CES 2009

CES 2009: Samsung MBP200 & Anycall Show Pico-Projectors with TI DLP

CES 2009: Samsung MBP200 & Anycall Show Pico-Projectors with TI DLP

Pico-projection looks to be a burgeoning niche, and inside many of the compact devices lurks Texas Instruments' chipset. SlashGear caught up with the company at CES this week, and took a look at two of the new devices from Samsung using the DLP technology. Unlike existing pico-projectors on the market, Samsung have taken the TI chipset and integrated it into standalone products that don't necessarily require an external video source. In fact their MBP200 PMP and Anycall Show both offer the portable mini-cinema experience all on their own.

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CES 2009: Nokia N97 hands-on: Facebook, widgets and Video Demo

CES 2009: Nokia N97 hands-on: Facebook, widgets and Video Demo

With all the furore over the Palm Pre this past week, many have forgotten that it will come up against another QWERTY-equipped, sliding touchscreen smartphone when it launches in the first half of 2009.  The Nokia N97 made a discrete showing at CES, bearing a newer (though still nowhere near final) software build than the version we last saw, and SlashGear sat down with the handset to find out some more details.  After the cut, we talk Facebook, widgets  and design decisions.

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CES 2009: Qualcomm Snapdragon Android prototype Video Demo

CES 2009: Qualcomm Snapdragon Android prototype Video Demo

Qualcomm today demonstrated a Snapdragon-based reference prototype running Google's Android OS.  The setup includes a large WVGA display, together with Snapdragon's always-on wireless connectivity, and is intended to demonstrate the open-source platform's suitability for larger-scale devices than the current smartphones it's usually seen running on.

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CES 2009: Velocity Micro NoteMagix M10 netbook & M5 MID

CES 2009: Velocity Micro NoteMagix M10 netbook & M5 MID

As well as their latest Fuzebox HTPC, Velocity Micro also brought along two mobile products to CES this week.  The company has added a MID, the Velocity Micro NoteMagix M5, and a netbook, the Velocity Micro NoteMagix M10, to their range.  The former, a rebadged aigo P8860, has a 4.8-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen, integrated WiFi, Bluetooth and 3G, and a 4GB SSD, and will be offered in both Windows XP Home and Linux versions.

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CES 2009: Viliv S5, S7 and X70 Atom MIDs

CES 2009: Viliv S5, S7 and X70 Atom MIDs

Some of the most anticipated devices at CES have been Yukyung's Viliv range of PMPs, UMPCs and MIDs.  The company has three models on show this week, the S5 "Entertainment" MID, the X70 Atom "Communication" MID, and the S7 "Productivity" MID.  The S7, shown here, has a 7-inch WSVGA convertible display, full QWERTY keyboard and either 16GB SSD or 60GB hard-drive.

Gallery of the other Viliv models after the cut, together with hands-on first impressions

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CES 2009: iRiver P7 PMP Video Demo

CES 2009: iRiver P7 PMP Video Demo

If iRiver's other launches - the WAVE HOME and new Mickey - this week were somewhat unusual, their P7 PMP is far more mainstream.  Controlled primarily via a 4.3-inch resistive touchscreen, the 4GB, 8GB or 16GB NAND flash media players can handle audio and video files, as well as text files and FM radio.

Video demo of the iRiver P7 PMP after the cut

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CES 2009: Velocity Micro Fuzebox HTPC Video Demo

CES 2009: Velocity Micro Fuzebox HTPC Video Demo

Velocity Micro are probably best known for their gaming PCs, but they also have a range of home theater PCs; that's one of the things SlashGear stopped by to take a look at this week at CES.  The Fuzebox is a high-definition, Blu-ray enabled HTPC intended for those wanting a low-maintenance way to rip and watch DVDs, stream music to multiple rooms, watch streaming content and more; to do that, they've locked the Windows-based box down.

Check out the video demo of the Fuzebox after the cut 

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CES 2009: iRiver Mickey PMP

CES 2009: iRiver Mickey PMP

iRiver's Mickey PMP is something of a novelty compared to other mediaplayers from the company, but the iPod shuffle rival does manage to endear itself in-person.  Available in pink or sky-blue with 2GB of storage for your audio files, the Disney-branded MP3 player has LED eyes that indicate volume, playback and other status details, together with expressions.

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AT&T network fail leaves Las Vegas furious

AT&T network fail leaves Las Vegas furious

As you'll undoubtedly know, the SlashGear team - and thousands of our colleagues from the tech community - are in Las Vegas this week to cover CES 2009.  When you attend an event like this, you come expecting certain frustrations; what you might not expect is your phone network to fail and leave many users unable to access voice, messaging or data services.  Yet that's what happened today, with AT&T's network undergoing a spectacular fail.

Official statement from AT&T after the cut

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CES 2009: iRiver WAVE HOME Video Demo

CES 2009: iRiver WAVE HOME Video Demo

At a CES with fewer than usual slam-dunk gadgets, iRiver's WAVE HOME still stands out as one of the more interesting developments.  Our demo video with the touchscreen communications and media device is now processed, so make sure to check it out after the cut.  In it, all of the WAVE HOME's primary features are demonstrated: VoIP calls, messages, internet access, media playback and more.

CES 2009: VidaBox Room Client HD

CES 2009: VidaBox Room Client HD

The VidaBox Room Client HD is rally a remarkable Blue-ray and DVD drive, but what sets it apart from other like devices are the features and backing of the RackServer. This setup allows you to stream your collection of Blu-ray movies, music and other media straight to your TV.

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Pre Community Q&A with Sprint and Palm

Pre Community Q&A with Sprint and Palm

Pre Community is certainly getting a lot of time near the Pre, it seems - the site has now posted the write-up from a Q&A with Sprint and Palm executives.  Pre Community also states at the end of the post that a video of the Q&A is "coming soon".

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