Tuesday, August 15, 2006
The Kanguru Flash Drive Max is about the size of a stick of gum and holds up to 64 GB, making it the largest thumb drive on the market (at press time). The high-speed USB 2.0 flash drive reads data quickly, and a rugged, aluminum housing helps keep valuable files safe when you're traveling. The drive weighs 0.6 ounces and measures 1.0x3.6x0.6 inches. Estimated Street Price: $799 (16 GB); $1,499 (32 GB); $2,799 (64 GB). Contact: Kanguru, (888) 526-4878, www.kanguru.com.
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Every year, the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) offers scholarships to 10 high-school students to attend its annual summit. The scholarship winners have the opportunity to learn about nature photography, meet professional photographers and writers, and participate in classroom and field instruction for three days prior to the summit. If you know any aspiring photographers between ages 14 and 18, encourage them to apply to the High School Scholarship program by Sept. 30. The next program is January 14-21, 2007 in Palm Springs, Calif. Contact: NANPA, (303) 422-8527, www.nanpa.org/scholarships.html.
Kaiser's portable folding product table unfolds into a 15x15x15-inch square shooting table. The translucent white sides and top produce even lighting and eliminate glare on reflective originals. When you're done shooting, the table's sides and top fold up into a one-inch thick, 17x17-inch case with carrying handle. List Price: $75. Contact: HP Marketing Corp., (800) 735-4373, www.hpmarketingcorp.com.
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