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Freescale mobile device concepts get video outing

Freescale mobile device concepts get video outing

You might remember that we've been highlighting some of Freescale's tablet and ultramobile device concepts created with SCAD over the past month or so; now the company has put its (virtual) silicon where its pens have been, and created some concept videos.  The company sensibly reckons that different demographics will prefer different functionality, and so they've four different types of tablet ranging from young kids gaming, through teenagers using them for education, to adults wanting slates that work in business environments.

Video demos after the cut

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Freescale smartbook concepts take on mobile gaming, iPad & more

Freescale smartbook concepts take on mobile gaming, iPad & more

We love a good concept mock-up, and Freescale are generally a pretty good source for them.  After last year's smartbook designs the company has again turned to the Savannah
College of Art & Design (SCAD) to come up with nine new ideas for the mobile device of the future.  Among the selection - which are gradually being revealed on Freescale's blog, along with the research that educated them - there's a gaming device targeted at teenagers that also allows for easy SMS and instant-messaging, together with a tilt-screen ultraportable notebook that can be used as a slate for young professionals to take handwritten notes in lectures and meetings.

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PS Squared Smart Mobile Device Concept Design

PS Squared Smart Mobile Device Concept Design

A design concept for Sony called PS Squared created by industrial designer Hirotaka Matsui, takes on a sleek and angular form. The device looks to be a small-sized tablet featuring a slide out QWERTY keyboard with raised buttons, a thin LCD screen, and PlayStation style D-pad buttons. The design was used in a video by Freescale Semiconductors to illustrate the future possibilities of smart mobile devices and how they can be integrated into all facets of our daily lives.

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Alesis StudioDock for iPad turns tablet into pro-audio system

Alesis StudioDock for iPad turns tablet into pro-audio system

Alesis has unveiled its latest iPad peripheral, and if you're a digital musician who likes using your fingers then the StudioDock might make a lot of sense. A universal docking station, the Alesis StudioDock offers twin 1/4-inch XLR inputs and twin XLR outputs, along with a headphone socket, video output and MIDI in/out. It's designed to allow iPad music apps to connect with studio instruments as well as control external audio sources.

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The Daily Slash: January 7, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 7, 2011

What a week! While a few of us on the R3 crew were rolling around in different parts of the world that weren't Vegas, the bulk were rolling hard at CES 2011! The Consumer Electronics Show had blasts of this, slips of that, and a wacky array of stories and happenings that shall forever go down in the history books as a CES to be clicked with! How ever in the world will we organize all of this information? How about one big monster of a list of links, for starters? Who could we call for such a tast, hm? So much exclusive content, so much time time - I know! The Daily Slash! Get one of the biggest heaping helpings you've ever seen, below!

This isn't the first and it isn't going to be the last roundup post of CES news and info for this season. It's one big thwack. Comb with me, if you will, through the content and devour the ingredients. Joy! PREVIEW: my favorite is the Notion Ink Adam hands-on at CES 2011 - wowie!

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The Daily Slash: January 3, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 3, 2011

IT HAS BEGUN! We are less than... 12 hours away from the biggest electronics and tech show of the year. Oh man is it CES? Yes it is. We're there, we're all pumped up, and we're about to give you such a coverage as you have never seen. You'd better get just as pumped up as we are about this. On the other hand, it's time to get eternally fearful like Evan, who columns My First CES, & Why I’m Scared Out of my Mind. Next, check out Chris Davies' column by the name of CES 2011: The Tablet Reboot. Don Reisinger brings up a find column point on I’m Bored With Nintendo’s First-Party Games. And take a peek at one gigantoric monster desktop replacement notebook review of the HP ENVY 17 3D Review by yours truly. And just SEE if you can sleep, just SEE if you can get a wink of sleep now that you know CES is tomorrow, starting bright and early. Morning time. CES. Be there. Be here.

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Liquavista displays one step closer to market with dev kit [Video]

Liquavista displays one step closer to market with dev kit [Video]

It make look like a bunch of PC parts bolted to a strip of plexiglass, but you're actually looking at one of Liquavista's System Development Kits.  Intended to get potential Liquavista customers up to speed on the company's electrowetting display technology, the kit will be available with either a 6-inch LiquavistaBright monochrome panel or a 6-inch LiquavistaColor color display, ahead of broad commercial availability this year or in 2011.

Video demo after the cut

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Ulysse Nardin Chairman Has Android, Costs More Than it Needs To

Ulysse Nardin Chairman Has Android, Costs More Than it Needs To

We understand that some pieces of gadgetry out there cost a pretty penny, or two (or several thousand), but we have to admit that there should be some kind of limit on some of these things. Or, if not the limit on the prices themselves, than maybe just a limit on the craziness that some business people out there will go to to sell their tech. In the case of the Ulyse Nardin Chairman, a luxury phone beyond all luxury phones, you might want to sit down for this one. It's a doozy.

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