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Duracell Introduces New Emergency Powerpack

The Duracell Powerpack 450
Duracell Introduces New Emergency Power Products to Help Bring Consumers Peace of Mind at Home or on the Road - New study shows glaring unpreparedness for power outages

Bethel, CT (PRWEB) November 6, 2008 -- When an emergency strikes, nothing is more welcoming than a calm voice and a reliable power supply. Duracell® is providing a bit of both with the introduction of Duracell® Powerpack 450 with Voice. It's a solution that consumers need, according to a recent survey¹ that shows the majority of Americans are not equipped for power emergencies either at home or on the road.

The Duracell Powerpack 450

Duracell® Powerpack 450 with Voice is a durable, stand-alone power supply with 450 watts of AC household power for important electronics and appliances. Its voice technology - new to the portable power category - "talks" consumers through how to use the Powerpacks' built-in vehicle jump-start system. The voice technology also tells consumers how to inflate a tire with the Powerpack's built-in air compressor, and it tells them how much runtime they have for each device connected to the Powerpack's multiple outlets.

"The Duracell Powerpack 450 with Voice is designed to be rugged to stand up to road trips, picnics and camping," said Rick June, Duracell vice president and general manager. "It also provides the reassurance of a night light and a comforting voice. When you are away from home, it's great to know you have a power backup that can also help perform the most obvious and crucial road fixes."

Americans today are more dependent than ever on their electronic devices, especially when it comes to staying in touch with the important people in their lives. Yet, when it comes to being prepared for something as simple as a loss of power--at home or on the road--most people are not as ready as they should be, according to a survey by Xantrex Technology Inc. and Duracell. A startling 91 percent of Americans surveyed admit that outages make them anxious, yet most of them have not taken the necessary precautions to prepare. Sixty-one percent report they do not have any backup power sources in their homes.¹

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John Stewart

Consumer Focused Website about Binoculars Launched

TheBinocularSite.com announces its re-launch into the binocular industry with a new look, new content and a renewed consumer focus.

Guelph, ON (PRWEB) November 4, 2008 - TheBinocularSite.com, recently bought by website publisher MFE Interactive, announced the official launch of the revamped website today, complete with a new look and new content. The new version of the site offers in depth looks at the offerings of the top binocular manufacturers as well as detailed information on individual pairs of binoculars complete with consumer ratings and reviews.

"We have detailed information and product specifications for hundreds of pairs of binoculars, including the ability to leave and read consumer reviews and ratings on each. We're looking forward to seeing the number of reviews grow over time. We know one of the biggest uses for binoculars is within the birding community. So we thought adding a directory of birding locales to the site, with descriptions, pictures and the ability to rate and review each made sense for our users. We'd like to become a resource for not only researching and purchasing binoculars, but also for the use of them."

The company liked the idea and found a website to revive into a true consumer portal. Over the course of the next several months, content was developed that detailed the offerings of 25 of the top manufacturers in the binocular industry, from Alpen to Zeiss, and consumer guides were written to help site visitors learn what they needed to know before making a purchase. There is also in-depth information on individual pairs of binoculars.

"We have detailed information and product specifications for hundreds of pairs of binoculars, including the ability to leave and read consumer reviews and ratings on each. We're looking forward to seeing the number of reviews grow over time," said Stuart Wood, a Marketing Specialist for TheBinocularSite.com.

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John Stewart

Motorola Introduces New Portable GPS System

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Motorola Makes It Easy to Go Places With MOTONAV GPS Systems, Exclusively at RadioShack. The MOTONAV™ TN20 provides spoken street names and turn-by-turn directions; MOTONAV™TN30 enables drivers to find destinations and make Bluetooth hands-free calls

New York, New York (PRWEB) October 27, 2008 -- Motorola, Inc. today expands its accessories portfolio with two new portable Global Positioning Systems (GPS) that will give consumers peace of mind when driving in unfamiliar places. Launching exclusively at RadioShack Corporation, one of the nation's most trusted consumer electronics specialty retailers, MOTONAV TN20 is reliable, easy to use and relieves the stress of driving in unfamiliar places with spoken street names and turn-by-turn directions. MOTONAV TN30, a Bluetooth®-enabled1 GPS navigation system, combines the confidence of finding a destination with a speaker for hands-free cell phone connectivity.

Motorola's brand name and brand recognition are highly regarded in consumer electronics and we are proud to be a part of this important launchBy expanding our Motorola product offerings in our almost 5,800 company and dealer stores in neighborhoods across the country, we can continue to help customers choose the best personal technology solutions to meet their needs.

