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CES 2010

  • The Best of CES 2010 awards were given at Saturday morning's Consumer Electronics Show. Awards were given in nine categories as well as Best in Show and People's Voice.

    Panasonic 3-D TV among products honored at CES awards

    January 9, 2010

    Panasonic’s 3-D-enabled TV picked up the Best in Show award Saturday morning during the CNET Best of CES 2010 awards at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • IDAPT charging stations, from left, the i3, i2 and i4 soon will be available in the United States, allowing users to charge up to four devices with just one wire.

    CES attendees find one wire is better than three

    January 9, 2010

    If you're not quite ready for the surge of wireless power options showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, IDAPT may have just the thing you're looking for.

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    Microsoft's Project Natal

    Microsoft\'s Project Natal

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    During Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's opening keynote address for CES 2010, he announced that Project Natal will be available for the holidays of 2010. We give you an inside look at the Xbox 360 add-on that uses a motion sensor so you can play video games without a controller.

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    Where's Microsoft's Courier Tablet PC?

    Where\'s Microsoft\'s Courier Tablet PC?

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    During Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's keynote address that opened CES 2010, he talked a lot about one of this year's hot items: tablet computers. But he didn't mention the much anticipated Microsoft Courier tablet PC. We show you what he did say, and talk to a consumer electronics expert about what we may expect when it does come out, and why it hasn't yet.

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    Smart & Smooth: Microsoft's Silverlight Technology

    Smart & Smooth: Microsoft\'s Silverlight Technology

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    During Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's opening keynote address for CES 2010, he mentioned Mircosoft's new Silverlight technology that unites your media devices and works with Bing so you can view even remote locations as if you were there at ground level. We give you an inside look into how it allows you to use your computer, phone or any device to view cable TV, movies and other media you've purchased.

  • Attendees watch a demonstration of Toshiba's CELL TV at CES Friday.

    CES products nominated for annual CNET honors

    January 8, 2010

    The Consumer Electronics Show exhibit floor had only been open for one full day, but nominations already were being handed out for the CNET Best of CES 2010 awards on Friday. The awards are the official honors of the show. Awards are given in nine categories: car technology and GPS; cell phones and smart phones; computers and hardware; digital photo and video; gaming; home theater; MP3 and portable video players; TV; and “green” technology, a category that was added this year. Winners will be announced today at CES.

  • Technologies showcased at CES are game-changers, experts say

    January 9, 2010

    E-readers, 3-D and cloud computing are among the top technologies showcased at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show, and a group of tech company executives said the concepts will be changing the face of their industry for years to come.

  • Fulton Innovation sets the bar for wireless power

    January 9, 2010

    Fulton Innovation, a little-known company that is providing e-coupled technology across a wide range of industries, is back at the Consumer Electronics Show this year — and with a bigger booth.

  • FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski answers questions during a one-on-one session at CES Friday, January 8, 2009.

    FCC chairman: Broadband plan key to national infrastructure

    January 8, 2010

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski discussed the agency’s plans for nationwide broadband expansion and emphasized the importance of a “free flow of expression” on the Internet during a session Friday at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • Nokia President and CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo delivers  a keynote address during the annual CES Friday, January 8, 2009.

    Nokia chief at CES: Mobile phones helping many with basics

    January 8, 2010

    For Americans, a mobile phone is almost a necessity. But to those in emerging countries, a mobile phone can be an investment in health, wealth and overall well-being.

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    CES 2010: The Year of the 3-D TV

    CES 2010: The Year of the 3-D TV

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    The 3-D TV may have been introduced at CES last year, but this year, some major companies are bringing it to market as early as this spring. A panel Wednesday summarized the major 3-D TV announcements from CES 2010. We asked viewers how they liked the experience and got a behind-the-scenes look at three of the hottest new models.

  • Consumers want on-demand video, but media companies not delivering

    January 8, 2010

    The popularity of devices like smartphones, set-top streaming boxes and Internet-capable televisions would seem to indicate consumers have a hunger for on-demand video. But a disconnect between what people want and what media companies are willing or able to provide continues to exist.

