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Tech the Season to be Jolly

Green Screen

Great things come in thin packages, like the new Coby Electronics LED TV. It may have an ultra-slim profile of just 0.8 inches, but this flat screen is packed with features, like a built-in digital tuner, HDMI digital connection, V-chip, closed caption and electronic program guide support, plus multi-language and on-screen display. With its low heat emissions and reduced energy consumption features, its also eco-friendly. $169.99 for the 15″ to $499.99 for the 32.” Amazon.com.

Let it Show

Those classic old holiday movies will look sharper than every on the Haier BDP 100 Half Deck Blu-ray Player. This compact player displays in full HD 1080p and can connect to the Internet to stream music, TV episodes and movies instantly, and its upward compatible so it converts standard def signals of DVDs to near HD quality. $149.99. Amazon.com.

Write On

The perfect companion to a laptop or netbook, the sleek and compact Samsung SE-S084D DVD Writer is 20 percent smaller and 25 percent lighter than conventional DVD external drives, so it makes it easy to burn discs or watch movies on the go. Compatible with Win7 and Mac OS, and it comes in seven colors. $69.99. Online retail outlets worldwide.

Anytime, Anywhere Radio

Forget expensive subscription radio services — the coolest music hub to give this season is the IS9181 Wi-Fi Internet Radio. It can be plugged in or powered up with batteries anywhere there’s wireless Internet reception to stream music stored on a PC or Mac, connect to a digital audio player or receive more than 11,000 free Internet radio stations for endless audio entertainment, from rock to talk. With two speakers and a subwoofer, it’s a true Wi-Fi Hi-Fi listening experience. $149.95. vtechphones.com.

Savvy Storage

The palm-sized Verbatim Acclaim 500GB “Pink Matters†portable hard drive makes it easy to take work on the road. It features USB turbo speed for ultra-fast data transfers and comes pre-loaded with backup software for file, folder and complete system backup and recovery. As a bonus, a portion of each sale is donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure to support for breast cancer research. $73.98. Amazon.com.
The Eco-Friendly Coby LED TV Series
Haier BDP 100 Half Deck Blu-ray Player
Samsung SE-S084D DVD Writer
VTech IS9181 Wi-Fi Internet Radio
Verbatim Acclaim 500GB “Pink Matters† Portable Hard Drive

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