All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘CES2012’

CES 2012: Kia Electric Car at CES, Not Auto Show

Most auto manufacturers unveil their latest at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which started today. Kia is giving that a skip and spinning some new stuff at CES. The Kia Ray EV, which will not be available in the U.S., is one vehicle seen in Vegas today. It will be sold exclusively in Korea, but puts the …

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CES 2012: Sharp Aquos 80″ Touchscreen Set To Retire Whiteboards

Sharp’s Aquos line of TVs are well-known. But the Aquos Board is now set to take over the boardroom. No more whiteboards and huffable markers. The up-to-80″ (available in 60″-70″-80″) Aquos Boards have the same display technology as their at-home sets, but add in touch capability and a connected PC. It runs on Windows 7, using Office and Touchpad apps. …

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CES 2012: LG Smart Upgrader Challenges Roku Streaming Stick

Last week I wrote about Roku’s new Streaming Stick that aims to transform any TV into a Smart TV. But, there was a hitch, the device only worked on the new MHL-enabled HDMI ports. Today at CES, LG Electronics unveiled its new LG SmartTV Upgrader, which appears to have no such restriction. According to the LG press release: “The Upgrader …

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CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 Could Save Babies’ Lives

“Each year about 37 babies and toddlers die when they are accidentally left strapped in car safety seats or become trapped in vehicles that rapidly heat up.” – from Parenting.com Those are the fatality numbers. The number of close calls will probably never be known. In the past 5 years, I have personally known of 1 fatality but 3 close …

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CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones

CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones My family just moved recently. In the move, we misplaced (not lost) a very important item: my 4 year-old son’s classic Winnie the Pooh stuffed toy. He’s had it since he was born. We have retraced steps for hours before to find it when dropped …

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