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It’s that time of year again – a season when the American economy relies on us to buy more than we can afford to propel ourselves out of economic turmoil. Need some help spending that holiday cash? You’ve come to the right place. If you've already read our magazine version, you're still in luck and the online version of our annual guide is even bigger and better.
Victorious Mongoose MiniIt looks like Weta has listened to everyone and made an affordable collectible! Sure, it may only be 3.1 inches long, but we like things that are miniaturized. If you're into steampunk, pick this up for the perfect desk accessory. It's dainty but deadly.$49.00; www.wetanz.comLight Up Marcus Fenix Series 2We’re suckers for Neca’s line of toys, and you will be too after seeing this 12-inch Marcus Fenix with LED lights. The highly detailed figure also comes with a COG pistol and Lancer. The head is a brand-new sculpt based on Marcus’ character model from Gears of War 2.$24.99; www.necaonline.com
Archos 9Anytime someone in a sci-fi film hands another person a report or diagnostic, it’s always on some awesome future computer tablet. While tablet PCs have been around for a while, they’re finally starting to get exciting. The Archos 9 features a futuristic design, touchscreen interface, Windows 7, Wi-Fi, and all the on-the-go features you could ever need.$500.00; www.archos.comStar Trek USB Flash DriveBoldly go where no movie has gone before. This individually numbered, limited edition USB drive sports 4GB of storage space and a classic shape. The DIVX file also comes with an option to burn a DVD so those without a media server can watch it on their TVs. There are no current plans for a reprint, so this makes a great collectible.£17.99; www.play.com