CES 2011 is the most exciting consumer electronics show of the year. It's the first time we get to see the cool new products manufacturers are hoping we'll buy. We'll be on the spot reporting on the latest tablets, connected TVs and anything else the industry has to show off. The show officially kicks off on January 6, so bookmark this page and return to see all our stories from CES 2011 in one place.
We get to grips with a laptop so thin you couldn't even use it as a draught excluder -- the Samsung ZX310. Check out our hands-on photos to discover just how slim this laptop really is...
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc offers a stunning wide-screen display and an excellent camera. It's the ideal Android smart phone for media lovers.
The 10.1-inch Motorola Xoom is the first tablet to run Google's Android 3.0 Honeycomb software. Despite being first, it feels fun and polished, and it will be even better when more big-screen apps arrive.
We give Samsung's TX100 the hands-on treatment. The TX100 is a Windows 7 tablet that transforms into a laptop when you slide out the hidden keyboard. Check out our photos to see for yourself...
3D TV is old news now, so Sony is trying to get us excited about new technology that enables us to ditch the nerdy glasses. The question is, can the technology cope?
We've been treated to a brief hands-on with the hotly anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook at CES in Las Vegas. Check out our hands-on snaps of RIM's 7-inch tablet, and let us know what you think...
Parrot looks set to drag car stereos kicking and screaming into the 21st century with the Asteroid -- a car stereo powered by the Google Android operating system.
Roll up, tablet fans. Google's just released some tantalising information about Android 3.0 Honeycomb -- the operating system designed specifically to power the next wave of tablets.
The LG Optimus 2X is the fastest, smoothest Android smart phone yet, but you'll have to overlook its slightly clunky appearance.
We get our greasy paws all over a pristine BlackBerry PlayBook in this hands-on video. Check out the button-free interface in action, and get the skinny on this upcoming iPad rival.
There's no need to scratch your head in confusion over the glut of cameras announced at CES. Here are the ten cameras worth getting excited about in 2011.
CES 2011 is over, and barely a word was expelled on the subject of Blu-ray. Has the format had its day? Are we all too busy with digital downloads to care about it?
Now the dust has settled from CES 2011, we take a look at the major tech announcements we were expecting but sadly never materialised...
This year's CES tech show marked the attack of the tablets, but don't worry about being overrun -- we've picked out the best of the touchscreen treats.
Tech manufacturers aren't taking your indifference to 3D gadgets lying down. No siree. At CES, they unleashed a veritable barrage of 3D camcorders.
We feast our eyes on the enormously reflective, glowing vehicular artwork that is Monster's Tron-inspired Audi R8, a chrome-plated car tricked out by West Coast Customs.
We go hands-on with the Sony Bloggie 3D at CES -- it shoots in 3D, and has a screen on the back for viewing your footage without glasses. But how well does it work?
Yeehaw! The Yanks have scored some mightily magnificent mobiles at this year's CES -- here's our pick of the pack we're not getting. Curses!
We go hands-on with the unfortunately named MSI WindPad 100A and WindPad 100W at CES 2011. But it seems as if these two tablets are only half finished...
Remember the EN-V personal transport vehicles we showed you back in March? General Motors has only gone and built the thing -- and our chums over at CNET.com have tried it out.
Asus has announced three new Android tablets and one Windows 7 tablet at this year's CES in Las Vegas. Crave goes hands-on to see what all the fuss is about...
If you've got lots of space in your house, and lots of money in the bank, why not let Samsung relieve you of both with its new 75-inch 3D television?
Geeks love electricity and guns, so, when a company brings both together and paints the result bright yellow, we can't help but get excited.
We've had 1080p TVs and camcorders for so long now that we're thoroughly bored of Full HD. Thank goodness JVC has demonstrated a prototype 4K camcorder.
One of the coolest things on show at CES is the Thing-O-Matic from MakerBot Industries, which turns virtual 3D models into real-life objects. Check out our photos, and learn how it works...
Out at CES we met two cycling robots capable of performing amazing feats of balance. Read on for amazing photos, and to learn how to make your own MuRata Boy. Sort of.
