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If they’re not expending energy sitting in front of a TV screen, well, why should the screen? This year give the gift of an energy-efficient LED display.

If you’re thinking about putting a new screen in front of their eyes this year, make it an LED display. They’re shiny, bright, and because they’re stars when it comes to energy use, there won’t be any guilt when it comes time to plug them in.

über-smooth picture. This group comes in 42-, 47- and 55-inch sets ($1,799 to $2,999). Samsung Series 6, 7 & 8 TVs Samsung offers a baker’s dozen different sets in its 2009 batch of LED TVs, ranging from

TELEVISIONS

Sony XEL-1 OLED The industry’s first organic light emitting diode TV is capable of actually turning off single pixels for amazing color contrast and detail. Sure, it’s size (11-inch diagonal display) and price ($2,499) might seem a tad lopsided, but it makes up for it in performance. The XEL-1 uses less 40 percent less energy than LCDs twice its size and packs as much pixel density as screens four times its size.

LG LH90 Series TVs The fully backlit LH90 TVs feature 96 levels of local dimming to offer a 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, while 240Hz processing ensures an

the 32-inch Series 6 LED (1,499) to the fully backlit 55-inch 8500 model ($4,499) in the Series 8 line. The Series 8 models feature 240Hz processing, and all but the 8500 boast 40 percent less power consumption over conventional LCDs.

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If you’re going to shell out hundreds of dollars on a smartphone or camera for that special someone, you better make sure it’s top-notch. CNET’s top picks from the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show is a good place to start.

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Samsung’s HT-BD7200: 2.1 Blu-ray home theater This uniquely designed home entertainment system is an Netflix member’s dream. Netflix unlimited members can instantly watch more17,000 movies and TV episodes. The high-def Blu-ray Disc Player upconverts regular DVDs and lets you enjoy stored music and media via an iPod dock with video, audio and iPhone support. Wirelessly view pictures and listen to music from your PC through the Wi-Fi ready and PC Connected/Streaming features.

BEST IN CAR TECHNOLOGY Gracenote & Voxonic’s CarStars The next time you turn on your car radio, you could hear your favorite celebrity introduce the next song in any language with this personalized automobile entertainment system. Gracenote MusicID, MediaVOCS and Playlist allow users to enjoy music of their choice at the command of their voice. CarStars also integrates into the car’s navigation system and utilizes locations to make music recommendations.

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BEST IN GAMING Nyko Wand Nyko’s Wii remote control edges out the original from Nintendo with what it calls Trans-Port technology, which allows designed attachments to pass through key buttons to the Nunchuk port at the base of the remote. This makes attachments more responsive and, in theory, eliminates the need for accessories to have moving plastic parts to press buttons on the Wii remote.

BEST IN TELEVISIONS Panasonic TC-G10 plasma series The visual display is superb in this series with excellent shadow detail; highly-accurate primary colors and grayscale and great color saturation, all while using less power than previous 1080p plasmas. Viera Cast technology provides access to select Internet services, including YouTube and Picasa right on your TV with no extra equipment.

Sony DSC-G3 Snap a photo and then upload it directly to a photo-sharing site with this sleek, new pocket-sized camera’s integrated Wi-Fi and a built-in browser. The features are top-notch, too: 10.1 megapixels, 4X zoom, 4GB of storage and a 3.5-inch touch-screen display.

BEST IN GPS TomTom GO 740 Live Purchase this GPS system and you’ll get a complimentary one-year subscription to Live services to stay connected to real-time data like traffic and fuel prices. IQ Routes technology calculates your routes based on speeds normally traveled rather than the speed at which you’re not supposed to break. At least, the hands-free calling feature tries to keep you safe.

BEST IN CELL PHONES AND SMARTPHONES Palm Pre A wireless charging dock, slide out keyboard, LED camera flash and Palm Synergy feature that links Microsoft Outlook, Google and Facebook calendars and conversations together in one logical view enabled the Palm Pre to be named best cell phone in 2009.

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Samsung P3 touchscreen MP3 player.

Samsung P3 touch-screen MP3 player This pocket-sized video player emphasizes personalization for navigation through its EmoTure interface. Instead of just one main screen, there are three customizable desk screens. Enjoy easy, fast downloading with the popular DIVX format and spend more time watching movies.

