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Portable Valet
Garmin Nüvi 350; $640; www.garmin.com

Paul English, Co-founder and CTO, Kayak.com

Not all GPS devices are created equal. I should know because I've owned plenty, and none has matched the Garmin Nü 350 in style or function. The design is beautifully minimalist--bulky entry keys have been replaced by a touchscreen display, and the Nü slips easily into my pocket. But it's also packed with features, including an MP3 and audiobook player, a travel clock with time-zone data, and a converter for foreign currencies and measurements.

If I'm listening to music, the Nüvi will automatically pause the song to tell me which way to go before resuming play. I'd also recommend the optional translation software, which speaks words or sentences in nine languages, and the travel guide, which has restaurant reviews and other information for 50 U.S. cities. In other words, not only will the Nüvi help you find nearby Chinese restaurants, it'll tell you which one has the spiciest kung pao.

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