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Nikon had consumer and professional dSLRs out on display.
HTC Touch Diamond
Gadgetell’s JG Mason got cozy with the HTC Touch Diamond.
Pepcom gave this year’s Digital Experience! a safari theme.
Alienware had a massive gaming rig on display (it was a night of much fragging).
Samsung Insinct (sideways)
Samsung offered eventgoers the opportunity to use their instincts and, well, use the Instinct. Here’s a screenshot of the Instinct’s sideways web mode.
Kodak showed off printing products and a family-friendly display.
Toshiba had a veritable army of laptops out on display in an array of sizes.
Nokia’s N-Series was out for play. Notice the horizontal-meets-vertical layout.
M-Audio had a collection of recording products on display including Session Music Producer and TorqMXLab Digital DJ System.
The fine people at Viewzi hooked me with their translucent business cards and kept me by showing off their mashup technology on the, ahem, finest tech Website on the ‘Net.
Mitsubishi had an enormous visual display showing off their LaserVue technology with Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge.
The latest trend in home printing is wireless technology, and Lexmark had one consumer model and one home office model on display. Here’s the consumer model.
Lexmark (home office)
The latest trend in home printing is wireless technology, and Lexmark had one consumer model and one home office model on display. Here’s the small business model.
Vizio had a selection of HDTVs on display, including some playing repeats of the NBA Finals.
Sony Ericsson had several mobile devices on display, including watches.
Nikon’s latest Coolpix cameras aren’t brand-new (they were announced several months ago), but the array of colors makes them a fine gift, reps say.
Nikon Mega Zoom Point-and-Shoot
Nikon’s most recent point-and-shoot camera — one equipped with a mega-zoom — has been selling like hotcakes, reps say. “People really love the megazoom,” one rep said. This one retails for $399.
Mio Knight Rider GPS
They had me at Hasselhoff. Mio’s Knight Rider GPS, with the real voice of KITT (William Daniels) was a reporter favorite — here’s one shooting video with it.
Eye-Fi had an assortment of wireless memory chips on display.
“Beats by Dr. Dre” — yes, that Dr. Dre — was a set of noise-canceling, cupped bass-heavy cans by Monster that made this reporter feel like he was in the driver’s seat and the trunk at the same time.
Maxtor Black Armor
Intrepid Popular Mechanics editor Erin Scottberg and I inquired about Maxtor’s Black Armor, the ultra-high security storage device (that feels as sleek as it looks). “I’d probably lock myself out of my own files,” Scottberg said, chuckling.
Maxtor External Drives
More Maxtor external hard drives at “extremely competitive prices,” one rep said. And colors, too!
More new content at the Tivo booth, but this reporter was distracted by the army of Tivo stuffed beings waiting to take over the event.
Audiovox Surface Cleaner
Audiovox’s Surface cleaner is perfect for HDTVs, camera lenses, even glasses. With one swipe, this reporters dSLR lens was back in action, crystal clear — without a smelly residue.
Digital Experience! monkeys
With a safari theme, comes monkeys. Don’t ask.
Roxio had its latest PhotoShow software on display to play with. (This reporter was too busy taking photos to edit them).
Toshiba’s Quosimo had a nice looking display, but this reporter was too distracted by its hellfire-red “liquid plastic” shell.
The guys at Synaptics win the prize for coolest display: one rep held his hand over the keyboard, it lit up like a pet dog when you return from work.