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  • Industry working to clear up misconceptions about 3-D television

    January 8, 2010

    In-home 3-D technology is right around the corner, but it won’t arrive without some bumps along the way, a group of experts said Thursday at the Consumer Electronics Show.

  • The audience watches a 3D demo wearing the Real D 3D glasses provided for Paul Otellini, president and CEO of Intel Corporation''s keynote address during the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Hilton Center in Las Vegas Thursday, January 7, 2010.

    At CES, Intel chief says fully connected homes on the horizon

    January 8, 2010

    Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Paul Otellini showed that the future of the fully connected home isn’t so far away. Otellini showcased how Intel is helping users stay connected with their smartphones, TVs and computers during his keynote address Thursday night at the Consumer Electronics Show.

  • Ford unveils its "MyFord Touch" technology Thursday at CES in Las Vegas.

    Ford unveils ‘Touch’ technology at CES

    January 7, 2010

    Ford Motor Company executives unveiled the company’s latest developments in in-vehicle technology at Thursday morning’s opening-day keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show.

  • Visitors enter the showroom for the CES Unveiled event at the Venetian Tuesday.

    Gadgets and garters: CES, porn convention sharing annual space

    January 7, 2010

    It seems like a marriage that could only happen in Vegas: the overlapping conventions of the Consumer Electronics Show and the Adult Entertainment Expo. The two groups of conventioneers couldn’t be any more different in appearance, but for one week in January, their worlds collide.

  • Puff of air controls new computer mouse

    January 7, 2010

    Remember the first time you used a computer mouse? It probably was a somewhat clunky experience that you got the hang of in a minute or so. And it opened the door to navigating around your computer with ease.

  • Sony aims to become global leader in 3-D

    January 7, 2010

    It was standing room only as members of the media donned 3-D glasses to watch pop star Taylor Swift perform in the flesh — and on-screen in three dimensions — during Sony's press conference Wednesday afternoon at the International Consumer Electronics Show.

  • Robbie Bach, president of Microsoft's entertainment and devices division, speaks about a new Xbox game called Alan Wake during the keynote address Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show at the Hilton Center.

    Microsoft expects ‘biggest year ever’ for Xbox

    January 6, 2010

    Xbox users will soon be able to abandon their controllers and manipulate games with natural body movements, thanks to one of Microsoft’s new products for 2010, the company announced on eve of the Consumer Electronics Show. Microsoft’s heavily-anticipated Project Natal will go on sale for Christmas, Robbie Bach, president of Microsoft’s entertainment devices division said on Wednesday. Natal is an add-on to Xbox 360 that works with a motion sensor, allowing gamers to control the action with their natural body movements.

  • Visitors to the Mitsubishi booth view the new 3D televisions at the CES Unveiled event Tuesday at the Venetian.

    Las Vegas braces for 110,000 at Consumer Electronics Show

    January 6, 2010

    The 2010 Consumer Electronics Show isn’t exactly like old times, but the Las Vegas tourism industry has geared up for it with high hopes. The kickoff event of the city’s 2010 convention calendar is expected to be attended by some 110,000 people.

  • Analysts predict flat electronics sales for 2010

    January 6, 2010

    The consumer electronics industry had a down year in 2009 and can expect the same in 2010, Consumer Electronics Association analysts said.

  • Mitsubishi unveils its new 3D televisions at the CES Unveiled event Tuesday at the Venetian.

    Consumer Electronics hot ticket: 3-D television

    January 6, 2010

    The International Consumer Electronics Show won’t officially begin until Thursday, but the convention center halls already are abuzz with anticipation of the products that will be unveiled. For decades, CES has been a place for the world’s top names in electronics to debut their newest products and latest innovations. Some hit the store shelves and are in consumers’ hands almost immediately while others remain mere concepts for years.

  • What others are saying about CES

    January 6, 2010

    Gadget lovers from across the globe will convene in Las Vegas this week for the Consumer Electronic Show, the world’s largest technology expo. The show is expected to bring more than 110,000 attendees and 330 exhibitors who will be showing off their latest and greatest innovations. Here’s what tech writers and bloggers are saying about some of the buzz-worthy trends and products expected to hit this year’s show floor.

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