Cybershack’s Xmas Gift Guide 2009 Part 2!

Part Two of our Christmas Guide

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP

When it was released this little unit claimed to be the world’s smallest and lightest waterproof cameras to three metres – and it was. It has been designed for the adventurous offering flexible functionality, 10 megapixels and 3x optical zoom. This compact camera is available in five colours – green, pink, black, blue and yellow, which means you can add a little funky style to your picture taking. Like most compact these days it also uses face-detection technology.

RRP: $249
www.fujifilm.com.au

WiFi Body Scale
WifibodyscalefinalThe WiFi Body Scale takes away the pain of tracking your weight by using your home’s wireless network to record the kilos on a secure, private web page. Each time you step on the scale, it tracks your weight loss (or gain), and calculates your body’s fat composition and body mass index (BMI). These details can be viewed with a web browser or a free iPhone application, called WiScale. Note: If you are a male, please do not give this to your wife or partner for Christmas.
RRP $249
www.wifiscale.com.au

Samsung S6700T Mobile Phone
SamsungS6700As well as being a mobile phone, this is an MP3 player and comes with a stereo headset and 120MB of memory (expandable up to 8GB) allowing customers to leave their standalone music players at home. There’s also a neat music recognition feature that samples a song, identifies it and then automatically provides a link to it in the BigPond Music store catalogue where it can be purchased and downloaded – not a bad little application to have.
RRP: $249
www.samsungmobile.com.au

Minigorilla Mini Charger
MinigorillafinalPowertravellers Minigorilla is portable power to keep your devices going for hours, thanks to its charging capabilities. Designed to work with the latest netbooks, this rechargeable (mains adaptor for 150 countries) mini-charger also provides instant power to mobile phones, cameras, Sat navs, iPods, e-readers and more. It has a range of interchangeable devices that will fit most portable devices, so you will never have to worry about your battery going flat again.
RRP: $249.99
www.powertraveller.com.au

Apple iPod touch
IpodtouchfinalThe new iPod Touch gives users a pocket computer, game player and access to Apple’s App Store with over 75,000 applications. The iPod Touch features Apple’s multi-touch user interface, a 3.5-inch widescreen glass display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a built-in accelerometer and speaker. Like a lot of Apple gear, it will be a popular present come December 25, but also remember it is also a music player, too, so you’ll have to top up your iTunes account if you want to listen to your favourite sounds.
RRP: From $268
www.apple.com/au

Kogan Blu-Ray Player
Kogan-Blu-Ray-finalMelbourne-based Kogan brings its own version of blu-ray technology to your home this Christmas with the release of its blu-ray player. With 1080p HD capability and 7.1 channel sound, this blu-ray is claimed to offer your loved ones the ultimate entertainment experience this festive season. Although not one of the big brands in this space, Kogen is trying to find its own niche in Australia’s consumer electronics space, and this is just one of several products it has in the marketplace.
RRP: $269
www.kogan.com.au

Samsung B2700 Mobile Phone
SamsungB2700finalThe handset’s IP54 rating means its resistant to water and dust and comes with a 2 Megapixel camera – to capture those special moments. There is also an FM radio so users can catch up on the latest music, news and entertainment with the built-in FM radio tuner. This is the kind of phone you would want to get your dad if he works outdoors or in a trade where ruggedness is needed to take the knocks and bumps that occur in such working environments.
RRP: $279
www.samsungmobile.com.au

Teac PCDV138WL CD/DVD Player
TEAC45This new player switches from CD player to DVD viewer with the simple flip of its 7inch LCD screen. It can tilt or swivel up to 180 degrees, while the unit has a bass boost feature for a bigger sound experience. With media playback from SD and MMC card slots or the unit’s USB thumb drive, you can watch movies downloaded in mpeg 4 format. This is a portable player that offers a dual solution to your music and video needs, according to the manufacturer.
RRP: $299
www.teac.com.au

iPod Clock Radio/Digital Photo Frame
SonyipoddockingThis iPod dock features a 7-inch digital photo frame, so you have a unit that offers dual functionality, claims manufacturer, Sony. It is compatible with both the iPhone 3G and most current iPods, and has a 1GB internal memory and a multi-card slot to upload your music, images and video using MS, MS Duo SD and MMC – so there’s plenty of room for all your digital media. The alarm function means that you’ll wake up to a fun voice recording, music, radio or buzzer.
RRP: $299
www.sony.com.au

DJ Hero Renegade Edition
DJherorenegadeDJ Hero Renegade is the premium version of DJ Hero, which features exclusive tracks by Jay-Z and Eminem. It includes a DJ stand, carry case, and premium deck controller. Like its cousin DJ Hero, you get to try out the different mixes and keeping pace with some of the best mix masters out there. With two of the best rappers in the world on board, the game just got a whole lot more interesting.
RRP: $299.95
www.activision.com

$300-$1,000

The Samsung Star Mobile Phone
Samsung-StarSamsung’s Star mobile phone comes in a sleek 11.9mm body and allows you to set up access to your content and your pictures in a way that suits you. It has an accelerometer sensor so you can view the screen on portrait or landscape by tilting the screen. Stylish snappers can also take pictures on a 3.2 megapixel camera and view them on the 3inch full-touch screen. This is a handset that packs quite a few functions into its small body.
RRP: TBC
www.samsung.com.au

Samsung MM-DG35i Micro Hi-Fi
SamsungminimicrofinalSamsung’s Micro Hi-Fi system with DVD player has quite a few features for such a compact unit including Full HD upscaling via HDMI iPod docking station. It comes with USB 2.0 connectivity and CD ripping software. This kind of stereo system is designed for the bedroom, or for an apartment where space is at a premium. It can fit nicely on a shelf and can be integrated into the lounge space where it can belt out sounds, or set the mood for a mellow evening.
RRP $329
www.samsung.com.au

Band Hero
BandherofinalBrought to you by the makers of Guitar Hero, Band Hero features chart-topping hits from everyone’s favourite acts including Maroon 5, Taylor Swift, Lily Allen and who range of popular chart toppers. There is also a new feature that enables you to sync your NDS’s up to the Wii and battle simultaneously. Be warned it can get pretty noisy, but it is also a lot of fun, and at times frustrating, but will keep you and your kids amused for hours.
RRP: $329.95
www.activision.com

Panasonic Blu-ray Player
PanablurayfinalPanasonic’s latest foray into the blu-ray market is a sleek system that would fit nicely into any AV home theatre. If you use Panasonic gear for the whole set up, then you can use Viera Cast, which means you have access to You Tube videos as well as Google’s Picasa. Panasonic also gives it the Viera Link treatment, which means you only need a single remote control to navigate your Panasonic AV devices via HDMI, streamlining operation SD Card Link with AVCHD playback compatibility.
RRP: $389
www.panasonic.com.au

BigPond Elite Network Gateway
bIGPONDFINALBigPond’s Elite Network Gateway gives secure, wireless high-speed internet connectivity for the family on the move or those who have no access to fast fixed line broadband. It also allows for a number of people to be online at the same time from almost anywhere in the home. This is seen as a solution to those families that have several computers and are frequently on the internet, whether it is to finish that school project, or find out some vital information for your home business.
RRP: $399
www.bigpond.com

Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD Camera
Fujifinpexs200finalAnother camera from the folk at Fuji, which is said to be a compact, lightweight 10-megapixel unit that incorporates a 15x optical zoom lens, plus 720p HD movie recording and HD output offering full compatibility with high definition television. Sure, it might be a little bit more expensive than some of the compacts around, but not too many have the HD aspect, which offers a cleaner picture to capture those memories that will last a lifetime.
RRP: $399
www.fujifilm.com.au

Epson Stylus Photo Multi-fuction Unit
EpsonTX810finalThe Epson Stylus Photo TX810FW multi-function copier/printer blends an intuitive touch-panel display, wireless Ethernet, high resolution scanning, fax, duplex printing and dual paper trays, which is designed home or office productivity. Being a multi-funtion device means it can copy, print and scan documents, so you have the all-in-one solution for your home office needs. It may seem a little pricey to some, but it has a lot more functions than the average home office printer.
RRP $399
www.epson.com.au

