CES2009 archive

  • Memorex offers expanded range Wii sensor bar
    Gaming

    Memorex offers expanded range Wii sensor bar

    By 6 January 2010

    Memorex has announced its first foray into the realm of gaming accessories - concentrating for the moment on the Wii. The list includes fitness mats, charging kits, racing wheels and the usual gubbins but in the interest of everyone's sanity we've picked...

  • 2009: A year in review, February
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, February

    By 28 December 2009

    In February 2009, it snowed. With even London covered in winter, it should have come as no surprise that this would be the darkest month of the global recession. While children and adults alike played on days off work, little did knew that they wouldn't...

  • 2009: A year in review, January
    Gaming

    2009: A year in review, January

    By 28 December 2009

    2010 is fast approaching and with it the top gala events in technology. So while we wait for MacWorld, CES and friends, it's the time of year that we take a look back over the last 12 months and see how much we've grown. January is always the most exciting...

  • Kodak Zx1 camcorder - First Look review
    Cameras 0 out of 5

    Kodak Zx1 camcorder - First Look review

    By 22 January 2009

    2008 saw Kodak enter the pocket camcorder market with the launch of the Zi6. Just 4 months on and the company has already updated its first model with the Zx1. So should you get excited about the new improvements? We took a gander at the Consumer Electronics...

  • Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio - First Look review
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    Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio - First Look review

    By 21 January 2009

    The Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio system is a cross between the Sonos music system and the Philips Streamium range. But can the company famed for routers and those phones at CTU in 24 crack the home audio market? We were shown the company's new...

  • Samsung P3 MP3 player - First Look review
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    Samsung P3 MP3 player - First Look review

    By 20 January 2009

    Samsung's latest touchscreen offers the usual array of music, images and video on the go, but should you opt for this model over the competition? We managed to get some hands-on time with the new MP3 player from Samsung at the Consumer Electronics Show...

  • Casio EX-FC100 digital camera - First Look review
    Cameras 0 out of 5

    Casio EX-FC100 digital camera - First Look review

    By 19 January 2009

    When Casio launched its EX-F1 and EX-FH20 in 2008, the press went wild. The EX-F1's capability of being able to capture shots at up to 60 frames per second promised to change the way we take photographs. Then we saw the size. Fast shooting was going to...

  • Gaming

    Wii Sure Shot rifle and hunting game launched in US

    By 16 January 2009

    In a game/peripheral combo that certainly isn't going to win any awards from PETA, North American Hunting Extravaganza and the Sure Shot rifle controller accessory have been released in the States. Similarly to many other Wii accessories, the Wii Remote...

  • VIDEO: LG GD910 phone watch
    Phones

    VIDEO: LG GD910 phone watch

    By 15 January 2009

    Is it a phone? Is it a watch? It's both by golly and here's Pocket-lint's Stuart Miles wrist-on with the new device at CES.

  • WOW character re-customisation launches in Europe
    Gaming

    WOW character re-customisation launches in Europe

    By 15 January 2009

    World of Warcraft gamers in Europe will now be able to get their hands on the character re-customisation service that launched in the US last month. The service is accessible from the "Manage Account" page on the official website and will enable gamers...

  • Novint Falcon Pistol Grip - First Look review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    Novint Falcon Pistol Grip - First Look review

    By 15 January 2009

    Games developers are constantly trying to immerse us into the games, but what about how we control them? Gaming accessory maker Novint thinks it has the answer with the Novint Falcon Pistol Grip. But is it a must have accessory or gimmick? We grabbed...

  • Mirror's Edge DLC dated
    Gaming

    Mirror's Edge DLC dated

    By 14 January 2009

    EA has announced that the premium downloadable content for Mirror's Edge is set for release on 29 January for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. The DLC was announced before Christmas, and consists of seven new Time Trial maps offering up nine new races. We posted...

  • Funcom to cut Conan servers by more than half
    Gaming

    Funcom to cut Conan servers by more than half

    By 14 January 2009

    Funcom has released the list of server mergers for popular fantasy MMO Age of Conan, that will see the total number of servers for the game cut from 49 to just 18. North America and the Oceanic regions will be worst off with the closures, with 24 servers...

