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Best of What's New 2005

PUBLISHER'S WELCOME

Come Play at Popular Science's Best of What's New Showcase. Each product and technology represents a significant step forward in their category, and each impacts the future...now. We invite you to interact with the products, and log onto popsci.com to tell us which one gets your vote for the Best of What's New.

–Gregg R. Hano, Publisher

AUTO TECH

American Honda

Motor Company

2006 Honda Civic

Hybrid Engine

800-33-HONDA

Saab USA

Saab BioPower

800-SAAB-USA

AVIATION & SPACE

Air Force Research Laboratory

Vehicles Directorate

XSS-11

CARS

Mercedes-Benz

2007 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

800-For-Mercedes

COMPUTING

Toshiba Storage Device

Division

Toshiba 1.8-inch 40GB HDD with PMR Technology

949-583-3000

Airgo

Pre-N wireless router

650-475-5546

Belkin

Pre-N wireless router

800-223-5546

GADGETS

Charge 2 Go, Inc.

Charge 2 Go

732-886-1249

XM Satellite Radio

Delphi XM MyFiâ

GENERAL INNOVATION

Ascadia, Inc.

Zubbles

651-641-2861

BlastGard International,Inc.

BlastWrap

IBM

The Cell Broadband Engine Architecture

800-IBM-4YOU

HOME TECHNOLOGY

Timber Treatment Technologies

TimberSIL

866-318-9432

Engineered Glass Products

Thermiqueâ Towel Warmer

by e(g)p

312-326-4710

iRobot

iRobot Scooba Floor

Washing Robot

866-726-6229

PERSONAL HEALTH

Apex Fitness Group

bodybuggâ

800-656-2739

Ossur, Inc.

The Power Kneeâ

800-233-6263

Tyrell, Inc.

Zeno

888-4my-zeno

PHOTOGRAPHY

JVC Company of America

JVC Everio G-Series

Hard Disk Camcorder

800-526-5308

RECREATION

Volvo Penta

Inboard Performance System

NEMO Equipment

Sako Air Supported Tent

800-997-9301

RKS Guitars

Original Hollowbody

805-988-2144