Events

Jan 6, 2010

LG put Skype video calls on your telly

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

LG have announced 26 new NetCast HDTVs at CES 2010, each of which comes with Skype built-in. The new TVs will let you make Skype voice and high definition video calls directly from your TV without the need for a PC. Video conferencing has been something that hasn’t really caught on in the consumer space, […]


Jan 6, 2010

Sharp, Toshiba announce Twitter TVs powered by VUDU

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, Facebook Gadget, Gadgets, HDTV, Music, Social Media, Thoughts, Twitter Gadget, Video and TV
VUDU on HDTVs

VUDU seems to be one of the stars at the show at CES 2010 this year. A plethora of companies have been showing off new Internet-enabled HDTVs that feature VUDU built-in. This isn’t just great news for VUDU, though – it’s great news for us, too, as VUDU’s service brings with it a whole host […]


Jan 6, 2010

Toshiba ZX900 Cell TV: the 3D WiFi Internet TV with PS3 Power!

Posted by in CES 2010, Events, HDTV, Manufacturer, Music, Toshiba, Video and TV
Toshiba ZX900 CELL TV - 3D HDTV with PS3 power

Toshiba have been showing off the Toshiba ZX900 CELL TV at CES 2010. The ZX900 has been so over-stuffed with features it’s difficult to know where to start! But I’ll give it a go 🙂 First up, the clue’s in the name – CELL TV, which features the CELL Engine processor, a variant of the […]


Jan 6, 2010

Kodak unveils the Facebook Photo frame at CES 2010

Posted by in CES 2010, Digital Photo Frames, Events, Photos, Wi-Fi
Kodak Pulse Facebook Photo Frame

Kodak have unveiled the Kodak Pulse, a nifty photo frame that wirelessly connects to the Internet and displays pics from Facebook or Kodak Gallery. Of course, it’ll also display pics from an SD card like every other digital photo frame, but its social media features give it an extra dimension that lets it act as […]


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

Posted by in Audio, CES 2009, Events, JVC
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

Posted by in CES 2009, Events, MP4 Players, Portable Gadgets, Samsung
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 […]