CES 2009

Jan 16, 2009

Sony X-Series Walkman video preview

Posted by in CES 2009, Events, Manufacturer, MP3 Players, Portable Gadgets, Sony
Sony Walkman X-Series media player

Sony have launched the Sony X-Series Walkman, the first Walkman designed to take on the iPod Touch. Not only can this beast play music and videos, it’ll also let you browse the Web, and comes with Wi-Fi and a user interface that’s at least as good as Apple’s legendary multi-touch interface. In other words, it’s […]


Jan 15, 2009

How HDTVs will look in 2010 and beyond

Posted by in Articles, CES 2009, Events, HDTV, Opinion, Video and TV
new HDTV technology

Now that CES 2009 has finished, we have more of an idea of what’s in store for HDTV in 2009. Better still, several distinct new trends were on display, which point to the future of HDTV. We round up those trends in this article to give a revealing glimpse of what you can expect from […]


Jan 10, 2009

CES 2009: Sony's Web Browsing Camera

Posted by in CES 2009, Gadgets, Sony, Technology, Wi-Fi
Sony's Cyber-shot DSC-G3

This camera has everything; the picture even has a snazzy “web2.0” reflection. Manufactures have been adding features and gizmos to mobile phones for years but this could be the first sign that cameras are going to get the same treatment. We have been moving towards the one device to control them all for sometime but […]


Jan 9, 2009

Pioneer confuses Engadget, fans set 'em straight

Posted by in CES 2009, DVD player, Events, Pioneer, Video and TV
Pioneer DV-420V DVD player

Pioneer has announced the Pioneer DV-420V at CES 2009, an upscaling DVD player that has two tricks up its sleeve: the ability to rip tunes from a CD and store them as MP3 files onto a USB device (including an MP3 player or external hard-drive); and the ability to confuse the hell out of Engadget!


Jan 9, 2009

CES 2009: JVC launch cat-controlled Hi-Fi with iPod dock

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JVC Micro Audio Systems

JVC have been showing off a range of new Micro Audio Systems that integrate nicely with an iPod. I say nicely – the iPod simply slots into a slot at the top, and just sits there looking gormless against the giant black behemoth beneath it! The JVC system might be micro in Hi-Fi terms, but […]


Jan 9, 2009

CES 2009: Samsung P3 – a touchscreen haptic MP4 player

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Samsung P3 MP4 player

Samsung have announced the Samsung P3 at CES 2009, a brand new MP4 player that features a new touchscreen haptic user interface that’s designed to take on the iPod Touch at its own game. The iPod Touch made existing MP3 players look as outdated as mobile phones when the iPhone came out, but this may […]


Jan 8, 2009

Samsung MBP200, the world's first pico projector PMP

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Samsung MBP200 Pico projector PMP

CES 2009 wasn’t only about HDTVs – a number of stunning new PMPs have also been shown off the by electronic giants. Take, for instance, the Samsung MBP200 Pico Projector. At first glance, it’s a rather boxy-looking Personal Media Player with a 2.2″ screen, but it comes with one rather special feature…


Jan 8, 2009

CES 2009: SanDisk Sansa slotRadio

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SanDisk Sansa slotRadio

SanDisk showcased a rather usual mp3 player at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. It is called the Sansa slotRadio, priced at around $100 and doesn’t have its own internal memory to store the music. Instead it relies on a partner in crime, the slotRadio music card that was specifically designed for the casual music […]


Jan 8, 2009

The lazy reader's guide to the best HDTVs at CES 2009

Posted by in CES 2009, Events, HDTV, Video and TV
Sharp AQUOS BD HDTV

Which are the best HDTVs out of the hundreds that were shown off at CES 2009? After spending hours hoovering up all the HDTV-related news, it seems an impossible question to answer, but the following posts provide an overview of the best that the big guns had on display. There’ll be more coverage of these […]


Jan 8, 2009

CES 2009: Samsung HDTVs with wireless DLNA, YouTube, LEDs, ktichen sinks

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Samsung Series 8 LED TV

Last, but by no means least in this little round-up of HDTVs at CES 2009, comes the biggest gun of all – Samsung, the world’s biggest gadget manufacturer, who’ve launched a seemingly endless number of new HDTVs. Joining LG, Samsung have also been showing off a new range of Internet TV-equipped TVs that also feature […]