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LAPTOP Magazine Announces Winners of Best of 2009 CES Awards
 January 13, 2009

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LAPTOP Magazine Announces Winners of Best of 2009 CES Awards

Awards recognize top devices, services, and applications across 15 categories.

NEW YORK, NY – January 13, 2009: LAPTOPMobile Solutions for Business & Life, the leading mobile technology magazine and Web site, and a sponsor of the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show, today announced the winners of its fifth annual Best of CES Awards.

LAPTOP’s team of editors and writers reported daily from the biggest consumer technology event of the year, covering the hottest products on display with blog posts, photos, and videos. Of those, LAPTOP has selected 15 winners for its Best of 2009 CES Awards. The winners are groundbreaking devices, services, and applications that redefine their categories through the progression of design and performance while also enhancing the user experience.

“The level of innovation we’ve seen at this year’s CES has been impressive,” said LAPTOP Editor in Chief Mark Spoonauer. “From an entirely new smart phone platform that ties into the cloud to a notebook you can slip into a jacket pocket, there is a lot of evidence at this year’s show that mobile and wireless technology will continue to see robust growth throughout the year.”

LAPTOP’s Best of 2009 CES Award Winners are:

Best Notebook: HP Pavilion dv2 Entertainment Notebook
Best Mini-Notebook/Netbook: Sony VAIO P Series
Best Notebook Accessory: D-Link SideStage
Best Enabling Technology: Nvidia Ion Platform
Best Cell Phone: Palm Pre
Best Cell Phone Accessory: Powermat
Best Storage Device: Linksys by Cisco Media Hub
Best Software: Phoenix Technologies HyperSpace
Best Portable Audio/Video Player: Sony Walkman X Series
Best Digital Camera: Casio Exilim EX-FC100
Best Digital Camcorder: Panasonic SDR-S26
Best Projector: Samsung MBP200
Best GPS Navigator: TomTom Go 740 Live
Best Wi-Fi/Home Networking: Intel My WiFi
Best Wireless Home Entertainment: Slacker for BlackBerry

LAPTOP also gave readers the opportunity to vote for their favorite product at the show via a poll on Laptopmag.com. Readers selected from a list of innovative products nominated by LAPTOP’s editors. The winner of the Best of 2009 CES Readers’ Choice Award is Phoenix Technologies HyperSpace.

For more information about the winners, and LAPTOP’s complete 2009 CES coverage, please visit: www.laptopmag.com/bestofces.

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LAPTOP—Mobile Solutions for Business & Life celebrates the infusion of mobile technology in our daily lives and provides the information and insights that enable its readers to thrive in a wireless world. It serves as the essential guide for mobile professionals and tech-savvy consumers who depend upon our expert product evaluations, helpful how-to advice, and examination of the societal impact of mobile technology.
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For Further Information:
Liz Moran
Marketing Director
LAPTOP Magazine
lmoran@laptopmag.com
212-807-8220