Watch Akash Sablok on Citytv(Vancouver)’s Breakfast Television, with Riaz Meghji, talking about the latest home renovation and travel tech.
** Holeys, www.holeys.com
Getaway Beach Bag $50: Heavy weight cotton canvas with Holeys SmartCel foam accents and mesh pockets to keep your wet items separated. Designed by women for women.
Outer mesh pouch for wet swimsuit / Side mesh pocket for water bottle / Water-resistant ‘shoeprint’ bottom / Adjustable shoulder strap / Easy access zipped organizer compartment for: Lotions, Cell Phone, Sunglasses, MP3 Player, Wallet, Pens (better than the “shoe locker”)
Critter Cap $15: Protects child from harmful UV rays on the neck and ears. The SmartCel™ foam peak keeps the sun out of the eyes and off much of the face. It floats!
Available in two sizes: small (54cm) and medium (57cm)
XP2 Shoes $25: Sole-tek thermo rubber sole, which provides better slip resistance in wet environments and increased durability to prolong the lifespan of the shoe.
– SmartCel: Holeys’ unique formula memory foam which provides more comfort, improved support and resiliency
Quick drying foam is odour resistant and does not support bacterial growth / Built in arch & tarsal support / Massaging footbed / Secure heelstrap or flip forward for easy slip on
** ScottEVest Jacket/Vest, www.scottevest.com $120
High style clothing, yet very functional. Jacket/vest has over 18 pockets. Store your camera, mp3 player, pens, cell phone, and even a magazine and book.
Clothing does not look bulky, is comfortable to wear, weather-resistant (Teflon coated) and is machine washable. Also available in vests, jackets, t-shirts, and pants.
** Duracell PowerSource Mobile 100, www.duracellpower.com USD$99 – $149
Duracell’s Powersource Mobile 100 is ideal for those who frequently travel. If your laptop battery runs low or you need more play time with your MP3 player, portable gaming console or DVD player, just connect your device into the AC outlet and keep going. It can power your equipment directly, or simply recharge the batteries. The two USB ports will keep your BlackBerry, iPaq, Palm, or iPod devices charged and ready to go when you need them the most. Additionally, you can plug the unit in and recharge multiple devices indefinitely. The battery can provide up to 2 additional hours of runtime for a laptop, 12 hours of playtime for a PlayStation Portable, and 44 additional hours of music for an iPod. BlackBerry devices get 34 more days of standby, while standard mobile phones gain 12 additional days. The Powersource Mobile 100 not only frees you from carrying extra cords and batteries, but it saves you money as well as space in your bags.
(all figures from Duracell)
** elgato turbo.264HD (converter) for Mac, www.elgato.com $160
Converts video files to a format that can be played on an iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV, used on a computer, and shared on the web”.
Automatically detects AVCHD camcorders that are connected to the Mac and offers “preview” and “trim” functionality.
** Apple 17” MacBook Pro, $2,999, iWork ’09, iLife ‘09, www.apple.ca $89
320GB HD, 4GB Ram, 2.66 Mhz processor, 8x super drive, glass touch pad, 8-hour battery
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