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CES 2007: Buffalo releases first Vista Premium-certified wireless router

CES 2007: Buffalo releases first Vista Premium-certified wireless router

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Buffalo's latest router has the distinction of being the world's first to be Windows Vista Premium certified. The AirStation Wireless-N Nfiniti Dual Band Gigabit Router meets the criteria for certification: it's dual band, supports Xbox and Ipv6, and... >>

CES 2007: iLuv unveils its BluePin wireless technology

CES 2007: iLuv unveils its BluePin wireless technology

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iLuv has proudly brought all 59 of its products to CES, among them a number of new devices based on its BluePin technology that “enhances” standard Bluetooth connectivity. BluePin-equipped iLuv audio products can “talk” with Bluetooth music players;... >>

Roxio unleashes Toast 8 Titanium disc-burning software for Mac

Roxio unleashes Toast 8 Titanium disc-burning software for Mac

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Roxio has released an update to its disc-burning software for Mac, Toast, that now supports Blu-ray Disc creation. Toast 8 Titanium has a range of new features, including converting files to mobile devices, as well as mixing professional audio CDs and... >>

CES 2007: Sling Media announces new SlingCatcher

CES 2007: Sling Media announces new SlingCatcher

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Sling Media is a one trick pony no more. They have launched the SlingCatcher that acts as a “reverse Slingbox” to deliver video to TVs located around the home as well as in remote locations. The new device runs with two new applications: SlingProjector... >>

Apple Aperture photo editing software
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Apple Aperture photo editing software

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The first thing you should know about Aperture is that it comes with a very big manual, and for good reason. Despite its attractive user interface, it takes some time to understand not only its organisational system, but also its terminology. Our first... >>

CES 2007: Jabra announces its newly-branded lineup

CES 2007: Jabra announces its newly-branded lineup

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Jabra has launched a host of new products to coincide with its new branding that encompasses both consumer and business products. Jabra now offers a Bluetooth hub for the businessperson. The A7010 Bluetooth Hub is offered as a standalone product to connect... >>

TomTom launches FM Transmitter Mount for TomTom GO range

TomTom launches FM Transmitter Mount for TomTom GO range

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TomTom has released the FM Transmitter Mount that lets you connect your TomTom to the car stereo wirelessly. It lets you hear navigation intructions, make hands-free calls, and listen to music stored on your TomTom GO device. Available for €50, the... >>

CES 2007: Sony launches Living Room PC and $33,000 Bravia LCD

CES 2007: Sony launches Living Room PC and $33,000 Bravia LCD

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Sony's home entertainment offerings at CES include two media-centre type computers, and a $33,000 Bravia televisions. The redundantly-named Vaio TP1 Living Room PC Digital Living System features a unique round shape and is white, giving it a rather Apple-esque... >>

CES 2007: Asus releases world's first external graphics card station, the XG Station

CES 2007: Asus releases world's first external graphics card station, the XG Station

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Asus has solved the problem of low-power graphics on notebook computers with its XG Station. The world's first external graphics card station connects to both your laptop and an external display to boost graphics power and help you to monitor it. It's... >>

CES 2007: Xacti HD2 takes over from the HD1 in Sanyo's camcorder range

CES 2007: Xacti HD2 takes over from the HD1 in Sanyo's camcorder range

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The latest camcorder to emerge from the fog of CES is the Sanyo Xacti HD2, which offers a new 7.38MP sensor and great low-light sensitivity. The HD2 is the smallest and lightest near HD camcorder on the market, and follows the HD1 and HD1a models. It... >>

CES 2007: Creative unveils new Xdock Wireless for iPod

CES 2007: Creative unveils new Xdock Wireless for iPod

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Creative has announced a new wireless streaming system for the iPod, the Xdock Wireless. It, unsurprisingly, given the name, docks an iPod and plays music in Xtreme Fidelity, or beyond CD quality, via X-Fi Wireless Receivers in any room in the home. The... >>

CES 2007: Buffalo and D-Link announce streaming digital media centers

CES 2007: Buffalo and D-Link announce streaming digital media centers

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Two more server and storage producers have launched wireless digital media servers for the home, in addition to the one announced by Netgear earlier today. Buffalo has unveiled its LinkStation Live, a Network Attached Storage device that lets users not... >>

CES 2007: Canon unveils four new camcorders

CES 2007: Canon unveils four new camcorders

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Canon is not letting Samsung steal all the camcorder news at CES and has unveiled three entry-level camcorders and a flagship model for its DVD range. The DC50 DVD Camcorder records with a 5.39MP CCD sensor with an RGB primary Color Filters for still... >>

