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Gadget shopping can be a drag. Those endless lists of features, those acronym-spewing salesclerks. To make it all much easier, we've scoured the major product categories and selected the best at thre



$200 SONY DSC-U10 CYBER-SHOT U Older 1-megapixel cameras can be found for less, but nothing out there does as much for as little. This 1.3-megapixel camera comes with rechargeable batteries, movie mode and built-in photo effects. No optical zoom, but it's smaller than most cell phones.


$700 FUJIFILM FINEPIX S602 ZOOM It's cameras like this one that make digital photography so popular. This 3.1-megapixel favorite comes with a 6X-optical-zoom lens, two LCD monitors and room for two memory slots. You can shoot video with sound at 30 frames a second and add voice annotation...

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