ShowStoppers 2013

TEC Jacket 2.0 hands-on

TEC Jacket 2.0 hands-on

Wearable technology has been around for quite some time now -- around 10 years to be exact, and a company called TEC (Technology Enabled Clothing) has been at the forefront of that movement. Today at ShowStoppers at CES 2013, the company unveiled the TEC Jacket 2.0, which is still in its concept phase and we ended up getting a look at it to see what it offers.

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MpowerD Solar-powered waterproof Lantern hands-on

MpowerD Solar-powered waterproof Lantern hands-on

For those who are always in need of a little light while camping, we have just the device for you. MpowerD has introduced a solar-powered lantern they're calling Luci. Luci is "the little solar lantern with a big impact" and we're actually really liking this neat idea. Essentially this is a fully waterproof and lightweight lantern that only needs the sun for a charge, and will last up to 12 hours.

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Lifeproof introduces Life Jacket, various mounts for iPhone 5 case

Lifeproof introduces Life Jacket, various mounts for iPhone 5 case

Lifeproof's iPhone 5 case has been on the market for around a month now, so by now, a number of people are keeping their shiny new iDevice safe behind the company's handy little barrier. Here at ShowStoppers 2013, however, the company is revealing a number of new accessories for its iPhone 5 case, with the offerings ranging from strange to practical. For instance, how do you feel about making your iPhone 5 a little more buoyant?

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SilverLit Mercedes-Benz iOS controlled RC Car Hands-on

SilverLit Mercedes-Benz iOS controlled RC Car Hands-on

We know the holiday shopping spree has already ended and Christmas is long gone, but a neat new toy is being shown off here at CES from the folks at SilverLit. What we have here is an awesome RC Car that is controlled by your iOS device of choice, but that isn't all it does. The RC car has speakers, moving doors, actual headlights and more that all work seamlessly with your iPhone or iPad. Listen to music, or annoy your co-workers with this gadget.

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olloclip lens system case for iPhone 5 hands-on

olloclip lens system case for iPhone 5 hands-on

Enter the olloclip: an iPhone lens system that connects to your device with a set of three different shooting modes: fish eye, macro, and wide angle - and the case we're looking at today is hitting the market very soon. This system has been out on the market for some time in its original iPhone 4/4S form and is now bringing on the heat for the iPhone 5's body and size. We got our opportunity to have a hands-on look at this bit of hardware at ShowStoppers 2013 during CES this week in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 vs iPhone 5

Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 vs iPhone 5

While Apple keeps up the mobile hero action with their iPhone 5 all around the world, Lenovo brings forth a massive beast of a device known as the IdeaPhone K900. These two devices are just about as different as two phones can get, the iPhone working with a 4-inch display, the IdeaPhone K900 bringing on a beastly 5.5-inch display, but the similarities are there: both companies want the world to understand that they want to push forth a hero made not only to destroy the competition with specifications, but as a solid project that's more than the sum of its parts.

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Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II

Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II

With the Lenovo IdeaPhone K900, the company enters in the race for a real live hero phone for the whole world, here reminding us instantly of the other massive smartphone in this warring market - the Samsung Galaxy Note II. What we've got here is a real live fight for a dominant beast, a massive machine made to rule them all, starting with displays - and Lenovo takes the cake with resolution right out of the box. Samsung, on the other hand, has the physically larger display (though it is a bit less dense in its pixel distribution.)

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OtterBox Armor series hands-on

OtterBox Armor series hands-on

OtterBox is making a big appearance here at ShowStoppers during CES 2013, and they unveiled their new Armor series of smartphone cases. The company is known for durable and indestructible cases, and the Armor series definitely skimp on that. In fact, the Armor series is OtterBox's most toughest case yet, and we ended up getting our hands on the new case.

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Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 hands-on

Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 hands-on

This week the Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 has been revealed: a massively powerful smartphone working with Android and a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS display with an Intel Atom Z2580 processor (that's Clover Trail, mind you) under the hood. This smartphone is super slim at just 6.9mm and weighs in at just 162g, both of these specifications rendered extra impressive by the fact that you're working with the features you're about to read all about. This machine feels just as nice as it sounds, looking ready for the market in the very near future.

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