You’d expect to see Samsung and Sony, Toshiba and TomTom at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. As trade shows go, this one’s billed as the world’s largest for consumer technology

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CES 2012 Video: New HDTVs from LG for 2012

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News on the latest HDTVs from LG Electronics have been plentiful at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Prior to the trade show , the electronics-maker announced a new HDTV featuring the Google TV software produced by the search engine giant. During its official CES press event yesterday, the company also unveiled other Internet-connected sets , or so-called “smart TVs.” The bonus about LG’s smart TVs: Voice recognition and gesture-based controls

ViewSonic today announced three new tablets during the Consumer Electronics Show. The ViewPad E70 is a 7-inch model that runs Android 4.0, the latest version of Google’s operating system. Storage is not exactly hefty with 4GB of memory, but there’s a microSD slot that will allow another 32GB on a memory card.

At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show , it’s a trend that seems ready to blow up this year: “Appcessories” are toys you connect up in some way with your mobile device , marrying virtual and real-world play.

High on the list of complaints about pantyhose is that it just doesn’t last long enough.

Intel’s press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show was all about ultrabooks– fast, skinny, lightweight laptops that are meant to compete with the likes of the Macbook Air. Mooly Eden, who leads Intel’s PC client group, spoke about the evolution of computing, and where we can expect these ultrabooks to go

At a press conference that was more pep rally than information session, the folks at Monster Cable — strike that, they are just “Monster” now — didn’t show a single inch of the high-priced connectors they are (in)famous for.

CES 2012 Video: WowWee AppGear

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At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, WowWee, which makes both robotics and digital toys, announced that it is launching a line of six toys called AppGear that combines virtual and real-world play. The new line of toys combines a physical toy and a mobile device, that work together with a free downloadable app. Costing from $9.99 to $19.99, the toys will be compatible with Apple and Android devices

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