Keep it discreet By connecting wirelessly via Bluetooth to your BlackBerry, the InPulse allows you to discreetly glance at e-mails, texts and tweets as if you were checking the time. $156; preorder at www.getinpulse.com.
Crush-proof Sized to hold a phone, pager or PDA, the water-resistant, dustproof and crush-resistant Pelican 1010 Micro Case helps rugged adventurers protect their mobile devices from the elements. $13.50; www.mec.ca.
Vintage, yet modern The Olympus PEN has it all: a vintage look, pocket-friendly dimensions, point-and-shoot ease and the capability to take photos with interchangeable lenses like a digital SLR camera. $835; www.getolympus.ca.
Tiny traveller Get Wi-Fi on the road from any high-speed internet connection with TRENDnet's powerful, pocket-sized 300Mbps Wireless N Travel Router Kit. From $75; at various retailers.
Speak my language Get by in Japanese, Farsi and Russian with Ectaco's Partner P900/13, a 13-language communication system that acts as a real-time two-way interpreter. When you have time, browse its seven-million-word dictionary and audio phrase book. $699.95 through www.newegg.ca until Christmas.
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