  • MSI X-Slim X320 notebook - First Look review
    Laptops 0 out of 5

    MSI X-Slim X320 notebook - First Look review

    By 14 January 2009

    It's dominated the netbook arena with the Wind, but can MSI create the same buzz around an ultra-thin laptop that aims to challenge the Apple MacBook Air and Samsung X360? We managed to grab some hands on time with the new model at this year's Consumer...

  • Archos launches a netbook
    Audio

    Archos launches a netbook

    By 14 January 2009

    French PMP-maker Archos has jumped into the netbook market with the launch of the Archos 10. A quiet CES announcement, although the company did promise something "exciting" pre-show, details are just coming through now on the new Atom-powered offering....

  • Sony Vaio P-series laptop - First Look review
    Laptops 0 out of 5

    Sony Vaio P-series laptop - First Look review

    By 13 January 2009

    Sony has finally entered the crowded netbook arena, but on close inspection while the Sony Vaio P-Series laptop might be small, it's anything but a netbook. Is this the Vaio to own? We had a brief play with the new model at this year's CES in Las Vegas...

  • Sony flexible OLED
    Home Cinema

    Sony flexible OLED

    By 13 January 2009

    Looking ahead to the future, Sony has used the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to demo its Flexible OLED technology. Called FOLED, you get the quality, contrast and colour of OLED, but with the ability to bend the screen around anything with a...

  • Five future TV technologies at CES
    Home Cinema

    Five future TV technologies at CES

    By 13 January 2009

    This year's CES is a great way to see what televisions are heading our way in 2009, but it's even better for seeing what the television will look like in five to 10 years time. Here we look at the emerging television tech to look forward to in the years...

  • COMMENT: Our five top CES gadgets
    Gaming

    COMMENT: Our five top CES gadgets

    By 13 January 2009

    Now the dust has finally settled on the announcements at this year's CES in Las Vegas, what were our favourites? Here are our top five gadgets to look out for in the months ahead: Palm Pre mobile phone Virtually written off as a company, Palm managed...

  • CoPilot Live shown on iPhone and T-Mobile G1
    Online

    CoPilot Live shown on iPhone and T-Mobile G1

    By 13 January 2009

    At the recent CES event, CoPilot demoed its Live mobile phone GPS solution running on both an iPhone and a T-Mobile G1. David Quin, marketing director explains: "CES is all about innovation and it's great to be able to showcase CoPilot Live navigation...

  • Arcam Blu-ray player snapped at CES
    Home Cinema

    Arcam Blu-ray player snapped at CES

    By 12 January 2009

    Snapped behind-the-scenes at CES, this image shows an as-yet unreleased Arcam Blu-ray player, the "FMJ-something", the first such offering from the high-end co, and one that we're informed might get a little more public as of February. We'll keep you...

  • Toshiba "Cell" television shown at CES
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba "Cell" television shown at CES

    By 12 January 2009

    Toshiba is to bring the power of the PlayStation to a new TV it plans to launch in 2009. Promising the "clearest picture you've ever seen", the television, that will be internet enabled, will promise users the ability to watch up to six HD channels at...

  • Sony W-Series Walkman
    Audio

    Sony W-Series Walkman

    By 12 January 2009

    Sony's new W-series Walkman MP3 player boasts "an industrial design that is simple and cord-free". Aimed at those who want a second MP3-playing device for gyming and jogging and the like, the wire-free, around the head design should appeal. With 13.5mm...

  • NovelQuest Emperor workstation
    Gaming

    NovelQuest Emperor workstation

    By 12 January 2009

    NovelQuest used CES to showcase its "Emperor" workstation, a high-tech pod-like offering that gives a geek everything - at their fingertips - that they need to feel at home. The Emperor includes multiple monitors, a sound system, full spectrum lamp lighting,...

  • Samsung P2370L monitor
    Online

    Samsung P2370L monitor

    By 12 January 2009

    The Samsung P2370L is one of three new monitors the Korean company launched into its "Touch of Color" range at CES. Due to be available in March 2009, Samsung describes the monitor as slim and eco-friendly. Specs include a 1080p Full HD, a 16:9 aspect...