192: FESTIVE PHONE; Gadgets and Gizmos
Byline: PIERS TOWNLEY
Put yourself in the picture with a cult camera from Russia
If you're fed up of digital, try the Lomo camera website. Since it first seeped into the west many years ago, the Russian Lomo camera has now achieved almost legendary status simply because it was so duff. What this led to was praise among arty types for blurred, weird-effect pictures - and the sturdy cameras took off. Now you can buy cameras that take motion capture-type pictures for pounds 30. They have four lenses each, firing off just after one another. Find out more on www.lomo.com
Now you can process your own photos without downloading to a PC
Hewlett Packard are promoting a mini, portable photo lab in a bid to cream off the huge sales in digital cameras this Christmas. They've designed the p100 printer and c318 digital camera to be compatible and self- contained, no downloading to a PC before you print out your snaps. The printer will read CompactFlash?, SmartMedia? and Sony MemoryStick? memory cards so chances are your current camera will work with it. The camera is pounds 179 on its own, the printer pounds 129.
Nose for fuzzaway
Embarrassing it might be, but at least the method of getting rid of nose hair looks sleek, giving the ultimate meaning to fuzzaway. To see more, not the hair, log onto www. remington.co.uk, with stockists selling the pounds 12 kit on 0800 212438.
At least it's a break from featuring all the MP3 and phone gadgets out there and, if all else fails, it might work at stirring the morning coffee. We'll just give it a whirl...
THE new Nokia 5510, the most eagerly awaited mobile, should be available before Christmas. It combines all the elements of the phone technology out there with a handheld console feel much like the game boy family. …