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Deep Impact

Thanks to the iDive300, gadgets can finally take the plunge.

Author ADAM K. RAYMOND Photography JOHN LAWTON

Picture this: You want to play Super Monkey Ball, rock out to Fleetwood Mac or peruse family photos, but there’s one problem—you’re 50 feet underwater on a scuba trip. What to do? First, ask yourself why you can’t put aside your beloved gadgets long enough to enjoy a good dive, and then get your hands on an iDive300. With its sturdy polycarbonate construction and impenetrable watertight seal, the iDive will protect your iPhone (or other MP3 player) up to 300 feet underwater while delivering push-button control of the touch screen with an integrated microprocessor. Fancy. But the real joy of the iDive300 is its ability to give divers something to do during those torturously long and immensely boring decompression stops. So now when you’re hanging out, waiting for the inert gases to exit your bloodstream, you can relax with some tunes. Handel’s Water Music, perhaps?

SEA CHANGE
iDive300 / $350
www.h2oaudio.com

1. PB&J NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD

Aren’t you a little old for a lunchbox? Not if you sport New Wave Enviro Products’ very mature, very chemical-free, very stainless steel little number.

$15
www.newwaveenviro.com

2. I WANNA ROCK

Since when does putting sticks and rocks in your water make it cleaner? Since Design Within Reach came out with their sleek glass and steel Water Pitcher, which uses charcoal and Japanese Iouseki stones to deliver filtered, mineral-rich agua.

$110
www.dwr.com

3. PICTURE THIS

The only thing more impressive than the size of Kodak’s Zx1 pocket camcorder (think: deck of cards) is the quality of the HD video it shoots. Now if only it could make phone calls.

$150
www.kodak.com

4. KEYS TO THE KINGDOM

Laptops keep getting smaller (if not laps themselves). Samsung’s N120 10.1-inch notebook stands out with a standard-size keyboard that actually accommodates adult fingers.

$440
www.samsung.com

5.TAKE MY KNIFE, PLEASE

Convenience and eco-friendliness aren’t always compatible. But Aspenware brings you a step closer to zen with its wooden cutlery, which is disposable and completely biodegradable.

$4
www.aspenware.ca

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