The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is always our favorite event of the year. Because this show is held annually, many of the product announcements are for gadgets that are just prototypes, slated for delivery later in the year. Therefore, in many cases, we really don't have the opportunity to fully review the technologies before writing about them. However, we do make sure that we have a chance to at least play with a prototype at CES, and we only include a product in the Best of CES if we are are confident that it will actually ship as announced and specified by the manufacturers.
Here then are our choices for the Best of CES 2009: