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WowWee: Tri-Bot, Femi-Sapien and More!

Tri-Bot from WowWee at CES 2008TigerTV has been able to get some of the pre-show pictures being released by WowWee of their latest robotic gear.

These guys are sure to provide you with a ton of new reasons you want to drop a few hundred dollars for a new toy. I’ve got my eye set on one or two of these already – I just wish aerial flying devices would have a longer range – being in a high-rise over a bay I could have some fun!

Vegas Warms Up for CES with Beer Pong World Series?

Beer PongBeer Pong – you heard me correctly – is being played in Vegas during the week prior to CES and never expect the Internet to let you down – there are pictures, images, and even video to help better explain the event. The best part about winning the Beer Pong World Series – you win $50,000!

Are the people in Vegas bored?

TigerTV launches CES 2008 Flickr Group

FlickrWant to share your findings with the world? People attending the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show will be able to contribute their photos from the floor of CES 2008 to a Flickr Group.

This will allow people to share all of their photos with each other and share all the coolest gadgets and stuff there is in Las Vegas this January – at CES 2008!

Intel based OLPC pulled from CES Keynote

One Laptop Per ChildIntel, who has reportedly been pushing hard to sell their ‘Classmate PC,’ vs the OLPC project’s AMD-based open-source system – has withdrawn from the OLPC project. According to online reports, Nicholas Negroponte, former Media Lab director at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, finally had ‘enough’ of the constant sales pressure.

After documenting the sales pressure from Intel by an OLPC client – the fight really began. ….

HD-DVD not in the Party Mood for CES – Withdraws Event

Warner Home Video Ditches HD-DVDHD-DVD was dealt a major blow when Warner Home Video announced they were going to now exclusively use the BluRay High Definition DVD format. That was the last studio to hold out on making a choice between one and the other – and ironically, more HD-DVD players have been sold (excluding of course PS/3 sales) – yet the planned Cocktail Party and Event to be held on January 6 was cancelled.

Multi-Bit Storage appears in announced SSD

SSD DriveStorage – nobody can get enough – but these days it’s the transition from standard hard drives to SSD. SSD will provide for the future of mobile devices, with it’s shock resistance features, the biggest challenge now is getting SSD up to the capacity people expect to get with a notebook.

The days of getting a notebook with a 4GB hard drive are over – today people are enjoying their complete media libraries on their laptops. I have one laptop primarily used with the television with two hard drives in it – and they are needed with media. Some SSD based notebooks have started to appear, but their lack of overall storage capacity may keep them from selling too quickly.

CES 2008 Predictions

What does CES hold in store?CES 2008 should have some of the best products we’ve never seen – and you won’t see available on TigerDirect.com or any other site or store for at least several months. According to a CNN report, the blogosphere is going crazy with their own presumptions and expectations about the upcoming Consumer Electronics Mecca.

While most are already hearing about new and innovative uses and extensions of wireless technologies, like wireless USB and wireless HDMI, Kleer being used in headsets and more – there are other things to consider.

I guess in the end we won’t know until we get there – and TigerTV and the entire TigerDirect team will take Las Vegas by storm on January 6, 2008 – make sure to check out our full CES coverage.

CES 2008 – Here Comes TigerDirect and TigerTV!

TigerTV at CES 2008Heard about a place I like to call the gadget-universe? It’s called the Consumer Electronics Show, or CES for short. This year CES 2008 will be brought directly into your home from the whole TigerTV staff at TigerDirect. We’ll cover the 1.7 Million square feet of exhibition space from January 6 to January 10, 2007. Just for you!

You can expect to see at least ten segments daily from our TigerTV team – bringing you the latest in the hottest new technologies from leading manufacturers.

AppleTV brings iTunes Content To The Television Screen

 AppleTV The Next Big Thing From Apple With Apple’s new multimedia powerhouse AppleTV, there’s always something good on television. With Apple TV, you can enjoy movies, TV shows, music, and podcasts in your iTunes library, plus photos and movie trailers, on your widescreen TV — wirelessly, from either your Mac or PC.

TigerDirect’s 10th Annual “Build Your Own PC Race” Contest Is A Big Hit!

Are You A PC Builder? Put Your Money Where Your CPU Is (Or Goes)! Journalists hailing from prominent PC publications, newsletters, magazines, and web-newscasts vied for their fifteen minutes of fame at the CES convention in Las Vegas. They competed in the “Build Your Own PC Race”, a charity event benefiting their favorite educational or […]