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These products and services can help you work smarter.

Office in Your Pocket
Measuring 4.3 inches by 2.3 inches, the T-Mobile personal digital assistant weighs about 5.3 ounces, fits in a pocket, and is supported on 850, 900, 1800, and 1900 bands for better sound quality. The device also is GPRS/EDGE enabled for easy e-mail and Internet usage and features Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0, a 1.3 megapixel camera, a full keyboard, and mini SD memory. With this device, users can access e-mail and attach documents from their desktops from any location. The T-Mobile PDA costs $399.99.
Contact T-Mobile at (800) 866-2453 for new customers, (800) 937-8997 for existing customers, or www.t-mobile.com.

Smart Cordless Mouse
The Logitech MX610 Laser Cordless Mouse allows users to communicate with their computers through 2.4 GHz digital cordless technology. The mouse detects when the computer is on, saves power by turning itself off, and senses if there is wireless interference. The mouse also notifies users when they receive e-mails and instant messages. With the Tilt Wheel Plus Zoom scroll wheel, users can navigate their computer screen with the mouse. The mouse has an expected battery life of up to three months, includes a USB micro-receiver, can be used on any surface, and has laser tracking for more accurate performance. The Logitech MX610 Laser Cordless Mouse costs $59.99.
Contact Logitech at (800) 231-7717 or www.logitech.com.

Portable Scanner
Planon's DocuPen RC800 handheld scanner provides users with full color scanning in a compact design. The RC800 scans full-page, standard page width, stores hundreds of pages into memory, and takes about four seconds per page to scan. Users can choose to scan in black and white, standard color, or 24-bit color and can set the resolution from 100dpi to 400dpi. The scanner features an expandable MicroSD memory slot, a dual-roller guiding system, and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Included with the scanner is ScanSoft PaperPort SE-PC software and a leather case. The DocuPen RC800 costs $299.99.
Contact Planon at (888) 507-3926 or www.planon.com.

Web-based Disaster Preparedness
BSSonline Life Safety Training Program is a Web-based, interactive system that provides building occupants with disaster management information. Customized for each building, the online program is fully digitized and integrates 3-D graphics, simulation, and voice narration to prepare tenants for different types of disaster situations.
For more information and pricing, contact BSSonline at (626) 584-9880 or www.buildingsafetysolutions.com.

Real Estate Guide
The Commercial Real Estate Career Education and Resource Guide, by Norm Miller and Margot Weinstein, is an informational source for anyone interested in pursuing a career in commercial real estate or learning more about the field. The guide includes information on undergraduate and graduate commercial real estate programs at both U.S. and international colleges and universities, summaries of various professional real estate association offerings, profiles of successful real estate professionals and their career advice, and a glossary of real estate terms. The book is $19.95.
To order, contact www.amazon.com, e-mail info@hoyt.org, or call (561) 694-7621.

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