Consumer Electronics Show Next Week previews what we can expect at CES next week.

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off in Las Vegas on January 5 and this time it's all about high-definition, portable video, home networking and fun.

CES promises to offer several items of interest to Mac users this year. The ongoing Blu-ray vs HD-DVD battle will continue with more announcements on each side. Pioneer is expected to show off its first commercial Blu-ray drive for computers. Blu-ray is a next-generation high-definition DVD format which Apple has backed.

Intel is also expected to make announcements regarding both their new mobile-processor (Yonah) as well as their Viiv entertainment platform, both technologies which have been rumored and speculated to find their way into future Apple computers.