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CES 2012: Nvidia Talks Up Tablets, Android As The Future CES 2012: Nvidia Talks Up Tablets, Android As The Future
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Nvidia, makers of fine PC video cards, have found a new future in mobile processing. Nvidia used their CES keynote to push the Tegra 3 quad-core processor and Ice Cream Sandwich operating system as the future of tablets and smartphones. …

CES 2012: Panasonic Brings 3D Cameras To The Olympics CES 2012: Panasonic Brings 3D Cameras To The Olympics

Panasonic announced at their CES press conference that they were partnering with NBC Sports Group to bring the 2012 Olympics to American viewers in 3D. Many events in the London games will be filmed and produced in 3D by Olympic …

CES 2012: Gorilla Glass 2 Could Mean Thinner Smartphones CES 2012: Gorilla Glass 2 Could Mean Thinner Smartphones
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If there has been a theme to this year’s CES so far, it has been thinner gadgets and better TVs. And thinner TVs, for that matter. Corning, makers of the Gorilla Glass that you probably have in your smartphone screen, …

HTC Announces Titan II Smartphone At CES HTC Announces Titan II Smartphone At CES
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Windows-based phones get serious with the help of the HTC Titan II. HTC announced at CES their first Windows-based phone to run on a 4G LTE network and it is a beauty. The kicker, however, is that it comes with …

CES 2012: Microsoft Announces Kinect For Windows CES 2012: Microsoft Announces Kinect For Windows
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Kinect is finally making the official move from Xbox 360 to Windows-based PCs. Last night at Microsoft’s final CES keynote, they announced that the Kinect hardware would be coming to Windows-based PCs on February 1 in 12 countries. The Kinect …

CES 2012: Belkin’s Thunderbolt Express Dock Coming in September CES 2012: Belkin’s Thunderbolt Express Dock Coming in September
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Belkin, a company that specializes in connectivity accessories, unveiled the new Thunderbolt Express dock at CES today. The dock is designed to allow users to take fuller advantage of the new Thunderbolt technology found on an increasing number of computers, …

CES 2012: DISH announces new Broadband and DVR services CES 2012: DISH announces new Broadband and DVR services
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Somebody is finally taking on the righteous task of bringing faster internet to those in rural areas and that somebody is DISH Network. DISH Network announced a partnership with ViaSat Inc. at CES today to bring next-generation satellite broadband to …

CES 2012: Lifeproof Wants You To Take Your Phone Anywhere CES 2012: Lifeproof Wants You To Take Your Phone Anywhere

Lifeproof first made news with their iPhone cases several months ago. These cases are designed to be, well, life proof. An iPhone in a Lifeproof case is supposed to be able to withstand almost any amount of water, dirt, snow, …

CES 2012: Fitbit Scale Shares Your Weight With Your Friends CES 2012: Fitbit Scale Shares Your Weight With Your Friends

Fitness technology company Fitbit has announced a new product in their lineup. Announced at CES today, the new Aria Smart Scale is a wi-fi enabled bathroom scale that can track the weights of eight separate family members, and gives you …

ROCCAT Brings Their “A” Game To CES ROCCAT Brings Their “A” Game To CES
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One of the best PC peripheral makers is finally bringing their products to the US market. ROCCAT Studios, a German manufacturer of professional PC gaming devices and equipment, revealed at CES today the full details of their entrance into the …

CES 2012: Samsung Galaxy Note Coming To America CES 2012: Samsung Galaxy Note Coming To America
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At their CES conference today, AT&T announced that Samsung’s Galaxy Note, which has been available overseas for some time, is coming to the US. For the time being, at least, the phone will be exclusively on AT&T’s 4G LTE network. …

Google, YouTube Events At CES 2012 Announced Google, YouTube Events At CES 2012 Announced

In case you have trouble finding your way around the busy CES business this week, Google’s posted in their blog today about where convention goers will be able to find Google and YouTube events. We’ll kick things off at 3:00pm …

CES 2012: RIM Shows Off New BlackBerry Phone And Tablet OS CES 2012: RIM Shows Off New BlackBerry Phone And Tablet OS

RIM has announced new versions of the operating systems for their BlackBerry phones and BlackBerry PlayBook today at CES. The company described the new software in dual press releases issued this morning. BlackBerry OS 7.1, which begins rolling out to …

CES 2012: Vizio Gets Into The Computer Business CES 2012: Vizio Gets Into The Computer Business
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Vizio, maker of LCD TVs, has announced that they are breaking into the computer business. In a press release issued at CES today, the company debuted a line of desktop and notebook computers aimed to bring the quality and affordability …

LG Unveils New Line Of Smart Home Appliances At CES LG Unveils New Line Of Smart Home Appliances At CES
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If you thought that there was no more room for smart devices, LG has just the thing. Today at CES, LG unveiled their smart home appliance line that uses their smart technology called LG THINQ. The appliances include a smart …

CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs

Google has announced new partnerships with a variety of TV manufacturers. As CES gets underway, several of those companies are starting to unveil their new products. The LG Smart TV is being unveiled at LG’s press conference right now, along …

CES 2012: Dragon TV Changes The Way You Watch TV CES 2012: Dragon TV Changes The Way You Watch TV
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Voice recognition has moved beyond a fad and is becoming more mainstream. Next stop is your TV. Naunce, developers of the Dragon voice recognition software for the PC, are debuting at CES their new Dragon TV service. It allows users …

Google Maps Indoors Of CES 2012, Makes Sure You Cannot Get Lost Google Maps Indoors Of CES 2012, Makes Sure You Cannot Get Lost

It’s official: you cannot get lost anymore. Even if you throw yourself into the tidal foot traffic of a convention such as CES this week, where you should be easily swept away by the frenzied tech fiends, you cannot get …

CES 2012: Ubuntu TV Coming Soon CES 2012: Ubuntu TV Coming Soon

Ubuntu, usually known for being the most popular implementation of the open-source Linux operating system, is getting into the TV business. Canonical, the group behind Ubuntu’s continued development, is showing off a prototype Ubuntu TV at this year’s CES. Ubuntu …

CES 2012: OpenMobile Makes Android Apps Run On Everything CES 2012: OpenMobile Makes Android Apps Run On Everything
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There are more than just Android and iOS powering smart devices today and one company is making apps easier to get on those other platforms. OpenMobile announced today at CES their Application Compatibility Layer (ACL) which allows for perfect porting …

CES 2012: USB 3.0 Coming to Tablets And Smartphones This Year CES 2012: USB 3.0 Coming to Tablets And Smartphones This Year

The USB 3.0 standard has been around for several years now, but most smartphone and tablet devices have remained stuck with the older, slower USB 2.0. According to Rahman Ismail, chief technology officer for the USB Implementers Forum, that is …