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Sony goes 3D with new Blu-ray and home cinema kit

Sony goes 3D with new Blu-ray and home cinema kit

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Sony is getting in on the 3D Blu-ray and home cinema action at CES 2011 with three new Blu-ray players and four new home cinema systems. The Blu-ray players come in the form of the BDP-S380, S480 and S580 - all of which bring internet and USB connectivity... >>

GE spreads its bets at CES with varied camera lineup

GE spreads its bets at CES with varied camera lineup

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Camera releases appear to be particularly prevalent at CES 2011, and keeping the trend alive is GE Digital Cameras with some new, and pretty varied digital devices. Included in the lineup is the company's first handheld 1080p HD digital video camera.... >>

JVC GS-TD1 Full HD 3D camcorder claims world's first

JVC GS-TD1 Full HD 3D camcorder claims world's first

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As everyone now knows two dimensions is no longer good enough, we now all need 3D - the 3D camcorder companies tell us so. It's just as well then that JVC has chosen CES 2011 to launch its Full HD 3D consumer camcorder - apparently a world's first. The... >>

CES 2011 news catchup: Motorola Xoom and LG Optimus Black

CES 2011 news catchup: Motorola Xoom and LG Optimus Black

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If you're looking for all the top stories from CES 2011 in Las Vegas then look no further as Pocket-lint has brought together all the big news from the previous day. As ever Pocket-lint has been right in the thick of it at CES to bring you all the latest... >>

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 won't be getting Android update

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 won't be getting Android update

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If you're currently wielding any one of the Sony Ericsson Xperia range - that's the Xperia X10, X10 mini and X10 mini pro - then it looks like your handset has hit a bit of a dead end in terms of Android OS updates. Sony Ericsson has confirmed to Pocket-lint... >>

Skype-enabled TV lineup grows at CES

Skype-enabled TV lineup grows at CES

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After introducing Skype-enabled TVs at last year's CES 2010, Skype has now increased the range of TVs available to buy with its face to face communication at CES 2011. Sony and Vizio plan on shipping Skype-enabled Sony BRAVIA and VIZIO VIA TVs during... >>

iRiver Story HD becomes world's highest res 6-inch ereader

iRiver Story HD becomes world's highest res 6-inch ereader

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iRiver has announced the iriver Story HD ebook reader at CES 2011 - the world's highest resolution 6-inch ebook reader. The iRiver Story HD ereader delivers 768 x 1024 resolution and, according to the company at least, "faster page turns than the competition.... >>

Panasonic offers up Lumix FP7 and FP5 easy-to-use cameras

Panasonic offers up Lumix FP7 and FP5 easy-to-use cameras

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Cameras are coming in thick and fast at this year's CES in Las Vegas, and now Panasonic have chimed in witrh two new ultra-slim Lumix digital cameras. The LUMIX DMC-FP7 (16.1 megapixel) and LUMIX DMC-FP5 (14.1 megapixel) both get 720p High Definition... >>

Casio gets snap happy at CES 2011 with five new compacts

Casio gets snap happy at CES 2011 with five new compacts

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Casio has brought forth unto happy snappers everywhere five new innovative cameras at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The lineup consists of four new Exilim models - one flagship, one Hi-Zoom and the other two entry-level shooters - whilst the company has also... >>

Microsoft takes mobile computing fight to Apple with SoC architecture

Microsoft takes mobile computing fight to Apple with SoC architecture

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Microsoft has officially announced that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip architectures (wherebye all the components of an electronic device are integrated onto a single chip). This news, which Pocket-lint brought you word of previously,... >>

Samsung home cinema range for 2011 includes world's slimmest Blu-ray

Samsung home cinema range for 2011 includes world's slimmest Blu-ray

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Samsung has announced its TV, Blu-ray and Home Theatre ranges for 2011 at CES 2011 in Las Vegas; and it looks to be a real treat for any hardcore Home Cinema fans as included in the lineup is the world’s slimmest 3D Blu-ray disc player and some pretty... >>

CES 2011 news catchup: SE Xperia Arc hands on and CES tablet launches so far

CES 2011 news catchup: SE Xperia Arc hands on and CES tablet launches so far

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If you're looking for all the top stories from CES 2011 in Las Vegas then look no firther as Pocket-lint has brought together all the big news from the previous day. We've got some great hands-on action of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc smartphone with... >>

