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Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ and BOOMBand wearable hands-on: Gunning for Moto G

Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ and BOOMBand wearable hands-on: Gunning for Moto G

Alcatel has some big ambitions in the midrange, and it's counting on the OneTouch Idol X+ to bludgeon its way through the market. Revealed at CES 2014 - alongside a Bluetooth 4.0 wearable - the new OneTouch delivers specifications more akin to some company's flagships, like a 5-inch Full HD display, 13-megapixel camera, and "true octacore" processor courtesy of MediaTek, but with a price that Alcatel says will come in under the $350 mark unsubsidized. This isn't just frugality for its own sake, either.

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Unboxing and Hands-on with Lenovo’s 4k ThinkVision display

Unboxing and Hands-on with Lenovo’s 4k ThinkVision display

When it comes to 4K monitors, the first thought many have is cost. With such a dense resolution and cutting edge technology, they usually cost quite a bit. Lenovo’s ThinkVision 4K monitor is a breath of fresh air, bringing an absolutely stunning display at a really reasonable price. We have had the monitor for a little while, and we must say, we’re impressed.

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Tegra K1 Denver release is NVIDIA’s first 64-bit outing

Tegra K1 Denver release is NVIDIA’s first 64-bit outing

Bringing on a 192-core processor in the NVIDIA Tegra K1 wasn't a big enough release for NVIDIA at CES 2014. Instead they had to go beyond a single Quad-core A15 iteration - they decided to deliver two iterations of this mobile processor this week - one is that quad-core version, the other is a dual-CPU-core processor based on NVIDIA Denver. Denver, if you did not know, works with 64-bit architecture.

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NVIDIA Tegra K1 official with 192-cores for mobile devices

NVIDIA Tegra K1 official with 192-cores for mobile devices

This week NVIDIA has announced the world's first 192-core superchip - or processor, if you prefer that term better. This is a chip that NVIDIA suggests does not come along a linear path from NVIDIA 2, 3, and 4. Instead of calling it Tegra 5, it'll be called the NVIDIA Tegra K1, and it'll be a whole new door opened in the mobile computing universe.

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NVIDIA SHIELD streams Batman 6000 miles away

NVIDIA SHIELD streams Batman 6000 miles away

This week NVIDIA started CES 2014 off with chat on visual computing, summoning "Next-Gen PC Gaming" as their first point of action. Speaking up on how they're continuing to make the PC world work in gaming as easy as a console with things like GeForce Experience, they've gotten 20 million downloads deep - with that app system alone - in support from the public. Here we're seeing the technology called Gamestream - a relatively new technology - working with NVIDIA GRID in a way we've never seen before.

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Corvette Stingray turns Google Glass into driver info HUD

Corvette Stingray turns Google Glass into driver info HUD

When like Chevrolet you've got a WiFi and LTE connection integrated into the brain of your cars, there's more you can do than just get the kids online in the rear seats: you can turn Google Glass into a head-up display. Demonstrated as a proof-of-concept here at CES 2014, the Chevrolet Glass app hooks up specifically to the new Corvette Stingray, feeding real-time statistics like speed, gear, engine RPM, and G-force straight to the screen of the Android wearable.

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