These products and services can help you work smarter.
Slide to Talk
With a slide design, high-speed 3G technology, Bluetooth, and
simultaneous phone and data downloading capabilities, LG Electronics' CU320
mobile phone meets multitasking users' needs. The phone includes a full-duplex
speaker mode, instant messaging, a 500-contact address book, and a 1.3
megapixel rotating camera/video recorder with flash and 4X zoom. With the
organizer and other tools, users can schedule meetings and appointments, set
the alarm, write notes, and convert measurement units. The phone also features
enhanced wireless Internet capability and a TransFlash external memory port for
data storage. The LG CU320 is compatible with Cingular Wireless and costs $150
with a two-year contract.
Contact LG Electronics at (800)
243-0000 or www.lge.com.
The portable Lenovo ThinkPad X60 is lightweight, has a full-size
keyboard, and includes a standard battery life of 7.5 hours, which users can
prolong with Extended Life or Ultrabay batteries. The ThinkPad X60 is fully optimized
for connectivity, featuring up to five built-in communication capabilities
including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, a 56K modem, and an infrared port. Users
also can avoid hassles with the one-button recovery solution to restore
previously saved data and applications. The ThinkPad X60 also features a
keyboard light, hard-drive protection, and Integrated Fingerprint Reader for
maximum security. Depending on optional software features, the Lenovo ThinkPad
X60 ranges from $1,499 to $2,499.
Contact Lenovo at (866) 968-4465 or www.lenovo.com.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 digital camera includes Super SteadyShot
optical image stabilization technology to minimize motion blur so that objects
remain clear at longer exposures in full zoom. The 6.0 megapixel camera
includes 12X optical zoom to help frame shots for better composition. The
DSC-H2 also features user-friendly controls, a 2-inch LCD screen, a low-light
sensitivity mode, and nickel metal hydride rechargeable batteries. The camera
includes 32 megabytes of internal memory and a built-in memory stick slot. The
DSC-H2 costs $399.95.
Contact Sony at (877) 865-7669 or www.sonystyle.com
Maverick Real Estate Financing: The Art of Raising Capital and Owning
Properties Like Ross, Sanders, and Carey by Steve Bergsman appeals to real
estate owners, developers, and investors. The book includes a variety of real
estate financing strategies with chapters that focus on topics such as
re-mortgaging, joint ventures, distressed properties, and equity financing.
Bergsman also includes financing techniques and strategies from industry
experts as well as how they got started and their climb to the top of the
commercial real estate profession. The book costs $24.95.
Contact Wiley at (800) 762-2974 or www.wiley.com.
With advanced five-color printing, the Canon Pixma iP5000 photo printer
allows users to print high-
definition photos quickly. The printer features a dual paper path,
enabling users to print one- or two-sided documents without switching trays.
Users can print up to 25 black-and-white pages per minute and up to 17 color
ppm, while 4-by-6-inch borderless photos print in 36 seconds. All images are
printed at 9600 x 2400 dpi color resolution. Designed to reduce noise, the
printer connects to any PictBridge digital camera or digital video camcorder.
The Pixma iP5000 costs $200.
Contact Canon at (800) 652-2666 or www.canon.com.