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Ford Collaborates with Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects for In-Car Health and Wellness Research

January 13, 2012 5:13 am | News | Comments

Ford, Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects announced an alliance today to research technology to help people monitor and maintain health and wellness while on the move. The alliance was unveiled during the “Doctor in Your Car” keynote address at the Digital Health Summit at the International CES.

Intel’s Thunderbolt Finishing Up Successful First Year

January 13, 2012 5:03 am | News | Comments

Introduced in February 2011, Intel’s Thunderbolt technology is near its first anniversary. And a successful first year it’s been. Initially adopted by Apple across its PC line, Intel has announced the adoption of the technology by more PC OEMs and PC peripheral makers. On the Windows side, Lenovo has announced that its S430 business laptop would ship with Thunderbolt in Q2’12, and Acer has announced that the Aspire S5 Ultrabook would also ship with Thunderbolt in the same time frame.

Qualcomm Mirasol on Two More E-Readers

January 13, 2012 4:59 am | News | Comments

At CES 2012, Qualcomm announced two more e-readers using its 5.7” mirasol display; these will be from Chinese companies Shanda and Hanvon. In November, Korea-based Kyobo released the first e-reader with mirasol display technology. All three e-readers use the same size and resolution display: a 5.7” XGA format (1024 × 768 at 223 ppi).

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Media Proclaim HzO's WaterBlock a Highlight of 2012 CES

January 13, 2012 4:50 am | News | Comments

In countless articles, blogs and broadcasts, WaterBlock technology by HzO is being named one of “the most astonishing products…at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES),” going on now in Las Vegas. Good Morning America called WaterBlock, which received the CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award, “technology at its best,” and one of the “hottest gadgets for 2012.

Is the iPad 3 at CES?

January 11, 2012 7:42 am | News | Comments

Rumors about the next-generation iPad have been swirling around the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, with some saying a prototype of the new version of the Apple tablet is actually at the event. According to a report by iLounge , you could walk right by the new iPad and not even know it.

Go Ahead, Drop This Tablet Into the Toilet

January 9, 2012 10:55 am | News | Comments

Admit it, you’ve used your favorite gadget gear in the bathroom and, at least once, that phone (or even your tablet) has taken the plunge. You fumbled and in it went into the toilet or sink — or perhaps the tub. If you have one of these new tablets and phones from Fujitsu, though, you don’t have to worry.

A Refrigerator That Helps You Diet? LG Unveils High-Tech Smart Appliances

January 9, 2012 10:34 am | News | Comments

LG is paving the way for a new era in smart appliances. From a refrigerator that helps you diet and keeps track of your groceries, to a robot that vacuums via smartphone control, LG is giving the household a whole new tech makeover. The company announced at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show an array of new products to its Smart ThinQ appliance line.

A Step Too Far? Motorized Shoes Let You Go for a Spin

January 9, 2012 10:22 am | News | Comments

For those hoping for flying cars and jetpacks, a new product is launching at the Consumer Electronics Show that is a huge step for personal mobility: motorized skates that let you zip around at up to 10 mph. SpnKiX by Action turns any pair of sneakers into wearable skates. The battery-powered motorized skates strap right onto shoes and are hand-controlled by a wireless remote, which controls both feet at one time.

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Case-Mate Brings Sexy to the Tough Case Market

January 9, 2012 9:43 am | News | Comments

Case-Mate announced their latest design advance, a triple-ply protective case with an innovative front snap-on screen. Phantom joins the elite tough case category and brings fashion and style along with it. Created specifically for active lifestyle users who want protection without sacrificing appearance, Phantom keeps you and your smartphone looking good wherever you go.

Haier Introduces New Television Technologies and Expands Audio Line at CES

January 9, 2012 9:40 am | News | Comments

The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will showcase a new line of televisions, audio products and technologies by Haier. As the Official HDTV of the NBA, Haier will display connected televisions as well as key new design features and introduce the expanded line of audio solutions. “As an international leader in the consumer electronics and home appliance industries, there are few platforms that allow us to showcase new, innovative products to a global audience the way that CES does,” says Douglas Lane, president of the Digital Products Group for Haier America.

First Smart Docking System and First Wireless Docking System for Rugged Tablets at CES

January 9, 2012 7:29 am | News | Comments

Xplore Technologies is introducing the first smart docking and first wireless docking systems at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV, January 10-13, 2012. They will be demonstrated at the Microsoft LINC CES Product Showcase and at Alereon’s Briefing Suites at CES, and are part of an extensive new line of rugged docking and port replicator systems being launched this month by Xplore.

Hottest Wi-Fi Video Distribution Products at International CES 2012

January 9, 2012 7:11 am | News | Comments

Quantenna Communications announced it will showcase its industry-leading 802.11n MIMO technology optimized for service providers and 802.11ac chipset for retail applications at next week’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 10-12 in Las Vegas. The latest high performance wireless set-top boxes, residential gateways video bridges, and other devices that deliver highly reliable broadband multimedia video and data services over Wi-Fi anywhere in the home will be featured.

