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26 products to watch in 2010

The gadgets and gizmos that caught our eye at CES

From genuine 3D technology to slick new e-readers, these products are the best of the crop from this year's International Consumer Electronics show. Get all CES news here.

E-reader done right

I've seen a lot of e-readers lately, and in spending some quality time with Spring Designs' Alex Reader, I came to appreciate much about the company's approach to e-readers.

It doesn't have the biggest display, nor the most colourful one.

But this Android-based device does have a highly usable and well-integrated LCD, and its ability to flow content browsed anywhere on the web to the e-reader gives this model a unique edge over the competition.
Melissa J. Perenson

Another excellent e-reader

E-readers were one of the hottest categories of the show this year, and the most compelling new model we've seen is the Plastic Logic Que.

This 10.7in reader sports a capacitive-touch display that lets you gesture through page turns.

It will be available in the US April in a 4GB Wi-Fi version for $649 (£398), and an 8GB version with Wi-Fi and 3G for $799 (£491).
Robert Strohmeyer

NEXT PAGE: An avalanche of e-books

  1. The gadgets and gizmos that caught our eye
  2. Full-featured pocket megazooms
  3. E-reader done right
  4. An avalanche of e-books
  5. Boxee gets boxed
  6. A media streamer in zen clothing
  7. Internet radio revived
  8. Double displays
  9. Stalking the wild gadget
  10. Behind the tablet craze
  11. A pocket-sized printer
  12. Sony (finally!) Says hello to SD cards
  13. The need for speed


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