Panasonic Deluxe Set Nickel-Metal Hydride Rechargeable Batteries and Charger, $24.95 SRP with $5 mail-in rebate. Selling points: The set contains six 1600 mAh NiMH AA rechargeable batteries, two 650 mAh NiMH AAA rechargeable batteries, a Fast Charger and four C- and D-size battery adapters. Call (201) 392-4675 or visit www.panasonic.com.
GE/Sanyo Platinum Power Hands Free Kit and Charger for Nokia, Motorola and Samsung phones. Shipping at $49.95. Selling points: The Platinum Power line of headsets, chargers and hands-free kits will launch at CES, packaged in silver foil and bright colors. GE/Sanyo now claims to be No. 1 in wireless accessory sales. Visit www.sanyo.com.
Energizer EZ Change hearing aid battery dispenser (shipping now, $6.79 to $8.88, depending on size). Selling points: Available in 8-packs for the 10, 13 and 312 battery sizes and 6-packs for the 675, the EZ Change is designed to allow the user to insert a fresh battery directly from the dispenser into the hearing aid. Call (800) 383-7323 or visit www.energizer.com.