If you hate AA batteries, but like inexpensive compacts with manual controls, the 16x zoom Canon PowerShot SX170 IS takes a good photo. Otherwise, seek out its predecessor, the SX160 IS.
This unique cell phone is so simple, it lacks a screen, yet offers a siren, emergency calling, and a flashlight.
Save for a change in resolution, the Coolpix L620 is just like its predecessor.
Though nothing extraordinary, the Nikon Coolpix L610 is a decent entry-level compact camera that shoots slightly above its price.
The K-5 II gets an enhanced autofocus system, plus a sibling without an antialiasing filter. And they're accompanied by a couple of new lenses.
Traditional batteries may never be the same again since Tetherboard displayed its working Tethercell prototype at CES 2013. It embeds Bluetooth into a traditional AA battery form.
Sanyo XX batteries offer good looks, low discharge, and high capacity for demanding electronics.
If you don't leave home without AA-powered gadgets and keep equipment with USB ports at the ready, the Moixa Energy USBCell AA NiMH batteries could be essential to pack in your laptop bag.
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The LS5 looks like a basic point-and-shoot with an above-average lens.