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When judged against the low expectations of pico projectors, the 3M MPro120 isn't bad, but it really isn't bright enough for projecting at larger sizes and it should include an adapter for Apple iPods and iPhones.
The TouchPico comes with a stylus that lets people interact with their Android apps.
The TouchPico projector and sensor takes your favorite Android apps from a small screen to a wall or table.
Two new portable projectors from Philips let you throw a screen on the wall, no matter where you are.
Aaxa's L1 laser projector uses cutting-edge projection technology and has some excellent features, but its picture quality isn't any better than that of cheaper pico projectors.
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A retractable dock on Micron Technology's upcoming Pop Video pico projector allows you to clip the unit onto your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Measuring just 1.77 inches wide, the cube-shaped beamer is small enough to fit in the palms of your hand.
While it has a few small shortcomings and is somewhat pricey at $300, the sleekly designed Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector is one of the better 2012 pico projectors.
When a tablet screen just isn't big enough, TouchPico steps in with an Android PC that projects a huge touchscreen on just about any surface.
Instead of a hologram of Princess Leia pleading for help, this beloved "Star Wars" astromech projects a virtual keyboard.