Akash on CityTV’s Breakfast Television – Monday, Aug. 11, 2008

Here’s a list of the products that were reviewed by Akash on Breakfast Television on the morning of August 11, 2008.


** MotoROKR Z6w (wifi, calls using Fido GSM or wifi automatically), first wi-fi phone in Canada, $199 with plan


* Kodak ESP 5 All-In-One Printer, $14 for color, $10 blk ink, $169

Z1285 Camera, 12MP, 5x zoom (AA batteries), $129


** Canon PowerShot G9 digital camera, $500

12.1 Megapixel, 3.0” screen with anti-scratch coating, Canon DIGIC III Image Processor, 6x Optical Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer. /  Full range of shooting and recording modes including JPEG + RAW for the ultimate in creative control.

Face Detection Technology.  Face Selector Button lets you select the primary face.

ID Photo Print


** Rubbermaid 75 Qt. DuraChill™ Wheeled 5-Day Cooler , $80

Side swing handles with comfort grip for easy carrying

Hinged, split lid, rugged wheels to easily maneuver over multiple surfaces

Stain and odor resistant, easy-to-clean liner, Built-in cup holders fit 12-oz cans and 20-oz bottles

Holds 130 cans plus ice


** iHome iH70s speakers for iPod/iPhone, $150

Sync/charge your iPod with your computer, Reson8® speakers, Universal Voltage Adaptor 100 – 240V

15 watts, Full function remote control


** Griffin iPhone StreamLine Sport case, $30

Clear, full-face screen protector, unhindered access to touchscreen, reflective trim visible to traffic at dusk, washable, adjustable band fits any arm


** Griffin iPhone Elan Holster Clip case, $25

Leather and polycarbonate, 180-degree swivel belt clip, Non-scratch microfiber inner case lining, with microfiber and thin static-peel screen protector


** Imeoba Alpine eco-friendly iPod cases, nano $20, classic $25

Bonded leather, a man-made material comprised of genuine leather scraps which are near-impossible to eliminate and destined for a landfill.  The packaging is made from 90% recycled and/or recyclable paper.  Alpine white or green, features a rotating belt clip, full access to screen and click-wheel and a magnetic flat closure.



** Logitech Squeezebox Duet network music system, $350

 listen to music all around your house, anywhere you have audio gear. Full colour screen display and scroll wheel control; supports Wi-Fi and Ethernet home networks; compatible with virtually all non-DRM audio file formats, provides access to PC-based music files (on Windows, Mac, and Linux machines) as well as PC-free Internet radio, podcasts, and premium online music services including Rhapsody, Sirius, and Pandora; excellent online account integration; expandable to multiple rooms.


** Logitech MX 5500 Revolution wireless keyboard and mouse combo, $150

Second generation.  LCD display functions as a “Smart Calculator,” also has date/time, temperature, multimedia info, and hotkeys, key counter and email updates.


** Microsoft Office Student Edition –  PC $149, Mac $149

Ribbon, Office button, delete private info for sharing, new templates, help videos


** Sony E-Reader PRS-505 $299

6-inch display, e Ink technology, with a near 180° viewing angle. 3 different font sizes.

9oz., ½” thick, 160 eBooks. 7,500 pages on a single charge. 


** LG E300 notebook, $900

13.3 Widescreen, Hi-gloss finish, Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium, Intel® Core™2 Duo processor, 1.3 Mega Pixel web cam, HDMi Port , $999, in pink, lime, black, www.ca.lge.ca

** SanDisk 4GB CruzerGator USB drive, $29

2yr warranty, XP, Vista, Mac, Linux, www.sandisk.com

** Rosetta Stone (Spanish Latin America), Lessons 1, 2 & 3, $299

uses intuitive language speaking, similar to how a child learns


** Asus EEE Box, $300

N wireless; pre-Windows ExpressGate lets you browse and do other basics seconds after turning on the power.

CPU 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 / Memory 1GB 533MHz DDR2 SDRAM / Graphics 32MB (shared) Intel GMA 950 integrated chip 64MB (shared) / Hard drives 80GB, 5,400rpm / No Optical drive / Windows XP Home SP3


** Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader – Electronic Game, $30

Answer 11 questions in a row, from Grade 1 to 5, in order to win one million dollars. Wireless remote that resembles an eraser.  1 to 4 players. Features music and sound effects from the show and 13 school subjects with more than 2,500 questions


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