CES gaining ground on Comdex?
The Consumer Electronics Show is boasting more exhibit space, equal or better attendance, and happier crowds than its rival tech trade show.
Rewritable DVD rivals make their case
As the DVD rewritable market heats up, a lot is riding on which format, if any, will become dominant. Two groups striving to spread their respective formats take a stand at CES.
HP: Compaq in focus
CEO Carly Fiorina defends the Compaq merger, saying Compaq will help HP make better cameras and other digital-imaging products.
Intel hears the music
Store music on a PC, then wirelessly beam it to play on a stereo or TV. Intel says the XScale chip is the heart of this digital dance.
TiVo broadens its programming
Recent news should help distinguish the company from its rivals and plant TiVo in the middle of a new trend: creating a hub for home entertainment.
A satellite radio field of dreams
If you build it, will they buy? That's what the two companies wonder after spending more than $1 billion each to launch satellite broadcast networks.
It takes a tablet
Samsung CEO Daeje Chin shows off the Nexio S150, a wireless handheld that runs Windows CE and spreadsheet applications, and processes e-mail.
Music for home and on the road
video This year, the volume is pumped up on high-tech gear focused on letting people indulge their musical tastes.
New products to watch
The debut of a hot new device or product category often sets the tone for consumer electronics for the rest of the year.
Gates peddles home tech
The Microsoft chairman's treatise on the fully digitized home, a staple of Comdex computer trade shows for many years, is extended to CES.
Microsoft device to bridge TV, PC
The software powerhouse will demonstrate a tablet-shaped device that will serve as a bridge between the TV, the PC and Microsoft's .Net services.
Rearden Steel unveils multimedia system
After two years of secrecy, the start-up is expected to jump into the buzzing home entertainment market by announcing its first product.