ces 2011

Aisle411 iPhone App Hands On

Aisle411 iPhone App Hands On

There are several apps in the iOS App Store that will help users find something, even if they're in knee-deep in a grocery store, or some other retail store. But for Aisle411, they're taking a different approach. Instead of focusing on the map-side of things, or the GPS in its entirety, the company is focusing more on finding the item in the store, as well as making it fun to check-in with social gaming aspects.

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eFun Next4 & Next6 Tablets Hands On

eFun Next4 & Next6 Tablets Hands On

There's certainly no shortage of tablet devices at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and eFun has a pair of Android-based tablets that they're happy to show off at ShowStoppers. The company is targeting the masses with their 7-inch variation, and going for the iPad-like size with their 10.1-inch variation.

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tiwiFamily Puts the Brakes on Distracted Driving

tiwiFamily Puts the Brakes on Distracted Driving

Teens and distracted driving are the two biggest problems on the roads today. Technology company, inthinc Technology Solutions Inc, has a product ready for worried parents or business users looking to track employees. The tiwiFamily is built to make teen driving not only safer, but allow parents to keep tabs on their driving teens.

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PixelOptics emPower Electronic Eyeglasses Hands On

PixelOptics emPower Electronic Eyeglasses Hands On

PixelOptics has announced the world's first electronic focusing lens, emPower. These electronic eyeglasses benefit users more because they allow them to have a better, less blurry view of the world. After a demonstration, we were told that when activated by the press of a button, the liquid crystal electronic lens focuses to the users prescription.

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Chumby 8 Hands on

Chumby 8 Hands on

Turns out that the Chumby 2, which was the name of the device a reportedly leaked image was being associated with, is actually called the Chumby 8. And it is indeed thinner, with a base that still promotes the usual USB ports needed to transfer data. Even with a thinner body, the Chumby 8 packs plenty of new features.

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VideoSurf Visual Search Hands-On

VideoSurf Visual Search Hands-On

Audio recognition programs have been around for a few years now allowing users to listen to a song and then have a program analyze it and push out the track information. Now this is possible with video. Ranging from recorded TV to movies, VideoSurf allows the user to determine exactly what's playing just from five seconds of captured video.

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Yurbuds Iron Man Series Earphones Guaranteed Never to Fall Out

Yurbuds Iron Man Series Earphones Guaranteed Never to Fall Out

For any company, winning a major award is something to take pride in. For Yurbuds, winning the 2010 International Award for New Product Design means that they must be doing something right. The company's Iron Man Series of headphones were designed by by a 23-time marathoner and an Ironman triathlete, and feature what the company calls Ear-Lock Technology.

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LG Revolution Hands-On

LG Revolution Hands-On

Continuing their presence on stage, Verizon has gone on to introduce another device, the LG Revolution. The LG Revolution will be marketed as an ultra-powerful device, partnered with Verizon's LTE network and it will be one of the fastest phones of 2011

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HTC ThunderBolt Hands-On

HTC ThunderBolt Hands-On

Even though it's lacking a dual-core processor, the HTC ThunderBolt is still an impressive device. Combining striking looks with some great hardware and Verizon's 4G LTE network connectivity, the ThunderBolt is going to be the ultimate flagship device for Verizon in early 2011.

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Skype Unveils New Premium Package & Group Calling Feature

Skype Unveils New Premium Package & Group Calling Feature

Skype is keeping busy at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. With rumors that the company would be buying Qik by the end of the show, and then turning out that the deal is already almost finished up, it seems that the company is revamping a few key areas of their business plan at the start of 2011. With that in mind, the company has unveiled a new premium package for those who need to do more, together.

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Samsung 4G-Enabled Galaxy Tab, Smartphone & Mobile Hotspot Announced at CES 2011

Samsung 4G-Enabled Galaxy Tab, Smartphone & Mobile Hotspot Announced at CES 2011

While HTC may have been first to pull the trigger on the Verizon stage at the Consumer Electronics Show, showing off the often-rumored about HTC ThunderBolt and making it official, Samsung is ready to announce three new 4G-enabled devices. They aren't focusing on one market, though. They've just announced that they've got a smarphone, a tablet, and a mobile hotspot with the Samsung name coming to Verizon soon.

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