By Leo Laporte, Michael Miller
Machine geeks and expertise buffs, this can be the e-book for you! Leo Laporte's 2006 machine advisor is the definitive consultant to all your gadget-buying questions for 2005-06. Leo Laporte, host of TechTVs "Call for aid" and Que Publishing's resident device guru, boils down the reams and reams of product specifications, slices in the course of the advertising and marketing hype, and offers his better of breed selections for every little thing from electronic cameras to MP3 avid gamers. equipped in a sereis of different types, corresponding to "Gadgets for the last word domestic Theater," Leo gives you the easiest selections for devices and kit on any type of funds. this is often the final word advisor for an individual attracted to devices, gidgets, whos-its and whats-its. do not buy groceries back with no it!"
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Leo Laporte's 2006 Gadget Guide by Leo Laporte, Michael Miller