CES 2014

Razer Project Christine eyes-on: up close with gaming’s modular future

Razer Project Christine eyes-on: up close with gaming’s modular future

This week we're being given the opportunity at CES 2014 to see Razer's newest product - Project Christine - up close, well before it hits the market in all its modular glory. This machine is what Razer intends to be their center for innovation in the modular computing environment, allowing users to upgrade and swap out bits and pieces with ease, however they see fit. Creating all the parts themselves, they've once again made clear that they'll be no stranger to the high-end PC manufacturing world through the future.

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Toshiba Shape-Shifting Concept PC eyes-on

Toshiba Shape-Shifting Concept PC eyes-on

Some of the products you see at CES are coming out soon, and many will be coming out sometime later in the year. But along with those two, there is also a third category which includes devices that may or may never hit the market. Toshiba had one such item sitting on the floor and it is clearly just in the concept stage. In fact, they have it sitting behind glass and listed as being the "Shape-Shifting Concept PC."

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Jumpr Slate is the thinnest battery backup available at 6.7mm thin

Jumpr Slate is the thinnest battery backup available at 6.7mm thin

EnerPlex may not be a name you’re familiar with, but they’re power options are pretty impressive. Battery backups for your mobile devices are pretty easy to find, but can be bulky and clumsy. Here at CES 2014, we caught up with EnerPlex to find out what new stuff thy were bringing to the fold.

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Samsung WB350F compact camera hands-on

Samsung WB350F compact camera hands-on

Samsung unveiled a few new camera models here at CES 2014. One of those is a compact camera, the WB350F which is available in a variety of colors. Samsung had a few of the color options on the show floor and naturally, we checked them out. Here in the post you will find images of the Samsung WB350F in black, white and brown.

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Hands-on with Sony’s new a5000

Hands-on with Sony’s new a5000

The Sony a5000 camera is meant as a kind of entry level interchangeable lens camera. Sony says it’s the lightest of its kind, too. WiFi and NFC are baked in, and it’s of course usable with all of Sony’s current lens offerings. If that sounds a bit too good to be true, we had the same thoughts. Here at CES, we got a quick hands-on with Sony’s newest shooter, and we must say — not bad, Sony.

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Matrix Qube 2 unveiled as smallest stereo Bluetooth speaker

Matrix Qube 2 unveiled as smallest stereo Bluetooth speaker

Matrix Audio has introduced an update to its Qube portable speakers, the Qube 2. With this latest entrant comes the distinction of world's smallest Bluetooth stereo speaker, as well as a svelte body and very light weight. The speaker is being launched in five colors -- red, black, silver, blue, and purple -- and is available now for $79.99 USD.

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JVC GZ-R70 and GZ-R10 rugged camcorders boast quad-proof durability

JVC GZ-R70 and GZ-R10 rugged camcorders boast quad-proof durability

JVC has introduced two new camcorders designed to handle atypical conditions, doing so with what the company calls a quad-proof body: dust-proof, freeze-proof, water resistant, and drop resistant. Combining them all together, the GZ-R70 and GZ-R10 can handle being taken into the harsh outdoors or to other locations where delicate hardware hesitates to tread.

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Razer Adaro headphones and earbuds series hands-on

Razer Adaro headphones and earbuds series hands-on

While we won’t go too far into the long-term listening experience involved in the Razer Adaro series headphones and earbuds appearing this week at CES 2014, we will say this: they look and feel great. Straight from Razer we’ve heard that they’ve gone back to the drawing board with this whole series, bringing on what they suggest is three key points: durability, comfort, and “uncompromising audio quality.” And they come in black and green, imagine that!

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Sennheiser MOMENTUM Ivory headphones expand product lineup at CES

Sennheiser MOMENTUM Ivory headphones expand product lineup at CES

Expanding the product line it unveiled late last summer, Sennheiser has announced a new Ivory headphones model in its MOMENTUM product family, adding a creamy new color to its on-ear audio offerings. This model joins the previously-launched black and brown models, and brings with it a tan-colored headband to match the visually-light ear cups.

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Meizu MX3 hands-on

Meizu MX3 hands-on

Coming along with news of the upcoming US availability, Meizu is showing off the M3 smartphone here at CES. The handset sports a 5.1-inch display with a resolution of 1800 x 1080 and is powered by an octa-core Exynos 5 processor which is then paired with 2GB of RAM. Despite having a 5.1-inch display, the phone still appears to be on the smaller side, which is partially due to the narrow bezel -- it measures in at 2.90mm.

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Samsung WB350F compact camera offers 21x optical zoom

Samsung WB350F compact camera offers 21x optical zoom

Samsung has introduced two new cameras this morning, among them being the WB350F compact zoom camera. As the name suggests, this latest compact Samsung entrant has a high room rate of 21x optical zoom. This is accompanied by a 23mm wide-angle lens and a variety of other noteworthy specifications, all of them working together to create an all-around higher-end point and shoot that could meet many consumers needs.

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Samsung WB2200F super zoom camera boasts optical 60x zoom

Samsung WB2200F super zoom camera boasts optical 60x zoom

Joining the newly unveiled Samsung WB350F compact camera unveiled today at CES is the WB2200F, an all-together more hefty super zoom camera with an optical zoom rate of 60x and a dual-grip design. Though higher-end, the camera comes with all the social-centric goodies found on the smaller WB350F, so sharing images is not a hassle.

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