CES 2013

Olympus’ full 2013 rough-and-tumble camera range hands-on

Olympus’ full 2013 rough-and-tumble camera range hands-on

Olympus is taking the spirit of CES to heart and then some, announcing six brand new cameras during the trade show. These cameras range from sleek and slim to tough and rugged, so there should be something for almost everyone with this new range. Cameras included in this grand CES 2013 showing include the Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS, Stylus Tough TG-830 iHS, Stylus Tough TG-630 iHS, Stylus SH-50MR iHS, Stylus SZ-16 iHS, and Stylus SZ-15, each of them prepared for a 2013 release. This week we got the opportunity to get our hands on the full lot.

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Blue Microphones launches Nessie with adaptive processing technology

Blue Microphones launches Nessie with adaptive processing technology

If you have experience issues with audio editing from time to time (as most of us almost certainly do), then you might want to give this new product from Blue Microphones a look. Dubbed Nessie, this new microphone aims to take the hassle out of audio editing and recording, offering a number of features that clean up your recording in real time. That sounds great as far as we're concerned, especially considering how much of a headache audio editing can be.

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Canon PowerShot N hands-on

Canon PowerShot N hands-on

Canon has a lot of stuff on display here at CES 2013, but it's introducing one new camera that's small in size but packs quite a few features. It goes by the name of the PowerShot N, and like the recently released Samsung Galaxy Camera, one of the biggest features of this camera is Internet connectivity. With the PowerShot N, you can not only connect to your social network and upload the photos you take with your camera, but you can also connect to other devices to view photos on those.

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Monster MVP Carbon headset hands-on

Monster MVP Carbon headset hands-on

Today at CES, Monster announced a partnership with EA Sports and revealed the MVP Carbon headset. We ended up getting our hands on the new product at Monster's booth at Pepcom, and got a close up look of the new design. The headset features 5.1 channel surround sound processing that Monster refers to as HDHS, or "High Definition Headphone Surround."

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TYLT Energi Backpack charges 3 devices at a time, we go hands-on

TYLT Energi Backpack charges 3 devices at a time, we go hands-on

The awesome backpack you see below is the Energi Backpack from the folks at TYLT. They're here at CES 2013 showing off a wide array of accessories for all sorts of users. From iPhone 5 cases, TYLT TUNZ Bluetooth speakers, fun multi-colored chargers and more. This new backpack available now is certainly made with those who carry multiple devices every day in mind. Read on for more details.

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LaCie Blade Runner by Philippe Starck hands-on

LaCie Blade Runner by Philippe Starck hands-on

LaCie has a tradition of putting a little more thought than the average external-drive manufacturer into its products, but the Blade Runner by Philippe Starck takes things a little further than the norm. A splay of aluminum fins encapsulating an amorphous blob, finished in tactile matte grey, the Starck-designed storage hooks up via USB 3.0 and is fresh to CES this week. We snatched some fondle time, and found out there's more to the Blade Runner than an iconic name and eye-catching design.

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Cygnett ICON cases customized by TATS CRU in person at CES 2013

Cygnett ICON cases customized by TATS CRU in person at CES 2013

This week at Digital Experience (during CES 2013) we caught up with the case makers at Cygnett where they had none other than the world famous TATS CRU joining the fun for fully unique customized iPhone 5 ICON cases. The TATS CRU is a set of mural street artists that've been using their graffiti style since the 1980's with explosive results. This customizable case here has been customized not once, but twice, by the TATS CRU for none other than SlashGear - have a look!

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Nikon D5200 hits US in late-January: We go hands-on

Nikon D5200 hits US in late-January: We go hands-on

Nikon's D5200 DSLR has been floating around outside the US since November, but it's only today that the camera company has confirmed a launch for US shutterbugs. Set to hit shelves later this month, the $899.95 DX-format shooter will be offered in black, bronze, or black - all with rather fetching metallic finishes - each offering 24.1-megapixel stills, Full HD video recording, and optional wireless.

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Verizon’s Samsung ATIV Odyssey hands-on

Verizon’s Samsung ATIV Odyssey hands-on

Verizon's footprint in Windows Phone devices is still relatively light, and so the Samsung ATIV Odyssey is a welcome addition to the carrier's CDMA network, despite the somewhat humble specifications. Going head-to-head with cheaper Nokia phones, the ATIV Odyssey packs a 1.5GHz dualcore Snapdragon S4 processor and a 5-megapixel camera, but in the hand its biggest distinguishing feature is the relatively compact size. In a world of 5-inchers, the ATIV Odyssey's 4-inch display is a welcome change.

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TYLT TUNZ Bluetooth NFC speaker and charger Hands-on

TYLT TUNZ Bluetooth NFC speaker and charger Hands-on

For those looking for awesome and unique accessories for their favorite devices we have another fun one to show you today. Here at CES 2013 we caught up with TYLT, an accessory manufacturer that had all sorts of fun new products on display this year. What we're showing below is their all new TYLT Bluetooth speaker that doubles as a charger and even has NFC capabilities.

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Liquipel 2.0 smartphone water protection coming to a mall near you

Liquipel 2.0 smartphone water protection coming to a mall near you

We've all had or seen that terrible moment where someones shiny new smartphone falls into the toilet, pool, lake, or sink. While there's many different technologies available today to protect and water-resist our favorite devices Liquipel is among the best. We first saw them last year at CES to great fanfare, but at CES 2013 they've announced Liquipel 2.0 -- and it's coming to a mall near you.

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