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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

Case Logic CLCS Security Friendly Laptop Briefcase

01/08/2009, [CES 2009] Want to get through security checkpoints at the airport in a speedy manner so that you can continue with doing something else that is more important? The Case Logic CLCS security friendly laptop briefcase ought to do the trick, as it was...

Westinghouse Digital TX-55F350Z LCD HDTV

01/07/2009, [CES 2009] Westinghouse Digital has taken the opportunity to introduce its TX-55F350Z LCD HDTV at CES, where this 55″ monster will feature full HD resolution at 1080p with a 120Hz frame rate that refreshes images faster for added clarity. These...

PogoPlug Connects Any External USB drive to The Internet

01/07/2009, The idea behind PogoPlug is simple: Plug it on an electrical outlet, then hook it up to your wired Ethernet network. Finally, connect a USB drive to it and voila, you have an internet accessible USB drive. The user will just have to register its drive to...

HP DX9000 TouchSmart Business PC

01/07/2009, [CES 2009] HP just launched the HP DX9000, a business version of the TouchSmart PC known as HP IQ506. The HP DX9000 shares the same physical characteristics as the HP IQ506, but the difference lies in the additional software like HP Power Manager, an...

Sony VAIO P-series: 1.4 pounds 8-inch display with GPS

01/07/2009, [CES 2009] We just got out the Sony press conference and we got our hands on the highly rumored “pocket size” (if you have large pockets) Sony VAIO. Personally, I love the design and I would get one to cover tech conferences. Some people think...

Seagate FreeAgent Theater HD Media Player

01/07/2009, [CES 2009] Seagate is no stranger when it comes to storage solutions, and has released its new Seagate FreeAgent Theater HD media player at CES, offering users a complete home theater solution that was specially developed to work in tandem with their own...

Sony Walkman NWZ-W202

01/07/2009, [CES 2009] Sony is coming up with another version of its Walkman that limits the length of wires, it is especially cool for the gym. It supports MP3/AAC/WMA (DRM)/L-PCM and WMT files and fully charges in 30 minutes for over 12 hours of music playback. It...

Samsung SL102 and SL420

01/07/2009, [CES 2009] Nothing is really new or exciting in this line of compact and colorful 10.2 megapixel digital cameras. The SL102 (photo) offers a 3x optical zoom, a 2.5″ LCD, a VGA (640×480) movie mode while the SL420 has a 5x zoom, a 2.7″ LCD...

Samsung HZ10W: 24 mm Ultra-Wide Angle 10x Zoom

01/07/2009, [CES 2009] Today, Samsung is introducing a high end 10.2 mega-pixel compact digital camera featuring an ultra-wide angle 24 mm Schneider lens with a 10x zoom. It has a 2.7″ TFT LCD screen and shoots HD video (720P) at 30 fps in H.264 compression...

Toshiba REGZA SV670 Series

01/07/2009, [CES 2009] The Toshiba press conference just ended 30 minutes ago and the new line up of LCD is pretty interesting. The REGZA SV670, the top of the line (photo), comes in 46″ and 55″ size. Features include: * Stunning Deep Lagoon(TM) Infinity...

Netgear ReadyNAS Pro Pioneer Edition has a 9TB Capacity

01/07/2009, The Netgear ReadyNAS series is a little bigger: the ReadyNAS Pro Pioneer Edition is an network attached storage (NAS) that is powered by an Intel multicore processor like those found in PCs. It can receive up to 6 drives and use RAID 6, a protocol that...

Netgear ITV2000 Connects Your TV to Web Video Services for Cheap

01/07/2009, Roku was the most famous $99 web video stream box, but the arrival of the Netgear ITV200 might change that a little, although they don’t address the same market, for now. The ITV2000 lets you connect to free web services like YouTube or other...

Synaptics Adds Gestures For Its Trackpads

01/07/2009, Since its last September update, Synaptics has been busy adding new gestures to its trackpad driver. This time around, here’s how Synaptics describes the changes (see image above): Two-Finger Scroll for easy window scrolling in both horizontal and...

SanDisk Sansa slotRadio

01/07/2009, [CES 2009] It is only fitting to release the Sansa slotRadio in Vegas – where else do you find as many slots in America? This new device from SanDisk thrives on its companion line of slotRadio music cards that were specially designed for the casual...