Live CES 2008 Updates

With CES (Consumer Electronics Show) starting soon, those of us who can’t make it there want to know how to stay updated. Chris Pirillo is on the case, with a good list of blogs and live streams which will be covering this year’s event. Read on:

January is a magical time if you’re a geek. It brings with it many sacred holidays, such as CES and MacWorld. But what if you can’t make the journey to mecca? Be it financial reasons, or maybe you just couldn’t book a hotel. Thankfully in this web-based world we live in, it’s easy to enjoy the whole event right from your comfy chair.

I’ve compiled a list of sites who will have live coverage of CES 2008.

  • Gadgetell – They have a standalone CES coveragepage being filled with news as we speak, as well as a live Twitter feed where the whole team will be twittering news and updates throughout the week, not to mention live blogging major press events. [RSS – Twitter]
  • Engadget – Good ol’ Engadget will also be covering CES live this year. They have a dedicated CES page and will likely be live blogging events. [RSS]
  • CNET – CNET will be covering the event in the form of text and video, so you can see and hear what’s important and feel like you’re there. [RSS]
  • Scoble / Podtech – Robert travelled down to CES on a bus this year with a bunch of other bloggers and will be covering the event live over video through the Mogulus service.
  • Gizmodo – Gizmodo will also be blogging major CES updates and possibly live blogging press events. [RSS]
  • Futureshop – Futureshop, the canadian tech store, will be posting videos of the CES keynotes, press conferences and booth tours throughout the week.
  • SlashGear – SlashGear has a dedicated section devoted to nothing other than CES news and updates for the week. [RSS]
  • Digital Trends – Digital Trends will be covering all important CES updates and releases. [RSS]
  • Laptop Mag – Laptop Mag will be on scene at CES and be covering more than just laptop news. [RSS]
  • BluefoxTV – Fellow UStreamer bluefox is planning on streaming the events of CES Live over UStream.

I’ll be keeping my eyes open for CES coveragefrom these sources. If you know of any good sources that I missed, drop a line in the comments below and I’ll get them in the list. Happy CES!

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