CES 2008

CES 2008 : Samsung Unveils L series Digital Compact Cameras

CES 2008 : Samsung Unveils L series Digital Compact Cameras

Three new additions from Samsung line of compact digital compact announced at CES 2008. The entry level L – series L210, L110 and L100 will feature digital image stabilization and intelligent face recognition. They seem to be the standard features on all entry models these days. Among the three, the L210 will have 10 mega pixels while the other two gets 8 mega pixel resolution and the only function that separated L100 and L110 is Dual Image Stabilization as oppose to one.

CES 2008: Kenwood’s new amplifiers

CES 2008: Kenwood’s new amplifiers

The Kenwood USA Corp has several different products out on show including a new line of amplifiers. The Kenwood KAC-9104D is a monaural amp and has 500W (900w at 1&2 ohms) of continuous output. It has a built-in Boost of up to 18dB at 40Hz, a variable low-pass filter and a variable infrasonic filter to help with reduced distortion at ultra low frequencies. It can be combined with a second one in dual mono configuration for a subwoofer of up 1,800watts of power. It’s 30% smaller than its predecessor and when it’s released next month it’ll go for around $300.

CES 2008: Interactive Toy Concepts showing off new Tube Amp-based shelf stereo with integrated iPod Dock

CES 2008: Interactive Toy Concepts showing off new Tube Amp-based shelf stereo with integrated iPod Dock

Interactive Toy Concepts, the people that brought you half a ton of flying gadgets and toys were showing of a yet to be released new product the other night at CES Unveiled. It was a small shelf stereo that had 8 GE Vacuum tubes backed by some digital amps, some really nice, moderately high end speakers attached to it and the whole set sounded pretty amazing.

CES 2008: Motorola MOTO Z10 hands-on

CES 2008: Motorola MOTO Z10 hands-on

Vincent may be surgically attached to his iPhone, but he still found a moment to visit Motorola at CES 2008 and grab some hands-on time with their Z10 kick-slider, fresh to the US.  The compact cellphone may look like one of Motorola's fashionable-fancies, but inside there's some serious hardware: HSDPA, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, a 3.2-megapixel camera and 2.2-inch QVGA display.  They're positioning the Z10 as a mobile phone film studio, and if you can ignore the hyperbole you might find you're actually impressed.

Check out an exclusive video of the Motorola MOTO Z10 launch after the cut

CES 2008 : Panasonic Teams up with T-mobile and Google’s Picaso to offer free Wireless Image Service

CES 2008 : Panasonic Teams up with T-mobile and Google’s Picaso to offer free Wireless Image Service

Can’t find a good reason to get the Panasonic Lumix? Wait a bit longer, the coming wireless Lumix will come with a twelve months' free access to the T-mobile Hotspot service! Panasonic has announced a new development on wireless lumix with integrated upload capability to Google’s Picaso Web Albums directly via T-mobile’s Hotspot. HotSpot service is available in selected store and public location such as Borders, Starbucks, Fedex Kinko, Hyatt hotels and airports.

Panasonic to develop wireless camera [via dpreview]

CES 2008 : Viewsonic joins the affordable Club of 1080p Projector

CES 2008 : Viewsonic joins the affordable Club of 1080p Projector

Viewsonic announced an affordable 1080p LCD projector with Epson’s C2Fine™ panel and Silicon’s optic Hollywood Quality Video (HQV) technology. The Precision Pro8100 uses ViewSonic's proprietary Precision Color System (PCS), an image enhancement technology that renders natural colors with extensive tuning capabilities and Silicon Optic best in line VX-210 to achieve finest image reproduction. The Vx-210 has the Ewarp VX geometry processing allows more flexible projector placement yet maintaining highest possible image quality, it’s also capable to process dual channels simultaneously.

CES 2008: Photosimile 5000 desktop photography studio

CES 2008: Photosimile 5000 desktop photography studio

Its name might be a vaguely cheesy pun on 'facsimile', but if you're running an online store the Photosimile 5000 desktop photography studio might save you hours each month.  Basically a turntable inside a 28-inch cube illuminated by 6,500K daylight bulbs, together with a Canon digital camera, the whole thing is computer controlled to take perfectly lit, instantly repeatable shots of objects.

 

CES 2008: Toshiba Qosmio is first notebook with HD-DVD R/RW drive

CES 2008: Toshiba Qosmio is first notebook with HD-DVD R/RW drive

The Qosmio G45-AV690 is an amazing laptop with it being the first notebook with an HD-DVD R/RW drive being one of the many new features. It’s a 17-inch notebook with a 1080p resolution for HD-DVD playback. This Toshiba laptop also has the OpenCable or OCUR chipset in it allowing you to have a digital tuner for recording digital or analog TV both over the air or from a Digital cable service and even allows the use of a CableCard.