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HOLIDAY WISHES 2 The Garmin Forerunner doesn’t just record your workout stats; GPS technology will tell you where you are if you get lost. GARMIN

If this year is the year they’re getting in shape, this batch of gadgets and gear will help them get to their goal.

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If it’s the holiday season, it’s time to get yourself in gear. Fitness gear, that is. Whether you prefer exercising at home or hitting the slopes, skating in the streets or stretching your inner yogi, be sure to save a few spots on your holiday wish list for the latest and greatest in fitness and outdoor recreation equipment and tech.

High-tech gadget For the performance minded athlete, consider the features offered by Garmin sports watches. The Forerunner 310XT ($349) tracks your position precisely with GPS satellite data and records distance, pace, heart rate (optional), power data and more. High-sensitivity GPS satellite prediction allows Forerunner to track your movement even near tall buildings or under tree cover. Better yet, it’s waterproof to a depth of 50 meters for those swims in the lake. The GPS-enabled Edge 500 ($249) tracks speed, distance, time, location, elevation, calories burned, climb and descent for the avid cyclist. The Edge 500 also displays temperature readings, changes time zones automatically and alerts riders if they’re moving but the timer is not running. With up to 18 hours of battery life, Edge 500 features a lowprofile, quarter-turn mount that fits easily on the stem or handlebars. And there’s no other existing golf device that combines the ease of use, large color touchscreen and preloaded information featured in the Approach G5 ($449). In any

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HOLIDAY WISHES 2 situation, a player can get exact yardages with the touchtargeting feature and select the right club with confidence. By simply touching the corner of the screen, you can zoom in on the green to reposition the flag to correspond with that day’s pin placement. The Approach G5 makes it easy to measure the distance of your last shot and keep the scores for your entire foursome using the intuitive touchscreen digital scorecard.

Treadmills With more than 56 percent of home fitness sales for 2008, treadmills are the most popular category because they burn the most calories and are the most comfortable to use. And advances in technology are making them easier to use than ever at a price range that won’t bust your holiday budget. Consider the NordicTrack Incline Trainer, a $1,599 revolutionary treadmill that

inclines to 40 percent to allow five times the calorie burn just by walking. The Incline Trainer is also equipped for iFit Workout Cards created to give consumers the Jillian Michaels experience at home. Speakers built into the console project “The Biggest Loser” trainer’s voice, offering encouragement, motivation and a little tough love. Each iFit Workout Card, which retails for $29.99, has 24 workouts in four different genres: Lose Weight, Get Fit, Power Walk and Boot Camp. New for this year is the $999 NordicTrack AudioStrider 990 SEL elliptical, this year’s version of the NordicTrack AudioStrider 990 that won a Best Buy award from Consumer Reports for the last 2 years. The elliptical is unique in that it has an incline ramp on the front that goes to 30-percent grade. At $599, the NordicTrack T5zi treadmill has the same width

belt as club models – 20 inches – an integrated iPod connection, speakers, and the patented Space Saver design that allows the treadmill to fold for storage.

Yoga and pilates According to a study conducted between Spring 2001 to Fall 2008, participation in yoga has increased 181 percent among adults, making it the No. 1 trending sport. Overall, 16.5 million Americans practice yoga at home, at fitness centers and specialty shops like Lululemon Athletica. For the beginning yoga practitioner, you’ll keep your asanas in place with the two different grip textures of Lululemon’s lightweight and durable Align Ultra Mat ($28). Designed to last a lifetime, the longer, wider and thicker Manduka Yoga Mat ($90) features a fabric-like finish that is non-sticky, even with light

perspiration. For Pilates practitioners, consider the Pilates Express Mat ($32.95) by Stott Pilates, 3/8-inch thick and made of closed cell foam to protect the spine. The Stott Pilates Mini Stability Ball Power Pack ($19.99) features a unique series of exercises performed with a lightweight and portable mini ball designed to improve posture. lengthen and strengthen your muscles while enhancing mobility and core stability.

