Watch Akash on Citytv Vancouver’s Breakfast Television with Simi Sara and Dave Gerry Monday June 4th at 9:15am and 9:35am channel 13 . He will be covering the latest and greatest in gadgets and technology for the summer.
All prices listed in Canadian Dollars unless otherwise specified
OLYMPUS STYLUS 770SW WATERPROOF DIGITAL CAMERA
Shockproof. Waterproof. Freezeproof. Crushproof. The world’s most durable digital camera. Drop it (from 5ft), dunk it (to 33ft), freeze it (-10°C/14°F) or even try to crush it (up to 220lbf), and it will still work. Bright 2.5″ Hypercrystal LCD. View and share your images underwater or in direct sunlight. Digital Image Stabilization (DIS) for blur-free pictures. 27 Shooting Modes, including movie with sound with 7.1 megapixels resolution.
A built-in manometer measures air and water pressure to calculate the altitude and depth of your photos.
Suggested retail price: $449
KODAK DIGITAL PICTURE FRAME
This 10” frame will allow you to throw out your dust collecting albums. Stick in almost any format of memory card and you can use the frame to view a picture or a slide show. Add music to liven things up. The coolest feature? Wi-Fi. Transfer pictures from your computer without wires. Optimized with KODAK Light Management Film to provide a bright, clear display with excellent viewing angle. 16:9 wide screen featuring KODAK Colour Science for vibrant colour and crisp detail.
Suggested retail price: $299
BELL: SYMPATICO UNPLUGGED
Access the Internet wirelessly from almost anywhere within Bell’s coverage area. Take it with you from home or school, work or on vacation – no need to worry because your connection travels with you. All you need is a computer and power for the wireless modem to get on-line at up to 3 Mbps. Sympatico High Speed Unplugged uses a small, portable wireless modem (about the size of a slim paperback) that you connect to your computer. Since your wireless modem is automatically configured to connect to our network when you come on-line within our wireless coverage area, your High Speed access to the Internet is ‘always on’. No need for you or a technician to install software! Just launch your browser.
Up to 512kps download $45/mth
Up to 3Mbps download $60/mth
BUSHNELL IMAGEVIEW RECORDING BINO’s
A good binocular can enhance your view; Image View™ binoculars will do the same for your memories. We’ve combined the high magnification and powerful performance of a Bushnell® binocular with the electronic technology of a compact digital camera, giving you the option to capture and save any sight you experience. Available in a variety of models and compact enough to carry in a pocket, the Image View is ideal for sports fans, outdoor enthusiasts, adventure travelers, anyone with a desire to view and record whatever experiences come their way. The 3.2mp digital camera records your favourite shots.
Suggested retail price $199.95
SONY NWA808B WALKMAN VIDEO MP3 PLAYER WITH 8GB MEMORY
When is sound more than just sound? When you have video. The iconic Walkman is now a full fledged “Watchman”. With MP3 / ATRAC / ATRAC advanced Lossless / WMA1 / and AAC1 capabilities, this new small device gives the iPod a run for its money.
- 5 Bands Equalizer (Heavy / Pop / Jazz / Unique / Custom 1 / Custom 2) & Clear Bass
- VPT virtual acoustic sound engine (Studio / Live / Club / Arena)
- Up to 30hrs continuous Playback Time
Suggested retail price: $199.99
SIRIUS SPORTSTER 4 & Boombox SYSTEM
SIRIUS introduces the sleek new design of the popular Sportster Plug and Play with a new slim profile while maintaining the features that have made the Sportster series one of the most accepted P&P products in satellite radio. This model features the same large easy to read display, rotary tuning knob and large buttons as the previous Sportster models but now moves easily into your car, home or boom box.
Add the Boombox and you have a fully portable satellite system at your fingertips.
Suggested retail price – Sportster 4: $169.99
Suggested retail price – Boombox: $129.99
SHARPER IMAGE HOT + COLD MINI FRIDGE
Clean, quiet, environmentally friendly electronics keep cold drinks cold — or hot foods hot — with the flip of a switch. Holds four bottles of wine or 2 1/2 six-packs of 12-oz. beverage cans. Comes with AC and DC adapters. Perfect for travelling. Keep it in the car for baby’s milk!
Suggested retail price: $34.99
TARGUS ECO-SMART NOTEBOOK CASE
So what’s soooo great about this case? It’s what the case is made of that is great. The Targus Eco-Smart Cases reduces environmental impact in each of the stages of the product life cycle > in sourcing resources and manufacturing, reducing the use of resources and the production of waste in distribution and packaging and by guaranteeing and taking end-of-life responsibility of product at final disposal. It features an adjustable, padded notebook section that accommodates 15.4″ notebooks, an expanding file section and a zip-down workstation. The zip-down workstation includes pockets for a phone, a PDA, Zip disks, PC cards and pens. Also features a unique shock-absorbing shoulder strap for your comfort.
Suggested retail price: $89.99
HAUPPAUGE WIRELESS MEDIAMVP
You have all your video files and music on your computer in one room and your TV on another. Now you could run a wire through the house or you can get this little box and do it wirelessly!
It connects to wireless 802.11G wireless networks and will also connect to wired Ethernet local area networks. You can play MP3 and WMA music and playlists, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and DivX videos and View JPEG and GIF digital pictures on your TV set. A new feature recently added: listen to Internet radio stations
Suggested retail price: US$149.99
VERBATIM: CORPORATE SECURE USB DRIVE
Mandatory security for all contents. You must enter a password to use it. Enter it wrong ten times and the unit locks! 256 Bit AES hardware encryption, Fast – 90X write and 160X read speed . Limited Lifetime Warranty. Supported on Windows XP, and 2000 (SP4 or higher)
Suggested retail price: US$70 for the 1GB version
COLEMAN RECHARGABLE PORTABLE BLENDER
- Powerful, chops ice and blends ingredients quickly and finely with high RPM motor
- Powered by two 6V, 4.5AH rechargeable batteries
- Includes 12V and 120V chargers stored in base
- Five green LED battery level indicator
- Blends 20-30 pitchers on one full battery charge
- 48 ounce pitcher has measurement markings and pour spout
- Lid can be set to open, close, or strain
Suggested Retail Price: US$77.49
FUJITISU LIFEBOOK T4215
The comfort and ease of a traditional notebook combined with the versatility of a tablet best describes the eye-catching LifeBook T4215 Tablet PC. Built-in modular bay, integrated wireless access, and the latest Intel Centrino Duo Mobile Technology or available Wi-Fi certified Atheros Super AG. Does more than even other tablet PCS. The only one that swivels both ways. Comes with Windows Vista Business, 12.1” XGA TFT Touchscreen (Indoor/outdoor viewable), 2GB RAM, 100GB Hard Drive, and a Modular Dual-layer Multi-format DVD writer.
Suggested Retail Price: $2,157 to $2,654 depending on configuration
BARRACUDA PREDATOR GOGGLES
Swimming goggles in a tech segment?! Well it is summer and why not have the latest in underwater fun available this time of the year. The Super Soft Positive Pressure frame delivers total comfort and leak-proof performance. The goggles do not suck down on your eye sockets, giving you complete comfort while wearing them.
Wide-angle, anti-fog lenses provide huge, crystal clear visual field. Quick release strap clips provides hassle-free adjustment.
Suggested Retail Price: US$20.00