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I met up with Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud, the CEO and founder of Boston Power, at CES 2009. Her company that hopes to drastically improve the longevity of notebook batteries. HP's the first notebook OEM to sell Boston Power batteries, which can stand up to 1,000 or more cycles and be charged up to 80% capcity in just 30 minutes.
The Shure X2u takes any XLR mic and adapts it to USB. This is perfect for aspiring musicians who need to make professional-quality recordings on their notebooks...
Here's a quick look at the XPal Power booth at CES 2009. The company makes extended batteries and solar panels for your notebook and other mobile gadgets.
I met up with HP CTO Phil McKinney a couple of times at CES 2009 and he was carrying around not one, but two bags full of gadgets.
The iFrogz booth at CES was one of my last stops on the show floor. I was checking out their iPhone cases when an iFrogz rep approached me in the same slimy way...
I saw a lot of cool notebooks and gadgets at CES, but I also ran into my fair share of products that should have been dragged off the show floor. The Cell Mate is a prime example of this.
Dorette from SanDisk showed me the company's full lineup of solid state drives at CES 2009. but I'm much more excited about the SanDisk G3 SSDs. The G3 series, which are available in 60GB, 120GB and 240GB will start at just $149 at retail.
I knew I was going to get to spend some time with some execs at CES 2009, but I didn't plan on meeting the CEO of Blendtec, who's better know as 'that guy' from "Will it Blend." I talked with Tom Dickson about the success of his videos and how it's impacted his business.
Call of Duty 4 is my favorite game and pretty soon I'll be able to play it almost anywhere thanks to NVIDIA. The new Ion platforn, which combines an Intel Atom ...
The guys from NVIDIA showed me a demo of 1080p video playing on the an NVIDIA Ion reference design. This little computer is the precursor to netbooks that will be capable of playing high definition video.
The Vuzix Wrap 920AV goggles combine video with the real world. It takes almost any mobile device's video signal and projects what appears to be a 60-inch image onto the real world.
We checked out the Schlage LiNK Internet-enabled locks at CES 2009. Here's a video demo of one in action.
NVIDIA's new Ion platform is built to deliver a fully capable PC in a netbook form factor. Drew Henry showed me the reference platform, which combines an Intel Atom processor with NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics. This combination means you can enjoy high definition content or even play video games.
Joanna Stern took a look at the first EeePC netbooks with touchscreens. The T91 (8.9 inches) and the T101H (10-inches) are convertible netbooks that look a lot different than previous Eee PCs.
I decided to ditch my backpack and wear my gadgets instead. I've packed my Scott-E-Vest with my HP Mini 1000 and a couple of dozen gadgets.
Tom Ribble demos an upcoming feature that will allow a stolen ThinkPad to be disabled with a simple SMS. This is the first demo of Lenovo Constant Secure Remote Disable caught on video.
Warner Crocker from GottaBeMobile.com caught up with Robin Palmer from Synaptics. She shows off how gesture-enabled touchpads are much more functional than standard touchpads.
HP iPrint Photo: Print Wirelessly to Photosmart Printers w/ iPhone & iPod Touch (video demo @ CES 2009)
HP iPrint Photo is a cool little application that enables iPhone and iPod Touch owners to print via WiFi to their HP Photosmart printers. You can print any photo that's on your iPhone onto 4"x6" photo paper in about 20 seconds. Check out this demo at the HP booth at The Digital Experience.
Freescale and Pegatron are ushering a new generation of netbooks that will combine excellent battery life, good looks and low cost. The two partners are hoping to bring the ARM-based netbook to market within the next few months under the flagship of a major OEM at a retail price of $199 to $299.