Technology: Cool For School

It's fall, when a parent's thoughts turn to school supplies. Below you'll find hot new gadgets for students of all ages; for more, plus pricing information, go to

KIDZMOUSE Made for youngsters still learning their way around the computer, this mouse and matching keyboard are Mac and PC compatible and have extra-large buttons for extra-small hands.

LEAPSTER L-MAX This portable device has games that emphasize activities such as reading, spelling and solving math problems and features popular characters like Dora the Explorer and the cast of Madagascar.

EPSON STYLUS PHOTO RX620 This printer scans, copies and prints in full color on both regular and premium photo paper. Plus, a special built-in transparency adapter enables you to print directly from slides and negatives without starting up your computer.


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