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Back Up Your Files!
EMC Dantz Retrospect 7 Professional makes backing up easy with simple, wizard-based operation. Back up to hard drives, tape, CDs and DVDs, including 8 GB double-layer discs. A task bar icon or hot key lets you start a backup with the push of a button. List Price: $129. Contact: EMC Dantz, (925) 948-9000, www.dantz.com.

USB Adapter For Second Monitor

Adding a second monitor is a great way to make imaging more fun and productive, but it usually has required adding a second video card to your computer, too. Tritton Technologies' SEE2 USB 2.0 to SVGA adapter provides a simple solution—just plug the adapter into your USB port and your extra monitor into the adapter. Estimated Street Price: $89. Contact: Tritton Technologies, (800) 431-1176, www.trittontechnologies.com.

Fast, High-Capacity Media

Clear your camera's memory quickly with new CompactFlash and Secure Digital cards from PNY. With their 12 MBps read speeds and 10 MBps write speeds, the CF cards store even large RAW files in a hurry. The SD cards aren't far behind. Both cards come in capacities from 128 MB to 1 GB, and a 4 GB CF card is available, too. List Price: $99 (1 GB SD); $499 (4 GB CF). Contact: PNY Technologies, (973) 560-5512, www.pny.com.Seagate's Pocket Hard Drive

Tiny Pocket Hard Drive

Slip 5 GB of your important image files and other data into your pocket or camera bag with Seagate's convenient Pocket Hard Drive. Measuring only two inches across, the rounded device features a retractable USB 2.0 cable and shockproof design. Rubberized feet keep the hard drive steady on your desk when you're ready to work. Estimated Street Price: $169. Contact: Seagate Technology, (800) SEAGATE, www.seagate.com.


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