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No more WMP on Apple.

No more WMP on Apple.

Microsoft will stop the development of its Windows Media Player for Mac’s OSX; instead they will make a special codec that will allow Apple’s own software play Windows Media Files. The decision was made due to the main development focus on its new version of windows and not Mac’s software. This will be a positive thing since the current version of WMP has not been updated for a long period of time and Mac users will prefer to use QuickTime instead of an outdated WMP.

Logitech Cordless Desktop S 530 Laser Designed for Mac.

Logitech Cordless Desktop S 530 Laser Designed for Mac.

A comfortable ultra-flat keyboard that matches any of the new Macs has been released at CES, featuring a set of dedicated buttons to control iTunes, an estimated 6 months battery life, a precision laser mouse, Two USB ports, and a battery level indicator. For $100 USD this keyboard/mouse combination will look nice in your desk.
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First ExpressCard Product Released.

First ExpressCard Product Released.

Apple decided to trash another old-timer from its new line of computers, like the floppy drive Apple will discontinue the PCMCIA port from its MacBook computers, replacing the old port with an ExpressCard port. As a result many PC manufacturers will follow the trend and dump their PCMCIA support too, and the first product for this new port will be a Memory Card Reader from Buffalo, the MCR-4/EX card reader will handle MMC, SD and Memory stick Pro/Duo Memory cards. At a retail price of $26 it’s a good investment if you consider the higher transfer rate.

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Dell’s new Gaming System Showcased at CES.

Dell’s new Gaming System Showcased at CES.

A factory over clocked system that promises incredible results for gamers. The XPS 600 Renegade will be available in spring 2006 and shows some impressive specs like an Intel extreme edition dual core over clocked to 4.26GHz, 2GB dual-channel DDR2 SDRAM. Price is not yet available but for the looks of it, it will be pricey.

http://www.dell.com
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Casio’s Ultra-thin Digital camera.

Casio’s Ultra-thin Digital camera.

Thinking of 5 mega pixels digital cameras with a 3X optical zoom and a 2.2” LCD color display that is capable of MPEG-4 movie recording you may imagine a bulky camera twice the size of the Casio’s EX-S500, and if that wasn’t enough it features an anti shake engine that will prevent you from taking blurry pictures. At a price tag of $350 USD it comes in three different colors.

http://www.casio.com/products/Cameras/Exilim_Card/EX-S500EO/

 

 

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6 MB Flash-based MP3 Player Revealed at CES.

6 MB Flash-based MP3 Player Revealed at CES.

Move a side iPod, the new SanDisk e200 is the highest capacity non-HD mp3 player in the world, with a 1.8” color screen capable of showing photo and video, removable battery and a titanium back cover. For $300 USD it’s a good deal, SanDisk also has smaller capacity versions for low budget users.

SanDisk: http://www.sandisk.com
 

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Fill the tank Please.

Fill the tank Please.

Forget about charging your laptop battery, now just fill the tank with methanol and enjoy 20 hours of computer power. The new micro fuel cell battery from Panasonic may revolutionize the way we handle computers now days. Panasonic is showcasing this new product at CES.
 

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Sony Ericsson K750i

Sony Ericsson K750i

A phone with all the extras you want, MP3 and Video player, FM radio, a 2-megapixel camera, infrared port, Bluetooth connectivity, a nicely organized menu, and an estimated 540 minutes of talk time. The TFT LCD display has a color depth of 18-bit and a resolution of 176x220 pixels. At an initial price of $630 is a good investment for all the features you get.
 

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A Navigation Tool with multiple choices.

A Navigation Tool with multiple choices.

The Cobra NavOne 4500 is one handy GPS for your car that will create two routes to your destination and let you pick the best one, not to mention real-time traffic information. A 5” TFT color touch screen at a 320x240 pixel resolution it is bright and easy to read even in daylight. It has a retail price of $999 USD.
 

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Sony’s 400-disc Mega Changer

Sony’s 400-disc Mega Changer

Thinking of endless possibilities the Sony DVP-CX995V delivers what can be dream come true for any music/movie lover. At a reasonable retail price of $399 USD this unit could deliver you hundreds of hours of DVD video or CD-music. I offers an on-screen GUI for easy disc navigation and can read MP3 and JPEG discs. A must have for any DVD/CD collector.
 

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