BlackBerry Curve 8520
Blackberry8520finalThe BlackBerry Curve 8520 features a touch-sensitive trackpad, which is designed to make navigating the handset easy. It includes dedicated media keys, which are integrated along the top of the handset. The media keys give users a simple way to control their music, as well as their videos that they shoot. Manufacturer Research In Motion has also made it Wi-Fi-enabled so you can access third party function remotely, and it also comes with a 2 megapixel digital camera.
RRP: $399
au.blackberry.com

Altec Lansing T612 Speakers
AltecfinalAltec Lansing T612 docking speaker system is designed for the iPhone and the manufacturer claims there’s no need to put your iPhone on ‘flight mode’ while listening to music. The T612 doesn’t pick up intermittent noises emitted by mobile phones. Altec Lansing also says you won’t have to worry about missing important calls, because when a call comes in the T612 gives priority to the call by slowly fading out the music so you can take the call.
RRP: $399
www.anywhere.com.au

Toshiba Portable DVD Player
ToshibaallinonefinalToshiba’s latest portable DVD player comes with a switchable audio/video input and output, giving you the option to connect to an external TV or use the screen and speakers as the display device for a digital camera or camcorder.
RRP: $399
www.toshiba.com.au

Sanyo Camera
SanyoufinalLooking like a prop from a Star Wars movie or an electric razor, the Sanyo’s pocket-sized VPC-CG10is a high definition camera that allows for still images and movie to be taken simultaneously without interruption to the movie flow. It is small enough to fit snuggly into your purse and bag, and can be whipped out at a moment’s notice. It comes in two colours, pink and black – obviously the good folk at Sanyo have taken gender into account when marketing the unit.
RRP: $399 (from Camera House)
www.sanyo.com.au

Nokia Bluetooth Headset
NokiaheadphonesfinalThe Nokia Bluetooth Stereo Headset BH-905 features noise-cancelling technology. With this set of headphones you can listen in stereo sound and use the integrated one-touch keys to manage your calls and music, or to switch from one to the other make your own connection. Pair your headset wirelessly or connect using a wire with comprehensive support for a wide selection of compatible devices. Certainly a nice-looking device that is suitable

RRP: $399.99
www.nokia.com.au

Panasonic SD Card Camcorder
PanasonicSDRfinalPanasonic’s new card camcorder has a 70x optical zoom lens with advanced optical image stabiliser (O.I.S) to capture sharp and blur-free images. Features include intelligent auto YouTube up-loader, which is designed to make filming and sharing your videos easy and enjoyable. It can be held nice and tightly in the hand, and has an easy grip. Some might not like the idea of an SD card as a storage device, but it does mean you have an unlimited amount of storage (as long as you have a large supply of cards!).
RRP: $439
www.panasonic.com.au

PSPgo
PSgofinalPSPgo is a new lighter, smaller PSP which epitomises hand-held, portable entertainment on the go. Surf the web, Skype, store and view photos, videos, music and play games all on the go. This next-generation gaming console has a slide up screen, but no touch screen. Probably the most significant factor is that it does not have a UMD drive – all games must be downloaded, and you cannot play PSP games on the unit, which will not please some people.

RRP: $449
www.sony.com.au

Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

FujifinpexF70finalAt just 22.7mm thin, this digital compact is claimed to be the world’s smallest 10x zoom digital camera complete with Fujifilm’s EXR technology and wide angle 27mm lens. It is a camera that gives good colour reproduction and its quality is enhanced by the fact that it can be used in low lighting situations. There is also an interesting little feature call ‘pro-focus’, which focuses on the subject being shot, and blurs out the background. This means it blurs out the background even more, while making the subject even sharper in focus.
RRP:$499
www.fujifilm.com.au

