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Wish List: Gifts for the Road Warrior

  • <p>This durable, slim notebook offers Samsung's new SSD technology, a bump-proof solid-state drive absent the moving parts, the noise and heat, and half of the bulk of a traditional hard disk drive. $2,199; <a href="http://www.dell.com" target="_blank">dell.com</a></p>
  • <p>Pininfarina, the design firm behind Alfa Romeos and Maseratis, has paired with luxe bag maker Bric's to create the ultimate carry-on, a 21-inch-high hard-shell roller available in red, black, silver, or gray. $350; <a href="http://www.brics.it" target="_blank">brics.it</a></p>
  • <p>For bicoastals prone to red-eye flights, this sweatshirt boasts a special pocket for ear plugs, a "light shield" flap to cover your eyes, armpit zippers for airing out, and yes, a built-in inflatable neck pillow. $100; <a href="http://store.burton.com" target="_blank">store.burton.com</a></p>
  • <p>TomTom marries GPS with the wisdom of crowds. The tiny touch-screen device eliminates outdated maps by allowing the company's community of millions of users to update, share, and download the latest data. $500; <a href="http://www.tomtom.com" target="_blank">tomtom.com</a></p>
  • <p>Carry-on approved! Every bottle in the Essential Starter Kit is only 1 ounce and packaged in a clear zip pouch. The six-piece set includes body wash, two moisturizers, face cleanser, shampoo, and conditioner. $30; <a href="http://www.malinandgoetz.com" target="_blank">malinandgoetz.com</a></p>
  • <p>Think of the Vuzix AV920 as a big-screen TV jammed into a pair of sun-glasses. Hook it up to your video iPod or a portable DVD player and watch up to five hours of hi-res 2-D and 3-D video on the equivalent of a 62-inch screen. $350; <a href="http://www.vuzix.com/iwear" target="_blank">vuzix.com/iwear</a></p>
  • 01 /06

    This durable, slim notebook offers Samsung's new SSD technology, a bump-proof solid-state drive absent the moving parts, the noise and heat, and half of the bulk of a traditional hard disk drive. $2,199; dell.com

  • 02 /06

    Pininfarina, the design firm behind Alfa Romeos and Maseratis, has paired with luxe bag maker Bric's to create the ultimate carry-on, a 21-inch-high hard-shell roller available in red, black, silver, or gray. $350; brics.it

  • 03 /06

    For bicoastals prone to red-eye flights, this sweatshirt boasts a special pocket for ear plugs, a "light shield" flap to cover your eyes, armpit zippers for airing out, and yes, a built-in inflatable neck pillow. $100; store.burton.com

  • 04 /06

    TomTom marries GPS with the wisdom of crowds. The tiny touch-screen device eliminates outdated maps by allowing the company's community of millions of users to update, share, and download the latest data. $500; tomtom.com

  • 05 /06

    Carry-on approved! Every bottle in the Essential Starter Kit is only 1 ounce and packaged in a clear zip pouch. The six-piece set includes body wash, two moisturizers, face cleanser, shampoo, and conditioner. $30; malinandgoetz.com

  • 06 /06

    Think of the Vuzix AV920 as a big-screen TV jammed into a pair of sun-glasses. Hook it up to your video iPod or a portable DVD player and watch up to five hours of hi-res 2-D and 3-D video on the equivalent of a 62-inch screen. $350; vuzix.com/iwear

This durable, slim notebook offers Samsung's new SSD technology, a bump-proof solid-state drive absent the moving parts, the noise and heat, and half of the bulk of a traditional hard disk drive. $2,199; dell.com

A version of this article appeared in the December 2007 issue of Fast Company magazine.