New Products: Dec/Jan 08

 

Golden Wave

Let the Christmas sparkle spread to your computer this festive season with Lacie’s Golden Disk. This creatively designed storage unit is not just a pretty face, and offers universal compatibility, cross-platform convenience, and hot pluggable connections. And because ready to go out of the box, you won’t have to waste precious time setting up.

Features:

Hi-speed USB 2.0

Plug and Play

Driver-free

Near-silent operation

Product: Lacie Gold Disk

RRP: $269

www.lacie.com.au

 

Slimming Down

SanDisk’s new video MP3 player may be slim and sleek, but it carries some hefty capabilities. Along with the usual music, photos, FM radio, and audio books, there’s also an integrated microphone and voice recorder. Plus there’s the option of increasing memory capabilities to 24GB with a microSD card, making it easy to transfer content to other mobile devices. An impressive battery life of up to 35 hours keeps you listening longer, too.

Features:

Backlit scroll wheel

2.4-inch widescreen display

320×240 resolution

Product: SanDisk Sansa View MP3 Player (8GB and 16GB versions)

RRP: From $299

www.sandisk.com

 

Happy Snaps

Going on holidays or celebrating over Christmas? Sony has added a new digital camera to its ranks to help capture the memories. Lightweight and ultra-compact, the new Cyber-shot with a Carl Zeiss high optical lens is its smallest ever. Whether you’re taking portraits or action shots, the shooting modes promise crisp, clean photos. Time to share the pics? Be creative with the slideshow and accompanying music capabilities.

Features:

8.1 megapixels

10x zoom lens

Face detection capability

Double anti-blur technology

Product: Cyber-shot H3

RRP: $599

www.sony.com.au

 

Getting Touchy

Don’t worry about getting lost on land, wet or dry, with Magellan’s new handheld GPS. With a helpful touch screen interface—in lieu of endless buttons and dials—this nifty little companion is pretty resilient, and withstanding hard knocks and being submerged underwater. And with the ability to record audio notes and take pictures to create waypoints, make an adventure out of your trip.

Features:

Unlimited DiscoverAus maps

LED flashlight

Low battery consumption

Digital music player

Compass and barometer

Product: Magellan Triton 2000

RRP: $1098

www.nextdestination.com.au

 

Smooth As

Whether it’s your own or your partners, a close, clean shave feels pretty dreamy, and Philips latest offering, Arcitec, aims to keep that dream alive. The shaver’s flex, pivot, and swivel actions promise an all-over smooth finish, even in tough to reach areas. Not forgetting the sexy, dishevelled look, its super lift and cut feature switches between cutting long hairs and a close shave. It even comes with it’s own washing ‘machine’

Features:

Triple track shaving heads

Integrated precision trimmer

Long battery life

Product: Philips Arcitec

RRP: From $379

www.philips.com.au

 

Safe & Secure

Viruses, spam, phishing—cybercrime is on the rise. To protect your IT system, and with it your business, McAfee has given its security services an overhaul. With a ‘prevention is better than cure’ motto, VirusScan alerts you to unsafe websites, while blocking viruses and hackers. Also with a clutter cleaning function, your PC is on the way to staying happy, healthy and up to speed.

Features:

One-click interface

Automatic updates

Anti-virus, Anti-spyware and Firewall protection

Product: McAfee VirusScan Plus

RRP: From $59.95

www.mcafee.com.au

 

 

 

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