Luffy Wednesday, January 14, 2009 TechnologyThe Palm website is seen on the Palm Pre smartphone at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada January 8, 2009. Palm Inc took the wraps off its overhauled mobile operating system and introduced the Pre touch-screen phone, hoping the move can help it win back customers from rivals like Nokia and Apple. Shares of Palm jumped more than 15 percent to $3.80 on the news.
WowWee's Spyball. A spherical robot designed to roll around before popping out a webcam to beam live pictures over the internet. The spyball can be controlled from any web-connected PC, and can also connect to any nearby PC, games console or mobile phone. The spyball moves using two tank-like tracks in its body. It changes direction by altering the speed of the tracks.
The Sony VAIO P Series Lifestyle PC is shown at the Sony booth at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 9, 2009. Sony says it is "the world’s lightest 8” laptop computer.
A Sony Cyber-shot DCS-G3 digital camera is shown at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 9, 2009. The newly-released camera, which will be available later this month for $499, contains a built-in wireless transmitter allowing the user to upload pictures directly to the Internet from the camera without a computer.
The Sansa slotMusic Player is a portable digital music system based on memory cards preloaded with songs. The music comes on 1 GB micro SD cards that can be played on any device that accepts the cards like many mobile phones.
A Samsung uVending machine featuring a touchscreen front is shown at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 9, 2009. The machine features a 46””flat panel display, WiFi, shock-sensor and built-in camera to deter vandalism. It will be introduced later in April at Simon Malls.
A mobile phone with a foldable AMOLED screen is displayed at an Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) booth. The consumer technology trade show is expected to attract 2,700 exhibitors and 130,000 attendees.
An OQO computer with the first OLED PC with a million to one contrast ratio is shown at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan. 7, 2009.
Men wearing electronic glasses watch a demonstration of a 3D video game at the Mitsubishi Electric 3D-ready home theater booth during the opening of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada January 6, 2009. The glasses synchronize with the television using electronic shutters to fool the brain into thinking it's seeing in three dimensions.
JVC has developed a 32-inch LCD screen that is only 7mm thick. It weighs 5kg and uses an LED back-light
Kodak’s OLED photo frame is shown at the Kodak booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 9, 2009.
An engineer tests Intel's WiMAX smart car at the International Consumer Electronics Show. The car maintains a multi-megabit link from an antenna in the vehicle to nearby receivers that connects it to the Internet.
A woman tries out the gravitonus iClubby ergonomic workstation at the Intel booth at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 9, 2009. The workstation is powered by the Intel Core i7 chipset.
A semi-transparent AMOLED screen is displayed during a media preview event. The screen could have a variety of applications, such as for 'heads-up' displays in cars.
A Samsung 'show' mobile phone is displayed. In addition to the usual features, the phone also has a built-in media projector that can project videos or photos onto a larger screen. The phone is expected to be available in South Korea in a few weeks.
The Motorola W233 renew cell phone is seen at the Motorola booth at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 9, 2009. The renew phone, made from recycled plastic water bottles, is the world’s first certified carbon-free phone.
Dell shows off their new small printer during a Dell news conference at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan. 7, 2009.
The Flexicord HDMI cable from E-Filliate is shown at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It can stretch up to 10 times its coiled length and doesn't pool messily behind your computer. The Flexicord range will include HDMI, USB, phono jacks and S-Video cables. Prices TBA.
A prototype 1/4”-thick LED television screen is shown at the Samsung booth at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 9, 2009. No production date has been set for the screen.