Help for the technically challenged

January 23, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Did you get the latest and greatest gadgets as gifts this holiday, but are unsure about just how to use them? Don't fear, there's help for the technically challenged!

You can learn more about gadget gifts and how to troubleshoot problems by visiting the manufacturer's Web site or by checking out reviews on CNET and PC World.

A really quick and easy way to learn more and to troubleshoot is to visit Retrevo.com and enter a query in the user manual search function.

Digital Photo Frame:
Kodak EasyShare W1020 Digital Photo Frame

Video Camera:
Pure Digital Flip Video Mino Camcorder

Bluetooth Headset:
Plantronics Discovery 925 Headset- Cerise

About Retrevo
Retrevo is the first matchmaker for people and electronics that makes finding, buying and using electronics products simple and fun. Retrevo is the first to use artificial intelligence technology to analyze, classify and summarize all relevant information on electronics products from both industry and social media sources including publishers, manufacturers, retailers, social networks, blogs, user reviews and even inside Adobe PDF user manuals. Consumers are presented with objective product evaluations and answers in visually simple and actionable forms that give them the confidence and control throughout their entire electronics products relationship lifecycle. Retrevo's Board of Advisors includes Holly Brown, Former President of Internet at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., Banny Banerjee, Director of Stanford Joint Program in Design and Bruce Berkoff, Chariman of the LCD TV Association. For more information, please visit .

Abou Alka Gupta
With more than a decade in the consumer internet space, Alka Gupta is responsible for revenue-generating deals and strategic partner relationships at Retrevo. Prior to Retrevo, she is Managing Director at The Ojas Group, where she provides advisory and board services to media start ups. Prior to founding The Ojas Group, Alka was with Lycos (NASDAQ: LCOS, acquired by Telefonica and subsequently Daum) for seven years, most recently as Vice President of Corporate Development. She joined Lycos in 1998 as one of the founding members of the Community products team and during her tenure Lycos grew to a presence in 42 countries and 116M uniques. Prior to Lycos, she was an executive with AT&T Solutions, US West International Strategy Group, and American Management Systems.

Alka holds a M.B.A. from The Wharton School and B.S. (cum laude) from Case Western Reserve University. She is a Distinguished Wharton Women in Business Alumna Award Nominee; a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE); an Advisory Board Member to Women2.0; a Member of Wharton Admissions Committee; etc. In her free time, she is passionate about her family, friends, restaurants, travel, and world news. With respect to her consumer electronics - she is a sucker for trendy looking products and waiting for a Retrevo Value Map emphasizing style!


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