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Travel gadgets

For those looking to make their journeys that little bit easier, here's our guide to the latest travel gadgets on offer.

We already know First Class readers habitually indulge in glamour and luxury, but for those who are looking to make their journeys that little bit easier, here's our guide to the latest travel gadgets on offer.

CEIVA digital photo frame

This gadget is the perfect way to relive your memories on the move. Whether it's images of loved ones or photographs of the last destination you visited, the CEIVA frame displays photos directly from your memory card. As well as being practical, this gadget is slick enough to suit any office or hotel room. Travellers can send photos directly from a camera phone or anywhere online to the CEIVA photo frame. They can also safely store unlimited photos on the CEIVA Network for free.

Cost: US$199
Available from: www.ceiva.com

Pentax Optio: W30 waterproof digital camera

Come wind, rain or snow, underwater or over land, here's a gadget that'll keep you snap-happy wherever you go. This slender device is sleek enough to be slipped into your pocket, yet rugged enough to be pulled out in the roughest of environments. The generous 2.5 inch LCD monitor is so advanced that it will adjust the brightness of the screen as necessary for improved viewing in bright sunlight, meaning that wherever you go, you'll have the perfect gadget to help remember your trip.

Cost: US$300
Available from: www.h20camera.com

Otterbox laptop case

Otterbox laptop cases protect your PC like no other. The case has a rugged design that is so strong it can withstand almost any damage - even a four foot drop onto concrete. As with most Otterbox products, the case is waterproof and even allows you plug the computer in without removing it from the case. It fits laptops up to 15 inches wide.

Costs: US$149.95
Available from: www.otterbox.com
USB Beverage Cooler

Could this be the coolest travel accessory in town? Essential for anyone who spends a lot of time in hotel rooms, this innovative and space-efficient beverage chiller keeps drinks at a cool 45 degrees. The cooler works by plugging into your computer's USB port and fits cans, bottles or glasses.

Costs: US$40
Available from: www.redenvelope.com

i-Tech Virtual Laser Keyboard

The VLB is the size of a Zippo lighter and uses a laser beam to generate a full-size fully operating laser keyboard that smoothly connects to Macs, SmartPhones, the new Blackberrys (8100, 8300, 8800), any kind of PC and most of the hand-held devices including PDAs and tablet PCs.

It works on most flat surfaces through an optical recognition mechanism which enables the user to tap on the projected key images, while producing real tapping sounds.

Costs: US$179.99
Available from: www.virtuallaserkeyboard.com

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