October is breast cancer awareness month, and now you can support the cause and flaunt the latest tech gear. Numerous electronics manufacturers are launching pink-colored gizmos to back research for the disease, which affects more than 200,000 American women a year. Here are our picks of the crop.
Polaroid I533P Digital Camera
This 5.1-megapixel cutie with a 3x optical zoom features a 2.5-inch LCD screen and 16 megabytes of internal memory. $129, with a portion of the proceeds donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Available through Target, target.com.
Seagate Pink Pocket Hard Drive
Store up to 100 hours of digital music, 2,000 images, or six hours of digital video on this portable 6-gig external hard drive. The palm-size unit, which comes pre-loaded with songs by artists like Joan Jett and Toby Lightman, attaches to a computer with a retractable USB 2.0 cable, included. $109, with 10 percent of the purchase price benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. pinkpocket.seagatestorage.com.
Pioneer Inno in Electric Pink
This portable, 1-gig gadget plays FM and XM satellite radio, records and stores MP3 files, and allows for customization of song lists. But best yet, thanks to its buffer feature, you can save an entire tune up to 10 minutes after it has started playing. $350 (plus monthly XM Radio subscription), with $30 of the Inno's purchase price benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. pioneerelectronics.com. —Deputy Articles editor Nicole Sforza