Aerobics and weights If jumping rope is more your style, consider Lululemon’s Pro Spin Jump Rope ($16), with cork handles providing a superior grip for those sweaty palms. Tension bands, which are good for strengthening and toning, sell for $32 at Lululemon. You can find other brands available at many sporting goods stores. Another

welcome workout addition are ab-strengthening, burstresistant stability balls from companies like Everlast and Altus, starting at $29.99. The Weider PowerBell is an adjustable kettlebell that takes the kettle bell trend and makes it better – instead of 5 or 6 different kettle bells rolling around your living room, you can get a range of weights in one compact bell. The handle itself is 5 pounds and then each additional weight plate is 2.5 pounds. There’s also a DVD workout that comes with the package. The 20 pound version is WEIDER $119 and the 40 pound version is $249. The Weider PowerBell is an adjustable kettlebell.

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HOLIDAY WISHES 2

IRO BO T

The Looj from iRobot propels itself through leaves, twigs and whatever else you don’t want to manually remove from your gutter.

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Trying to buy another toy for the tech-savvy person is tough. Surprise them by giving the gift they never knew they needed.

Gadget fans are known for leaping on the latest technology the minute it hits store shelves. That makes shopping for something new for them a daunting challenge. But while they’ve splurged on the big-ticket item, you can still serve up some clever complements that will help them get more mileage from their devices without breaking your bank.

For the do-it-yourselfer Even if home prices have sunk like a stone, there’s no better time to recoup some value with a little old-fashioned sweat equity. Help the handyman with some high-tech gear, such as Black and Decker’s CrossFire laser level. The CrossFire ($140) projects perfectly straight lines – both horizontally and vertically or both simultaneously – for properly hanging shelving

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or pictures. It can be mounted to a wall, hung from a rope or simply planted on the ground. Finally, who doesn’t love robots? Moreover, who doesn’t hate cleaning gutters? So why not let a robot tackle one of life’s most thankless jobs? From the same company that brought us the Roomba robot vacuum comes the iRobot Looj ($169). The Looj can be placed into almost any standard sized gutter and propel itself – and it’s high-powered, 500-rpm augur – through twigs, leaves, and any other debris that’s lodged in there. It’s waterproof too, and you can set the direction of the augur so that debris is blasted away from the house – not onto your roof.

For the movie lover Home theater owners lavish over picture and sound, but are they paying

attention to power? They should. A sudden influx of juice could fry their components. Monster Cable’s PowerCenter HTS 1000 MK III ($199) not only protects delicate home theater components from power surges by automatically disconnecting itself and all components from the incoming bolt but “cleans” the normal electrical signal flowing into these components for improved performance. It features eight AC outlets that are spaced out to accommodate bulkier plugs, a digital LED that displays incoming voltage, and protected jacks for cable, satellite, phone and DVRs.

For the home video lover For the family archivist who’s sitting on stacks of camcorder tapes, help bring them into the digital era with Roxio’s Easy


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For the sharp shooter Know someone with a digital SLR always strapped around their neck, shutter clicking endlessly? Help them bring their photos into the living room with a digital photo frame. Pandigital’s PanTouch PAN8000 ($130) frame offers a 8-inch, high resolution 800 x 600 display that’s large enough to bring out all the expressive details of their work. It has a touch-screen interface, so you don’t have to claw around the back of the frame looking for the controls. With 1GB of internal memory, you can pack thousands of photos into the frame. Or, pick up a wireless

adapter and turn the PanTouch into a Wi-Fi frame that can access online photo services, such as Google’s Web Albums.

For the computer geek If you’re looking to outfit the family computer geek, Logitech’s Anywhere Mouse will defy their expectations that mice are boring. Unlike most wireless, laser-tracking mice that can only work on textured surfaces like wood tables, the Anywhere Mouse, true to its name, can be used anywhere – including clear glass and high gloss surfaces that typically confound wireless mice. Thanks to what Logitech somewhat ominously dubs its Darkfield Laser Tracking technology, home or mobile users can set up shop nearly anywhere. Cost: $79. For those cutting-edge computer owners with Bluetooth-enabled PCs, check out Microsoft’s Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000. This

super-thin keyboard can be paired with notebooks, netbooks and desktops. It will set you back $90. You can also spring for the $45 portable Bluetooth number pad. If you’re looking for a full-sized option, try Microsoft’s $79 Comfort Desktop 5000 wireless keyboard and mouse set. This ergonomically designed pair uses 2.4GHz frequency wireless signals for connecting to a computer up to 30 feet away.