"Motorola is pleased to work with RadioShack to provide drivers with GPS navigation systems that are designed and tested for durability and ease of use," said Sean Ramsey, general manager Companion Products, Motorola, Inc. "TN20 is the ideal unit for first-time or experienced GPS users to easily get them where they need to go and TN30 is designed for those who are looking to combine navigation and Bluetooth hands-free calling at a great price."

"Motorola's brand name and brand recognition are highly regarded in consumer electronics and we are proud to be a part of this important launch," said Peter Whitsett, executive vice president-merchandising, RadioShack. "By expanding our Motorola product offerings in our almost 5,800 company and dealer stores in neighborhoods across the country, we can continue to help customers choose the best personal technology solutions to meet their needs."

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John Stewart

New 4x4 Trails Book Released by Alder Publishing

Venture into Nevada Territory with Adler Publishing

New Nevada Trails Western Region
39 trails, from easy to challenging; including GPS coordinates and Topographic maps

Visit ghost towns and mining camps; follow in the footsteps of Pony Express riders. View wild horses in their natural habitat. Let the old ruins of Nevada’s many ghost towns transport you back to an exciting period of America’s history. Discover Adler Publishing’s latest release and explore some of the amazing sites Nevada has to offer.
 
For more information or to purchase, visit Alder Publishing.

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Pioneer Multimedia Navigation GPS Receivers Available

 Lessco Electronics now shipping full line of Pioneer Avic F series multimedia navigation GPS receivers as well as the new full line.

/24-7PressRelease/ - PATCHOGUE, NY, August 25, 2008 - Lessco Electronics has announced the addition of the highly anticipated Pioneer AVIC-F series GPS navigation systems to their inventory. The AVIC-F units will begin shipping is Aug 24th 2008, nonetheless Lessco Electronics has plans to begin an aggressive marketing campaign to promote the new in-dash and portable AVIC-F systems.


With Pioneer's four upcoming releases, customers will certainly be able to find ways to integrate the highly coveted GPS navigation into any vehicle. The AVIC-F500BT is a portable GPS navigation unit that could easily be mounted on any dashboard or windshield while all three AVIC-F700BT, AVIC-F900BT, and the AVIC-F90BT are in-dash navigation units. The AVIC-F Series is the next generation after the highly successful Pioneer AVIC-D Series which debuted over 4 years ago. Just like the AVIC-D3, the AVIC-F series will have 32,768 user customizable colors, giving consumers the ability to match the unit's color to virtually any color they wish, which is an incredibly helpful feature to anyone desiring to have a completely integrated look. In addition, all four AVIC-F products will feature a 5.8" LCD touchscreen with attractive interface and stylish front panel designs.

The Pioneer AVIC-F products will also have some new features, previously unheard of even in high-quality top-tier products. The navigation interface is modernized and the map images are redesigned, giving the units a very high-tech look. The map data is now built-in to the internal memory of the AVIC-F units instead of the previous, DVD-loaded AVIC-D models. The AVIC-F units will also feature a highly adaptive and intelligent voice command function that could detect human conversational fill-in words such as "Um" or "Uhh" and could even ask questions back to the user. In the case where a user would like to use the built-in Bluetooth hands-free technology to dial a phonebook entry where there is more than one number for an entry, the voice command system will converse with the user to confirm which number he or she would like to call; however, the voice command is not limited to only phone-call commands, but could also be use command playback controls of audio functions.

There is also built-in Bluetooth featured in each of the AVIC-F models without any additional accessories and could even receive iPod / iPod Video sources. The AVIC-F90BT in-dash navigation and the AVIC-F500BT portable GPS device will be able to receive MSN Direct information, which displays local weather, traffic, and even movie times. The AVIC-F90BT is the Premier branded unit, with high-voltage preamp outputs and a 2-year warranty. Both the AVIC-F90BT and the non-Premier branded AVIC-F900BT is capable of DVD video playback with DivX support, however the lower-priced AVIC-F700BT does not support DVD video playback. All AVIC-F in-dash navigation units could also receive Sirius or XM Satellite sources as well as the increasingly popular HD Radio.

Lessco Electronics customers will be able to order any of the Pioneer AVIC-F products and its accompanying accessories, but should not expect the products to ship until mid-August. The Pioneer AVIC-F units will be sold on a "first-come, first-served" basis and customers are encouraged to take advantage of ordering early so to speed the ordering process.

Lessco Electronics is based in the heart of Long Island New York. For more information, please visit: http://www.lesscoelectronics.com

About Lessco Electronics

Lessco Electronics for all your mobile electronics needs! Car - marine stereo, mobile audio video, speakers, radios, amplifiers, lighting, car alarm, remote start - auto starter systems.

 

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