Texas Instruments DLP Pico HD chipset brings 1080p 3D on the go

Texas Instruments DLP Pico HD chipset brings 1080p 3D on the go

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Texas Instruments has announced, at CES 2010 in Las Vegas, that it will be launching a brand new DLP (Digital Light Processing) Pico HD chipset; bringing the availability of a "new era for on-the-go, big screen video and images". Texas Instruments goes... >>

Toshiba updates Satellite A665 and Qosmio X500 laptops with latest IntelR tech

Toshiba updates Satellite A665 and Qosmio X500 laptops with latest IntelR tech

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If you like your laptops to be all powerful and packed to the rafters with the latest tech then rejoice, as Toshiba has announced an update to the Satellite A665, Satellite A660 and Qosmio X500 performance/gaming laptops. The updates, not surprisingly,... >>

LG brings content-on-demand with new Blu-ray player and home cinema lineup

LG brings content-on-demand with new Blu-ray player and home cinema lineup

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LG has gone all out with its 2011 lineup of Blu-ray Players and Blu-ray Home Theater Systems at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. And the theme this year is networking in order to make all your digital photos, videos and music easily accessible.... >>

Google NFC tech gets ready for possible mobile payment service

Google NFC tech gets ready for possible mobile payment service

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Google is stepping up its plans to bring NFC (Near Field Communication) technology) to the payment and advertising spheres according to two individuals familiar with the developments. According to the BusinessWeek the two people (who requested to remain... >>

Canon adds pro XA10 and new camcorders to Legria range

Canon adds pro XA10 and new camcorders to Legria range

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The good folk at Canon have chosen CES week to bring word of not one, not two, but 10 brand-spanking new camcorders; one in the  pro range and nine in the Legria, although it is not a CES launch. So without further ado, let's crack on with the lineup.... >>

Nintendo DS becomes all time best-selling gaming system in US

Nintendo DS becomes all time best-selling gaming system in US

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Nintendo has announced that its super-popular handheld gaming device, the Nintendo DS, has achieved the title of the best-selling gaming system in US of all time. The figures are obviously pretty impressive, with over 47 million units sold in the us alone,... >>

Warpia wireless StreamHD allows 1080P PC-to-TV streaming

Warpia wireless StreamHD allows 1080P PC-to-TV streaming

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It seems all eyes are on CES at the moment - the consumer electronics show which focuses on what should be coming to our homes in the coming year and beyond. So it's nice to take a look at something that is in the here and now, and Warpia has come up... >>

CES 2011 news catchup: Asus launches host of tablets, Sony Ericsson phone leaked and more

CES 2011 news catchup: Asus launches host of tablets, Sony Ericsson phone leaked and more

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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has begun and launches are beginning to burst forth from its depths at a frightening pace. So for a quick and easy way to get your CES news fix you're in exactly the right place. Pocket-lint has compiled a list of links... >>

Garmin hopes to go streets ahead with nuvi 2400 series satnavs

Garmin hopes to go streets ahead with nuvi 2400 series satnavs

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Garmin has just announced the its all new singing and dancing nuvi 2400 series of satnavs at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The new 2400 series brings large 5-inch displays, as well as a wide range of features including voice-activated navigation, lifetime traffic... >>

Microsoft to hit Google where it hurts with Windows internet TV

Microsoft to hit Google where it hurts with Windows internet TV

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It's been reported that Microsoft will be announcing a Windows 7 internet TV system at CES 2011 in Las Vegas, during its opening keynote. According to the Seattle Times the new platform is supposed to be a stripped-down version of Microsoft's current... >>

AMD Fusion chips bring all-day battery life and enhanced graphics

AMD Fusion chips bring all-day battery life and enhanced graphics

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Pocket-lint recently brought you news of the new Intel Sandy Bridge next-gen Core i processors, and now, hot on its tail,  AMD is showcasing its new Fusion APU (Accelerated Processing Units) at CES in Las Vegas. The new class of combined CPU/GPU processor... >>

Best Christmas edition iPhone apps for gamers

Best Christmas edition iPhone apps for gamers

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As far as the entertainment world goes there's a long and rich history of Christmas specials. From Morecambe and Wise to the Office we've always been partial to a festive treat. As casual gaming becomes increasingly prevalent as a form of everyday entertainment... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 24: Kids Company MouthOff

App-vent Calendar - day 24: Kids Company MouthOff

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The time has at last arrived, the end of the Pocket-lint app-vent calendar of apps is upon us; with this our last in the series. As such we thought it a good idea to make this one about giving as well as receiving; it's also a hell of a lot of fun and... >>