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IN PICTURES: Wacky and wild products at CES

Who wouldn't want an Internet-connected smart rabbit? Or maybe an iPhone case that doubles as a bottle opener?

IN PICTURES: Wacky and wild products at CES next



Mobile Phone That (Almost) Never Dies: SpareOne is a no-frills mobile phone that, if unused, can hold a charge for up to 15 years, according to its manufacturer XPAL Power. What's its power source? This dual-band GSM handset comes with an Energizer Ultimate Lithium L91 battery, but it also works with off-the-shelf AA (Alkaline, NiMH, or Lithium) power sticks. Talk time is ten hours. The price: A very nice $50. Not bad for an emergency backup phone.

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