If you want to produce amazingly smooth tracking shots with your iPhone, then you'll be interested in the Steadicam Smoothee, which will make your iPhone fly like a bird.
We go ears-on with a pair of Monster T1 Tron: Legacy headphones we found at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. They're spiky and they glow bright blue, so be sure to check out our hands-on photos...
We thought Samsung had made the largest 3D LCD TV in the world -- until we paid a visit to LG's stand at the CES trade show.
We've snapped some hands-on photos of two new Android phones from Huawei at CES in Las Vegas. Click through our photos to check them out, and read our first impressions...
There's plenty of eye-catching stuff at CES, but few things can attract more attention than a man with multiple OLED screens stuck to his hat.
There's no point in denying that LG is the king of OLED TVs, so we swung by its CES stand to check out what was on offer this year. We weren't disappointed.
Angry Birds bursts out of your smart phone and into the real world with Angry Birds: Knock on Wood. Check out our hands-on photos and video demonstration of this catapult-based board game.
At CES, Panasonic announced a range of Android-powered tablets. We headed over to the company's booth at the trade show to find out why we should part with our hard-earned money.
We give Razer's bizarre new gaming concept, the Switchblade, the hands-on treatment. With an LED-based keyboard and a 7-inch touchscreen, it's built for highly portable PC gaming.
It's not the first 3D camcorder, but the Handycam TD10E is the first that can record all three dimensions in full HD 3D. We rocked up to the Sony stand to get hands-on with it.
Ford has taken the wraps off the all-electric version of its Focus at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It'll be known -- amazingly enough -- as the Ford Focus Electric.
Intel turned heads with its next-gen Core CPUs this week and, not to be outdone, AMD's unveiled its rival Fusion chips, set to grace Acer's forthcoming Aspire 5253 and 4253 laptops.
We've felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out. This can mean only one thing: Star Wars on Blu-ray.
The Acer Liquid Mini is an Android phone that will appear in five different colours: blue, black, pink, silver and green.
CNET UK decamps to Vegas for the annual techfest that is the Consumer Electronics Show, and we bring you all the gadgety highlights.
Razr's Switchblade concept is a portable gaming system with a multi-touch display and an adaptive tactile keyboard that changes dynamically depending on what you're playing.
We like a spot of eccentricity in our gadgets, and the twisty-turny bendy-shapey Casio Exilim EX-TR100 Tryx has just the right amount of weird.
Ford is yet to unveil its forthcoming electric-powered Focus, but it's already teasing us mercilessly by showing off a smart phone app designed to get the most from your battery-driven car.
Our American pals at CNET.com have done geeks everywhere a solid and filmed their hands-on time with Nintendo's 3DS portable games console at CES. Feast your peepers.
Dell's got mobile-gizmo fans' backs in 2011. The company used its CES press conference to show off the new Streak 7 tablet and Venue smart phone, both of which run Android.
Fame monster and meat-draped disco dolly Lady Gaga has served up a healthy lashing of barmy in Las Vegas with her Polaroid Grey Label range.
Following up Parrot's Android-based Asteroid car stereo is another music system based on Google's mobile OS, the Continental AutoLinq.
Today we saw some magic that would make Paul Daniels explode, and we're going to share it with you, via the media of photos and video.
If plugging in your Tesla makes your blood boil, you'll be glad to hear about eCoupled's new induction charger, which will let you wirelessly fill the car's battery with juice.
Toshiba is upping the stakes at this year's CES, with a demonstration of glasses-free 3D TVs. Read on to discover how they work, and whether we thought they were any good.
It was '3D this, 3D that' at Sony's CES 2011 press conference. We were half asleep when suddenly we were jolted awake by talk of some awesome 3G goggles.
As the sun rises over Las Vegas, Sony has unveiled more compact cameras than we can shake a stick at. Seriously, we've shaken sticks at so many cameras we can barely lift our arms.
Sony didn't need an excuse to get the Green Hornet's fabulous car, the Black Beauty, out for the assembled masses at CES 2011, so neither do we. Here are some photos.
We've seen some unlikely collaborations in our time. Eminem and Dido, peanut butter and jelly, Wyclef Jean and Kenny Rogers, but this new SportWatch from Nike and TomTom takes the biscuit.