to 160GB worth of hard drive storage, 1GB of memory, Wi-Fi connectivity, a four-in-one flash memory card reader and an ExpressCard slot for adding 3G networking. If you’re prone to leaving expensive electronics in public places, the IdeaPad has facial recognition technology dubbed VeriFace that logs you in when it recognizes you. All of this in a package that’s under an inch thick and, with the three cell battery, just about three pounds.

For the road warrior Netbooks – lightweight, lowcost laptop computers – are a great option for students, kids and even traveling professionals tired of lugging several pounds on their shoulders. Lenovo’s IdeaPad S12 offers a 12-inch display, a full-sized keyboard and the option to add a NVIDIA ION graphics engine for greater horsepower, including 1080p HD video. The customizable netbook starts at $449 and can offer up

For the talker Tough economic times have only heightened our awareness of the importance of family, even as it’s put a strain on the purse strings. Give a family member the gift of infinite-yetinexpensive gab with The MagicJack is a USB/ phone jack combo. Plug in and make calls over the Web.

the Magic Jack. This $40 USB device plugs into any computer with a high-speed Internet connection. On the other end is an ordinary phone jack for your home phone. From that point on you’ll enjoy unlimited local and long distance calling, free voicemail, caller ID, call waiting and directory assistance for a year. After that, it costs only $20 a year to maintain your phone service and those calling features. That’s $20 a year – not a month. If your computer is turned off or if you lose a connection, callls automatically forward to a backup number.

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VHS-to-DVD. This $59 hardware/software duo lets you connect any video or audio device, be it a tape-based camcorder, VCR, even an audio cassette player, to your PC’s USB port. The included software will capture that video (or audio) and burn it directly to a DVD.

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Belkin Wireless-N Router with 4-Port Switch, $79.99 This Belkin router features data transfers up to 300mbps for high-speed Internet access anywhere in your home.

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Creative Vado HD, $149 Reminiscent of an iPod, this camcorder – ironically – may be best for people who use a PC, as its native encoding requires a plugin to sync with Apple’s Quicktime. That said, the camcorder functions as a USB drive when connected to your computer and stores two hours of video on its clear, 2-inch screen. One of the first camcorders to incorporate HDMI technology, the Vado has a

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Sanyo Xacti CG10, $199 This model lets you shoot video, literally, since it looks like a gun without the barrel. Such a design allows the built-in monitor to rotate up to 285 degrees. The CG10 also possesses multiple modes for video from night and snow to sports and auto, and it’s a quick draw, too: you can be recording HD video in less than two seconds from start-up. When you get a good shot, video

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Flip Video UltraHD Camcorder, $199 This minicamcorder looks like a digital camera turned on its side, but instead of still shots it can hold up to two hours of crisp HD video without the use of external memory cards. The rechargeable battery works through a USB arm that slides out from the camera, and internal software allows you to upload videos to e-mail and the Internet or, use of an HDMI cable, on your TV. Zoom: 2x Battery: 2 rechargeable AA; Size: 4.25 x 2.2 x 1.2 Editing capability: Yes

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• Amish Crafted Furniture - Energy, IL • (618) 942-2910 • Benton Carpet Outlet - Benton, IL • (618) 438-2005 • Bo’s Sales Center - Centralia, IL • (618) 780-5703 • Burkdell Mulch - Carbondale, IL • (618) 549-2211 • Country Mall - Worden, IL • (618) 633-2702 • Cowell’s Nursery - Red Bud, IL • (618) 282-8225

• Downtown Auto Sales - Harrisburg, IL • (618) 252-7717 • East Side Furniture - Salem, IL • (618) 548-2420 • Macks Auto Sales - Marion, IL • (618) 993-1818 • Quality Times - Mt. Vernon, IL • (618) 244-0399 • Showcase Furnishings - Mt. Vernon, IL • (618) 244-3333 • T N T Enterprises • Greenville, IL • (618) 664-4868

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