CES 2012

ASUS Transformer Prime 700 Series hands-on

ASUS Transformer Prime 700 Series hands-on

There's now a couple of Transformer Prime units out there in the world, the original which we've already had the pleasure of reviewing, and the 700 series, one with an improved resolution display and a boosted front-facing camera - not to mention a slight design differentiation on the back of the display. What you've got here is a slightly more expensive $599 and $699 for the boost in specs and updated hardware on the whole. Have a peek at what this device is capable of with our hands-on look at it as well as Shadowgun THD developers preview version for Tegra 3.

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B&O BeoVision 12-65 plasma TV and BeoLab 12 speakers debut

B&O BeoVision 12-65 plasma TV and BeoLab 12 speakers debut

Bang & Olufsen has launched a new 65-inch plasma TV, the B&O BeoVision 12-65, along with a set of minimalist wall-mounted speakers, the B&O BeoLab 12. The BeoVision 12-65 uses an ultra slim NeoPDP panel and some clever optical trickery consisting of flexed metal strips to make the set look even narrower; it runs at Full HD, and has an integrated center-channel speaker for use with surround sound setups.

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Mercedes plots connected cars: Facebook AR, car-sharing & apps

Mercedes plots connected cars: Facebook AR, car-sharing & apps

Mercedes-Benz is talking connected cars at CES today, outlining a vision where future vehicles not only communicate with you, your phone and your social networks, but with each other and the cloud to promote car-sharing schemes and eco-friendly use. The company outlined its @yourCOMAND in-car communication, entertainment and navigation system - which relies on a smartphone connection and continuously evolving cloud services to buck the trend in quickly-outdated ICE kit - as well as potential future developments including a full-windshield head-up-display that would shift augmented reality beyond the realm of simply stacking visual data.

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Razer Blade gaming laptop hands on

Razer Blade gaming laptop hands on

Unfortunately for rich gamers everywhere, Razer's Blade laptop isn't available for general sale yet. But they're showing off the insane hardware at CES, and we couldn't resist swinging by for a look at that integrated video touchscreen. The customizable screen adjusts for supported games, and works as a secondary display or trackpad for other uses.

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Belkin WeMo promises iPad home automation

Belkin WeMo promises iPad home automation

Home automation is something plenty of geeks dream about, but has a reputation for being tricky and expensive to implement; now Belkin hopes to address both of those concerns with its new WeMo standard. Using a combination of a WiFi-enabled AC plug adapter - which can be remotely turned on or off - and a WiFi-enabled motion sensor, along with a free iPhone and iPad app, WeMo promises to make setting up a smart home headache-free.

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Polaroid SC1630 16MP Smart Camera runs Android

Polaroid SC1630 16MP Smart Camera runs Android

Polaroid has turned to Android for its latest digicam, the SC1630 Smart Camera, a 16-megapixel shooter with integrated WiFi for uploading shots immediately to Flickr, Facebook and other online galleries. More camera that happens to run Android than a phoneless Android handset, despite appearances to the contrary, the SC1630 has a 3x optical zoom, 3.2-inch touchscreen and onboard image editing tools.

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Razer Star Wars: The Old Republic touchscreen keyboard hands on

Razer Star Wars: The Old Republic touchscreen keyboard hands on

The gaming world sat up and took notice when Razer released its Blade gaming laptop with a built-in video touchpad and assignable buttons. Now they're showing off a more conservative desktop keyboard with the same features, and themed it for the ultra-popular Star Wars: The Old Republic massively multiplayer online game. We checked out Razer's CES booth for a quick demonstration.

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