Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Jan 2013 19:01 UTC
In the News It's the beginning of the year, so the Consumer Electronics Show is currently in full swing in the awesome city of Las Vegas. The thing is though - there's so much, pardon my Dutch, crap being announced it's hard to keep up. I have yet to see a single interesting thing to come out at CES so far, and I have little hope the next few days are going to be any better. That NVIDIA mobile gaming thing is mildly interesting, but as usual - no price, no release date. The Verge is spending loads of money on CES, so it has excellent coverage going on. Let's have a contest: if three months from now any of you can name three products announced at this year's CES (without cheating), I will force myself to use iOS for a week.
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RE[4]: Comment by lucas_maximus
by zima on Sat 12th Jan 2013 20:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by lucas_maximus"
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I'll always remember the Sega nomad which IMHO was the first real attempt to bring home console quality into the portable realm (since it was just a Genesis shrunk down) which everybody thought was a great idea...until they found it would go through 4 times the batteries of a GameBoy for the same amount of gaming time.

Don't you count Sega Game Gear? It was just a Sega Master System shrunk down...
...yeah, it also ate batteries for breakfast.

Even GameBoy can be seen as somewhat batteries-hungry, in comparison to such dedicated tetris games that were quite popular in places.

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