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  • Copyright 2006
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3441-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3441-9

Author Sandy Berger is the host of the AARP Webplace Computers and Technology website, and is the perfect host to guide you through the world of electronic devices. Sandy's easy-reading style and bite-sized chunks of information are just a few of the reasons why she has been dubbed "the Martha Stewart of e-learning." Sandy will introduce you to the latest electronic toys and devices, including digital cameras, computer devices such as voice-recognition and magnification software, cell phones and more. You'll find out what you should purchase to improve a specific aspect of your life Sandy will explain how they all work so you can use it for your enjoyment. There is much to learn and keep up-to-date with when it comes to technology. Let Sandy help guide your way through her new Great Age Guide book series!

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Table of Contents


    About Sandy Berger's Great Age Series

    Gadgets and Gizmos

    What's Inside

    How This Book Is Organized

1. Keyboards, Mice, and More.

    Ergonomic Keyboards

      Kensington Comfort Type Keyboard

      SafeType Keyboard

      Kinesis Contoured Keyboard

    Big Key Keyboards

      BigKeys LX Keyboard with USB

      VisiKey Keyboard

      20/20 Type-Large Print Keyboard Labels

    Specialty Keyboards

      Cordless Keyboard with Microban Protection

      Optical Desktop with Fingerprint Reader

      Keyboard Organizer


      Logitech diNovo Media Desktop

    Keyboard Accessories

      Fully Adjustable Keyboard Manager

      Gel Wrist Pillow

      AirDR Dust Blaster CO2

      Data-Vac Shuttle Vacuum

    Ergonomic and Assistive Mice

      AirO2bic Mouse

      Evoluent VerticalMouse 2


      Assistive Mouse Adapter

      Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer

      Gyration Ultra

    Mouse Alternatives

      Orbit Optical Trackball

      Cirque Smart Cat

      TrackMan Wheel

    Sandy's Lingo List

2. Computer and Internet Gadgets.

    Hot Digital Devices


      Executive Attaché

      SanDisk Cruzer Profile

      Iomega REV Backup Drive

      Freecom USB

      Griffin PowerMate

      Zip-Linq Retractable Cables

      Linksys Wireless Router with Speed Booster

      RangeMax Wireless USB

      Fingerprint Reader

      OTT-LITE VisionSaver Plus(r) DeskPro Task Lamp

    Protective Equipment

      Performance SurgeArrest

      Tripp Lite Home Theater UPS

      SurgeArrest Notebook Surge Protector

    Email and Internet Hardware



      MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player


      Voice Email

    Sandy's Lingo List

3. Entertainment Gadgets.

    Audio Gadgets

      Delphi MyFi xm2go Satellite Radio

      Starmate Sirius Satellite Radio

      MuVo Micro

      Apple iPod

      Archos Gmini 400

      iriver H10


      Wurlitzer Digital Jukebox

      Sonos Digital Music System

      Griffin Radio SHARK

      QuietComfort 2 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones

      Sennheiser Earbuds

      Digital Vinyl CD-R

    Video Equipment

      Archos AV420

      ForceField DVD

      Bose 3-2-1 Home Entertainment System


      DigitalMovie DVD

    Television Devices

      TiVo Digital Video Recorder

      Terk Volume Regulator

      Universal Remote

      TV Remote with Alarm Clock

      Media Center PC

      Big Button Universal Remote Control

      DVD/VCR Combination Unit


    Sandy's Lingo List

4. Fun and Games.

    Video and Computer Games

      XaviX Baseball

      Nintendo GameCube

      Donkey Konga

      Atari Flashback Classic Game Control

      Ferrari Force Feedback Wheel

    Handheld Games

      Nintendo DS

      New York Times Touch Screen Electronic Crossword

      Electronic CATCH PHRASE Game

      Hasbro Scrabble Express

      The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary

      Big Screen 20Q Deluxe

      Maestro Travel Chess Computer

      Electronic Talking Texas Hold 'Em

    Just Plain Fun


      Electronic Dart Board


      OnKey Karaoke Pro

      Singing Coach Unlimited

      Creative Prodikeys DM


    Sandy's Lingo List

5. Vision Aides.

    Magnifiers and Large Text

      Max Portable Magnifier

