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Konica Minolta's Maxxum 5D Digital SLR camera offers easy-to-use advanced features in a small and light SLR system. Sporting a 2.5-inch LCD screen for comfortable viewing and a 6-megapixel sensor, the camera employs Anti-Shake Technology that limits camera blur, allowing you to take pictures in low-light situations. List Price: TBD. Contact: Konica Minolta, (800) 285-6422, www.konicaminolta.us.
Back Me Up!
Don't panic when your hard drive crashes. Be prepared by creating an exact copy of your important files and programs with the Kanguru PC Clone Kit. The system includes an IDE hard drive and Acronis Migrate Easy 7.0, a simple-to-use program that duplicates your hard drive information. Just store the duplicated files, and if your computer ever crashes, you've got instant and complete backup. The Clone Kit offers storage capacities ranging from 80 GB up to 250 GB. List Price: $120 (80 GB); $150 (120 GB); $190 (200 GB); $230 (250 GB). Contact: Kanguru, (888) KANGURU, www.kanguru.com.
Customize calendars with your photos, family vacation dates and birthdays or apply quick edits and special effects to your photos with ACD's FotoSlate 4.0. This updated version has creative new image templates and page backgrounds. In addition, a printing option automatically configures different-sized photos on one page so you don't waste paper. List Price: $30 (Full Version); $20 (upgrade from FotoSlate 3.0). Contact: ACD Systems, (800) 579-5309, www.acdsystems.com.