Here’s latest tech gear that has stood out for our tech reporter Teddy K this season:
Hook up your laptop or MP3 player to these little guys and hear the room fill with sound. Plug and play through the USB plug or just carry them around when you need them.
Available exclusively at The Source By Circuit City.
Centrios USB MP3 Speakers, $60.
Apple iPod Hi-Fi
Pump up the bass and raise the treble with this sleek andstylish sound system from Apple. With a universal dock that’s compatible with any iPod, and only one unit distributing the sound, you’ll have the music as loud as you want with no clutter at all.
Apple iPod Hi-Fi, $430.
LG LPA-735 Portable DVD Player
Watch your favourite DVDs, on a family road trip or on a plane to visit relatives, for three and a half hours on one charge. Small enough to rest comfortably on your lap, it also plays DivX files from your PC.
LG LPA-735 Portable DVD Player, $250.
Microsoft Streets and Trips
Make sure that you and your parents never get lost again on a road trip with this software/GPS locator package. Use the software on a laptop and plug in the locator to guide you and to give you all the info you need for travelling anywhere in Canada and the U.S.
Microsoft Streets and Trips 2006 with GPS Locator, $120.
If you don’t want a RAZR, try a SLVR, Motorola’s chic new phone with an extra thin design. Fill up the 512MB card with your favourite music through iTunes and you’re good to go.
Motorola SLVR, $200 with a Rogers agreement, $390 without.
Play your favourite games or watch a UMD movie on your TV by attaching this adapter to your PlayStation Portable. Just snap it on and the adapter will transfer stereo sound and charge your PSP at the same time.
Nyko Play on TV Adapter for PSP, $80.
Samsung MP3 Player
Listen to your favourite tunes or sample your favourite photos for a full 25 hours on one battery charge with this new audio player from Samsung. Play games, like Tetris and Othello,
while you kill some time.
Samsung YH-J70 20GB MP3 Player, $300.