PC Mag writes, "I always spend at least part of CES walking the floor looking for those small, up-and-coming companies that look as if they'll be the next big innovators. This year, show attendance was down, and the mood among those who did make the trek to Las Vegas was somber and subdued. For the tech sector, just like the rest of the economy, 2009 is simply going to suck. Nonetheless, there were still pioneers to be found. The interesting thing, though, was that it was the old-school firms often thought to be past their prime, or in some cases, even heading toward their final demise, that were doing the innovating. "