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D-Link brings “fastest” 802.11n wireless router

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CES 2009 : D-Link has brought out at CES this year a brand new router that claims to have the fastest data speeds for an 802.11n wireless router. It will also have wide and local area network gigabit ports, SharePort technology and “simultaneous dual-band 2.4 and 5 gigahertz performance”. It’s data speed is theoretically  450 megabits per second – and compare that to the new 802.11n technology, which operate at […]

Sony, SanDisk to bring new Memory Stick PRO, Micro formats

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CES 2009 : Sandisk and Sony have announced two new expanded formats for the Memory Stick series. Called the “Extended High Capacity”, this expands the Memory Stick PRO series to achieve a maximum storage capacity of 2TB, and the new Memory Stick HG Micro, which is the extended version of the Micro format, to have data transfer speeds of 60MBps. Licensing for the new formats is set to be “scheduled […]

Seriously… this is a hands-free device

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CES 2009 : If you think we are kidding, we are not. This is the Cell-Mate, and this is a “hands-free” device – or so its says to get pass the laws that 13 states have introduced that forbid you to use your phone without a hands-free device while driving your car. While it may look like a giant headband that just holds your phone on your face – it’s […]

AMD brings out ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4000 series for notebooks

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CES 2009 : AMD has brought out a new series of graphics processors for notebooks, the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4000, that is said to “redefine” gaming with advanced capabilities on notebooks. Along with the new features, it is set to deliver up to one teraFLOP of performance power, with support for its CrossFireX technology. It supports DirectX 10.1 and will be the first to support the GDDR5 memory technology, […]

Panasonic brings out new “flagship” VIERA plasma

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CES 2009 : Panasonic has announced a huge line of new Plasmas and LCD TVs to be released during 2009. One of them, and being claimed as the “flagship VIERA plasma” for this year is the Z1 series of plasmas. It, along with the other line of plasmas from Panasonic, will have the new VIERA CAST service. The plasma is only one-inch thin, and is a THX Certified Display. It […]

Panasonic introduces Portable Blu-Ray player

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CES 2009 : While we did get information about this yesterday, we just waited until today to write this up. Panasonic, one of the “major contributors” to Blu-Ray, has introduced a brand new, and world’s first, portable Blu-Ray player – the DMP-B15. It has a 8.9-inch WSVGA LCD screen, and has the VIERA CAST and BD Live features included; and it is said to have the highest level of image […]

Nokia to bring E63 to American soil

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CES 2009 : Nokia has announced that it will bring a version of the Nokia E63 that will work with the US 3G network to the North American market; selling at $279.00 unlocked, as no carrier in the United States have picked it up and subsidised it. The phone uses the Symbian S60 3rd Edition operating system, and is targeted for those who want a phone that can manage their […]

Pioneer announces new line of Blu-Ray players

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CES 2009 : Pioneer has unveiled a new series of Blu-Ray players; the BDP-120, the BDP-320 and the Elite BDP-23FD – all “outfitted” with expandable or built-in memory. All of them also have the new BD-Live functionality, allowing you to get additional content from the web. All players are said to have state-of-the-art chip set and video processing solutions that make it “unmatched by other players”. They all support the […]

Palm debuts new webOS, new phone for Sprint network

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CES 2009 : Palm, the creators of the Treo, have announced a brand new operating system for 2009, called the webOS; and will release a new smartphone based on the new platform, the Palm Pre, on the Sprint network on the first half of 2009. The new operating system, which will constantly be connected to the internet, is built from the ground up, according to a press release. It is […]

Panasonic brings out new camcorders

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CES 2009 : Panasonic has unveiled its new camcorder line for 2009, with the addition of two new Hard Disk Drive (HDD) models, the SDR-H80 and the SDR-H90; and one SD card model, the SDR-S26. All of them will feature the new “Optical Image Stabilisation” and a powerful (and first) 70x optical zoom. The new Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) use Gyrosensors to detect the hand shaking, and will shift the […]

Dish brings out new Terabyte HD-DVR

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CES 2009 : Dish has now brought out a new HD-DVR that will have capabilities from the Sling Player right out of the box, along with a brand new interface. This new product basically acts like a normal DVR, allowing you to schedule your recordings, etc. But what is new is that it will have 1TB of storage, and a new touchpad remote for it. This will be available from […]

CES 2009 : Windows Live Essentials gets released, new partnerships with Dell, Facebook & Verizon

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CES 2009 KEYNOTE : Microsoft has announced three brand new things for the Windows Live platform, which Steve Ballmer said it was an “essential companion” to the PC. First it announced that it will bring out the final version of the new Windows Live Essentials, which features Windows Live Messenger, Writer, Mail and Photo Gallery. This new version will be compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. It […]

CES 2009 : Microsoft Keynote Live Twitter

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TECHGEEK.com.au presents the Microsoft Keynote Live via Twitter. Please stand by while it starts – and ignore the rest of the links since we are using our main Twitter feed; until we say that our coverage has started. While we wait, what are some of the things that you are hopeful that Microsoft may announce (or showcase) in this event. This page, along with the site – is set to […]

Samsung’s new touchscreen MP3 player – the P3 8GB

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CES 2009 : Samsung has brought out a new 3-inch WQVGA TFT-LCD touchscreen “multimedia player”, dubbed the Samsung P3; which features its “EmoTrue” touch interface with true haptic feedback. It also has the new sound enhancement technology called the DNS 3.0, and a 16:9 aspect ratio screen so it doesn’t letterbox. Even though its 0.39-inches thick, it has (among the video and audio capabilities) a photo viewer, voice recorder, FM […]

Microsoft to give Hotmail users POP3 access

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RUMOUR MILL : Microsoft may be allowing people to have access to their Hotmail e-mails on different e-mail clients via POP3, according to several sites pointing to a forum posting on windowslivehelp.com, posted on December 31 last year. User cebcubs asked if the rumour “that a few of the features of Hotmail Plus (namely, POP3 feature) will be available in early 2009” was true , and a “Windows Live Isabel […]