Events

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 […]


Jan 6, 2010

Samsung CL80: Super-social Wi-Fi camera gets the most from your memories

Posted by in Bluetooth, Cameras, CES 2010, DLNA, Events, Facebook Gadget, Flickr Gadget, Photos, Photos, Samsung, Social Media, Technology, Thoughts, Videos, Wi-Fi, YouTube Gadget
Samsung CL80 camera

Samsung have been showing off the Samsung CL80 camera at CES 2010, a camera so rich with features it makes mobile phones look barren! Samsung have managed to endow (for that really is the right word!) the CL80 not just with cracking camera optics and all sorts of image improvement trickery, but also a plethora […]


Jan 6, 2010

Kodak SLICE, a sociable camera with a hint of radish

Posted by in Cameras, CES 2010, Events, Facebook Gadget, Flickr Gadget, Photos, Photos, Social Media, Thoughts, Videos, YouTube Gadget
Kodak SLICE touchscreen camera

Kodak have announced the Kodak SLICE, a new sociable camera, at CES 2010. I say sociable, because the SLICE can automatically share your pics with a plethora of social media sites. The SLICE uses a Kodak Share button, which, when connected to a PC, will automatically upload your pics and videos to whichever service you […]


Jan 6, 2010

New LG LHB975 Blu-ray + YouTube Home Theatre System

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, CES 2010, Events, Home Cinema, LG, Music, Video and TV
LG BL975 Blu-ray home theatre system

LG seem intent on merging the Web and telly using as many different ways as possible. This time, it’s with the LG LHB975 Blu-ray Disc Home Theatre System, a mouthful of a name that features a mouth-watering set of features (see what I did there? 😉 Just announced at CES 2010, aside from the usual […]