CES 2010

Jan 10, 2010

Samsung IceTouch transparent MP3 with glorious new touchscreen

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, MP3 Players, MP4 Players, Portable Gadgets, Samsung
Samsung IceTouch PMP

MP3 players have certainly changed over the years if the Samsung IceTouch is anything to go by! For starters, it’s not just an MP3 player, even though that’s what Samsung are calling it. It can also play DVD-quality videos, display pictures, comes with 5.1 surround sound and has an FM receiver for listening to the […]


Jan 10, 2010

Samsung F-Series camcorders bring their own editing software to the party

Posted by in Camcorder, CES 2010, Events, Samsung, Social Media, Video and TV, Videos, YouTube Gadget
Samsung SMX-F40

Samsung announced a series of new camcorders at CES 2010, each optimized to work seamlessly with YouTube. The Samsung SMX-F40, SMX-F43 and SMX-F44 camcorders do this via Samsung’s Intelli-studio 2.0 software, which lets you edit, play and upload videos from any PC. The interesting thing about Intelli-studio 2.0, though, is that all of the software […]


Jan 10, 2010

Notion Ink Tablet prototype fuses the Web with HDTV

Posted by in CES 2010, Coming Soon, Events, Prototypes
Notion Ink tablet

Fresh with their success with the Boxee Box, NVIDIA have been showing off the prowess of their Tegra2 chip that powers it, and talking about some of the devices that other manufacturers are working on that will also be powered by the Tegra2. One such developer is Notion Ink, who have revealed a prototype tablet […]


Jan 9, 2010

Boxee Box Review – why your HDTV and you need this remarkable media center

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, Media Receiver, Social Media, Video and TV, Wi-Fi
Boxee Box review

Look around CES 2010 and you’ll see acres of HDTVs and Blu-ray playes, all showing off their flashy Internet TV features. YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, Twitter and a billion other social media apps, all viewable on a shiny new $5,000 HDTV. But what if you don’t have $5,000? Or worse, what if you just spent $5,000 […]


Jan 8, 2010

Android-powered Social Microwave could crowd source the perfect baked potato

Posted by in CES 2010, Coming Soon, Events, Music, Prototypes
Android-powered social microwave

CES 2010 always brings out the bizarre, but a company called Touch Revolution are taking it to the extreme. They’ve been showing off a microwave and washer/dryer, both equipped with the Android OS. Android, I’m sure you know, is Google’s open source operating system that’s been installed on dozens of smartphones, tablets and laptops. Never, […]


Jan 8, 2010

Want Twitter on your TV? Samsung have an app for that with their new HDTV app store

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, Music, Samsung, Social Media, Thoughts, Twitter Gadget, Video and TV
Samsung Internet@TV HDTV app store

HDTVs capable of showing social media apps such as Facebook and Twitter are everywhere at CES 2010, but Samsung have gone one better. Not only have they been showing off a variety of HDTVs equipped with social media apps aplenty, they’ve also launched an app store for their range of HDTVs, Blu-ray players and home […]


Jan 7, 2010

Panasonic shows off Skype on HDTV in the lamest demo ever

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, Video and TV
Panasonic Skype HDTV

Panasonic have been showing off Skype on their HDTVs at CES 2010. I say showing off – what they’ve actually been doing is inflicting pain on anyone watching the demo! Check the video after the jump and you’ll see what I mean. They’ve hired some third rate actors to take part in what must be […]


Jan 7, 2010

Video of the Sony Dash, the Personal Internet View for the socially addicted

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, Gadgets, Manufacturer, Music, Portable Gadgets, Sony
Sony Dash Personal Internet Viewer

If you’re the socially connected type, then the Sony Dash, being shown off today at CES 2010, is the perfect gadget for you. Sony are calling it a Personal Internet Viewer, but you can think of it as a digital photo frame on steroids. Whereas today’s digital photo frames will let you view pics (obviously!) […]


Jan 7, 2010

Panasonic DMP-B500 portable Blu-ray player lets you tweet from your remote

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, Facebook Gadget, Manufacturer, Music, Panasonic, Portable Gadgets, Thoughts, Twitter Gadget, Videos, YouTube Gadget
Panasonic DMP-B500 portable Blu-ray player

Panasonic were showing off their new DMP-B500 and DMP-B100 portable Blu-Ray players at CES 2010, both of which feature high resolution screens (10.1″ and 8.9″ respectively) and Panasonic’s new VIERA CAST technology, which it uses across a variety of Blu-Ray players, home theatre systems and HDTVs. VIERA CAST (apparently the capitals are important!), will give […]


Jan 6, 2010

Eye-Fi Pro X2 wireless SD card with endless memory

Posted by in Cameras, CES 2010, Events, Facebook Gadget, Flickr Gadget, Photos, Photos, Social Media, Thoughts, Twitter Gadget, Videos, Wi-Fi, YouTube Gadget
Eye Fi Pro-X2

I didn’t mean for this series of CES 2010 posts to be so camera-heavy, but I couldn’t resist this. Eye-Fi have announced the new Eye-Fi Pro X2, an 8GB SD card with built-in WiFi. Quite how they managed to cram the WiFi gubbins into an SD card is beyond me, but what it gives you […]