ces 2009

  • Still too expensive? Pioneer's BDP-120 Blu-ray player is less than $300

    Still too expensive? Pioneer's BDP-120 Blu-ray player is less than $300

    Complaints that Blu-ray is too expensive—we say it often—may soon be harder to justify, now that Pioneer will release the $250 BDP-120 in April. It’s just a Blu-ray player—no fancy Netflix streaming here—but if all you’re looking for is an inexpensive player (and have no interest in the PS3) you could do worse. Read More

  • Casio shrinks the high-speed EX series and does some weird stuff

    Casio shrinks the high-speed EX series and does some weird stuff

    Casio just gave a simultaneously cool and really weird press conference. They’ve shrunk the famous EX-F1’s guts into a nice compact little package, then demonstrated what they said was going to be the next generation of photography. What was it? Well, come and find out! Lots of pictures, and video in a few minutes. Read More

  • WTF are up with all these super duper thin HDTVs?

    WTF are up with all these super duper thin HDTVs?

    By raise of hands, who else thinks that all these anorexically thin HDTVs are dumb? LG’s latest set measures only 6.5mm thick and Sony’s isn’t that much more thick. (pictured) Who the hell cares Though? Why is HDTV’s latest cockfight over TV thickness? This also applies to Blu-ray/DVD players too, btw. Read More

  • Toshiba 2009 CES Press Event

    Toshiba 2009 CES Press Event

    Poor Toshiba. While every other major CE player is introducing 4th and 5th gen Blu-ray players, Toshiba is still ignoring the winning format. The company does, however, have some nice flat screens coming out in 2009 with widgets powered by Intel and Yahoo that’s going to work nicely with Windows Media Center. The rest of the mundane are simply too mundane to be worth your time. Oh, how… Read More

  • Netgear announces another set-top box

    Netgear announces another set-top box

    Along with the Netgear Internet TV player announced today, Netgear also unveiled a more practical set-top box, the Digital Entertainer Elite (EVA9150). Click on if you’re interested. Read More

  • Netgear unveils the Internet TV Player set-top box

    Netgear unveils the Internet TV Player set-top box

    Yep, another set-top box. Netgear unveiled the Netgear Internet TV Player (ITV2000) today. From this box you can stream content to your TV from sites like BBC, CNN, ESPN, EuroSport, NBC, PGATour, and TMZ, as well as video sites like YouTube, Google Videos, Yahoo Videos, and MetaCafe. Click on for press release. Read More

  • LG's HDTV lineup streams, has Hz, will block out the sun

    LG's HDTV lineup streams, has Hz, will block out the sun

    LG just released a vast amount of information detailing their latest lineup of HDTVs, but most of it you can make up yourself: imagine a list of TV sizes, a descending list of model numbers, and a likewise descending list of features. The ones worth mentioning are the LH50 (below) and PS80 series, which will both have ethernet ports and the new Netcast streaming technology, allowing you to… Read More

  • LG at CES: displays, XNOTES, and the watch phone

    LG at CES: displays, XNOTES, and the watch phone


    LG just finished showing off their newest stuff, including the much-ballyhooed watch phone. They also had some nice big TVs and a nice little notebook I hadn’t seen before. Pictures inside. Plus the Vu said a bad word! Read More

  • Samsung announces the MBP200 pico projector

    Samsung announces the MBP200 pico projector

    What’d I tell you last night? Didn’t I say TI’s DLP pico projectors would make a splash at CES this year? Read More

  • Bug Labs announces five new BUGmodules

    Bug Labs announces five new BUGmodules

    It seems like TI’s DLP pico projectors are going to make a big push at this year’s CES. I mean, even Wowwee is getting into and we’ve caught wind of a few other big time players who are getting ready to announce similar devices over the course of the week. Bug Labs now has one and they’re calling it the BUGprojector. The other four BUGmodules include BUGsound, BUG3g… Read More