The Wii U controller has a front facing camera, microphone, touchscreen, accelerometer and other features that help it extend the screen of Wii gaming.
The Lakers superstar demoed a new "NBA On the Move" feature in front of the E3 crowd in Los Angeles.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs returned to the keynote stage to launch Apple's upcoming and anticipated iCloud service. iCloud will let users store documents, calendars, contacts, photos and music online and distribute them to other devices, including Macs, iPads, iPhones and Windows PCs.
The Wii U game controller has a 6-inch touchscreen and can also be used to play games by itself.
Get a sneak peek at the gameplay of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, which was showcased at the XBox 360 media briefing at E3 in Los Angeles. The game goes on sale November 8, 2011, for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.
At the E3 game convention, Microsoft showed off Kinect Fun Labs for Xbox 360 that includes tools to instantly create life-like avatars. Gamers can also make digital representations of their favorite physical objects.
The Microsoft Kinect controller now supports voice control of the Xbox 360 console and voice-activated Bing searches of Hulu Plus, Netflix, and other sites. YouTube content is also coming to the Xbox Live.
Sony Computer Entertainment of America President and CEO Jack Tretton offered consumers and partners an apology for the PlayStation Network outage, then shifted focus to more positive days ahead.
Previously the NGP, or next-generation portable, the PlayStation Vita has dual touchpads, dual cameras, and networking options like 3G and Wi-Fi. It will be available this holiday season.
On World Tech Update this week, Microsoft previews Windows 8 at Computex in Taipei, Asustek introduces the Padfone which combines a tablet and smartphone, Viewsonic offers a tablet PC that can run both Android 2.2 and Windows 7 Professional, and Google opens a Chrome OS center in Taipei.
The ViewPad 10 Pro tablet from ViewSonic runs Android and Windows. You can switch between the two operating systems on the fly without having to reboot.
Taiwan's Asustek has previewed a smartphone-tablet PC combo device, called the Padfone, that seeks to bring together the strengths of both without completely duplicating the hardware.
Intel is hoping to see a new class of thin and light laptops based around its chips. The computers, called Ultrabooks, are expected around the end of this year. One such machine, the Asus UX, was demonstrated during an Intel keynote speech at the Computex trade show in Taiwan.