You probably have computers with gigabytes maybe terabytes of pictures, songs and videos, but how do you manage it all? In his traditional CES opening keynote, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates announced the Windows Home Server and explained how the technology automatically backs up your data and makes it available through the Internet.
One could have thought that the first, sort of half-baked effort of the first generation of entertainment PC platforms could also have the last. But AMD took another, more serious look at the market and announced Live! notebooks, a Live reference platform for the family room and a CPU-powered NAS system.
If there was one underlying theme at Sony's CES press conference today, it was that Sony desperately asks for the designation as the market leader in high definition.
At its pre-CES press conference, Sony spent very little time talking about the PS3, which is kind of surprising considering it is the first big event for Sony since the release of the console in November. However, it remained confident about the future of the system.
Las Vegas (NV) - Samsung rolled out a bunch of new products one day before the official opening of the Consumer Electronics Show. At the press conference we saw the company's new LCD TVs with a contrast ratio of up to 10,000:1 as well as the the firm's second generation Blu-ray player and the iPod Nano competitor K3.
Sony today said that it will make AOL's video content available on "the majority" of it's 2007 line of TVs. Content will be downloaded to the TVs via the optional "Bravia Internet Video Link."
Palm chose the frenzy of the Consumer Electronics Show to introduce its latest Treo smartphone: The Treo 750 is the new flagship of the family and - other than previously expected - does not integrate Wi-Fi connectivity, but comes can be upgraded free of charge to support UMTS/HSDPA.
One of the first opportunities to get your hands on a 1.8", NAND flash-based solid state disk (SSD) drives may be Samsung's upgraded ultra mobile PC (UMPC).
JVC today announced a high-definition version of its Everio hard drive camcorder series. The GZ-HD7 records video in 1080i (1920x1080 interlaced) onto a 60 GB hard drive.
Male size competitions, that's what the battle of 100"+ HD TVs is being termed here at CES. It's also a battle of timing, as two companies raced to announce their 108" TV's. LG has apparently got the first ever 108" to be announced to the world, though it was superceeded by their combo Blu-ray HD-DVD player.
Las Vegas (LV) - Philips hyped a number of forthcoming products (see our story Philips goes ambi-extreme) at its CES press conference Sunday, including one series of products aiming specifically at gamers: the AmBX PC Gaming Peripherals, which uses light, vibration and air to create an immersive environment for gaming.
Las Vegas (NV) - Philips held its CES press conference today, and - not surprisingly - the company focused on its "ambient" technology. The first move to this technology was its flat-panel Ambilight TV sets. Philips, however, wants to take this even further with full surround sound and gaming experiences using ambient technology.
LG said that it has lowered the price of its flagship 1080p TV - a 71" plasma unit.
Being part of Hewlett-Pack hasn't made VoodooPC lose its flair for the dramatic. The enthusiast computer maker plans to unveil its eagerly awaited systems featuring AMD's new Quad FX processors at CES 2007 this week.
HD DVD continues to undercut the overall price structure of Blu-ray: Following the recent release of a $1000 1080p HD DVD player, Toshiba today announced a $600 device that is capable of taking advantage of the full 1080p resolution of HD DVD video content.
You trust your hard drive to always serve up your data, but how do you keep the data away from the bad guys? Seagate seems to have an answer with an upcoming drive with full disk encryption. The drive works by signing data with encryption keys and by injecting additional code into a compatible Trusted Platform Module computer.
Netgear has announced a new version of its "Storage Centrol" NAS, adding gigabit Ethernet capability.
Netgear has announced its Digital Entertainer HD (EVA8000), a UPnP AV / DLNA networked media player supporting up to 1080p video via its HDMI 1.1 port.
Netgear today announced its Dual-Mode Cordless Phone with Skype.
LG Electronics has announced its much anticipated dual-format high-definition video player at a press conference preceding the official opening of the CES 2007. The Super Multi Blue Player will be available in the first quarter of this year for $1200, the company said.