CES 2013

NVIDIA Project SHIELD – Should you be excited?

NVIDIA Project SHIELD – Should you be excited?

CES 2013 has only just started, but already NVIDIA has made its pitch for product of the show with Project SHIELD, the Tegra 4 based portable console that pairs the growing Android gaming scene with remote access to your home gaming rig. An eye-catching clamshell, borrowing cues from Xbox 360 and with a 5-inch 720p display, Project SHIELD promises the best of portable play with the freedom to output up to 4k Ultra HD video to your TV when you're home.

Pantech Discover smartphone brings 13MP camera and 720p for $50

Pantech Discover smartphone brings 13MP camera and 720p for $50

This week AT&T has revealed the Pantech Discover, a smartphone for the budget market with top-tier specifications. This machine has a 720p display and a massive 13 megapixel camera and it'll all be delivered for a mere $50 USD. This machine is also quite the looker with aesthetics that remind us of Pantech machines from yesteryear with a brand new smooth flair for the future.

Continue Reading

Forget OUYA, Sunflex unu wants to be your Android gaming buddy

Forget OUYA, Sunflex unu wants to be your Android gaming buddy

Turning Android into a gaming platform is getting popular, with OUYA's Kickstarter success, then NVIDIA's Project SHIELD announced yesterday, and now the Sunflex unu hoping to earn a place in your living room. Pairing an Android-based slate with a gamepad controller, a wireless QWERTY remote, and a regular remote, the dockable unu easily hooks up to a big-screen TV for media streaming and gaming duties.

Continue Reading

Trakdot baggage tracking lets you follow your luggage in real-time

Trakdot baggage tracking lets you follow your luggage in real-time

With a significant number of the world's technology bloggers and journalists descending on Las Vegas this week for CES, losing luggage was a very real threat. It's an occurrence that is never welcome, but just because the airline loses your baggage, it doesn't mean you have to be left in the dark as to where it ended up. Trakdot is trying to take some of the stress out of losing track of your baggage by introducing its new Trakdot Luggage tracker this week at the show.

Continue Reading

ASUS VivoTab Smart Tablet gets unique with folding keyboard cover

ASUS VivoTab Smart Tablet gets unique with folding keyboard cover

This week the folks at ASUS have revealed the VivoTab Smart Tablet with a fabulous little full type cover for wireless keyboard fun. This maching works with Windows 8 and has an Intel Atom Z2760 dual-core processor powering a lovely 10.1-inch, 1366 x 768 resolution IPS display. This machine may look rather similar to the Microsoft Surface in its outward appearance, but it's bringing an ever-so-slightly more impressive show in the details.

Continue Reading

ASUS Qube Google TV box official: It’s hip to be square

ASUS Qube Google TV box official: It’s hip to be square

ASUS promised a Google TV device for CES, and the company has delivered with the Qube, a squared-off media box with a matching cuboid user-interface for easily navigating live, on-demand, web, and other content. The compact box uses an motion-control remote, though those with an Android phone can also find ASUS' Mobile Remote app in the Play store to turn their phone or tablet into a touchscreen controller.

Continue Reading

Griffin launches two iOS-based POS platforms

Griffin launches two iOS-based POS platforms

We're seeing a lot of retailers and restaurants using technology-based point of sale systems these days, and Griffin wants to be the one that they turn to before anyone else. This week at CES 2013, the company has announced two new point of sale solutions for restaurants and retailers alike. Griffin has decided that iOS is where its at when it comes to POS systems, with both of these new offerings using the iPad in some way, shape or form.

Continue Reading

Plastic Logic and Intel team on PaperTab to finally undermine trees

Plastic Logic and Intel team on PaperTab to finally undermine trees

Plastic Logic, Intel, and Queen's University have revealed a new tablet using a flexible plastic display, the PaperTab, with a 10.7-inch near-indestructible display and a Core i5 processor. The PaperTab, part of Canadian university Queen's Human Media Lab research, aims to finally replace paper with a color display and an innovative new interface which tries to mimic physical stacks of documents.

Continue Reading

Withings introduces Smart Body Analyzer and Smart Activity Tracker

Withings introduces Smart Body Analyzer and Smart Activity Tracker

Putting in the effort to get healthy can't usually be described as fun, and when you add that to the fact that it can be difficult to track everything you should be tracking, you have the recipe for a bunch of goals that never get completed. Luckily, CES is here and Withings has just introduced a pair of new products that can track almost every health-related statistic you can think of. If you've been struggling to get in shape, these products might be worth a look, if only because they should make the process of tracking your progress a bit easier.

Continue Reading