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Gimme That

From an MP3 headset to the PlayStation2, the latest tech toys

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LIST THIS!
WHAT IS IT?
MODO, a wireless listings-service device.
HOW MUCH?
$99 (www.modo.net)
WHY’S IT COOL?
Attitude-ridden reviews and listings (in limited cities). Has a night-light for dark clubs.
WORTH THE $?
Despite sophomoric writing, cooler than Slim Shady. And did we mention wireless?

TALK TO THE WEB
WHAT IS IT?
Plantronics DSP-300, a headset for listening to MP3s.
HOW MUCH?
$109.95 (www.plantronics.com)
WHY’S IT COOL?
Voice-controlled Web action.
WORTH THE $?
Sure, if you still can hear after that SlipKnot concert.

READY FOR GAME DAY
WHAT IS IT?
PlayStation2 computer entertainment system with DVD playback.
HOW MUCH?
$299 Available Oct. 26 (www.playstation.com)
WHY’S IT COOL?
Game graphics close to art. Add-on Internet components coming later.
WORTH THE $?
Hell, yeah. You feel you’re inside the game, baby.

KEEP YOUR LAP HAPPY
WHAT IS IT?
Intrigo Lap Station — a portable, mega-position, ergonomic table for laptops.
HOW MUCH?
$89-189 (www.intrigo.com)
WHY’S IT COOL?
Laptops can be hot (ouch!).
WORTH THE $?
Yep, but shoulda been more compact.