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Best New Cell Phone, Camera Accessories

No sense just using what comes in the box with your new cell phone or digital camera when you can enhance your enjoyment with the latest accessories.

On The Early Show Tuesday, CNET-TV Senior Editor Natali Del Conte pointed to several of the best new offerings as part of the series, "Batteries Not Included." (CNET is part of the CBS Corporation, as is CBSNews.com)

She says these all promise to give you the most bang for your electronics buck.

The following descriptions were developed in part with information provided by the manufacturers:

Mophie Juice Pack
What it does:
Extended Battery for the iPhone
Price: $99

This cell phone battery enhances the battery life of your phone and is iPhone-compatible. It's a re-chargeable lithium battery that enables you to talk, or check the Internet up to six hours without recharging. As far as standby time, it can last up to 350 hours. And at $99, if you use your phone a lot, it's a great value.
Price: $99

3M Screen Blockers
What it does:
Protects your cell phone's screen for privacy
Price: $9

For many consumers, cell phone privacy is a problem. When you read your confidential files and text messages, it's hard to shade them from other people. Now, there are sheets that protect your LCD screen from damage and from prying eyes. The 3M screen-blocker sheet keeps all periphery viewers from seeing your information.
Price: $9

Callpod Multiple Phone Charger
What it does:
Enables Multiple Phones to Charge at Once
Price: $40

This small disk enables you to eliminate the multiple and chunky phone chargers from your life. It can charge up to six phones at a time, and its device-specific chargers fit almost any machine, from iPhone to Blackberry. It's ideal for the traveler, and it takes up very little room either in your suitcase or on your tabletop.
Price: $40

Sony Ericsson Bluetooth Watch
What it does:
Caller ID and Vibrating Connection To Your Phone
Price: Around $300

There are models of this watch for both men and women. It's stylish, with digital functions that interact with your Bluetooth. It vibrates when you have a call, and displays the incoming caller ID number as a display on your watch. You can also reject or mute the call right from your watch. It is water- and scratch-proof.
Price: Around $300

Lexar Shoot-n-Sync Memory Card
What it does:
Wireless Connection to Download and Update Photos
Price: $100

The Lexar Shoot-n-Sync Wi-Fi Memory Card simplifies the way you take, save, and share digital photos. Unlike regular memory cards, it enables you to automatically, effortlessly, and wirelessly upload photos via your Wi-Fi network. That means you can do more with your memories: instantly backup and save them on your PC, and easily share them with friends on photo-sharing or social networking Web sites. The card is available in 2GB capacity.
Price: $100

Memory Stick PRO
What it does:
Wireless download and update info on your camcorder
Price: $25

Featuring 4GB of memory, the compact MS-MT4G Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark 2 media card is the perfect solution for storing and transferring high-resolution video and still photos recorded on compatible Handycam camcorders and Cyber-shot digital cameras. Designed for high speed and stellar storage capacity, this reliable media is just what you need for storing your memories and transferring them with ease. It's ideal for capturing video on most of all 2008 Handycam camcorder models.
Price: $25

Kingston Memory Card Reader
What it does:
Adapts up to 19 cards to your computer
Price: $15

Designed to support 19 popular types of Flash memory cards without the use of adapters or a power cable, Kingston's high-speed Media Reader is incredibly versatile, whether used for personal or business purposes. While on-the-go, its unique sliding chassis hosts a compact USB cable for use with a notebook or other portable devices USB port. In the office or at home, just plug and play the reader into the USB port using the ample three-foot USB cable to conveniently connect to your desktop or tower computer. Kingston's Media Reader is the ideal companion for the cards you already own, or combine it with a purchase from Kingston's range of Flash card solutions.
Price: $15

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