Corning Gorilla Glass 2 On Tap For CES

January 6, 2012 7:43 am | News | Comments

Corning isn't monkeying around. It recently teased that it will use the Consumer Electronics Show as the launch platform for Gorilla Glass 2. What is Gorilla Glass, you ask? It is glass developed by Corning that can withstand tons of abuse. The original version of Gorilla Glass has been widely accepted by the consumer electronics industry as the material du-jour used to protect smartphone and tablet displays.

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5 Hot Mobile Trends At CES

January 6, 2012 7:02 am | by Eric Zeman | News | Comments

The consumer electronics industry's annual trek to Las Vegas for the biggest trade show in North America is upon us. Press day starts bright and early Monday, January 9, and the exhibit halls at the Las Vegas Convention Center open on January 10. The week is sure to be a whirlwind of press conferences, announcements, demos, and new gear a-plenty.

LG Kicks Off CES 2012 Early With New TV Tech

January 6, 2012 6:37 am | News | Comments

LG's 55-inch OLED television is only 5 mm, or less than 0.2 inches, thick. CES is almost here, but about 2 weeks ago, LG couldn't wait to start dishing about its 2012 products for the TV space. On deck: a huge OLED TV and lighter, more stylish 3-D glasses. First off, LG plans to unveil a 55-inch OLED TV, the world’s largest to date.

CES 2012 Preview: The 5 Trends to Watch Most Closely

January 6, 2012 6:00 am | by The Nokia Lumia Windows Phone series will be updated by a chart-topping 900 version at CES. | News | Comments

A serene moment from CES 2011. It surely did not last long. With 140,000 attendees clogging 1.7 million square feet of floor space, next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas won’t merely be “some big trade show.” No, CES is also The Big Show — the grand coming-out party for every hardware manufacturer that wants to prove its gadget is the single must-see spectacle for which all other booth visits must be cancelled.

Face Recognition for Mobile Devices to Demo at CES Wall of Apps

January 5, 2012 8:00 am | News | Comments

Sensible Vision will demonstrate its face recognition app for iOS and Android mobile devices at the CES 2012 Wall of Apps. FastAccess Anywhere securely replaces passwords with a face to quickly and conveniently log in to apps and web sites on mobile devices. Attendees can see FastAccess Anywhere at the Wall of Apps at the entrance of the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES, January 10-13, 2012.

Do More Together Wherever You Are with Skype Group Video Calling

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) – At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Skype has officially launched group video calling for consumers and enterprises, allowing people to do more together wherever they are. Whether you’re looking to bring your family together on a video call or better connect with work colleagues across the globe, group video calling makes it easy to bring to together groups of three or more on a single video call.

Advanced Chipset and Modem Technology to Increase Wireless Capabilities across Advanced Tablets and Smartphones

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Inc. will be demonstrating its chipset and modem technology utilized in the next generation of connected devices for consumer electronics at the 2011 International CES, January 6-9 in Las Vegas. The Company is working with leading manufacturers and developers to showcase several new tablets and smartphones powered by Qualcomm's award winning Snapdragon™ family of processors.

Murata Electronics’ Smart Home and Smart Life Technologies Showcased at CES International

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | News | Comments

Murata Electronics will be demonstrating its Smart Home and Smart Life technological innovations at CES International 2011 –      technologies ranging from mobile and computing systems, smart energy management      systems and digital home electronics to energy saving lighting and lifestyle healthcare devices.

Maxim Provides the Performance and Time-to-Market Advantages Manufacturers Need to Deliver the Devices Consumers Crave

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unveiling technology that's making a better future for consumers everywhere, Maxim Integrated Products is demonstrating how it dramatically improves the way people SEE, TOUCH and HEAR the latest mobile handsets, tablets, communications and TV products. Attendees at 2011 International CES are invited to visit Maxim's Booth #30869 located in the Upper Level of the South Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Mashable Names PSGive.org “Most Promising New Company”

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PSGive.org is pleased to announce that they were presented with the Mashable Award for “Most Promising New Company.” Their win was announced last night during the fourth annual Mashable Awards at a gala event kicking off the 2011 International CES® conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Copia’s Social Reading Experience Will be Available on Android Tablets and Smart Phones

January 10, 2011 11:03 am | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) – Copia announced its release of Copia for Android. The Copia platform will be showcased this week in Las Vegas on multiple Android devices at Copia’s CES 2011 exhibit, Central Hall, Booth 9828. The newest addition to Copia's suite of supported operating systems demonstrates Copia’s commitment to a multiple touch point strategy designed to let users access their content on the Copia platform from as many devices as possible.

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