A wide variety of cutting-edge products will be showcased in Las Vegas next week, from the smallest handhelds to powerful 8-chip servers. TV on a PC and standards battles will also be in the spotlight.
Mobile device showings patchy|
Comdex will showcase a wide variety of slick mobile computers, though some of the hottest will be absent.
8-chip servers powered up
Major computer makers will demonstrate servers using eight processors in Las Vegas, a technological milestone for the PC crowd.
Comdex to push TV on a PC
Compaq, Panasonic, and others will show off hardware for viewing digital TV on a computer, while smaller players will tout low-cost systems.
Setting sights on standards
Vendors will debut new gadgets at the trade show, but the real action will come from standards groups and industry consortiums.