When I first heard about "Pico" projectors two years ago, I figured the teensy handheld photo and video projectors were vaporware. But then last year the first wave of these ultra-portable beauties, many less than an inch thick, began throwing light at CES. And now there are a slew of different projectors from Dell, Toshiba, Acer, BenQ, Samsung and BUGlabs that use the DLP Pico chipset and connect to laptops, iPhones and other portable media devices. Here are 10 of the tiny-but-mighty Pico products that you'll be losing in your lint drawer soon.
And...go! On Thursday the sprawling consumer electronics industry descends on Las Vegas for its biggest tradeshow, CES. For many companies, it will set the entire year's product calendar. But how to stand out? One ploy is to jump the gun: Interesting product previews are already trickling out.
The LH95 television due for unveiling at CES 2009 makes it sound like LCD technology has just taken an incredible advance. That's because LG is branding it as the world's thinnest LED-illuminated LCD TV.
Palm was once king of the PDA, but the rise of the smartphone and Windows-powered PDAs led to its crown slipping a long way. But this year the hot-hardware Centro smartphone helped bring Palm more success, and now there's news that Palm really has a new OS on the way, codenamed Nova, and due for unveiling at CES.