In Brief: Jun. 11, 2001

FACE THE MUSIC Ever wanted to really sock it to Christina Aguilera? Now you can, courtesy of a new high-tech toy from Hasbro called M.A.G.S. ($19.99), which stands for Music Activated Gaming System. Plug M.A.G.S. into a CD player, or anything else that plays music, and it converts the sound waves into a graphics display, which you can shoot to earn points. Extra bonus for nailing Kenny G.

FASTER FOOD When you're jonesing for a Freezy McShake, you don't want to fool around with old-fashioned bills and coins, do you? After a year of testing, burger titan McDonald's will roll out...

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