Olympus Mju 9000 Camera
Olympusmju9000finalOlympus claims that this is the world’s slimmest, smallest body with 10x optical zoom and 28mm wide angle lens. It comes with a portrait 2.7-inch HyperCrystal III LCD monitor with maximum brightness of 1000 cd/m2 and a wide 160-degree viewing angle. It fits easily into your pocket, allowing users to carry it everywhere with ease. It also comes with image stabilisation so you get the perfect shot without, and there is also a beauty mode.
RRP: $499
www.olympus.com.au

PlayStation 3 120GB
PS3slimfinalThe new slimmer and lighter PlayStation 3 offers a large range of entertainment options, all of which are now packed into a smaller, more compact design at a lower price than it predecessors. It also doubles as a blu-ray player so you can watch movies as well as play games. Speaking of movies, it also means you can get BD Live, which is downloadable content from the internet such as interviews with cast members and the director, plus a whole range of peripheral features attached to the movie.
RRP: $499.95
www.sony.com.au

Epson Perfection V600 P
EpsonV600PhotofinalThe Epson Perfection V600 Photo comes with 6400dpi resolution, 3.4Dmax and high quality document and film scanning capabilities, claims the Epson. It also comes with the ability to scan film as large as 6cm x 22cm. In addition, the scanner features Epson’s superior Matrix CCD Micro Lens technology, energy efficient ReadyScan LED technology and fast scanning speeds of six seconds, which is great if you have an important deadline to meet.
RRP $549
www.epson.com.au

Panasonic Lumix Camera
PanaDMCfinalAvailable in Black, Silver, Red, Blue, the Panasonic DMC-ZR1 camera comes with an ultra-wide 25mm Leica lens. It comes with a new Power Optical Image Stabiliser (O.I.S) function to reduce the effects of camera-shake. It claims to have the world’s first 0.3mm super-thin aspherical lens. User-friendly Intelligent Auto (iA) mode 2.7-inch large Intelligent LCD for clear viewing and framing of images, and comfortable capture and playback even in bright conditions.
RRP: $549
www.panasonic.com.au

Sony Ericsson Yari
SonyYarifinalYari is the first mobile phone with gesture gaming set for release in the Asia Pacific region, claims Sony. Incorporating a five megapixel camera and a media player it is the ultimate handset for mobile fun. Gesture games built-in handset include tennis and fitness.
RRP: $549
www.sony.com.au

Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 Digital Camera
SonycybershotfinalThe Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 camera is a compact camera available from Sony that features a sweep Panorama function, allowing users to capture panoramic views by automatically assembling individual frames shot at high speeds. You do this by simply swinging the camera in the desired direction to snap landscapes such as the rugged outback, and cityscapes, including vertical shots of tall buildings and . The TX1 is available in four colours: blue, silver, grey and pink.
RRP: $599
www.sony.com.au

Canon IXUS 200 IS Camera
IxusfinalReviewing photos and sharing memories this Christmas only takes a touch with the Canon IXUS 200 IS. With a 3-inch interactive touch LCD screen (which is a Canon first), users can challenge themselves with all the different creative shooting modes and flash settings, and capture all those special Christmas moments with family and friends. This is one of those compact cameras that does just a little more than point-and-shoot, according to the manufacturer.
RRP: $599
www.canon.com.au

Olympus Tough 8000 Camera
Olympus800finalOlympus call this camera – and its similarly named brethren – Tough for a reason. This unit is shockproof up to a 2-metres drop, is waterproof to a depth of 10 metres, as well as being crushproof to 100kg. Add to that it is snowproof to -10 degrees Celsius and you can see why it has been given the name. It has a dual CCD-shift image stabilisation mechanism and high-sensitivity shooting. There is also an underwater detection sensor to automatically detect when the camera is immersed underwater.
RRP: $599
www.olympus.com.au

Telstra Tough T90
Telstratought90finalA mobile handset that is built for built tough for Aussies who work and play in the outdoors. It has big buttons that make it easy to dial numbers and a screen enhanced for easy reading in sunlight. There are a few mobiles handsets available at the moment that are specifically designed for the school of hard knocks, so if you’re a Tradie – or know somebody who is, or you spend a lot of time in the outdoors, then this is probably a good place to start in the mobile handset market.
RRP: $679
www.telstra.com.au

