New technology 2008
- Look out for these new trends in consumer electronics, out this year
- Exclusive videos of the latest gadgets and gizmos
- The latest in high definition TVs, Blu-ray and HD DVD, and internet mobiles
- Go green with the future of environmentally friendly future technology
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What's in this guide
The face of the consumer electronics industry is changing. We take a look at emerging trends for 2008.
TV technology developments to watch out for in 2008. Plasmas and LCDs are set to get thinner, resolutions higher, and there's a preview of the impressive new OLED technology.
The ongoing HD DVD Vs Blu Ray battle. Things seem to be turning in the favour of the Blu-ray camp, but is there still hope for HD DVD?
What will be happening in the audio arena this year. The latest digital music players boast more features than ever before, but for something totally new, look no further than Sony's Rolly.
New models promise ever more features. The iPhone has raised the bar and now it's time for the established mobile industry payers to respond.
Cameras for 2008 promise to be smaller but with higher specs. And some camcorders can now be used underwater too.
Expect to see 3D mapping and voice recognition in new sat navs. As mainstream electronics brands enter the market, competition is hotting up.
Watch videos of some of the unusual things we saw at the CES. There's a possible Christmas top selling toy, a new eBook and Panasonic's new concept in TV entertainment.