Tech Guide

Whether you shop online or go to the mall, you'll find a wondrous array of gadgets. Here are our picks for every age group on your list


DCR-PC100 Digital Handycam Camcorder SONY, $1,799 Digital camcorders are still pricey, but they offer a better picture, plug into your computer for easy editing and fit snugly in your hand.

Extiva DVD-N2000 SAMSUNG, $349.99 With a Nuon chip inside, this DVD player offers a slew of effects, including action capture and moving zoom. You can also use it to play video games. iPAQ H3650 Pocket PC COMPAQ, $499 The most powerful handheld Pocket PC features a rich color screen, a built-in MP3 player and scaled-down versions of popular Microsoft software titles. Buck Rogers, meet James Bond.

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