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CES is the acronym for the (International) Consumer Electronics Show, one of the largest consumer-electronics shows in the world. Although it is held in Las Vegas today, the first CES happened in June 1967 in New York City and Bob Gavin, the CEO of Motorola was the opening keynote speaker for that first edition. Subsequently, CES was held twice a year: the summer edition was in New York, and the winter edition was in Las Vegas, that is, until 1998 when CES became a once-a-year show. CES has been the introduction place for key products and technologies, including: Pong (1975), Nintendo NES (1985), Tetris (1988), Compact Disc (1991), HDTV (1998), Xbox (2001), Blu-Ray (2003), OLED TV (2008). Check our latest CES Coverage

ioGear Wireless HD Kit

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Wireless is the way to go, and ioGear has come up with its Wireless HD Kit. For folks who love model numbers this is the unpronounceable GWAV8141K, where it supposedly makes your home less of a mess – either that or it makes more space...

ioGear Solar Bluetooth hands-free car kit

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] ioGear knows that green is in (can’t you tell by their corporate color?), and their Solar Bluetooth hands-free car kit is pretty self-explanatory. It allows you to hook up with any Bluetooth-enabled device, letting you have both hands on...

Palm Press Conference Wrap-Up

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Palm picked up a slew of accolades at CES last year with the release of their pre smartphone as well as its webOS, but somehow they did not manage to translate that success on the commercial front to one huge money spinning business. Well, let...

Palm pixi plus

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Finally, Palm came up with their pixi plus a few months after their pixi (read our pixi review) made headlines. This smartphone is targeted at those who want to make their maiden jump to the wrorld of smartphones, and the most important...

NVIDIA @ CES: new Tegra, Audi, Stereo

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] If you have not followed our live coverage of NVIDIA this morning (you should have!), here’s an overview of what happened: First, NVIDIA’s CEO laid out the case for a tablet format, before announcing Tegra 2, a low-power mobile chip...

NVIDIA Tegra 2 officially launched

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Tegra 2 is official and put simply, it looks awesome. NVIDIA estimates that it is four times faster than the original Tegra chip while staying in the same power and thermal envelope. And looking at the diagram, we can understand why: the chip...

Alienware M11x gaming notebook

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] The lines between a notebook and netbook are definitely blurring, with the Dell Alienware M11x gaming notebook being the latest device that ought to keep you happy if you’re a hardcore gamer who loves getting your game on wherever you...

JVC Kaboom makes a comeback

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] We admit that the JVC RV-NB50, also known as the Kaboom, resembles something that won’t be out of place from the Transformers series, leaning more towards the Decepticon line than the Autobots. First released a dozen years ago and making...

JVC HA-NC260 noise-canceling headphones

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] There is a big difference between sound and noise, and good to know that JVC’s latest HA-NC260 headphones cancels out the latter without compromising on sound quality for a superior listening experience. Inside the HA-NC260, you will find...

JVC Everio GZ-MS230 camcorder

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] JVC further expands their Everio line of camcorders with the GZ-MS230 this CES, where you ought to be able to compensate for your lack of video capturing skills with technology thrown into the GZ-MS230 for good measure. For example, you can...

JVC GZ-HM1 HD Everio camcorder

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] JVC’s GZ-HM1 HD Everio camcorder might debut at CES 2010, but it won’t be out until March later this year for $1,199.95. At that price point, what can you expect from it? For starters, it packs in 64GB of internal flash memory which...

Mint: Intelligent Floor Cleaning Robot

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Today, Evolution Robotics announced Mint, a new type of floor cleaner robot. Unlike the popular Roomba from iRobot, Mint has a square form factor and is over 3 inches smaller, sitting at under 10 inches wide, making it possible to clean into...

Toshiba Qosmio X505 laptop (2010)

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Toshiba aims to offer a new portable laptop that won’t break the bank despite boasting elite level performance with their latest Qosmio X505, where you will be able to enjoy multi-core Intel Core processors and gamer-friendly NVIDIA...

Toshiba Satellite U505 laptop

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Toshiba expands their Satellite laptop line with the U505, where this portable and lightweight device comes in a sleek textured finish that delivers multimedia performance and entertaining features including a touch screen display to keep it...