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Razer Switchblade gaming concept packs dynamic keyboard [Video]

Razer Switchblade gaming concept packs dynamic keyboard [Video]

Gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer knows that CES wouldn't be the same without some slick concept to drool over, and their Switchblade gaming laptop is a great example of the breed. Switchblade is based around a 7-inch multitouch display and a keyboard that can dynamically change to show different legends and symbols depending on what title you're playing, complete with WiFi and 3G connectivity.

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HTC Thunderbolt 4G leaks again ahead of Verizon debut

HTC Thunderbolt 4G leaks again ahead of Verizon debut

Verizon is expected to officially unveil the HTC Thunderbolt 4G as part of its LTE showcase at CES 2011 tomorrow, but the smartphone just won't stay hidden until then. AndroidSPIN managed to grab some hands-on time with the 4.3-inch Thunderbolt, finding it to be responsive and smooth with its Android 2.2 Froyo OS and HTC Sense overlay, though surprisingly lacking an HDMI port.

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Nokia Big Screen turns N8 into a Wiimote-controlled media center

Nokia Big Screen turns N8 into a Wiimote-controlled media center

Nokia may seem a little confused with its software strategy at times, but sometimes its coders come up with a great app that restores our faith in the Finns. Nokia Big Screen is the latest from Nokia Beta Labs, turning your N8 - or any future Nokia device with an HDMI output - into a media center for showing photos, music and video, and even allowing you to control it remotely with a Bluetooth device like a Wiimote.

Video demo after the cut

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Lenovo IdeaPad S205 netbook opts for AMD instead of Atom

Lenovo IdeaPad S205 netbook opts for AMD instead of Atom

Lenovo's second netbook of CES 2011 bypasses Intel's Atom chips and instead looks to AMD for its power, boosting screen size in the process. The Lenovo IdeaPad S205 has an 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 display and AMD dual-core E-350 CPU, along with AMD Radeon HD 6310 512MB discrete graphics. There's also HDMI connectivity and optional embedded 3G.

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Vizio’s Android Via Tablet and Via Phone revealed

Vizio’s Android Via Tablet and Via Phone revealed

Vizio is best known for its affordable HDTV range, but the company is planning on launching an Android-based tablet and smartphone later in 2011. The Vizio Via Phone has a 4-inch touchscreen and twin cameras, while the Vizio Via Tablet has an 8-inch touchscreen and a front-facing camera; each has Android Market access and HDMI connectivity.

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Archos 70 Internet Tablet Available Now, First Android Tablet with 250GB HDD

Archos 70 Internet Tablet Available Now, First Android Tablet with 250GB HDD

Archos has just pulled the official curtain off the company's latest Android-based Internet tablet. The Archos 70 Internet tablet may just look like another tablet on the outside, especially when compared to previously released Archos-branded Android-based tablet devices, but this one's special. Why? Because this one's the first Android tablet to feature a 250GB hard drive under the hood.

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Cowon D3 Plenue Android PMP gets official

Cowon D3 Plenue Android PMP gets official

Cowon has finally got official on its long-rumored D3 PMP, and as teased it does indeed run Android. The Cowon D3 Plenue has a 3.7-inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreen display and uses Android 2.1, paired with WiFi b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 and a T-DMB TV tuner.

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ASUS O!Play MINI offers Full HD at under a ton

ASUS O!Play MINI offers Full HD at under a ton

ASUS has pushed out a new version in its O!Play media streamer range, slimming down the STB and simplifying the onboard connections. The ASUS O!Play MINI drops the USB 3.0 connection found on the O!Play HD2, making do with a single USB 2.0 port and a multi-format memory card reader; you still get HDMI connectivity, among other ports, and a healthy clutch of supported media standards.

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Acer Aspire One 522 Features AMD Fusion Chip, Leaks Ahead of Unknown Launch Date

Acer Aspire One 522 Features AMD Fusion Chip, Leaks Ahead of Unknown Launch Date

Following in the footsteps of the Acer Aspire One 721 that made its rounds on the Internet (mostly in the Czech Republic), featuring new hardware under the hood, the new Acer Aspire One 522 recently found its way onto the Web, and is ready to show off its new AMD Ontario chip, from the Fusion family. The new notebook from Acer boasts the AMD dual-core C-50 Ontario chip, but shares many of the same aesthetics from the previously released Acer Aspire One AOD255.

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Iain Sinclair Poco Pro camera promises the works: 1080p HD, 14MP in a tiny form-factor

Iain Sinclair Poco Pro camera promises the works: 1080p HD, 14MP in a tiny form-factor

With cellphone cameras improving all the time, point-and-shoots have to aim high if they want to stand out of the crowd. Iain Sinclair's Poco Pro certainly makes plenty of promises; tipped to launch in Q2 2011 for a bargain £200 ($308) or thereabouts, there's a 14.6-megapixel sensor, 1080p HD video capture, a 2.4-inch AMOLED preview display and a microUSB 3.0 port for data and option HDMI output, all in a credit-card sized black-anodized magnesium chassis.

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HTC Media Link unboxing [Video]

HTC Media Link unboxing [Video]

It's been a long time since we first caught sight of HTC's Media Link, squeezed into an HTC Sense presentation back at the launch of the Desire HD and Desire Z. The two phones have launched and gone on sale, but it's taken longer for the compact DLNA wireless streaming box to arrive. Patience has served us well, though, and now the Media Link is fresh on the SlashGear test bench.

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LG Optimus 2X official: Tegra 2, HDMI & 1080p HD

LG Optimus 2X official: Tegra 2, HDMI & 1080p HD

One of the first Tegra 2 powered smartphones has been made official, the LG Optimus 2X, with the 4-inch Android handset set to hit the Korean market in January 2011 and Europe and Asia after that. Built around NVIDIA's dual-core 1GHz processor, a WVGA touchscreen and an 8-megapixel camera, the Optimus 2X promises 1080p MPEG-4/H.264 playback and recording.

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