Week in pictures: Gadget heaven

roundup Intel Developer Forum, CeBit attendees find themselves in gizmo paradise. Also: Mashups, cult films and the 'Godfather.'

Intel Developer Forum, CeBit attendees find themselves in gizmo paradise. Also: Mashups, cult films and the 'Godfather.'

Around 6,300 companies from 70 countries will present their latest novelties at this year's fair. March 9, 2006

Just getting started when your laptop battery poops out? Start-up UltraCell may have what you need. March 9, 2006

Microsoft's goal of producing a cheap, pocket-size minitablet remains elusive. Will buyers wait for next generation?March 9, 2006

A look at Intel's Ultra Mobile PCs, examples of hardware that will ship as part of Microsoft's Origami Project. March 7, 2006

Intel hosts a slew of concept computers--some embedded in the wall, some running on a car battery. March 8, 2006

BenQ Mobile moved quickly to roll out new handsets after it took over Siemens' mobile phone business. March 8, 2006

Fans create mashup Web sites that dig into the arcana of their favorite TV shows, movies and celebrities. March 6, 2006

Electronic Arts' lead character designer watched the classic film every day for nearly a year to capture the characters' look and feel. March 6, 2006

Web site Veoh lets film freaks post old, public-domain movies online. March 8, 2006

Models of crew exploration capsules go through the ringer at NASA's Ames Research Center. March 7, 2006

The Mindstorms NXT may look like a children's toy, but it's actually a robot development kit. March 7, 2006

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter will study the Red Planet for evidence of water. March 9, 2006

Solar companies are using a range of techniques to cut the cost of PV cells and make solar electricity more cost-competitive. March 9, 2006

The first-ever gravity survey of the entire Antarctic ice sheet shows its mass has decreased significantly from 2002 to 2005. March 7, 2006

At the 76th International Motor Show in Geneva, you'll find vehicles that you'd expect James Bond to drive--packed with power, grace and comfort. March 7, 2006

In Stockholm, Sweden, drivers have been testing an IBM system of radio frequency transponders and roadside cameras. March 6, 2006

Side-by-side comparision of ads for Sun, run by Scott McNealy, and AMC, where his dad was a top exec. See any resemblance? March 6, 2006

The Aeroscraft concept vehicle could ferry passengers across continents and oceans by 2010. March 6, 2006