Your Technology May 20, 2002

LITTLE BIG SHOT Are you a sucker for multipurpose gadgets? Try this one on for size. It's a four-in-one digital camcorder, camera, MP3 player and voice recorder from Panasonic. The SV-AV10 ($449) can store 30 min. of MPEG-4 video or 880 digital stills on a single 64-MB memory card and display them on a 2-in. flip-out LCD screen. The whole thing is not much bigger than a deck of cards.

FINGER FREE If you are serious about keeping your computer files safe, the Targus Defcon Authenticator ($120) may be for you. It's a biometric security device that scans your finger (you...

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