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CES 2008: Daytona II Wireless Optical Mobile Mouse

CES 2008: Daytona II Wireless Optical Mobile Mouse

If words like chrome, rubber and Daytona get your heart pumping and you happen to be in the market for a wireless mouse, then you’re sure to love this one. Its wheel is chrome accented, it has a rubber tread and of course it’s called the DAYTONA II.

CES 2008: IOGear Chargers

CES 2008: IOGear Chargers

IOGear had a couple of chargers on display this week, the Slim Charger and the Rescue Charger. The Slim Charger is thin and lightweight, it’s small enough to fit in your pocket and will power your phone twice before it needs to be recharged itself. It’ll cost about $30.

CES 2008: Invisio Pro-M Noise Elimination Headset

CES 2008: Invisio Pro-M Noise Elimination Headset

The Invisio Pro-M promises to transfere your voice and only your voice through its bone conduction microphone. It an in-the-ear headset and was designed for “those who take their communication seriously” such as law enforcement, military and surveillance and intelligence agencies.

CES 2008: Pocketfinder Personal Location Device

CES 2008: Pocketfinder Personal Location Device

The Pocketfinder is a small personal GPS. It’s purpose is to help parents keep track of their children when playing or even someone with down syndrome, Alzheimer’s or autism. Heck, you could even use this device to keep track of a valuable asset if your wanted as it’s only about the size of an oreo.

CES 2008: Memorex iWake Up Clock

CES 2008: Memorex iWake Up Clock

The Memorex iWake Up Clock is made for the iPhone and iPod/touch. In layman’s terms it’s a radio alarm clock that allows you to wake up to your music, or if you want you can choose the AM/FM function.

CES 2008: Memorex Designer DVD Players

CES 2008: Memorex Designer DVD Players

If you’re looking to add a little flare to your DVD viewing, Memorex has new designer set-top and portable DVD players. They come in a “variety” of colors that consist of only metallic pink or black.

CES 2008: Ricoh Printers

CES 2008: Ricoh Printers

Ricoh showed off a new printer to me this week from it’s new Aficio SP C222DN series. It’s a color laser printer and I while I’ve never used a Ricoh printer, I do use a Ricoh copier and it’s amazing and it gives a perfectly clear image everytime. I, personally, have never had any trouble with Ricoh products.

CES 2008: Winplus YD-V1 Yada Hands Free

CES 2008: Winplus YD-V1 Yada Hands Free

The YD-V1 was release last October by Winplus and is the first hands-free mobile device for your vehicle from them. It’s lightweight and comes with an all-in-one universal handset holder with Bluetooth, a car charger and a dashboard/air vent mounter.

CES 2008: Koss Headphones

CES 2008: Koss Headphones

Breaking away from earbuds, Koss also released 4 sets of headphones. If you’re into metal detecting, gaming or creating your own unique gadgets you might be interested in one these.

The Race Tracker features the Koss Quiet Zone technology (an extra-durable stereophone that has passive noise reduction). It’s designed for items like racing radios and metal detectors and comes with a behind the head band. It has both a 3.5mm and 6.3mm adaptor plug and will connect to most radios and scanners. It’ll cost around $70.

CES 2008: Koss Earbuds

CES 2008: Koss Earbuds

Koss went for the big haul this week and unveiled eleven new products at CES, five of which were earbuds. If you’re in the market for some new ones, you may want to consider one these.

The KEB20 and KEB24 are available in metallic colors to match a number of Mp3 players. They have a compact design and a frequency response of 15-20,000Hz. The KEB24 has a soft, flexible strain relief for more comfort and both models come in three different sizes (small, medium, large) to help you find a good fit. They’ll cost around $20-$25 respectively.

CES 2008: Ergotron Display Mounts

CES 2008: Ergotron Display Mounts

Ergotron, a company that makes display mounts, unveiled four new products at CES this week: the Neo-Flex All-In-One stand, Neo-Flex Combo Lift stand, Neo-Flex Widescreen Lift stand, Neo-Flex Dual Display Lift stand. These must be really good because Ergotron won three Honorees.

The All-In-One stand bundles any size CPU, notebook, gaming console or flat panel monitor into one extremely small and portable footprint. It has a built-in storage area that stores a standard keyboard and mouse and the sturdy low-profile rear handle adds portability. You can quickly deploy or lock up a complete computer system with this stand.