In Brief: Jan. 24, 2000

NOT JUST FOR KIDS Until now, cute digital cameras have been playthings for children who don't mind jaggy snaps. Now Samsung's SDC-80, due out in March, combines style with substance. Available in translucent blue, green, orange and white, this $299 point-and-click sports a respectable 1024 x 768 resolution and stores pictures on removable smart media cards. And that bulb on top? No, it's not a mushroom; it's a removable flash.

NO MORE SQUINTING You've got a comfy desk chair, your favorite ballpoint pens and a killer mouse pad. So why not get the boss to spring for a classy desk light...

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