The latest cameras flying at us like fire extinguishers at a protest march are the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX10, DSC-HX7V, DSC-WX10 and DSC-WX7, packed with 3D features.
Olympus has announced the successor to the rather marvellous Pen E-PL1 Micro Four Thirds camera, offering a few welcome tweaks.
LG's serious about the 3D telly business. In 2011, a whopping 40 per cent of its television will be 3D ready, and we've got details on all the models you'll need to know about.
Sony's new Bloggie 3D mini-camcorder brings tri-dimensional shooting to your handbag with two lenses and a 3D screen. Other new Bloggies make do with dual screens and 1080p.
All about the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, which is setting sail with Android 2.2 Gingerbread, a new kind of video-display mojo and an 8.1-megapixel camera.
Sony's new range of Blu-ray players is on the horizon, and the forecast is 3D with a chance of iPhone apps.
Samsung announced its 2011 range of LED and plasma 3D TVs at tech shindig CES, with high-end models including super-thin bezels around the screen.
Sony is bringing video calling and smart-phone apps to its Bravia television range with a collection of new models announced today.
Acer takes on BlackBerry with the beTouch E210, an Android 2.2 smart phone with an optical trackpad and all the usual Android goodies.
Panasonic is celebrating ten years of the Lumix snapper brand with a selection of new point and shoots, including the new S3 and S1.
Sony's already wowed our eyeballs with its amazing 3D televisions, and it's all set to do the same with a brand new Vaio F-series 3D laptop.
Panasonic will launch 10-inch, 7-inch and 4-inch Viera tablets running Android this year. Did that just make you say, "WTF?" Us too -- read on to see why it might not be a bad idea.
Samsung's ZX310 ultra-portable laptop is an unabashed attempt at stealing the Apple MacBook Air's thunder. If the specs are accurate, Samsung's done a sterling job.
Panasonic is celebrating 10 years of the Lumix brand -- and faces some troubled times of life with the new FS snappers.
Motorola gave birth to its first Android tablet at the annual CES trade show. Unfortunately, it then went and called it Xoom.
Samsung has announced a tablet that runs Windows 7 and sports a slide-out keyboard.
Did you get a camera for Christmas? Well you can start kicking yourself because Canon's just announced five new point and shoot models for 2011.
House of Marley has been showing off a new line of stylish Bob Marley audio products at CES in Las Vegas. Check out our hands-on photos, and let us know what you think of the design...
If you've ever needed to cut off your own arm when trapped down a canyon, you'll know how valuable the Spot Connect can be. It'll let you send an SOS signal from almost anywhere.
Meet the Withings blood pressure monitor for iPhone, which measures your blood pressure, charts the results for you and lets you upload your data online, all via your iOS device.
Keeping your baby safe is a fairly important part of being a parent, so we're super-excited about the new Withings Smart Baby Monitor, which beams video of junior to your iOS device.
You're back at your desk in a bleak January and your last holiday seems a long way away. The Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR can tell you exactly how far away -- and in which direction...
The LG Optimus Black is the skinniest smart phone ever, and it's got a new kind of display that's the equivalent of staring into a supernova without sunglasses.
The need for a power boost on the move can lead a man to do many desperate things. But is anyone desperate enough to publicly charge up the nPower PEG?
No matter where you're planning this year's holiday, the Fujifilm FinePix XP30 snaps at sea and on sand -- and even tells everyone where you are.
CES, Las Vegas and Samsung has been showing off its all-new cameras and camcorders. Check out our hands-on photos of these new snappers, and let us know which is your favourite.
Logitech is waging war on wires with the Wireless Speaker Adaptor, which lets you stream music from certain laptops to your speakers without generating a hellish sphere of tangled cables.
The Uno scooter is more than meets the eye -- it's a unicycle in disguise! It transforms from a three-wheeled scooter to a two-wheeled Segway-like balancing act.
Fujifilm has upended a sack of new cameras, sending a fistful of cheap point-and-shoots tumbling all over the show.
Bowers & Wilkins has revamped its uber-popular Zeppelin speaker, adding Apple AirPlay support so you can wirelessly stream songs from your iComrade of choice.
