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10 cool gadgets we can't wait to get our hands on

They're not available here... yet

The coolest gadgets almost always debut overseas. But we'll get them eventually, and we can't wait

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Aigo USB Dongle

It's a laptop! No, it's an HDTV!

Actually, it's both - thanks to Aigo's USB Dongle, which uses Legend Silicon's LGS-8GL5 chip set to receive and decode high-definition TV broadcasts on the go. Plug it into any laptop's USB port to receive terrestrial signals from China's new mobile HDTV broadcast network, created specifically for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The dongle is one of dozens of portable high-def receivers that are being installed in buses, taxis, and public venues throughout China.

Availability: China only

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