Nikon Coolpix S1000PJ Camera
NikoncoolpixS1000finalSaid to be the world’s first compact digital camera with an ultra-small, built-in projector, this Nikon Coolpix unit could be very handy for domestic slides, or even for small businesses who want to show potential clients a slide show without having to spend the GDP of a third-world nation to get there.. A variety of slideshow effects to enhance the fun. Delivers high resolution images with 12.1 megapixels and advanced Nikon image stabilizing features.
RRP: $699
www.nikon.com.au

Telstra Easy Touch Discovery 2 Mobile Phone
Telstradiscovery2finalThis unit has been designed with ease of use in mind and ideal for first-time and seniors. So what features does it have that would be specific to that market? First of all it speaks the numbers you type on the keypad out loud, which is ideal for people who are vision-impaired. The unit has been designed so that technophobes can learn to complete basic functions in a simple manner, and it is said to be easy to learn more advanced functions.
RRP: $720
www.telstra.com.au

Samsung Galaxy Icon Mobile Phone
SamsunggalaxyfinalSamsung’s Galaxy Icon mobile phone has been designed for social-networking and tech-savvy consumers who like a tonne of functionality with their handset. It is said to be the first Android phone in Australia to offer a 3.2-inch AMOLED (Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode). Users can access a variety of desktop widgets, choose how you answer a call and easily set shortcut options on the phone’s desktop, which makes it even more easier to navigate.
RRP: 749
www.samsung.com.au

Fujifilm FinePix S200EXR Camera

Fujifinpexs200finalA DSLR-style camera, the FinePix S200EXR is equipped with a pin-sharp 14.3x zoom lens and Fujifilm’s advanced EXR technology for the true photographic enthusiast. The CCD EXR sensor is said to provide an even sharper picture than similar cameras – in layman’s terms, this sensor is claimed by the manufacturer to mimic the performance of the human eye. It has a few scene-shooting modes such as wide angle and telephoto, and its body is pretty solid.
RRP: $799
www.fujifilm.com.au

Samsung UltraTouch Mobile Phone
SamsungultratouchfinalSamsung’s UltraTouch mobile phone comes with a touch screen, as well as a slide-out numeric keypad, making the QWERTY keyboard just that little bit better for those with clunky fingers. Its AMOLED screen means movies and photos will be displayed in more vibrant colours with better contrast, higher definition and deeper blacks, claims Samsung. It comes with an 8 megapixel camera with dual power LED flash and smile shot mode, which is quite high resolution for a mobile handset.
RRP $799
www.samsung.com.au

LG MS400 HD DVR
LGMS400DVdfinalThis latest unit in LG’s digital video recorder space is said to provide powerful multi-format playability. It has a rangoe of features you would expect with such a unit including HDMI v1.3 Full HD contents playback, the MS400 supporting 1080p up-scaling and a variety of file formats that it can play. It also has built-in Digital Living Network Alliance capabilities and Wi-Fi allows users to share their favourite movie, music and photo files..
www.au.lge.com

BenQ Joybee Projector
BenqfinalA new projector from BenQ is powered by digital LED lighting, and has a huge range of other features including wall colour correction, built-in 2w speakers, as well as coming with 20,000 hours light life. The Joybee projector means you can load photos or family video onto USB flashdrive and enjoy large screen viewing in any room of the home. You can also connect to gaming consoles, or DVD players, or TV to enjoy a big event with family and friends.
RRP IS $899
www.benq.com.au

Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
CanonpowershotfinalThe Canon PowerShot G11 2.8-inch vari-angle LCD screen allows you to capture memories this Christmas from any angle, claims the manufacturer. It is also a suitable Christmas gift for those serious about their photography and a companion for digital Ssingle lens reflex (DSLR) users seeking a digital compact camera. It is small enough that you can carry it around with you so you can take it out at a second’s notice to catch that important moment.
RRP: $899
www.canon.com.au

