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Acer’s 2011 notebook lineup unveiled at CES

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Acer Aspire AS8950G Laptop (Image: Acer) Featuring Intel and AMD’s latest advancements, Acer has unveiled its new laptop lineup for the new year at CES 2011. And, since we love being nice, we have piled up the entire list of laptop announcements into one blog post for you to scan and ease your gadget craving.

Panasonic goes crazy with 3D, Plasma and LCD televisions

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VIERA TC-L42U30 LCD-LED HDTV (Image: Panasonic) Panasonic is going crazy with televisions, despite the fact we haven’t seen those announcements of the largest plasma televisions in the entire world. But with 14 3D televisions with HD, 7 plasma televisions, 6 LCD-LED HDTVs and 5 LCD HDTVs, Samsung is also pushing 3D television – like many other television producers (i.e. Sony). It’s LCD and LCD-LED lineup will feature In Plane Switching […]

Nike and TomTom Unveil Nike+ SportWatch GPS

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Today at CES, Nike and TomTom unveiled a GPS powered SportWatch it “will provide athletes with the most dynamic and motivational running experience in the world thanks to its unique functionality, beautiful design, and direct connection to www.nikeplus.com” The SportWatch GPS works in tandem with the shoe unit to provide highly accurate pace and distance data. On-watch features include: Tap Screen for setting laps and activating backlight Run History with data […]

TECHGEEK Weekly #26: What happened to all the tablets?

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Yes, here it is, TECHGEEK Weekly and it’s our very first episode under the new name. Who knew our podcast would go so far? I’ll note some of the changes, the name – “TECHGEEK Weekly” now represents that it’s a weekly podcast, unlike “The TECHGEEK Podcast” as it was only for bi-weekly or monthly podcasts, we also will have a subline with every episode (we are trying to be funny). […]

LG goes crazy with huge lineup of LED and LCD TVs

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LG Electronics has decided to release their entire lineup of 2011 televisions at CES 2011. Featuring over 13 LCD and LED televisions, all are being touted with some LG’s “advanced new display technology” and access to its Smart TV platform. In addition, LG touts that their televisions will be energy-efficient – well, its LED series, that is; and those who support LG’s Smart TV platform will also be able to […]

Lenovo’s IdeaPad U1 (+ LePad) becomes reality – in China

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Remember last year when Lenovo presented this really cool laptop-tablet combination called the IdeaPad U1? Well, Lenovo has confirmed that the project isn’t dead – and will come out to market sometime in the first quarter of this year. Only problem – only in China. The device, which is a laptop but the screen can be pulled out to be a tablet computer a-la the iPad, will run on both […]

ASUS release new Tablets for CES

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It time for CES, ASUS have released four brand new tablet computers, designed for home and work use. The operating systems available for the tablets are Microsoft Windows 7 and Google Android. The ASUS tablet range will suit anyone, whatever they do on their computers. Oh and, they work with Flash… Take that iPad. Asus Eee Pad Slider The Eee Pad Slider features a 10.1″ IPS touch-screen for “finger friendly use”, however […]

CES 2011: Microsoft Keynote Liveblog

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It’s that time of year again. It’s the Consumer Electronics Show, and techgeek.com.au will provide coverage of the massive tech event. And one of the big highlights of the year is the Microsoft keynote that is at the day before the event starts – and we will provide a live blog, keeping you on track what Redmond has to offer for 2011. Last year was predominantly gaming announcements, with the […]

Samsung releases affordable HD camcorder – HMX-Q10

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Samsung is to bring out, as part of its 2011 camera and camcorder lineup, a new HD camcorder that they claim will be affordable, compact and easy to use. Dubbed the HMX-Q10, the camcorder is very simple – only featuring some buttons and an LCD screen, and has been designed so it can be held at any direction. It does record in full HD (1920×1980) resolution, and can record in […]

LG ST600 Smart TV Upgrader brings TV Apps, DLNA and a web browser to older TV’s

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Straight from SEOUL is the LG ST600 Smart TV Upgrader – sounds like a mouthful but what does it do? Well, nearly all new LG TV’s have something called “Smart TV” which is a sort of gateway to the internet from your TV. You can stream videos from the internet or from another computer in your house, browse the internet in a web browser and even download “TV Apps”. However, […]

iRobot brings out new Scooba 230, Roomba 700 series

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While the show floor is expected to be covered with tablets and phones, we can’t forget about the other things – such as robots. iRobot is known for making cleaning robots, such as the Roomba and as well the Scooba, floor cleaning and floor washing robots respectively. And now, get ready for some new versions. The one you see above is the Scooba 230, and is being touted as a […]

Lenovo to launch new ThinkPads in 2011

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As we near CES, we have gotten some more information on what to expect. Now, it’s Lenovo’s turn, with the company to release a whole slate of new laptops at this year’s event – with at least four new ThinkPads announced to the media (though Lenovo itself isn’t reporting it on its media site, how weird). One is called the ThinkPad Edge E220s, with a “hot new design” – according […]

Dell to release new netbook – Latitude 2120

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Dell is to feature a brand new netbook as part of its laptop showcase at this year’s CES, according to a posting by Italian blog NotebookItalia.it, with the Dell Latitude 2120. The 10.1-inch netbook is said to feature a touchscreen and the new Intel Atom N550 processor. It will also feature either 1 or 2GB of DDR3 RAM, and will come with an integrated graphics chip, but can be upgraded […]

Windows 8 reaches Milestone 2, according to leaks

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While it hasn’t been any secret that Microsoft is already at work in producing the successor to Windows 7 – the OS that happens to repair much of the damage of Windows Vista – but the stage of development of it has been so secretive, it can rival Apple. However, there has been a leak. A Russian website is reporting that Redmond has recently compiled a new build of a […]


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