CES 2010

Imagination Technologies POWERVR SGX545 to be Apple iSlate’s GPU?

Imagination Technologies POWERVR SGX545 to be Apple iSlate’s GPU?

When one of your significant investors is Apple and the world is waiting anxiously for an HD media capable iSlate, you can pretty much expect your new graphics core announcement to be jumped on.  Imagination Technologies have unveiled their POWERVR SGX545 (we can only assume the all-caps just means MORE POWER) graphics core, which supports DirectX10.1, OpenGL ES 2.x, OpenGL 3.2 and OpenCL 1.0 for 3D acceleration, HD media and general purpose crunching.  Apple already use lesser versions of the chipset range in their latest iPhone 3GS and iPod touch.

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Jinke A6 and A9 ereaders: WiFi, 3G, multitouch & SiPix e-ink

Jinke A6 and A9 ereaders: WiFi, 3G, multitouch & SiPix e-ink

Still got an appetite for ereaders?  Jinke certainly hope so; they're showing off their latest designs, the Jinke A6 and A9, and rather than use the by-now traditional E Ink Vixplex panels found on the Kindle and nook they've switched to AUO's SiPix panels instead.  Both models - which right now don't seem to exist in anything but render form - will have multitouch, integrated WiFi a/b/g and optional 3G.

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Vuzix WRAP 920AR eyewear hands-on

Vuzix WRAP 920AR eyewear hands-on

Do you know what's difficult to demonstrate on video?  Vuzix's WRAP 920AR augmented-reality video headset, that's what - after all, while to the outside observer  you could be merely enjoying some hands-free media playback from your PMP, in actual fact the eyewear is blending together a real-world view with computer-generated imagery on a virtual 67-inch display.  We caught up with Vuzix to try the 920AR headset out, and collared Michael Kwan to pose for some photos and a brief video.

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Plastic Logic QUE hands-on

Plastic Logic QUE hands-on

Plastic Logic's new QUE ereader raised some eyebrows at CES 2010 when the company announced their pricing: $649 for the WiFi-only 4GB model, rising to $799 for the WiFi/3G 8GB version is a whole lot of money when consumers are used to $259 Kindles and nooks.  Still, when SlashGear caught up with the QUE earlier we found it a hard device not to like; check out our first-impressions and a hands-on video demo after the cut.

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Microsoft Arc Keyboard: Marvelous Mini

Microsoft Arc Keyboard: Marvelous Mini

As I'm sure you very well know there is a a massive amount of options when it comes to keyboards. With most being like the one just before it, Microsoft's Arc seems to be an exception to the rule. The ARC is a wireless keyboard designed with both function and style in mind, the overall size of the unit is just 12x6 inches but in no way means it isnt a feature rich device.

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Shure previews two new sound-isolation earphones, SE435 & SE535

Shure previews two new sound-isolation earphones, SE435 & SE535

Audio industry leader Shure has announced and previewed two additions to its award-winning line of Sound Isolating earphones (SE).  The new dual-driver SE435 and triple-driver SE535 Sound-Isolationg Earphones feature a detachable cable design, memory wire, and outsanding passive sound isolation.  As an owner of Shure’s current top-of-the-line flagship SE530 in-ear-monitor, I’m eager to see what wonders Shure can pull out of their hat this time.

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