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Ralf Jurrien
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Holiday gifts for staying connected

content type Press information Mail the editor Posted by Ralf Jurrien
Friday, January 25th 2008 - 17:13 CET - Comments: 1
T he holiday season is fast approaching, bringing mounting pressure to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. While there is always much fanfare around products that have lots of bells and whistles, many people prefer gifts that help them stay connected in the easiest way possible. Arlene Harris is known as the First Lady of Wireless (first woman to be inducted into the Wireless Hall of Fame, in 2007) and is the inventor of the popular Jitterbug cell phone and service. She understands the frustration of trying to share in the daily lives of loved ones who are often intimidated by the complicated technology, products and gadgets we rely on to stay connected but that simply don’t work the way they want them to.
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Easy to Use holiday gifts

In a recent poll by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), 87 percent of respondents agree that ease of use is the most important factor when evaluating new technologies. This year, shoppers can take advantage of some very elegant products that can be used within minutes, with no manuals required! To help bring families and friends closer this Holiday season, Ms. Harris suggests several user-friendly tech products that really stand out for their simplicity. "Connecting is more important than ever during the Holiday season," said Harris. "It's a time when people want to share important moments and memories - but given our mobile lifestyles it's just not always possible to do this in person. Luckily, there are new products coming to market that really help people feel connected and in touch with each other, without having to think about anything remotely technical."

 

Jitterbug cell phone 

 

Jitterbug cell phone and service

A cell phone is one of the most important "connectors" we have these days, enabling people to come together at any time, from anywhere. But many people reject traditional, feature-laden cell phones, which is exactly why Ms. Harris's invention has become so popular. The Jitterbug Cell Phone and Service is not just an easy-to-use phone with bigger backlit buttons and larger, easy-to-read text, but a whole new cell phone experience tailored specifically to the needs of those who want simplicity. It's a great gift for Mom and Dad and a "wish list" item for anyone who wants a hassle-free way to connect with family and friends when they're away from home. Now available in a stylish Graphite color in addition to the original White, Jitterbug provides a more intuitive user experience, thoughtful features and personalized service with a "human touch". Live, Jitterbug operators are available 24-hours a day are on hand to place calls, provide directory assistance and add names to the phone list. Jitterbug is an affordable gift for anyone this holiday season, priced competitively at $147 with service plans as low as $10 a month. And unlike other cell phone companies, Jitterbug offers no contracts, no fees to switch or cancel, no long distance and no roaming fees. Jitterbug is nationally available directly through Jitterbug and has recently launched in retail stores as well.

 

Holiday season gifts 

 

MyCelery - Email without a computer or internet connection

MyCelery lets people send and receive emails without a computer or Internet connection. It works with any fax machine and can gracefully share a single home phone line. MyCelery is the only system designed to convert handwritten letters into email and deliver auto-printed email and color photos, so everyone gets to keep in touch the way that's best for them. MyCelery retails for $13.98 per month for color messages, and $8.98 per month for black and white. A ready-to-email fax machine is also available for $99.00.

 

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Holiday gifts - Kensington Ci Lifestyle Collection

Kensington's Ci Lifestyle Collection Kensington Computer Products Group is a worldwide leader in delivering Smart Made Simple computing accessories for the mobile professional. A perfect gift for this Holiday season, Kensington offers the Ci Lifestyle Collection, the first line of computer accessories designed to fit consumers' lifestyles and the environments in which they compute. The Kensington Ci Lifestyle Collection features thinly-designed, space-saving wireless computing accessories with intelligent features such as back up power and sleep state, providing both style and functionality and ease of use right out of the box. Stylish yet modern colors to choose from include orange, green, red, silver and black. It includes five ultra-thin mice and one desktop set designed to fit your hand, your workspace and your travel bag, so you can work wherever you are. The Kensington Ci Lifestyle Collection is offered in six different SKU's ranging in price from $34.99 to $79.99 for the desktop set.

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