Friday, September 15, 2006
Memorex's Pro Gold Archival CD and DVD discs have a life span of up to 300 years and a scratch-resistant hard coating for protection from dust, debris and rough handling. The 24-karat gold reflective layer provides resistance to aging and chemical breakdown, and the dye is highly stable for long-term storage. List Price: $12 (3-pack); $19 (5-pack). Contact: Memorex, (877) 474-8548, www.memorex.com.
Gain hundreds of lighting effects for your images with Digital Anarchy's Knoll Spark Pack 3.0. The pack contains three filters with the Knoll Lens Flare Pro as the centerpiece. The Flare Pro was designed to create lens flares and other effects, including lasers, explosions and suns. List Price: $1,295 (new); $249 (version 2.0 upgrade); $449 (version 1.0 upgrade). Contact: Digital Anarchy, (415) 586-8434, www.digitalanarchy.com.
Make your online photo album more interactive by involving family and friends. Tabblo is a free online photo-sharing service that lets you design creative albums and invite others to add their own images and commentary, telling the whole story of a wedding, vacation, reunion, etc. You can upload unlimited photos, choose a layout and customize the design with easy-to-use tools for editing, applying special effects and adding text. Poster-sized prints can be ordered for less than $10. Contact: Tabblo, www.tabblo.com.
You can burn up to 12 CDs or six DVDs in an hour using the Pico from DiscMakers. Measuring 7x15 inches and weighing less than seven pounds, the automated CD/DVD duplicator won't take up a lot of room, either. Other features include a 25-disc capacity, a built-in three-inch disc and CardDisc adapter, and an audio and data editor. List Price: $699. Contact: Disc Makers, (800) 468-9353, www.discmakers.com.
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