Big tech on campus Video
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>> Well who like an iPod touch or an iPhone?
>> I want something that's gonna be like a smartphone so I can put my calendar and schedule on it.
>> Apple things, you know those are the fads.
>> Not surprising the iPhone is the most wanted gadget at least amongst the students we talk to but that's not necessarily what CNET editors would choose.
>> I would actually recommend the Palm Centro just because it offers the organization features, voice features and email for really affordable price.
>> When it comes to MP3 players, CNET editors do choose Apple's iPod Touch.
>> The built in WiFi really lets you take advantage of a whole lot of applications for wired campuses.
>> New laptops are also in hot demand. CNET editors recommend Apple's Mac Book.
>> The Leopard operating system that comes built into it really offers the best combination of built-in software and lots of cool features that are fun to play with, it doesn't feel like work.
>> Well it maybe tempting to buy your gadgets now before classes begin, many manufacturers will be dropping prices after classes start. I'm Kara Tsuboi, CNET.com ^M00:01:03 [ Music ]
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