net

MLW 2007


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MX Air

  • Wireless, cordless

  • Uses laser

  • Rechargeable

  • Range: 30’

  • When you pick it up, suite of media controls appear

  • Fast recharge

  • Use it like a remote

  • Price: $150

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_pointers/mice/devices/3443&cl=us,en

MLW 2007


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TV Remote Control Gun

One way to vent your frustrations because there is nothing to watch

Has a realistic gunshot sound when you change the channel

No need for gun license

Might cut down on who is really in charge of the remote control

Price: $49

http://www.bimbambanana.com/index.php?p=&side=visProd&prod_id=336

MLW 2007


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Rubber Man Web Camera

Rotatable head, body to adjust any angle

Adjustable lens for picture focusing

Snap Shot trigger button

Video Conferencing, works on MSN, Skype, ICQ etc.

Resolution: VGA 640 x 480

Focus: 5cm ~ infinity

Support OS: Windows XP/ME/2000/98SE

Price: $19.00

http://www.usbgeek.com/prod_detail.php?prod_id=0645

MLW 2007


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BlackBerry Curve (aka BlackBerry 8300)

Smallest & Lightest with QWERTY keyboard and 2.5”diagonal screen

Trackball navigator

Spellchecker / 45 Ringtones / MP3

2 megapixel camera 5x digital zoom, flash, portrait mirror

Assign photos to contacts

Quad band GSM/GPRS

64MB memory / Micro SD card slot

Bluetooth stereo wireless / 3.5” jack

240 mins talk time

Price: AT&T $199.99

CNET video and photos

http://www.wireless.att.com

MLW 2007


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Canon: Rebel XT

  • Canon has eco-friendly products!

  • Uses 35 percent less power than the 300D model

  • Low-power circuit design

  • 13 percent lighter

  • 8MP D-SLR features a 1.8-inch TFT LCD screen, 14-frame burst mode

  • Price: $480

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=139&modelid=11154

MLW 2007


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TRIVIA

What two computer companies are merging?

Gateway & Acer

MLW 2007


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Brookstone Digital Photo Wallet

  • Photo viewer

  • Fits into leather wallet for men & women

  • Stores more than 50 photos

  • Full color LCD Panel

  • Easy USB photo transfer from your PC

  • Rechargeable

  • Price: $50

http://www.brookstone.com/store/product.asp?pid=568501

MLW 2007


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CarMD

  • Handheld device

  • Helps drivers get road-trip ready

  • Solves check engine light

  • PC software ids solutions and repair costs

  • For 1996-current vehicles

  • Price: $89.99

http://www.carmd.com/Order/BuyNowCustom.aspx

MLW 2007


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Canon PowerShot Camera

  • SD1000, 7.1MP

  • 3X Zoom

  • 17 Shooting modes, including 8 Special Scene modes

  • Redeye correction

  • Focus is fast and sharp

  • photo-quality 15 x 20-inch prints

  • Price: $199

http://www.amazon.com/Canon-PowerShot-SD1000-Digital-Optical/dp/B000NK8EWI

MLW 2007


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Epson Stylus Photo 1400

  • 13”x19” enlargements

  • Hi-Def ink for great photos

  • Professional quality

  • Automatically adjusts color and lighting

  • Prints directly onto CD/DVDs/Photo paper

  • Price: $299.99

http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/consumer/consDetail.jsp?oid=63066043

MLW 2007


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DID YOU KNOW…

That it takes Google anywhere from a few months to a few years to update its images on Google Earth?


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MP3 Clip by Coby

  • Take your digital music with you wherever you go

  • Features USB 2.0 for ultra-fast file transfers, and built-in, spring-loaded back that allows you to clip it wherever is most convenient

  • 1 GB internal flash drive allows up to 300 songs

  • Comes in different colors

  • Includes a pair of stereo headphones, a USB adapter, and a headphone adapter

  • Price: $29.99

http://www.cobyusa.com/_en/prod_item.php?item=MPC582&pcat=portaudio&pscat=mp3&pscat2=

MLW 2007


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USB Clip Light

  • For PC or Laptop

  • Cool light tube

  • Flexible

  • The fish is the clip

  • Price: $10

http://www.usbgeek.com/prod_detail.php?prod_id=0182

MLW 2007


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LAME

  • Rip better MP3s

  • Voted best Encorder

  • iLas software for Mac

  • ExactAudio for PC

  • Developed in 1998 and still being tweaked today

  • Price: Free

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Lame_Encoder.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAME

MLW 2007


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Bionic Rocketry

  • Rocket powered

  • Successfully developed and tested

  • Only 2 joints

  • Curls and lifts 20-25 lbs.

  • Engineers at Vanderbilt

  • Helps the next generation of Super Soldiers

  • Price: $30M

  • Coming: 2009

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20496850/

MLW 2007


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Knicks Cable Holder

  • No more loose cables

  • Small clip made from metal & plastic that easily attaches to the edge of desk

  • On the end is a small opening that will accommodate any cable

  • Available in red or orange

  • Price: $11/comes in 2 sizes

http://charlesandmarie.com/lifestyle-gems/search/search/product/knicks-cable-holder-colors-1/?tx_ttproducts_pi1%5BbackPID%5D=544&swords=cable%2520holder

MLW 2007


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Solio Hybrid 1000

  • Charger with a built-in solar panel

  • Rated at a 1.5-to 5-watt output

  • Use to charge your mobile phone, MP3 player, or GPS unit

  • With 1 hour of sunlight, the Hybrid 1000 provides up to 15 minutes of talk time on a phone & and 40 minutes of an MP3 player

  • Features a built-in clip to attach to a bag or backpack

  • Price: $79.95

http://store.solio.com/s.nl/it.A/id.80/.f?sc=7&category=109

MLW 2007


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Logitech VX Nano Cordless Mouse

  • Small USB receiver

  • For laptops

  • USB tucks into the bottom of the mouse

  • Six months of battery on 2 AAAs

  • Price: $69.99

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_pointers/mice/devices/3271&cl=us,en

MLW 2007


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Ion® Dual Ripping Cassette Deck

  • Create MP3s from your old cassettes

  • USB connection

  • Compatible with both PC & Mac

  • Included: Audacity software

  • Highspeed dubbing

  • Price: $149.95

http://www.brookstone.com/sl/product/5161-ion-dual-ripping-cassette-deck-usb-output.html

MLW 2007


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Sun Tattoo

  • ‘Wearable' cloth stencil – a robe, with a specific pattern

  • Allows sun to hit certain areas

  • Could be less painful than a regular tattoo (sunburn possible)

  • Better to use it with sunless tanning cream

  • Can change tattoos every 3 months or when fades

  • Price: N/A

http://www.coroflot.com/public/individual_file.asp?individual_id=169301&portfolio_id=676057&name=Yu-Chiao+Wang&country=198&sort_by=1&c=1

MLW 2007


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DID YOU KNOW…

The history of wireless receivers….


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THANK YOU!

Special thanks to Aaron, Brian, Holly, Roger, Sabrina and Susan!


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