      QuickLook Magnifier

      Big Eye Magnifier

      2-in-One Lighted Magnifier

      Reizen 15X Illuminated Pocket Magnifier

      Royal Talking Watch


      OTT-LITE VisionSaver(tm) Plus


      Feather-Touch Keyboard Light

      Verilux Happy Eyes

      Long-Life 3X Magnifying Floor Lamp

    Specialty Glasses

      JORDY Glasses

      SOLA Access Computer Glasses

      FlipperPort with Glasses

      MelaOptix Glasses

    Vision Software






    Sandy's Lingo List

6. Accessories for Healthy Living.

    Staying Healthy

      Coolibar Sun Protective Clothing

      Digitt UV Monitor

      Heart Rate Monitor

      Pedometer with Panic Alarm

      Talking Pedometer

      Talking Bathroom Scale

      LifeSource(r) ProFIT Personal Health Scale

      XaviX Health & Fitness Manager

      Weigh of Life Nutritional Scale

    Personal Health Care Devices

      Lifestream Cholesterol Monitor

      LifeSource(r) Blood Pressure Monitor

      Omron Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

      Timex Talking Thermometer

      7-Day Reminder Pillbox Set

      Independence iBOT Mobility System

    Memory and Relaxation Aids


      Sound Soother Fifty

      Reflexology Foot Massager

      Journey to the Wild Divine

    Alerts and Emergency Equipment


      Help at Hand Emergency

      911 Guardian

      Philips HeartStart Home Defibrillator


    Sandy's Lingo List

7. Communication Devices.

    Cell Phones and Accessories

      Motorola Cell Phone

      RazrWire(tm) Bluetooth Eyewear

      Bluetooth Easy Install Car Kit



      Plantronics Voyager 510 Headset



    Telephones and Enhancements

      Bright ID'er

      Olympia InfoGlobe Plus

      Amplified Big-Button Talking Phone

      Loud & Clear Cordless Phone

      Reizen Speak N' Hear Voice Amplification System

      Vocally Voice-Activated Phone Dialer

    Specialty Communication Devices

      Beamer TV Videophone

      iZon Hands-Free Walkie Talkie

      Live Ultra Web Cam

      i2eye Videophone

    Sandy's Lingo List

8. Gadgets for the Home.

    Organize Your Life

      Now You Can Find It


      New Dymo Labeler



      Olympus Voice Recorder

      iTalk iPod Voice Recorder

    High-Tech Helpers

      Magic Tap

      Electric-Powered Chair Riser

      LavNav Lavatory Navigation Night Light

      Fellowes Paper Shredder

      Data Destroyer

      Home Heartbeat

    Domestic Appliances

      Roomba Intelligent Floor Vac

      iCEBOX CounterTop

      Beyond Bread Maker

      Emerson SmartSet

      Weather/All Hazard Radio

      Dual Alarm Thermometer Clock

      Sonic Boom Alarm Clock

      Reizen Talking Atomic Alarm Clock

      Friedrich Air Cleaner

      Senseo Coffee Maker

    Sandy's Lingo List

9. Photography and Printing.

    Digital Cameras

      Easy Share Camera with Printer Dock

      Nikon Coolpix 8800



      Instant Replay Binoculars

    Photographic Aides

      Energizer Rechargeable Batteries and Charger

      RoadWired Pod

      15-in-1 Card Reader

      Single Slot Multi-Card Reader

      Media Reader for iPod

      Ultra II CompactFlash

      Graphire3 Tablet

      Spyder2 Plus

      Oxyride Extreme Power Batteries

      R.A.P.S.! Advanced Protection System

      Norazza Digital Media Slot Cleaners

    Print, Scan, and Display Your Photos

      Photosmart 375B

      Pixma Photo Printer

      HP Deskjet Color Inkjet Printer

      Epson Perfection Photo Scanner

      Ceiva Digital Photo Receiver



      Radiant Frame

      SanDisk Photo Album

      PhotoBridge HD

    Sandy's Lingo List

10. Travel and Automotive.

    Navigation Devices

      Tom Tom Go

      Streets & Trips

      DeLorme Earthmate(r) GPS

      Talking Digital Compass

    Automotive Gadgets

      Sit-N-Lift Power Seat

      Park-Zone Platinum

      Talking Tire Gauge

      Driving Mirror

      Swivel Seat Cushion

      Super Size Sticky Pad

      Griffin iTrip FM Transmitter

      Mobile Cassette Adapter

    Travel Helpers

      Segway Human Transporter

      Secret Agent Walking Stick

      Vibrating Pillow LCD Alarm Clock

      The Ape Case "Tri-Fold Traveler"

    Traveling with a Computer

      Mac Mini

      Canary Digital Hotspotter

      Travel Connection Kit-World Pack

      Skooba(tm) Satchel Laptop Case

    Sandy's Lingo List



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