Gadget Show

Futuristic gadgets are just a retailer away

From huge screen TVs to an online pizza ordering system to exercise technology, the world's largest technology expo has highlighted the gadgets of the future. But, according to a spokesman, many of the high-tech gizmos displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas are available at the stores, or will be soon. The show -- which drew tens of thousands of buyers and manufacturers -- featured new home electronics from Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard, along with smaller companies showing off items like a digital camera that mixes music and photos, and systems that combine video games with exercise. The manufacturers note that items not yet available to consumers probably will be in time for Christmas.