Ipevo PoV Web Camera
This handy, über-portable Web cam lets you capture images and video from any angle and vantage point. Thanks to its pen-like design, the PoV Pointer Cam is easy to pick up and point at any subject. It can also rest on its base or be clamped to a laptop or monitor, and includes an integrated microphone to capture sound for shooting video clips or video-conferencing. The PoV is compatible with major instant-messaging applications including Yahoo! Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, MSN Web Messenger and Windows Live Messenger. It also comes with Skype software to let you send snapshots to your Skype contacts right out of the box. And its tiny size is rivaled by its even smaller price. $39.99. (http://www.ipevo.com)
Zoombak A-GPS Universal Locator
Never worry about the ultimate fate of lost luggage again with this latest incarnation in “personal locator” technology, which harnesses the power of GPS and cellular know-how to let you quickly and accurately locate anything of importance that has gone astray. Small enough to be placed in a backpack, briefcase or pocketbook, or attached to a bicycle or golf bag, it provides you with real-time location information via the Web, email or text messages. How cool is that? $199.99 plus service, starting at $9.99 per month. (http://www.zoombak.com)
From the innovative crew at Planon — in the now-we’ve-seen-everything department — comes the world’s smallest fullpage printer. Measuring a sleek 1 inch high by 10.75 inches wide by 1.9 inches deep, and weighing less than 1.5 pounds, it easily synchs with laptops, PDAs and mobile phones to transfer images and documents using Bluetooth-enabled wireless connections or a standard USB connection. Utilizing Plan on’s Advanced Thermal Technology, it prints up to three full pages per minute with its self-contained 20-page roll and is powered by a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery. $299.99. (http://www.planon.com)
Casio G’zOne Boulder Phone
This rough-and-tumble phone is ready for any and every adventure. Shock, dust and water resistant, it boasts multimedia capabilities, micro SD and Bluetooth GPS, as well as a bright LED lantern and a unique E-compass feature. Whether you’re hiking through the wilderness or trying to find your way back to your hotel late at night in a foreign city, the G’zOne will point you in the right direction. Available in black or orange. $129.99 with two-year service agreement, exclusively through Verizon Wireless. (http://www.verizonwireless.com)
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