BlackBerry Curve 8900
BlackberrycurvefinalThe BlackBerry Curve 8900 features what is claimed to be the thinnest and lightest full-QWERTY keyboard for a BlackBerry smartphone. It also has built-in Wi-Fi and GPS with support for location-based applications and services. Other features include a hot-swappable microSD/SDHC memory card slot and ability to support memory cards of up to 16GB allowing owners to carry and capture more music, pictures and video wherever they go.
RRP: $929
au.blackberry.com

Sony Ericsson Aino Handset

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Sony Ericsson’s Aino handset is said to make it possible for consumers to access media content anywhere, anytime using Remote Play with PS3. This means it can be used like a remote control as well as its primary function as a portable communication device. Also, Aino features Media Home, an application that pulls media content from Media Go on your PC over Wi-Fi to the handset automatically. Certainly ups the ante in the handset stakes.
RRP : $949
www.sony.com.au

BlackBerry Bold 9000
BlackberryboldfinalThe BlackBerry Bold 9000 has a full-QWERTY keyboard, which allows quick and precise typing of email, SMS/MMS and instant messages using BlackBerry Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk and Yahoo! Messenger. It also has a next-generation 624 MHz mobile processor and 3G capability, as well as a claimed fast Internet browsing, file downloading and video streaming. Oh, and you can use it to make phone calls, too.
RRP: $999
au.blackberry.com

LG Chocolate Mobile Phone

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LG’s Chocolate handset comes with a touch-sensitive navigation keypad, which is inactive when the phone is closed and locked, but glows vibrantly red when you slide the screen up. It also has Black-and-grey checkered keypad, MP3 player and camera shortcuts on the side, and a USB port that doubles as the headset and power connection. As per usual, LG usually has quite a bit of functionality with its handsets – the Chocolate is no exception.
RRP $999
www.au.lge.com

Samsung HD Icon Mobile Phone
SamsungiconfinalEntertainment-lover Dads can create their own cinematic experience for the first time through their mobile phone. This mobile comes with a 3.7-inch AMOLED display. Combined with a dual stereo speaker, Dads can create a whole new world of mobile multimedia experiences wherever they are. It is also said to offer super-fast internet access whilst the ‘accelerometer sensor’ accommodates your viewing preferences in either portrait or landscape.
RRP: $999
www.samsung.com.au

Over $1,000

Satellite T110 and T130 Series Laptops
Toshiba-satelliteToshiba’s T100 range of netbooks is designed with an ultra-thin profile, tipping the scales at around 1.58kg and measuring less than one inch thick. It is equipped with an Intel ultra-low voltage processor, lots of DDR3 memory and extended battery power. Built Earth-conscious, it also comes with a light emitting diode (LED)backlit display that is mercury-free and energy efficient. Satellite notebooks are suitable for both the home office and domestic use.
RRP: T110 $999; T130 $1,299
www.toshiba.com.au

Inspiron 13Z Notebook
DellinspironfinalThe latest addition to Dell’s Inspiron range is the Inspiron 13Z notebooks will make the opposition sit up and take notice, claims the manufacturer. It weighs 1.79kg, which is about average for a notebook PC, however it does claim that it 13Z battery is longer lasting than most, but we’d suggest you ask the shop assistant the exact length of time it will go for before purchasing, just to make sure. It also comes with an internal DVD drive, which most decent notebooks have these days.
$1,099
www.dell.com.au

Sony Ericsson Satio Handset
SonyericsatiofinalSony Ericsson’s Satio mobile handset offers visual communication like never before, claims the manufacturer. The handset features a 12.1 megapixel camera, which is becoming the norm. Then there is its 3.5 inch, crystal-clear 16:9 widescreen format screen and ninth High Definition (nHD) gaming, which should please those who wile away those long train or bus journeys. It also claims it has the best in mobile High Definition TV experience on a handset, but we’ll have to take their word for it.
RRP: $1,199
www.sony.com.au

Nikon D5000
NikonD500finalThis compact digital SLR features HD video and a tilt-swivel LCD screen. 12.3 megapixel DX format CMOS sensor, full range of shooting modes and exposure controls. It also provides a great mix of automatic and manual control. This is the ideal camera for those who want to take their photography to the next step up from compact cameras. It is not too cumbersome, and the picture quality is outstanding, so you’ll have a lot of fun taking snaps.
RRP: Body only: $1,199, Plus 18-55mm VR lens: $1,399
www.nikon.com.au

