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Favorite Geek Wish List Entries

A Sneak Preview of Network Computing readers and the toys that drive them.

We asked what's on your holiday wish list this year. And the number of responses overwhelmed us. Here's a sneak peek into the hottest holiday gizmos from your lists. And stay tuned, we'll bring you the complete set later this month as we publish our special, Geeks Illustrated issue.

  • Reader: Paul Rouk
  • Wants: Aurora ALX System
  • By: Alienware
  • Why: To prove that it is possible to spend over $11,000 on a desktop computer.
  • IT Excuse: Runs Microsoft Word MUCH faster than any of our current systems!
  • Reader: E. Alexander Gerster
  • Wants: radioSHARK
  • By: Griffin Technology
  • Why: Time Shift Recording. plus Look at that shape!
  • IT Excuse: Here in Florida, you can keep up with the hurricane reports!
  • Reader: Creed White
  • Wants: IFP -799
  • By: IRiver
  • Why: 1 Gig for under $250 with FM, small, 40 hrs on battery, can store files and record music on the fly.
  • IT Excuse: It does not have the software to be a flash drive yet but promises to have it soon for a 1 gig flash drive...for those large DATA files, yeah that's it!
  • Reader: Thomas Voigtlander
  • Wants: A8 Earphones
  • By: Bang & Olufsen
  • Why: Because I tried one on once, and it's like having your own little surround sound system, where ever you go.
  • IT Excuse: Able to help integrate sound into IT Publications.
  • Reader: David Palileo
  • Wants: Model 01
  • By: OQO
  • Why: Pocketable full-feature computer!
  • IT Excuse: Consolidate to one data device (from desktop, laptop, PDA, etc.)

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