Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Fujitsu Fabric PC

 
 
By Scott Ferguson  |  Posted 2008-01-07
 
 
 

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES

This years International CES officially began Jan. 7 in Las Vegas, but Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates opened the show with a keynote address the night before. More than 140,000 attendees are expected to attend the four-day expo.

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Sony Ericsson W760

Sony Ericsson showed a phone that bridges the gap between consumers and business. The W760 offers music and multimedia features, but also has GPS and e-mail capabilities.

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Sony Ericsson W760

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Fujitsu Fabric PC

One of several concept PCs on the showroom floor was this fabric PC being developed by Fujitsu. It is made of a thin plastic that feels like fabric and can be stretched to different lengths. This gives users an easier-to-handle PC that is so

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Fujitsu Fabric PC

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Lenovo ThinkPad T61P

A lot of the news at CES revolved around Lenovo delving into the consumer market, but the company had its venerable ThinkPad models on display for corporate buyers.

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES -  Lenovo ThinkPad T61P

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet

During the last few CES shows, vendors have displayed a wide range of tablets, but the concept never really seems to take off widely. That didnt stop Lenovo from displaying the latest version of its X61 tablet with Intels Centrino mobile platform.

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Tablet

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - HP w2408h Display

The 24-inch w2408h display from Hewlett-Packard will help the user who has been needing thicker glasses every year. This $499 screen also includes HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) technology that allows television, video and audio through one c

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - HP w2408h Display

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Samsung and the Mobile Revolution

Samsung was showing off the i760 (left) and the BlackJack II (right) at this years CES. For corporate users, the i760 offers a keyboard and Version 6.0 of Windows Mobile, while the BlackJack II smart phone can sync to corporate e-mail.

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Samsung and the Mobile Revolution

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - The Quest for Better Storage Part I

Storage might be one of the hottest topics in tech right now, and SanDisk showed up with a pair of SSD (solid-state disk) drives for laptops. The 72GB SSD is new, and SanDisk sells a 64GB version. SSDs add some cost to laptops but eliminate most of the mo

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - The Quest for Better Storage Part I

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - The Quest for Better Storage Part II

Like PCs, storage options are getting smaller all the time. The SanDisk uSSD 5000 (right) is a solid-state drive that offers between 1GB and 8GB of memory and is rugged enough for use in the world of low-cost laptops.

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES -  The Quest for Better Storage Part II

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - A Small PC and Big Controversy

Just before CES began, Intel announced that it was leaving the One Laptop Per Child project. Part of the problem was Intels Classmate PC, which competes with the OLPCs XO. The model shown here uses SanDisk SSD memory technology.

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - A Small PC and Big Controversy

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - BlackBerry Curve 8320

The BlackBerry Curve 8320 is Research In Motions latest offering in conjunction with T-Mobile. The new smart phone is GPS-enabled, has 64MB of flash memory and offers 802.11b/g Wi-Fi technology.

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - BlackBerry Curve 8320

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - In Search of Power

For road warriors who need to squeeze every drop of power from a laptop, Magnadyne offers several rechargeable power supplies in its MobileLife line. This one offers 70 watt hours and can charge the average laptop for as much as 2.5 hours.

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - In Search of Power

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES - Let\s Get Small at CES

Several of the top vendors were showing off ultramobile PCs at a time when the industry has become obsessed with mobility. Shown here is the second generation of Samsungs Q1. This model includes an Intel ultralow-voltage chip, Windows Vista and either 80

Whats Hot at the 2008 International CES -  Let\s Get Small at CES

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