Samsung BD8200 Blu-ray Soundbar
SamsungblurayfinalSamsung claims that this is the world’s first Blu-ray Soundbar, and is said to offer some of the latest in digital and audio technology – making it suitable for the small households or apartments where room might be a problem. It also doubles as an iPod docking station and has a wireless subwoofer, so you can play you sounds on high rotation without having to get up and change it over all the time, and they will also have that added punch.
RRP: $1,299
www.samsung.com.au

Toshiba Satellite U500 Touch
Toshiba500Toshiba’s Satellite U500 Touch is said to offers users a new way to interact with your notebook, whether flicking through photos, browsing online or simply playing games, Windows touch-enabled functionality brings your notebook to life. Toshiba is also introducing new, innovative touch-ready software pre-installed on the new touch-enabled laptops, called Toshiba LifeSpace. This is at the high end of the Satellite range, thus its pricing difference from other models in the guide.
RRP: $1,499
www.toshiba.com.au

LG HLB54S Blu-ray Sound Bar
LGblurayfinalAn all-in-one multimedia device that incorporates a Blu-ray player into an ultra slim sound bar, this unit uses wireless technology with built-in Wi-Fi so you don’t have to worry about cords making a mess of your lounge room. It also allows for Internet connection and YouTube streaming. Other features of the unit are that it comes with 430W of output power, 4.1-channel surround sound and a wireless subwoofer, so it makes a nice big sound when needed.
RRP: $1,499
www.au/lge.com

Cornea 47-inch LCD
Cornea-TVCornea’s 47-inch LCD television uses an LG panel with Full HD resolution, for a clear, crisp picture, according to the manufacturer. The included PCI allows the panel to double as a computer monitor and the HDMI input enables connection to High Definition devices such as the PS3, so you can watch blu-ray movies or play games with high resolution making the experience a lot more real. The 47-inch unit also includes an inbuilt HD Digital tuner and 200 support channels.
RRP: $1,650
www.corneatech.com.au

Canon Legria HFS11 & HF21 Video Cameras
CanonHDThe Canon Legria HFS11 and HF21 video cameras come with 64GB built-in memory and an additional SD card slot so you can hold more memory. Both units are designed for shooting for extended periods of time, whether capturing every memory of a Christmas holiday, wedding, family reunion, or birthday celebration. The inclusion of flash memory functionality means movies are preserved and can be shared again, and you can make copies for friends and family to enjoy.
RRP: TBC
www.canon.com.au

LG GD910 Touch Watch Phone
LGwatchThe world’s first market-ready Touch Watch Phone features a full touchscreen interface, 3G capabilities and video calling. It is the first touch watch phone in the world to feature 7.2 Mbps 3G HSDPA compatibility, enabling high-speed data transmission and video calls using the built-in camera.. Text to Speech (TTS) reads text messages and other information out loud for even greater convenience. The phone also includes Bluetooth and a built-in speaker for playing back music.
RRP: $2,299
www.au/lge.com

Panasonic Viera TH-P50G15A
PanasonicvierafinalThis Panasonic Viera is a 1080p Full HD Plasma TV is said to offer excellent vision for fast-moving images. Its also has Panasonic’s Viera-Cast for online content in the lounge room such as YouTube, Google’s Picasa Web Albums and Bloomberg Weather. It also has the Viera Link single-remote control for improved convenience and ease of use, which means you only need one remote when using other Viera-enabled gear. No more looking under the couch for a lost remote!

RRP: $3,099
www.panasonic.com.au

Samsung Series 8 LED Television
SamsungLEDfinalWith a super-slim design measuring just over 2.5cm, and a claimed increased energy efficiency with a 40 percent reduction in power consumption due to LED technology the Series 8 also has expansive connectivity features like wireless DLNA and Internet@TV which lets users watch internet content like YouTube.
RRP $4,699
www.samsung.com.au

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