The characteristically frenetic Consumer Electronics Show may have slowed its pace in response to tech's economic dip, but there are still a few stunners claiming the spotlight at the Vegas show. And some of them aren't even gadgets.

Meet some of the software on the show floor.

Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.