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Catching Up on Your CES Queries

LOS ANGELES--After the hype and hubbub of CES, I needed to spend a little downtime someplace quiet, where nobody's rushing around and nobody's obsessed with their marketing or image. And here I am! (In case you were wondering why, I'm staying in L.A. with friends for a few days...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  January 11, 2008; 1:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Signing Off From CES

LAS VEGAS--Another CES is in the books. It's been fun drinking from this firehose of technological goodness, but now it's time to close the laptop, take the business cards out of my shirt pocket and stop wearing the CES badge holder everywhere I go. It's been fun. It's been...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  January 10, 2008; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Boot Up To Sit Down

LAS VEGAS--I finally got to the lower level of the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, traditionally the home of the weirdest gadgets at CES, on Wednesday afternoon. Two of the odder items I found were chairs -- computerized, electrically powered chairs. The Las Vegas Convention Center's...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  January 10, 2008; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Tased and Confused

LAS VEGAS--My "best product demo" award for this year's CES has to go to Taser International, the manufacturer of those hand-held stun guns. At its booths, volunteers could sign up to get Tased at a low voltage. I had the fortunate timing to show up as one such individual...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  January 10, 2008; 7:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
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CES for Your iPod

LAS VEGAS--If it's Thursday, it's time for the Tech Podcast. This week's report focuses on the Consumer Electronics Show and answers another reader's question. Listen to it here or subscribe via RSS or on iTunes....

By washingtonpost.com Editors  |  January 10, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Walking Through the Convention Center

LAS VEGAS--It's easy to throw around numbers to describe the scale of CES: 140,000 expected attendees, 2,700 exhibitors and so on. But It's easier yet to show you just how overwhelming it can be to navigate your way through all those people. The video below shows what it was...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  January 9, 2008; 9:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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A (Very) Big-Screen TV, Rob Pegoraro , January 7, 2008
Warner Waves Goodbye to HD DVD, Rob Pegoraro , January 7, 2008
CES, Day Zero, Rob Pegoraro , January 7, 2008
CES Game Plan, Rob Pegoraro , January 4, 2008
 
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