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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

Qosmio X305-Q725, New Mobile Gaming Monster from Toshiba.

01/06/2009, [CES 2009] Toshiba is coming up with a new gaming monster laptop to complete its line of Qosmio X305. Equipped with the new low cost Intel Quad Core Q9000 (30% of the QX 9300′s price), the Qosmio X305-Q725 is going after the top of the line, the...

Sandisk Ultra Backup 64GB

01/06/2009, Many of us don’t even pay attention anymore, but having 64GB in a USB key is actually really cool. Sandisk is taking advantage of this extra capacity to build a new product with the Sandisk Ultra Backup. The idea is that a dumb 64GB drive is much...

Logitech G35 Surround Sound Headset

01/06/2009, [CES 2009] Another new gadget for gamers and it looks really cool in the picture. It is supposed to provide an immersive experience, thanks to the 7.1 surround sound and the Dolby technology that provides a detailed soundfield. Another cool feature is the...

Logitech G9x Laser Mouse for Gamers.

01/06/2009, [CES 2009] Logitech is coming up with the new version of its famous highly customizable gaming mouse, the G9. The design is exactly the same and from the spec sheets it was hard to tell what is new here. The only new feature that i could spot is the...

Logitech Harmony 1100 Universal Remote

01/06/2009, [CES 2009] The new version of the Logitech Harmony 1000 universal remote wins CES Best of Innovation Award in Home Entertainement, the second time for the Harmony line. One knows how hard the universal remote business is and I am not sure if this is the...

MindFlex Game by Mattel

01/05/2009, [CES 2009] To complete the trend of product trying to use the human-brain interface, Mattel is coming to CES with this game that requires to wear a headset full of sensors measuring the user’s brainwave activity. Using mental concentration, the...

HP Firebird With Voodoo DNA, Hands-On

01/05/2009, We got to spend some time with the HP Firebird with Voodoo DNA and while some describe it as a gaming machine, I don’t think that I would agree. A large chunk of the resources (your money) spent on this computer is geared towards making it silent...

HP Mini 2140 Netbook Gets a Larger Display

01/05/2009, The HP Mini 2140 is an update of the Mini 2133 that we have previously reviewed. HP has been listening to their customers and have improved a few things that were high on the users wish list. First, the display size: 10.1″ is a bit more comfortable...

HP Pavilion dv2: affordable thin and light

01/05/2009, The 13.3″ format for thin and light laptop is dominating these days, but HP thinks that a well-priced 12.1″ can gain some traction. In this case, well-price would mean “around $700″. Currently, internet prices tend to hover around...

Samsung HMX-H100 full-HD camcorder

01/05/2009, [CES 2009] This is the entry level model from the new Samsung H-series camcorders, unlike the other 3 models it does not have an internal SSD but requires a SD/SDHC card. Thanks to the H.264 compression, users can record up to six hours of full HD video...

Samsung HMX-H106 and H-Series 1080p Camcorders

01/05/2009, [CES 2009] Samsung has just launched its H-Series of digital, full HD camcorders. It features a Schneider Kreuznach Varioplan lens with an optical stabilizer, a 10X optical zoom, and use flash memory (solid state drive) as the recording medium. The H106...

Vivitar Rolls Out New Products

01/05/2009, [CES 2009] Sakar International will be parading a range of Vivitar products at CES 2009, and among them include the $129.95 Vivitar V8400P underwater digital camera that features 8.1 megapixels’ worth of goodness. Perfect for those who love snapping...

MSI Gets Busy For CES 2009

01/05/2009, [CES 2009] The MSI booth will certainly be abuzz with activity this CES, economic downturn or not. The company will be parading a range of netbooks and computers for us to drool over, and among them will be the recently covered U115 Hybrid, which lays...