Coolest Inventions 2004: Dream Calls

Today's cell phones shoot video, play music and organize your day. Ignore the sticker shock--most carriers offer fat rebates

Samsung MM-A700

Feature rich, even for a loaded Sprint PCS phone, the A700 has voice recognition and a 1megapixel camera and camcorder, plus news, sports and weather in streaming video. sprintpcs.com ($400)

BlackBerry 7100t

RIM's BlackBerry may have a corporate following, but the latest is business casual. It juggles personal and work e-mail and is small enough to fit in your pocket.

t-mobile.com ($300)

Sony Ericsson S710

When swiveled shut, the 710 looks like one of Sony's Cyber-shot cameras. It shoots like one too, with 1megapixel resolution and a slot for a Memory Stick card.

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