That nice chap and top graphics analyst Jon Peddie no doubt finds himself right now embroiled in the awful Consumer Electronics Show in glitzy Las Vegas.
LG must have felt a little cheated at its CES Vegas press conference this morning, what with its main announcement – an alliance with Skype to bring phone calls to your living room – having been pipped to the post by a Panasonic announcement of the same deal yesterday.
CES has a well-earned reputation for being the stage on which shiny new toys are unveiled, and HP hasn’t disappointed us this year, with the TM2, a successor to HP’s first convertible multitouch offering, the TX2, a laptop and tablet all-in-one.
Mirics has launched a media center platform that allows Windows 7 users to stream live TV to their smartphones, PMPs or netbooks.
Logitech has debuted an all-in-one laptop accessory with integrated stereo speakers, a built-in fan and a wide padded base.
Lenovo has introduced a $1,000 hybrid notebook tablet with a detachable screen.
Microvision is showcasing its ultra-mini Showwx pico projector at CES 2010.
iGugu has introduced a system that allows users to easily access and play PC games on televisions or home theater systems.
Astronomers have worked out that around 15 percent of stars host solar systems like our own, with several gas giant planets in the outer regions.
A British ISP has posted an attack on U2 frontman, Saint Bono of Solipsis, advising him to shut it.
A computer scientist reckons he's calculated pi to a record 2.7 trillion digits - on a PC.
One of the first developers of an internet porn filter is suing the Chinese government, claiming it misappropriated its technology for use in the Green Dam censorship project.
The message from CES is that if your USB gizmo ain't got USB 3.0, it ain't worth a damn.
An Australian father and son have developed a power board designed to cut domestic energy use.
Shipments of monitors for the desktop market have been hit really hard by the credit crunch.
NASA's Solar and Helioscopic Observatory (SOHO) has captured footage of a comet being swallowed by the sun.
Polaroid said it has signed a deal with singer Lady Gaga. She'll be the creative director for specialist Polaroid imaging products.
The Google Nexus one drops into a very interesting window. By any measure it is as big a potential hit as the Palm Pre was at CES last but then the excitement pretty much died out for the Palm Pre and while it was likely the hottest phone Sprint had in 2009, we’re talking Sprint, so that didn’t mean much.
Google finally went public with the introduction of the Nexus phone, manufactured by Taiwanese handset maker HTC.
The winners of the 2009 Darwin Awards have been announced, and for the first time ever there's a woman on the shortlist.