Weekly Top Stories: CES 2009, Macworld 2009, Windows 7

Posted: Jan 4 2009, 8:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 12:23pm CDT, in News | I4U Gadget Flyer

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The Holiday Shopping Season is over and we go straight into the exciting CES and Macworld "Season". CES News is already flowing in a big way wetting our appetite for new gadgets and innovations. LG for instance will show a 480Hz HDTV and a 3G HSDPA touchscreen wristphone. Touchscreen Netbooks will rise at CES, and we also came up with these CES 2009 predictions.
Microsoft will hail Windows 7 at their traditional CES keynote. See also this Windows 7 beta review and Windows 7 performance comparison.
We will be live at CES 2009 and will cover the hottest new products and gadgets that will be revealed at the largest tech show on the planet. Be sure to check out I4U News every day next week. You can also subscribe to our CES RSS Feed to stay up to date.Hottest 5 technology stories from last week:

Optoma EP-PK-101 Pico Pocket Projector available for Pre-order Optoma EP-PK-101 Pico Pocket Projector available for Pre-order
The tiny 4 oz. Pico Pocket Projector Optoma EP-PK-101 PICO is available for pre-order on Amazon.com for $399.99.
The Optoma EP-PK-101 utilizes the TI DLP Pico projector module like several other pocket projectors already on the market.

LG Set to Debut 480Hz LCD TV at CES 2009 LG Set to Debut 480Hz LCD TV at CES 2009
LG has announced that it will be showing off the world's first Trumotion 480Hz LCD TV at CES 2009. Today it is still common for HDTVs to have 60Hz refresh rates, and 120Hz is still not very common. I already mentioned today that I expect to see many 240Hz sets at the show, but LG is even doubling that number.
LG-GD910 3G HSDPA Wrist Phone debuts at CES 2009 LG-GD910 3G HSDPA Wrist Phone debuts at CES 2009
LG apparently continued to further develop the watch phone concept they showed at the CES 2008. At the CES 2009 LG unveils with the LG-GD910 the world's first 3G touchscreen watch phone.
The LG-GD910 is not just 3G it actually supports HSDPA with 7.2Mbps download speeds. On the watch face is a video camera to use the LG-GD910 for video conferencing or video capture
CES 2009 will see the Rise of the Touchscreen Netbooks CES 2009 will see the Rise of the Touchscreen Netbooks
The CES 2009 will officially start on January 8th, which is less than 2 weeks away. Netbooks will be of course a very hot topic at the CES 2009. The new generation of netbooks will add touch and will have twistable screens to use them in tablet or notebook style.
HDTV Trends to Expect at CES 2009 HDTV Trends to Expect at CES 2009
A few trends are popping up and will be on prominent display at the show. One of the trends that continues (and has been prominent each year) is the move to ever-thinner designs. A thin TV looks really cool at the maker's booth, but does the average consumer really care how thin the set is?

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