CES 2013

Samsung Multi-View: No more “I want to watch something else” arguments

Samsung Multi-View: No more “I want to watch something else” arguments

Samsung wants to put an end to lounge arguments, adding a new feature to its latest TVs that allow two people to watch different shows - in up to Full HD resolution - simply by putting on a special pair of 3D glasses. Samsung Multi-View displays two different pictures on-screen simultaneously, each video stream being filtered out by one pair of glasses; meanwhile, speakers in the frames pipe through the correct audio.

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Huawei announces the Ascend D2 with a 5-inch 1080p display, we go Hands-on

Huawei announces the Ascend D2 with a 5-inch 1080p display, we go Hands-on

Huawei has just unveiled both of their latest and greatest Android smartphones today at CES 2013 here in Viva Las Vegas. First up was the larger than usual Ascend Mate with a 6.1-inch display, but what we have below is their flagship device. The Ascend D2 follows up on its successor with a 5.0-inch 1920 x 1080p true HD display, Jelly Bean and more. Read on for full details.

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Samsung SMART CAMERA 2.0 unveiled with devices galore to run it

Samsung SMART CAMERA 2.0 unveiled with devices galore to run it

The Samsung SMART CAMERA environment has been upgrade this week to SMART CAMERA 2.0, not just software, but an ecosystem made to work with a set of five new models of Samsung cameras. Photography with the Samsung WB250F/WB200F, the WB800F, WB30F, DV150F and ST150F will be much more advanced than Samsung SMART CAMERA machines of the past with evolved functions such as AutoShare and Direct Link. The new flagship machine under this brand is the WB250F, a WB long-zoom shooter with a 14.2 megapixel BSI CMOS (WB250F) or CCD (WB200F) sensor as well as a fabulous 24mm lens.

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Samsung Smart Evolution Kit, TV Camera and Multi-View 3D Glasses revealed

Samsung Smart Evolution Kit, TV Camera and Multi-View 3D Glasses revealed

Samsung knows there's more to a home entertainment room than a big screen TV alone, and the company has a bevy of new A/V kit including the much-anticipated Smart Evolution Kit. The latter - slotting into the dedicated bay on the back of high-end 2012 Samsung sets - adds the new 1.35GHz A15 quadcore processor that features in Samsung's UN85S9000 and other 2013 models, powering the latest Smart TV functionality and natural-language voice control. Read on for all the details of the new A/V range.

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Samsung reveals full Ultra HD, OLED and Smart TV lineup at CES 2013

Samsung reveals full Ultra HD, OLED and Smart TV lineup at CES 2013

Samsung is going big with TVs at CES 2013: big in screen size, and big in resolution, with the record-setting 85-inch Ultra HD UN85S9000 at the top of a new HDTV line-up that also includes OLED models. The largest UHD set we've seen so-far, the Samsung UN85S9000 delivers four times the resolution of an 1080p Full HD TV, as well as 3.2-channels of 120W sound and all of the Smart TV functionality you'd hope for. Meanwhile, Samsung has refined its 55-inch OLED monster, with a special new 3D feature catering for two people wanting to watch different things.

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Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone arrives to rival Note II [Hands-on]

Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone arrives to rival Note II [Hands-on]

Huawei's impressive new smartphone hasn't been a very well kept secret, but today in Vegas for CES 2013 they've officially unveiled their new Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone to rival the Galaxy Note II. We're pretty sure they won the battle for largest smartphone. We were lucky enough to snag a few quick pictures with the massive device so check them out and all the details after the break.

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Pantech Discover hands-on: AT&T budget powerhouse

Pantech Discover hands-on: AT&T budget powerhouse

Today we've got our hands on the brand new AT&T Pantech Discover, a 4.8-inch 720p TFT display wielding Android smartphone with a 13 megapixel camera being prepped for hot sales under its surprisingly inexpensive $50 price tag. This machine was introduced to the world just this morning and was met with a collection of surprised eyes at the combination of a sub-$100 cost and specifications that would warrant much more cash up-front. In our hand here and now, the truth becomes clear.

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Kingston announces HyperX Predator 1TB USB 3.0 flash drive

Kingston announces HyperX Predator 1TB USB 3.0 flash drive

We've certainly seen 1TB flash drives before, but today at CES, Kingston unveiled the world's highest-capacity USB 3.0 flash drive, the HyperX Predator, with a capacity of 1TB -- 1,024 large, sweet gigabytes. While the high capacity usually gets priority over speed in most flash drives, Kingston's Predator doesn't skimp on that, promising read/write speeds of up to 240MB/s and 160MB/s, respectively.

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Rhapsody comes to Ford and Lincoln vehicles through SYNC AppLink

Rhapsody comes to Ford and Lincoln vehicles through SYNC AppLink

While we've got all sorts of cool little gadgets to check out here at CES, a number of car manufacturers are also showing off whats new with their vehicles. One of these car manufacturers is Ford, which today announced that Rhapsody will soon be available in Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC AppLink. This is the first time Rhapsody has been fully integrated with vehicles, so this is certainly pretty big for the popular music streaming service.

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