Many smart consumers have put their DVD-player purchases on hold, unwilling to choose sides in the Blu-ray/HD-DVD format war. So, LG's announcement of a player that works with both is attracting a lot of attention at CES.
TVs used to be blocky, heavy boxes that squatted in your living room, gathering dust. Today's flat-screen TVs give you more positioning options, as Panasonic demonstrates at its booth, with spinning plasma TVs.
Superior TVs, speakers, and home video equipment have turned living rooms into home theaters. Thus there's a movie theater at Panasonic's booth--presumably without the sticky floors and the kids kicking your seat.
Fans of Counter-Strike, Halo, and Quake can get their game on in this tent sponsored by Intel. However, when we came calling, the name of the game seemed to be Grand Theft Gaming--the tent was temporarily closed due to theft.
A crowd gathered at CNET's stage Monday evening for our announcement of the Best of CES Awards finalists. All of you tech-savvy users can vote for your own favorite product from CES, to determine the People's Voice award. Go vote!
We're not sure what it has to do with tech, but the Girls Gone Wild franchise had a trailer and volleyball setup in the CES parking lot. The "girls" aren't great players, but we suspect the guys were there for the hot pants anyway.