CES 2012

Huawei MediaPad joins ranks of officially licensed ICS machines

Huawei MediaPad joins ranks of officially licensed ICS machines

Though we now know that the first ever officially Google licensed Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet is ASUS' Transformer Prime, there's certainly going to be a list of incoming tablets sooner than later with that same certification - Huawei's MediaPad has just been announced to be another of those devices. This tablet has been previously announced, but now it'll be pre-loaded with the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. This is the latest version of the MediaPad, then there's also the Color Series which come in shadow black, classic brown, and passion pink.

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Griffin Woogie 2 demands your cuddles

Griffin Woogie 2 demands your cuddles

Geeks, cease your pacing restlessness: the Griffin Woogie 2 is here! Follow up to the surprisingly successful - and, near the holidays, darned tricky to find in stores - Woogie of 2010, the toddler-targeted huggable iPhone and iPod touch case now gains a personality thanks to the companion Woogie app, adding ten faces that respond to tickling, shaking and lovely warm cuddles.

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CES 2012 Ultrabook Round-Up

CES 2012 Ultrabook Round-Up

If CES last year was dominated by tablets, CES 2012 has been the year of the ultrabook. Intel's ultraportable notebook trademark had already picked up late in 2011, but it's the Consumer Electronics Show this week where the big guns like Dell and Samsung came out to give it some real momentum. If Intel has its way, one of the following machines will be lightly weighing on your shoulder over the next few months.

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Fitbit Aria WiFi scales tell the internet you’re fat

Fitbit Aria WiFi scales tell the internet you’re fat

Fitbit has launched Aria, the company's first WiFi-enabled scales, capable of automatically recognizing up to eight different users and squirting their weight to a cloud-based fitness center. Best known for the clip-on Fitbit dongle that tracks exercise, Fitbit says these new scales were actually prompted by user-requests; however it's also worth noting that Withings has been offering wirelessly-enabled scales for some time now.

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Kanex outs slick Sydnee iOS recharge station

Kanex outs slick Sydnee iOS recharge station

There are a lot of folks out there that have a slew of iOS devices in the home. It's not uncommon for some folks to have an iPod touch, a couple iPhones, and a couple iPads floating around. It can be tricky finding a good place to plug all those gadgets in for a charge if you are using a lot of the outlets in your home.

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Google’s Schmidt: No Android fragmentation, only differentiation

Google’s Schmidt: No Android fragmentation, only differentiation

Google's Eric Schmidt has again denied there is any fragmentation problem within Android, claiming that the platform instead shows customer-friendly "differentiation." Speaking at CES this week, where many manufacturers revealed devices running older versions of Android but promised Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades at some point later this year, Schmidt argued that "differentiation is positive, fragmentation is negative," PCMag reports. The deciding factor, he claimed, was that apps ran across devices on different iterations of Android.

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New iPad tours CES on down-low as 250 Apple staff eye rivals

New iPad tours CES on down-low as 250 Apple staff eye rivals

There are a couple interesting rumors swirling at CES 2012. The two rumors are separate, but interconnected making them all the more interesting. iLounge is claiming that its EIC was able to check out the iPad that will be launching this year the day before CES kicked off. According to Jeremy Horwitz, the new iPad is so similar to the existing iPad 2 that most will not notice the difference.

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Intel inks Motorola and Lenovo Atom smartphone & tablet deals

Intel inks Motorola and Lenovo Atom smartphone & tablet deals

Intel has detailed its push to get x86 processors inside next-gen smartphones, confirming deals with both Lenovo and Motorola Mobility to use its Atom Z2460 chip. Motorola will "deliver smartphones and tablets based on Intel's Atom processor to consumers and businesses," according to CEO Sanjay Jha, while Intel has already demonstrated its Lenovo Racer-A reference design to SlashGear earlier at CES.

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