CES 2012

Exclusive Insider Talk: Anya Ayoung Chee of Project Runway and HP

Exclusive Insider Talk: Anya Ayoung Chee of Project Runway and HP

This week we got the opportunity to sit down with HP and Project Runway Season 9's winning designer Anya Ayoung Chee to speak about her win of the Intel & HP design challenge. We were at Showstoppers CES 2012 and spoke about no less than how technology made the task of being a modern day designer a wholly enjoyable one - textiles to integrated media, all of it sits at the heart of her interests. For the HP design challenge she spoke on how the technology the contestants needed to use was very user friendly and made her taking part in the challenge a positive one - an organic feel to the whole situation made for, again, a positive experience from start to finish. Social media, Chee noted, is a part of her every day life, Twitter especially, she connecting with her fan base in a way that designers of the past never had the opportunity to.

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Insider Talk: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga

Insider Talk: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga

Ultrabooks are all the rage at CES 2012, but Lenovo's just unveiled a new model with an eye-popping twist. The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga takes the slim frame of the other IdeaPad U-series ultrabooks and adds Windows 8, ten-finger multi-touch and a unique double-hinged design to make a convertible tablet with a full keyboard. It's one of the most unique designs we've seen at the show, so we asked Lenovo to the stage of the Showstoppers event to show it off.

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Exclusive Insider Talk: Lenovo Racer-A hands-on with Stephen Miller

Exclusive Insider Talk: Lenovo Racer-A hands-on with Stephen Miller

Here at CES 2012 during Showstoppers, we've been fortunate enough to get a personal interview with no less than Lenovo's own Stephen Miller speaking all about the 1st IA platform smartphone based on the Intel Medfield chip, the Lenovo Racer-A SmartPhone, aka the K800. This device is part of the Idea Smart Phone K series and has a 4.5-inch 720p multi-touch display with fabulous viewing angles. This device is capable of playing back 1080p, 30 frames per second video - it's also got a 720p wireless display, full 3D media center, and an 8M AF camera on the back. The processor is the real hero here as it is, believe it or not, a 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Medfield SoC.

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Sennheiser HD 700 hands-on

Sennheiser HD 700 hands-on

Sennheiser today at CES 2012 have just announced the their new HD 700 cans. Senn promises that these new phones will make sure to please your ears (but not your wallet). Coming in at around $999 they aren't for the feint of heart. For those true audiophiles and lovers -- these will surely impress.

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Insider Talk: WIMM One

Insider Talk: WIMM One

One of the most exciting pieces of wearable tech in recent months has been the WIMM One, WIMM's hardware developer kit for its wearable Android-based system. We spoke with WIMM Vice President Timothy Twerdahl about the future of wearable tech at the Showstoppers 2012 event at CES, and how WIMM is innovating with its open developer platform.

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Insider Talk: JetBook Color eReader

Insider Talk: JetBook Color eReader

Here at ShowStoppers our next edition of Insider Talk we are back with Sriram Peruvemba, CMO of Eink and he has an awesome color ereader for us to check out on video. This device won the CES innovation award. It is the Jetbook Color and it brings color to ereaders on a large scale. Coming in at 9.7" this tablet is more than your average eReader.

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Insider Talk: Eton Rukus Solar Boombox

Insider Talk: Eton Rukus Solar Boombox

Here at CES we are on the stage at ShowStoppers and have just brought up Sriram Peruvemba, CMO of Eink. The makers behind the Eink technology in almost all ereaders available today like the Kindle's and NOOK. Today they have on display the new Eton Rukus Solar powered boombox. More details and hands-on video after the break.

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Insider Talk: Ticket to Ride for iPad

Insider Talk: Ticket to Ride for iPad

We're here at Showstoppers during the CES 2012 events in Las Vegas Nevada where we've spoken with Mark Kaufmann co-founder and VP of marketing for Days of Wonder, a group touting their board game cum iPad game Ticket to Ride. This game comes at things a little bit backwards - the group having worked with mobile games several years ago, quitting to work with board games. What they've done here is to get back into the art of mobile with this game which is able to jump above the one platform to the mighty, mighty iPad.

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