We go hands-on with the Lenovo LePad, a tablet that will be running Android 3.0 Honeycomb when it launches in the UK. Also meet the U1 dock, which turns the LePad into a proper Windows PC...
When Intel unveil new chips, MSI is usually among the first to to snap 'em up. The Taiwanese company's new wave of G- and F-series laptops take advantage of Intel's Sandy Bridge tech.
Fujifilm has dropped a fistful of zoom with an assortment of superzooms and long-zooming compacts to tickle your fancy.
Can't afford HP's next-gen, Envy 17? Fret not -- the company has a couple of slightly less extravagant Intel Sandy Bridge-powered Pavilion dv6 and Pavilion dv7 laptops.
Asus has revealed details on the Android-based Eee Pad Slider, Eee Pad Transformer and Eee Pad MeMo, and the Windows-flavoured Eee Slate EP121.
Cameras and phones usually compete for space in your pocket, but Samsung has paired the new SH100 snapper with the Galaxy S smart phone to remotely control the camera.
MSI, Taiwanese purveyor of reasonably priced gaming laptops, has applied its legendary tin ear for naming conventions and come up with the MSI WindPad *parp*. Excuse us.
No meaningless numbers for Kodak's latest cameras, as the the EasyShare Max, Touch, Sport and Mini bring proper names to CES 2011.
Intel's swanky new Sandy Bridge architecture will makes is debut in a bevy of next-generation Core-powered portables from HP, starting with the enviable Envy 17.
Asus' Wavi Xtion system will let you operate your PC with gestures, in the same way as Microsoft's Kinect peripheral lets you control Xbox games by flailing around like a barking nutjob.
There's no time to stand around and chat when the Samsung WB700 has been announced. Click here for the details of this giant-zooming compact camera.
Remember those fancy Core CPUs that debuted last year – y'know, the Core i3, i5 and i7 range? Intel's knocked together a set of second-generation Core chips for 2011.
Samsung has snuck into CES early and unwrapped the NX11, a new lens-swapping camera that goes up to 11.
The Asus Eee Slate EP121 has a refreshed name and a chalk-based marketing strategy that it hopes will get us excited about Windows 7 and a detachable keyboard.
Toshiba's latest Android tablet and a glasses-free 3D laptop will be on show at CES, but our American comrades have already manhandled them. Here's what they think.
Everyone on the planet that wants a netbook probably already has one, but that hasn't stopped Lenovo unashamedly churning out a new range of IdeaPad S Series devices in time for the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show.
Kodak is swinging into Vegas with a sharp young pair of 1080p mini-camcorders: the elegant, 5-megapixel still-shooting PlayFull and the waterproof, pool-party ready PlaySport.
Like Gillian McKeith staggering out of the jungle, Crave has left behind the cocoon of Christmas holidays to bring you news of the Samsung HMX-Q10 camcorder from CES.
Samsung's wacky boffins have developed some zany audiovisual treats in time for upcoming annual tech fest CES. Have a gander.
Our picks of the most exciting treats in store for CES 2011 in January, from glasses-free 3D to multi-core smart phones and tremendous tablets.
The 10.1-inch Asus Eee Pad Transformer is a great Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet, but it's the cleverly designed keyboard dock that makes it really stand out from the crowd. While not perfect, the Transformer's competitive price tag makes it well worth considering.
It might not break the mould, but the LG Optimus Black is a decent all-round Android phone. It's speedy, and the bright screen is a definite plus.
The ViewSonic ViewPad 10s tablet is relatively affordable and decent enough when it comes to browsing the Web. But it's not cheap enough to justify its lack of standard Android features and poor screen.
The 12.1-inch Asus Eee Slate EP121 is a feature-packed behemoth of a tablet. But using it will probably give you arm ache, and its battery life is nothing to boast about.
The Asus Eee Pad Slider tablet packs some cool hardware and runs the drool-worthy Android 3.0, but the physical keyboard makes the device beefier than rivals, so it'll have to be really helpful to justify its presence.
The Asus Eee Pad Memo is a lightweight, good-looking, 7-inch tablet. With the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system on-board, this tablet is an exciting proposition.
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