CES 2009: Some gadgets missed the mark

We wonder who's going to want bad Wii wannabes, a zillion iPhone cases, out-of-date MP3 players, e-cigarettes and other oddities that we found at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show.

Portable Blu-ray on a Tiny Screen?


The appeal of Panasonic's new DMP-B15 portable Blu-ray player is lost on me. Even if you have a bunch of Blu-ray discs, the DMP-B15's 8.9-inch, 1024x600-pixel resolution screen kinda defeats the purpose of high-def movies. I'd rather download or rip movies to my netbook, or just use a regular el cheapo portable DVD player. --Danny Allen

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