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Boxee Box from D-Link

Boxee Box from D-Link

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The Boxee Box has got a full unveiling at this year's CES and we were on hand to grab images of the new set-up. The set top box unit works with the popular Boxee desktop software, the Boxee Box brings a huge library of web vids, access to music sites... >>

LG to launch OLED TV in the UK

LG to launch OLED TV in the UK

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LG has revealed in a blog post that it is to launch its 15-inch OLED television in the UK later this year. There was always talk of a global rollout for the superslim device, but as we've heard nothing since our hands-on at IFA in September, a concrete... >>

3M MPro150 pico projector unveiled

3M MPro150 pico projector unveiled

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Another tech trade show, another pico projector from 3M. This time round it's the MPro150, described as the "ultimate personal electronics device for the business professional". The MPro150 is unveiled with the boast of owning one of the most robust feature... >>

Toshiba teams up with RealD for 3D REZGA TVs

Toshiba teams up with RealD for 3D REZGA TVs

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Another TV manufacturer has announced intentions to go 3D in the near future as Toshiba has revealed at CES that it is to work with RealD on REGZA TVs that will be able to deliver stereoscopic HD-quality 3D content.   This follows a similar missive from... >>

LG GT540 Android phone announced at CES

LG GT540 Android phone announced at CES

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LG has launched a new Android phone at the CES event, the previously rumoured LG GT540, describing it as "a specialized social networking smartphone". "The LG GT540 creates a fun and familiar social networking environment with LG's new social networking... >>

"Ultra-thin premium" LG X300 announced

"Ultra-thin premium" LG X300 announced

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LG has announced the launch of a new "ultra-thin premium mobile PC", the LG X300, at the CES event in Las Vegas. LG says the X300 "offers the sleekest and most stylish look and feel ever for fashion-conscious road warriors". Weighing in at 970g and 17.6mm... >>

Fashion designer Jason Wu to team up with General Imaging

Fashion designer Jason Wu to team up with General Imaging

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Following the breaking tech news we brought you earlier that Lady Gaga is to join forces with the new Polaroid on imaging products, it seems fashion designer Jason Wu is to do the same with General Imaging. Jason Wu, the 27-year-old designer who has made... >>

Philips Activa MP3 player offers "words of encouragement"

Philips Activa MP3 player offers "words of encouragement"

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Philips has launched a new MP3 player with the fairly unique selling point that it has a focus "on motivating people to improve their fitness". In a bid to help us lead healthier and more active lifestyles the device goes as far as to actually offer "words... >>

Asus unveils this year's CES concepts

Asus unveils this year's CES concepts

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Asus, never shy with sharing concept designs and ideas, has unveiled its futuristic designs for this year's CES showcase. Under the "Waveface" banner, the concept products are said to represent Asus' "context-based vision of the digital life". This vision... >>

"Legal" App Store rival launches at CES

"Legal" App Store rival launches at CES

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What's being billed as the "world's first legal App Store alternative" has been officially launched at Sin City's CES show. Described as "a platform that offers a viable, robust and legal alternative to iTunes", the online store has been developed by... >>

Android-based household gadgets to be shown off at CES

Android-based household gadgets to be shown off at CES

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More Android-based consumer electronics are due over the next year in a move that will see the platform extended from its current arena of primarily the mobile phone market. Touch Revolution and TAT (The Astonishing Tribe) have announced a partnership... >>

BlackBerry Presenter launches

BlackBerry Presenter launches

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RIM has announced the launch of a new BlackBerry accessory that it says gives mobile professionals and management teams "the tool they need to deliver presentations successfully". The new BlackBerry Presenter device lets users wirelessly present Microsoft... >>

Lady Gaga to be "creative director" of Polaroid

Lady Gaga to be "creative director" of Polaroid

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The new owner of the Polaroid brand, PLR IP, has announced a "multi-year strategic partnership" with Lady Gaga, who will, somewhat bizarrely, "serve as creative director for a specialty line of Polaroid Imaging products". "The partnership brings together... >>

