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At Mobile Focus, Cell Phones Galore!

At Mobile Focus, an event keyed to the the CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment Show, vendors had a slew of new cell phones on display.


Samsung's Laptop is Lighter Than Air

The latest laptop from Samsung, the X360, competes in the same 13.3-inch screen class as Apple's Macbook Air but is a little lighter. Running an Intel Core 2 Duo processor with a 128GB solid-state drive, it should start and shutdown faster than laptops with hard-disk drives.


Celebs, 3D TV and Cars at Nvidia Conference

At Nvidia's first conference, NVISION'08, there was something for everyone: Sci-fi celebrities, 3D gaming on your TV, new car dashboard interfaces, and the Tegra mobile chipset.

Beauty and the Beast: Two Power Laptops to Love

Senior editor Darren Gladstone takes a look at two powerful laptops, the Sony VAIO VGN-FW198U/H and the Micro Express JFL9226. Both devices use Intel's Centrino processor and have roughly the same hardware specs, but the two machines are as similar otherwise as Beauty and the Beast.

Panasonic's Solid Point-and-Shoot Lumix FX500

The 10-megapixel Panasonic Lumix FX500 features a 25-125mm Leica 5x optical zoom and a touchscreen display. The camera has almost no lag time after pressing the shutter and it's very satisfying to shoot with.


'Minority Report' Style Gesture-Based Interfaces

GestureTek is a California-based company developing gesture-based interfaces based on motion-tracking software and cameras. The technology is already in use in games and media installations around the world.


HP TouchSmart IQ506 All-in-One PC

Sleek, classy all-in-one PC gets points for design, but it lacks the same wow in its performance.

Panasonic Lumix FX500 Digital Camera

The touch-screen FX500 won't replace your digital SLR, but it's a classy little camera that handles a lot.


New Apps for the iPhone 2.0

Attendees at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference got a glimpse of new software coming for all iPhones.

HP Launches Broad Array of Redesigned Notebooks, Displays

In one of its largest product releases, HP unveiled a bevy of new PCs and displays, capping on key trends such as touch-screen...