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Rich Warren Posted: Jan 09, 2004 0 comments

In a town where poker is a religion, there's nothing like laying down a royal flush. Arousing the press for an early morning press conference on the far side of the Strip from the Convention Center, JVC introduced the ultimate DVD/VHS combo player-recorder.

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Jon Iverson Posted: Jan 09, 2004 0 comments

"This," said Lew Johnson, "is home theater done the way <I>we</I> think it ought to be." The "we" in question was Conrad-Johnson and its sister company McCormack Audio, and the system under discussion included McCormack's spanking new UDP-1 Universal Disc Player ($2995).

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Rich Warren Posted: Jan 08, 2004 0 comments
In 28 years of attending the International Consumer Electronics Show, I never witnessed the tide of humanity that swept into the opening day of this year's CES. Usually the crowds swell on the second and third days of the show, but this opening day rivaled the most crowded days of yore, and then some.
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Peter Pachal Posted: Jan 08, 2004 0 comments
The insanity begins at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Thursday, January 8, Day 1 of the International Consumer Electronics Show, when the doors open to the public - tens of thousands of dealers, installers, and just plain folks eager to see, hear, and get their hands on the latest high-tech wonders.
John Sciacca Posted: Jan 08, 2004 0 comments

People have been making New Year's resolutions since calendars were first invented. "I'm going to alphabetize my CD collection." "I'll use the Soloflex as more than a clothes hanger." And the biggie - "I'm going to get a job that I really enjoy."

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Jon Iverson Posted: Jan 08, 2004 0 comments

Some of the most welcome news to come out of the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was Sumiko's announcement of BARCO's return to the North American market. BARCO has long been a leader in professional and industrial DLP and CRT products, and has now developed a new line o f consumer-oriented DLP projectors called CineVERSUM.

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Rich Warren Posted: Jan 07, 2004 0 comments
As in past years, the day preceding the official opening of the 2004 International Consumer Electronics Show was devoted to dawn-to-dusk press conferences.
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Peter Pachal Posted: Jan 07, 2004 0 comments
Steven Van Zandt of The Sopranos (and Bruce Springsteen's band) lends some celebrity cred to the Sirius satellite radio press conference.
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Jon Iverson Posted: Jan 07, 2004 0 comments

The Consumer Electronics Show doesn't open until Thursday, and they're still setting up booths and taping down carpet. The rumor is that the South Convention Hall is behind schedule, and they'll be working all night long to be ready. But as is CES tradition, the major consumer electronics manufacturers scheduled a full day's worth of press events&mdash;and they weren't going to let the sound of pneumatic power tools get in the way.

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John Sciacca Posted: Jan 05, 2004 0 comments
The kitchen used to be considered mom's domain. But it's now the central gathering point in most homes. During parties, people congregate sipping cocktails and chatting while waiting for the food to cook. Mail is read and checks are written at the kitchen table. Messages are transmitted via refrigerator magnet.

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