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MicroOptical reasoned that when you watch extended-play video, you'll get tired holding an iPod video at crooked-arm's length for a full episode of The Office. So they designed this VR-looking headset, the MyVu. You plug this in, stow your iPod, and the screen projects as if it were six feet away.

When I tried it, the video looked a touch small, but equitable. But it was fuzzy—I had to take off my glasses. MicroOptical offers prescription inserts for the MyVu, so you can watch in 20/20 and let your friends complain when they try it out.

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The MyVu weighs 68 grams and connects via an NTSC port, so it also works with your Archos, Zen, and may make a good camcorder viewfinder. MicroOptical has three more media toys in the works.

myvu [MicroOptical]