CES 2007: Samsung adds an L-range of cameras, and updates the i-series

CES 2007: Samsung adds an L-range of cameras, and updates the i-series

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The other cameras released by Samsung at CES are the L3, L700, and the i70. All three feature different styling, but the L3 and the L700 have similar specifications, both with 7MP sensors and 3x zooms. The L73 is also equipped with Smart Touch technology,... >>

CES 2007: Samsung launches 4 cameras in the S-series

CES 2007: Samsung launches 4 cameras in the S-series

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Although CES has not traditionally been the site for camera releases, because of the promise at PMA in six weeks time, some companies are launching new photography products now. Samsung has unveiled a total of seven cameras, four of which belong to the... >>

CES 2007: Samsung launches four cameras in the S-series

CES 2007: Samsung launches four cameras in the S-series

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Although CES has not traditionally been the site for camera releases, because of the promise at PMA in 6 weeks time, some companies are launching new photography products now. Samsung has unveiled a total of seven cameras, four of which belong to the... >>

CES 2007: Parrot handles conference calls with CONFERENCE wireless speakerphone

CES 2007: Parrot handles conference calls with CONFERENCE wireless speakerphone

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Parrot's second new product unveiled at CES is the CONFERENCE wireless speakerphone. This monster of a desktop device can store up to 6000 contacts that can be loaded automatically via Bluetooth from mobile phones, PDAs, and laptops. It features a colour... >>

CES 2007: Samsung unveils 10MP cameraphone and new Ultra Editions

CES 2007: Samsung unveils 10MP cameraphone and new Ultra Editions

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Samsung has proudly done what no mobile phone manufacturer has done before it, and has launched a 10MP camera phone, the SCH-B600. Also unveiled at CES was a 3.2MP camera phone for the US market, and several Ultra Edition handsets, also destined for the... >>

CES 2007: Samsung confirms K3 music player

CES 2007: Samsung confirms K3 music player

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As a follow-up to the stylish K5 MP3 player released at IFA in August, Samsung has removed the slide-out speakers to produce the K3. Rumours of the K3 have been circulating for a few weeks, but Samsung chose to wait until CES to make it official. Samsung... >>

CES 2007: Samsung launches second Blu-ray player, the BD-P1200

CES 2007: Samsung launches second Blu-ray player, the BD-P1200

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Less than a year ago, Blu-ray and HD DVD players were scarcer than hen's teeth, and now they're coming thick and fast. Samsung is pitting a new Blu-ray player against LG's recently announced dual HD DVD/Blu-ray player. It's called the BD-P1200, and is... >>

CES 2007: Netgear unveils the Digital Entertainer HD set top box

CES 2007: Netgear unveils the Digital Entertainer HD set top box

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Netgear is demonstrating its latest home entertainment device, the Digital Entertainer HD (EVA8000) set top box at CES. The device is a digital media receiver that can stream pictures, music, and video from your PC to your TV effortlessly, and is compatible... >>

CES 2007: Nokia adds colour to new Bluetooth headsets

CES 2007: Nokia adds colour to new Bluetooth headsets

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Nokia also launched three new colourful Bluetooth headsets to compliment its new mobile phones. The BH-301 is available in the most girly choices, with casings in either pink flower or deep plum, with more colours available. It will last for up to 7 hours... >>

CES 2007: Nokia launches 6131 NFC, N76, and N93i

CES 2007: Nokia launches 6131 NFC, N76, and N93i

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In addition to the N800 Internet Tablet, Nokia also launched new mobile phone models and Bluetooth headsets. The 6131 NFC phone is the first to feature Near Field Communications, which supports data transfer and payment and ticketing with a tap of the... >>

CES 2007: Nokia unveils N800 Internet Tablet

CES 2007: Nokia unveils N800 Internet Tablet

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Nokia has brought its latest products to the showfloor at CES, and is emphasising its vision of mobile devices driving the evolution of the Internet and how it's used. The company has used CES to launch the N800 Internet Tablet, which functions as a “portable... >>

CES 2007: Sony unveils new models to all its camcorder ranges

CES 2007: Sony unveils new models to all its camcorder ranges

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Sony has unveiled a bewildering array of consumer camcorders, including a new range of HD camcorders that record directly to DVD, rather than to a hard disk. The company has also updated its range of MiniDV and HDD camcorders. Sony has introduced a new... >>