Oregon Scientific to offer sunrise clock, back massager and aroma diffuser

Oregon Scientific to offer sunrise clock, back massager and aroma diffuser

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Oregon Scientific has revealed the highlights of its 2010 CES launches and rather than stainless steel weather stations, action cams and the like, it is to offer a sunrise clock, back massager and an aroma diffuser. These launches are thanks to the introduction... >>

Panasonic and LG detail coming-soon Skype-happy TVs

Panasonic and LG detail coming-soon Skype-happy TVs

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Skype's big news from CES is that it is to make a move into the living room as it's due to be pre-loaded onto internet-enabled TVS meaning that, with a suitable webcam, users will be able to videocall from their goggle boxes. Further to that news, LG... >>

World's first "dishwasher safe" mobile launches at CES

World's first "dishwasher safe" mobile launches at CES

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Your modern smartphone is all well and good, but you can't very well stick it in the dishwasher, now can you? To fill that crucial gap in the market in steps Seal Shield with its new "Seal Cell" waterproof mobile with the rather unique selling point of... >>

Voting opens for Twitter's Shorty Awards

Voting opens for Twitter's Shorty Awards

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Voting for the second annual "Shorty Awards" (honouring the best producers of short real-time content, i.e., via Twitter) is now live. Described as a "fun way to show appreciation to the people behind the tweets we read every day", Sawhorse Media's Awards... >>

Sky reveals LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony to announce "3D Ready" TVs at CES

Sky reveals LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony to announce "3D Ready" TVs at CES

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Sky has issued a release confirming that its coming-soon Sky 3D TV service, which is due to launch later in the year, "will be compatible with a wide range of 3D Ready TVs being launched in the UK and Ireland during 2010". Sky reveals that at CES, just... >>

HTC-made Google Nexus One is finally official as Android showcase device

HTC-made Google Nexus One is finally official as Android showcase device

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At a press conference at its Californian headquarters Google has finally made the Nexus One Android phone officially official, having previously confirmed the mobile's existence. Google explains the launch of the device, which it says it worked very closely... >>

iRobot reaches robo-milestone

iRobot reaches robo-milestone

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iRobot has announced that it has achieved what it calls "an industry milestone in the home robot market". That milestone is shifting over 5 million units of home robot range. The company, which was founded 20 years ago, launched its iRobot Roomba Vacuum... >>

3M unveils 22-inch M2256PW monitor with 10-finger multi-touch

3M unveils 22-inch M2256PW monitor with 10-finger multi-touch

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3M has unveiled the 3M Display M2256PW, a 22-inch high-definition, multi-touch LCD display which it says "demonstrates 3M's commitment to push the boundaries of traditional touch technology". Boasting 3M's Projected Capacitive Technology, the M2256PW... >>

IDTV launches 3.4-inch portable OLED myGOtv

IDTV launches 3.4-inch portable OLED myGOtv

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What's being called the world's first portable digital 3.4-inch television with an AMOLED display is to see a CES debut. The new myGOtv from IDTV is described as a personal "pocket TV" angled towards on-the-go goggle-boxing for American consumers. Specs... >>

Stylish Lenovo Skylight smartbook revealed

Stylish Lenovo Skylight smartbook revealed

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Lenovo has chosen CES as the venue for an interesting new launch as the Lenovo Skylight, the first ARM-based processor smartbook device based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset platform, makes its official debut. Claiming to combine the best of smartphones... >>

Slimline Sony Walkman NWZ-A845 announced

Slimline Sony Walkman NWZ-A845 announced

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Sony has announced the European launch of its slimmest ever Walkman - coming in at 7.2mm thick it's been revealed the A845 will be on shop shelves from February 2010, following its Far East launch as the A840. Weighing in at 62 grams, the player offers... >>

Apple said to have acquired Quattro Wireless

Apple said to have acquired Quattro Wireless

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Although not yet confirmed by either company, it seems fairly certain that Apple has acquired Quattro Wireless, a mobile advertising business. The deal - said to be worth around the $275 million mark - is an interesting move from Apple as Quattro Wireless... >>