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Marilyn's Ten Days of Giveaway

Day 6: Tech Gift Guide 

Fujifilm Instax Instant Photo Fun Pack, $99.99
The Fujifilm Instax Instant Photo Fun Pack comes with one very cute Instax Mini 7S Instant Camera, and 20 exposures of Instax Mini Instant film—everything you need to create super fun credit card-sized photos in just an instant! 
This little camera can do a lot of big things. It comes equipped with an auto-flash focus and 4 different shooting modes, including indoor, cloudy, sunny and very sunny.
Canadian Retailers: Shoppers Drug Mart, Black’s, Henry’s and The Source.  

Out of Print, eBook Cases for the Kobo Glo and iPad, $50
Made by the oldest bookbindery in the US to look and feel like an actual book---featuring original, licensed book cover art. It’s a protective cover for the Kobo Glo and iPad that “puts the book back into the eBook.” Each item sold donates one book to a community in need.
Canadian Retailers: Indigo Books

Pelican ProGear i1075, $101.87
Designed to protect iPads with Smart Cover. Includes a watertight gasket, which creates a tight seal when case is shut, and the easy-open latch remains shut under pressure or after impact. The Automatic Purge Valve keeps water and dust out while balancing air pressure.
The cushion protects from impact shock yet won't scratch iPad. The case also comes with a removable shoulder strap and can be used vertically and horizontally, transforming into a portable office
Canadian Retailers: Mountain Equipment Coop

SpareOne Emergency Cell Phone, $99

SpareOne is the world’s only mobile phone powered by a single AA battery. Provides up to 10 hours of talk time on each battery and can keep a charge for 15 years if unused. You can add a regular SIM card and call (also comes with Micro-SIM adaptor for iPhones). The SpareOne can call Emergency services such as 911 without a SIM Card. Comes in a waterproof, talkthrough, flotable packaging. Extreme weather operating temperature range far greater than that of a smart phone (-40F to 120F).

Monopoly Zapped Edition, $29.99
Now you can play you favourite game of Monopoly alongside you iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone (download the app for free on iTunes - need the board to play).       
Bursting with multiplayer mini games, animation and fun audio, MONOPOLY zAPPed is a brand new digitally interactive game experience.           
Want to buy property, build houses or charge rent? In MONOPOLY zAPPed, the app is your Banker! Press your Touch-banking card to the screen of your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch to transfer your MONOPOLY dollars instantly
Canadian Retailers: Wal-mart, Toy R Us, Best Buy, Future Shop & Indigo (online only)

Logitech Washable Keyboard K310, $39.99

From a light dusting to a rinse in the kitchen sink, this washable keyboard from Logitech is easy to clean and dry. 
It is submergible in up to 30 cm /11 inches of water and has convenient drainage holes at the back for easy drying.
The Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 will work right out of the box, just plug it in and type away.
Canadian Retailers: Best Buy, Future Shop

Orbotix SPHERO from SHOP.CA, $109

Sphero is the first robotic ball gaming device that you control with a tilt, touch, or swing from your smartphone or tablet. You can even use Sphero as a controller for on-screen gameplay.
Sphero interacts seamlessly with mobile apps, giving you new ways to test your skills, play games with friends. 
Sign up to be a member of SHOP.CA and receive $25 Rewards
Canadian Retailers: www.SHOP.CA 

SOL REPUBLIC Tracks HD Anthem Headphones, $149.95
ANTHEM headphones are super durable, and SOL REPUBLIC stands by them with a unique 1,000 Day Guarantee. If your headband ever breaks, the company will send you a free replacement for up to 1,000 days after your purchase! SOL REPUBLIC also knows how annoying it is to lose your eartips, so they offer Eartips for Life. If you ever lose them or wear them out, you can get FREE replacements from SOL REPUBLIC by just sending them your serial number!
Michael Phelps wore SOL REPUBLIC headphones all throughout the London Olympic games because he is a huge fan of the sound & style delivered which are critical to his training routine during warm-ups & throughout the games.
All SOL REPUBLIC Tracks and Tracks HD headphones feature interchangeable pieces -- from headbands, cables to sound engines -- each piece is completely interchangeable so people can purchase the headband, cable and sound engines separately to build headphones that mix and match with their outfits, occasions or just to change up color or pattern.  
Canadian Retailers: Apple Store, www.shop.solrepublic.com 

Boston Acoustics TVee Model 25 Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer, $299
Boston Acoustics’ TVee Model 25 Home Theater Soundbar is a compact, “plug and play” system that improves your TV watching experience by dramatically enhancing the sound. It’s got a wireless subwoofer to really punch up the bass, and adds dynamic audio to all your favorite TV shows, movies, games, and music.
Best of all, the TVee Model 25 is super easy to set up, with just a one-wire hookup. And thanks to its simple remote control learning function – there’s no need for yet another remote
Canadian Retailers: Best Buy, www.Amazon.ca, www.BostonAcoustics.com 
Jabra SOLEMATE, The Ultimate Portable Speaker from The Source, $199
A portable wireless speaker that enables music lovers to enjoy the freedom of big sound with strong, deep bass from something the size and weight of a water bottle.
Its durable design is dust and splash resistant and it comes with a bag that provides an extra layer of protection in sand, moisture and sunny outdoor conditions. 
It  connects to any device that can play music - either corded or wirelessly - using Bluetooth technology
Canadian Retailers: The Source

32GB Nexus 7 tablet from Indigo, $269.99
The Nexus 7 – a state-of-the-art multi-tasking Android™ tablet.
The Nexus 7 by Google delivers a full Android™ tablet experience where users can read eBooks, play their favourite games, video chat, explore millions of songs, finish a presentation or watch HD content in stunning clarity. Thinner, lighter and more portable than other 7” tablets, the Nexus 7 also delivers up to 9 hours of HD video playback, up to 10 hours of web browsing or eReading for multi-taskers on-the-go.
Online shoppers at indigo.ca can have the Nexus 7 wrapped for free and shipped almost anywhere across Canada for free too.
Canadian Retailers: Indigo, Chapters

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