Stop it turning to landscape just as you reach for a button
Picture the scene: you can do this easily, because you've done it in real life too. It's late at night, your iPhone has bleeped, and you reach out to pick it up and read the screen. Exactly as you manage to get your eyes open and focused, the screen moves. It rotates away from you, so that maybe you can't read everything, and definitely you can't reach the reply button.
Slideshow Magic 5
Koingo Software has officially unveiled Slideshow Magic 5, a new version of the company's presentation tool that offers numerous enhancements and bug fixes. These include the ability to rotate frames, a completely revamped interface, and more advanced slide titling options. The tool now allows users to add an audio track to the entire slideshows, or add smaller audio clips for each segment and include transitions with varying durations between slides, and even insert customizable titles
HP BrightView LCDs
In addition to four new multimedia PCs, HP is introducing two new widescreen LCD monitors at CES 2008. Using HDMI and VGA to connect with hardware, the w2207h and w2408h use HP’s BrightView technology to provide vibrant image quality. The w2207h is a 22-inch model that supports a maximum screen resolution of 1680 by 1050; the display is also able to pivot 90-degrees for either a portrait or landscape view. Integrated speakers reduce desktop clutter, and the foot allows users to place their keyboard out of the way when it is not in use. HP will be shipping the w2207h in February, selling for $350.