Everyone has vacation on their mind as we kick into the hot days of July! The Muscleman of Technology has several cool gadgets to make your travel plans more convenient and fun! From Nintendo's new DS Lite to keep the kids happily pacified during travel, to the amazing low cost Road Genie GPS and the TREO 700p to stay connected on the go! For the more adventurous types, Bruce will demo road worthy emergency gear such as a wind-up Illuminator integrated radio and flashlight solution which requires no batteries! You don't want to leave home without checking out these products first!
- Road Genie Audio Navigation
The voice-activated Road Genie Audio Navigation System provides detailed customized directions between cities (250 major cities & 80,000 Interstate Services) and locates services near the Interstate highways and toll roads. Services such as gas, food, motels, 24-hour food, 24-hour gas, hospitals, shopping malls, rest areas, and campgrounds can be selected and located along the route. They can also be selected and located by brand name, if desired. The time and distance to the service from the user's location is given as well as the exit and directions from the exit. The Road Genie is a low-cost alternative to GPS at one-tenth the cost and is easier to use! Verbal output makes reading the display unnecessary.
- Mustek MP100 Portable DVD Player
The new Mustek MP100 offers unique features, including an SD memory-card slot, a USB port, and support for DivX and MP3 playback. It also has a big 10-inch swivel screen (180-degree screen) that lets you fold the player as a tablet! Two headphone jacks (2 can listen and watch at same time) and ships with a carrying case that doubles as a car-headrest mount for the player. 2.5 hour built-in battery-all accessories included!
- Nintendo DS Lite
The NEW smaller and brighter Nintendo DS Lite in Polar White features a sleek folding design - loaded with features for a unique gaming experience. The color screens are now even brighter - and the lower touch screen provides a totally new way of playing and controlling games. Use the built-in wireless mode to share games, chat or even play multiplayer games on-line via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. Also plays all your favorite Game Boy Advance games in single player mode.
Don't forget to play Big Brain Academy ($19.99)-a great fast paced travel game. A stress reliever you play on the DS! Big Brain Academy features 15 activities that test your brain powers in areas like logic, memory, math and analysis. Great for the whole family, playable by all ages with only one cartridge needed for eight players and each activity takes less than a minute to complete.
- Illuminator Flashlight AM/FM Radio
Never again get caught without a working flashlight or radio! The Radio Illuminator never needs batteries or bulbs. The ultra bright LED's emit an intense bright light with a few cranks on the dynamo handle. AM/FM radio operates from the same renewable energy source. Compact size fits perfectly in a drawer, glove box, emergency kit, tool box - anywhere you might need light and a radio. Operates with one or three LED's-convenient wrist strap and retractable antenna!
- Sprint TREO 700P Smart Device
MSRP $399 with Service, $649 without service
It's a Phone and a PDA computer! A great way to stay connected to everyone whether on vacation or business.all at broadband speeds (thanks to Sprint's PowerVision EVDO service)! You want it-you got it, including web browsing and email access, over 50 channels of TV, SD card expansion slot, On Demand customized up-to-date web content (sports, weather, news, money and movie information with the push of a button), MP3 player, built-in Bluetooth Wireless Technology, GPS capable, built-in 1.3 Megapixel camera and shoot videos as well, calendar & contact scheduler, speakerphone, huge Hi-Res display, QWERTY keyboard, and PALM Operating System! See the Sprint site above for all the details.
- Casio EX-S600 Exilim Card Camera
The EX-S600 6 Megapixel camera with 3x optical zoom carries on the tradition of the super thin Hollywood styling in a choice of three colors (Blue, Silver, Orange). Despite its slim design and large 2.2" LCD screen, it delivers truly amazing battery life for a compact camera-a single charge provides enough power for 300 snapshots! With Casio's "Exilim Engine's" Anti Shake DSP, blurry pictures are nearly a thing of the past. Easy to use configuration which includes a one-touch Best Shot mode. You can choose from 34 different scene modes! Everything about the EX-S600 is designed and engineered to make digital imaging simpler and more enjoyable.
Want to take your Casio EX-S600 6 Megapixel camera to the beach? Try the new Casio EWC-60 Waterproof Case!
- OHSO Marko Pocket Toothbrush with Vented Cap
The OHSO Marko is the ultimate travel toothbrush combining style and functionality! Get this-the toothpaste is stored in the handle for safe keeping. Designed as a toothbrush, toothpaste dispenser! Designed for portability, the OHSO Marko can be carried in a coat pocket, computer case or purse without the risk of leaking. The OHSO holds enough toothpaste for a week's use. A convenient clear side window indicates the supply of toothpaste. Since the OHSO is self-dispensing, there is no mess involved. Compact, rugged and durable so it won't leak! Includes replacement bristle head and available in either clear or metal finish.