Let me sit down while I decide

March 10, 2006

Finnish company Golla makes mobile phone bags. Many, many mobile phone bags.


(Photo: Niclas Mika)

Look but don’t touch

March 10, 2006

As we reported, the race between competing formats for future DVDs appears to be wide open. Judging by this photo of a Sony Blu-ray player on display at CeBIT however, if anyone can come up with an HD DVD player that consumers can actually touch then that format may have a leg up.

Samsung Q1 Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC)

March 9, 2006


The Samsung Q1 Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) which was revealed with the Microsoft ‘Origami’ project.

Intel and Microsoft unveil Origami

March 9, 2006

Christian Morales (left), Vice President Sales and Marketing Group, General Manager Europe, Middle East and Africa for Intel, and Bill Mitchell, a vice president at Microsoft, holding the first Ultra Portable Personal Computers, or UMPCs.

Video: Origami unwrapped at CeBIT

March 9, 2006

Reuters Reporters Matt Cowan and Lucas van Grinsven report on Origami as the story unfolds at CeBIT.

Designer TVs

March 8, 2006

tv_neovo.jpgHow do you stand out of the crowd when everyone makes cool flat television? You make them look cooler, like the design-award winning Neovo TV which hovers on an elegantly folded strip of metal.bunny.jpg

Football rules at CeBIT

March 8, 2006

goal.jpgIf you don’t know by now that the soccer World Cup finals will be held in Germany in three months then you are either a hermit without cable, or a citizen of a country where football refers to a sport where using your hands is the preferred way to pass the ball rather than a sure way out the game.

Universal Design

March 8, 2006

sink.jpgThese three pictures are of objects you might not expect to see at the world’s biggest electronics trade fest. They’re here to teach the geeks visiting CeBIT something about “good design”, or more specifically in this case “Universal Design”.

Greetings from CeBIT 2006

March 8, 2006

Stay tuned to this link this week as Reuters correspondents blog the annual CeBIT technology fair live from freezing Hanover Germany.

Pssst…look behind you!

March 6, 2006

Bird York performs the song “In The Deep” – the first production number in Oscar history to intentionally be a flaming car wreck. (REUTERS/Gary Hershorn)