The Allure of E-Literature

The Aluratek Libre LCD e-book reader has enough battery life for up to 24 hours of continuous use, auto-off and page advance features, and MP3 and photo support. Its crisp black-and-white 5-inch screen is meant to give the same appearance and readability of printed paper. The Libre supports Adobe's Digital Edition software, allowing digital rights management support for ePUB and PDF formats. This lets users buy new book releases from various e-book content providers. The included 2GB SD card comes loaded with 100 free e-books.

 

Tactile All-in-One

The Gateway One ZX6810-01 all-in-one desktop PC with multitouch display includes a wireless keyboard and mouse, integrated high-definition webcam and microphone, and integrated HD stereo speaker system. The PC has an Intel Core 2 Quad processor (2.33 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache, 1333 MHz FSB) and ATI HD4670 graphics, as well as a 23-inch full HD widescreen Ultrabright LCD with 1920x1080 resolution. Gateway includes a 1 TB hard drive and 64 GB solid-state drive (SSD), so users can save data on the standard drive, and the operating system and applications on the SSD, significantly improving overall performance.

 

Mini Video Cam

The Memorex MyVideo HD pocket camcorder features one-touch recording, editing software, and easy uploading and sharing to social media Web sites like Facebook and YouTube. The camcorder has a 2-inch color LCD, 3x zoom and 4 GB of onboard memory (records up to two hours of VGA and up to one hour of HD video). The MyVideo has a 5 megapixel still camera, and the battery operates for 2.5 hours. It offers playback straight to TV without uploading to a PC.

Miriam Jones  |  Chief Copy Editor