Topic / CES 2009

Intel brings app store to netbooks

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Intel has decided to follow in Android, Apple, Blackberry and Nokia’s footsteps in opening up an app store. This endeavour, however, will not be mobile phones, nor for laptops, but for the netbook laptops. Called the Intel AppUp, it will allow users to find, download and purchase software that would run fine on the Atom processor. Applications selected will run on either Windows or Moblin-based operating systems, but will also […]

Live: Steve Ballmer Keynote

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A keynote, a keynote. The very first keynote of CES kicks starts at 1:30PM today Melbourne Time, and like usual – TECHGEEK.com.au will do live coverage of the keynote. Will there be a HP/Microsoft tablet? Will we see more of Office 2010? Is there more Windows Live services coming out? All will be revealed when Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer takes the stage for his second CES keynote. Edit [3:37PM]: Event […]

Memorex brings out $200 Blu-Ray Player with Profile 2.0

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CES 2009 : CES’s ending is nearly upon us, and we have some final things to post. Memorex has announced that a brand new Blu-Ray Player, MVBD-2520, that will have the new Blu-Ray Profile 2.0; which includes BD-Live, allowing owners to access additional content on the internet from the player via the player’s Ethernet port It also has the functionality that upconverts standard-definition material to several HD resolutions, including 720p […]

CES is not only about gadgets; it’s also about massage chairs?

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CES 2009 : Panasonic is bringing some new additions to its line of massage chairs, known as the Urban Collection. The EP1285KL/TL and EP1082KL/TL-Combo come with four pre-set modes and eight manual modes that gives you a total of 44 massage combination. Included in the pre-set programs are the Swedish and Shiatsu massages; and a Quick Mode, which will give you all 8 manual modes in a five minute program. […]

Sennheiser brings out new high-end headphones for the audiophile in you

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CES 2009 : Sennheiser has now announced that it will bring out a brand new, top-of-the-range headphones that are aimed for those who, described in the press release, are “highly discerning audiophiles” who are looking for the ultimate sound reproduction. The HD 800 has a transducer that is 56mm, and that is the largest that can be found on any dynamic headphone. And the new design is to give it […]

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 […]

CES 2009 : Motorola A3100

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Motorola has brought out a new touchscreen phone, being described as a “new, intuitive, customizable and vibrant touch tablet” with 3G support. Called the MOTOSURF A3100, its home page is just a restyled front-page being overlaid on top of Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional. It will also support HSDPA, HSUPA and Wi-Fi, along with it being a quad-band phone. It only weights 119 grams, and has a 2.8” touch screen. It […]

CES 2009 : Motorola releases new phone that is made out of recycled plastic

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CES 2009 : Motorola has announced three brand new phones that it will sell in 2009; including one that has its casing made out of recycled plastic water bottles (The other two phones will be posted soon). Called the MOTO W233 Renew, it is 100 percent recyclable and is carbon neutral. And since it is made out recycled plastic water bottles, it claims that it is uses 20 percent less […]

CES 2009 : HP Pavilion dv3

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HP has announced, along with the Pavilion dv2 and the HP Firebird with Voodoo DNA, the Pavilion dv3. It features a 13.3” widescreen display, a backlit keyboard, a webcam,  and also a sleek, bronze look that simply looks marvelous. It does come with Windows Vista, but either in Ultimate, Home Premium or Business. According to its stats, the processor, hard drive capacity and wireless technology support is up to you […]