Viaclix makes hardware and software for surfing the Web on your TV. Users need a special box and remote to make use of it, in return for being able to surf Web sites like flipping channels. This includes video sites like Hulu and YouTube.
Along with Internet video sites, Viaclix boxes can do things like live video chat (with a connected Webcam) and run third party apps.
Osama Bedier, vice president of PayPal's platform and emerging technologies bumps phones with Punsri Abeywickrema from Rentalic, one of the winners of the PayPal developer challenge, in order to transfer them the $50,000 prize money. Bedier said that the actual transfer would take place a little later, and joked that in the past they would have used an oversize check instead.
Medl Tech has cooked up a truly niche product: an external screen for laptop users. This could act as a secondary display when users are out on the road, all without taking up as much space as a traditional external display.
The 13-inch display sports the same resolution as an Apple MacBook, and can last around 4-5 hours on an internal, rechargeable lithium battery. The company plans to ship out later this year for around $300.
Contact-slurping service Gwabbit demonstrated its new "gwab-o-sphere" product, which can sync up contact information changes from around the Web.
Gwabbit president Todd Miller donned a replica Dharma Initiative jump suit from the popular TV series "Lost" to show how the new tech could grab the right contact information no matter what time the e-mail had come from.
For more on how the gwab-o-sphere works, read our coverage.