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

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

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…

Nest Learning Thermostat Brings The Cool At CES 2012

Amid the barrage of technological wonders sure to stream out of CES this week, one device that deserves your attention (especially if winter ever belatedly arrives) is the Nest Learning Thermostat, the thermostat that learns from your dwelling habits. In…

Acer announces world’s thinnest Ultrabook at CES

Ultrabooks are the new norm for consumers looking for powerful yet sleek laptops and Acer just upped the game. Acer unveiled the world’s thinnest Ultrabook at CES with the Aspire S5. The device measures only 15 mm at its largest…

SolarKindle: Solar-Powered Kindle Cover, CES 2012

When the first iPad debuted in 2010 it caught the fledgling e-reader market off guard. The iPad was a device that allowed users to do everything they could do on their Kindles or NOOKs, and a whole lot more. As…

CES 2012: Acer Announces New Cloud Storage Service

Cloud storage is everywhere, and one of the biggest PC manufacturers just threw their name in the ring. Acer announced at CES the AcerCloud service which will connect personal smart devices and PCs across their network. The service’s main feature…

CES 2012: Toshiba Excite X10, The Thinnest Tablet Ever

The Consumer Electronics Show is upon us, and the world’s top tech companies are unveiling their newest and best products. One of the early entries is Toshiba’s new Excite X10 tablet. The tablet is set to go on sale in…

Gorilla Glass 2 Coming To A TV New You

Corning has announced that they will be unveiling the next generation of their famed Gorilla Glass at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place at the end of January. The company announced that they would have a booth showcasing…

Following Apple’s Lead, Microsoft Abandons CES

For well over a decade Microsoft has been a major fixture at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place every January. Microsoft has been involved with the show and its parent organization, the Consumer Electronics Association, for twenty years.…