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49th Edition: Tech Toys for the Holidays 2011

By Jim Calloway and Sharon Nelson


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This month Jim Calloway and Sharon Nelson continue their annual tradition with Tech Toys for the Holidays 2011, the 49th edition of The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology podcast. They agree that this is their favorite podcast of the year and note that if any listeners want to send them any holiday presents, they are not hard to locate.

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SHOW NOTES

Amazon Kindle Fire  www.amazon.com  $199.00 free shipping

Celluon Magic Cube Laser Projection Keyboard and Touchpad www.amazon.com/Celluon-Magic-Projection-Keyboard-Touchpad/dp/B005ES6E6W/ref=pd_cp_e_0  $169.99

IPhone 4s www.apple.com  From $199

LG LSM-100 SmartScan Mouse: www.techradar.com/news/computing-components/peripherals/hands-on-lg-lsm-100-smartscan-mouse-review-1016097  $138.35 

Droid Razr www.motorola.com/Consumers/US-EN/Consumer-Product-and-Services/Mobile-Phones/DROID-RAZR-BY-MOTOROLA-US-EN  $299 with a two year contract. Early 2012

Powerline Nine foot long charging cable for iPad & iPhone www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/cellphone/e954/  $15.99

Lytro Camera uncrate.com/stuff/lytro-camera/ $400-$500

Touchscreen Liner Glove  www.burton.com/mens-gloves-mitts-touchscreen-liner-glove/254394,default,pd.html  

USB Reserve Power www.geekiegadgets.com/2011/usb-reserve-power-charges-your-devices-without-the-need-for-power-outlet/  $12.95 from Amazon

The iPhone Slide Out Keyboard www.hammacher.com/Product/Default.aspx?sku=81079&promo=Travel-Electronics&catid=1173 Reduced to $59.95

Epson Megplex Projector uncrate.com/stuff/epson-megaplex-projector/ $800

SpyNet Night Vision Mission Video Watch www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/tools/e3f4/  from $29.99 -$69.99 

Violight Cell Phone Sanitizer www.x-tremegeek.com/violight-cell-phone-sanitizer.html  $49.95

Video Swim Mask: www.thinkgeek.com/homeoffice/gear/dc37/  $99.99

Sony 3D Head Mounted www.sony.co.uk/hub/hmd-video-glasses $780 should be available soon

Bluetooth iPhone Bookshelf Speaker System: www.thinkgeek.com/electronics/home-entertainment/e6da/ $89.99

DeLorean Time Machine uncrate.com/stuff/delorean-time-machine/ To be auctioned off

Robomower: www.thinkgeek.com/homeoffice/gear/e977/  from $1999.00 to $2799.99

iPhone 4 Diamond Rose www.therichest.org/technology/worlds-most-expensive-gadgets/ Five million pounds

24 Port USB Monster Hub: www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/electronic/e5be/  $49.99

USB Desktop Aquarium  www.x-tremegeek.com/usb-desktop-aquarium.html   $39.95

Laptop Speaker Bar  www.thinkgeek.com/electronics/portable-audio-video/e96f/  $59.99

Wireless Luggage Finder www.x-tremegeek.com/wireless-luggage-finder.html  $24.95

Solar Bikini: andrewjs.com/solarbikini.html  starting at $1000 (Note: Cannot get this one wet.)

Just for comparison purposes, here is a Yahoo column on the most in-demand gadgets this season: finance.yahoo.com/news/10-Most-InDemand-Gadgets-This-minyanville-1049531615.html?x=0&.v=1

So many tech toys, so little time! Happy holiday shopping.


About the Author

Jim Calloway is the Director of the Oklahoma Bar Association Management Assistance Program. He publishes the blog Jim Calloway's Law Practice Tips and was the co-author of the book Winning Alternatives to the Billable Hour (2nd ed.) (2002 ABA.) He was chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2005. He is a member of the Council of the ABA's Law Practice Management Section and chair of its Practice Management Advisors Committee. He is co-chair of the 2007 GP/SOLO National Solo and Small Firm Conference. He has been named a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management. He writes Law Practice Tips column for the Oklahoma Bar Journal. The archives of that column are available online here.

Sharon Nelson is the President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a computer forensics and legal technology corporation based in Fairfax, VA. She is a co-author of The Electronic Evidence and Discovery Handbook: Forms, Checklists and Guidelines (2006, ABA), Information Security for Lawyers and Law Firms (2006, ABA) and The 2011 Guide to Legal Technology for Solos and Small Firms (2011, ABA).

She is the co-author of the monthly legal technology column "Hot Buttons" in Law Practice magazine and writes and speaks on the subjects of electronic evidence and legal technology throughout the country. Ms. Nelson has been interviewed by ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, NPR and Oprah's "O" Magazine. She is past chair of the ABA TECHSHOW and has spoken at TECHSHOW for the past eight years.

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