CES 2014

Jigabot auto-framing camera mount tracks solo performers

Jigabot auto-framing camera mount tracks solo performers

Solo videographers and extreme sports junkies wanting to record their adventures could have some robot assistance later in the year, in the shape of the Jigabot robotic auto-framing system. Resembling a Beatles-style yellow submarine, the rotating, swiveling mount takes your GoPro, point-and-shoot camera, or compact camcorder and - thanks to a compact dongle that clips onto your jacket - tracks you as you move around the frame.

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Corsair Cherry MX RGB keyboard hands-on

Corsair Cherry MX RGB keyboard hands-on

Corsair was here at CES showing off some goodies. There was quite a few items sitting on display and there was talk of the Raptor K40 gaming keyboard as well as the Raptor M45 gaming mouse. While those two items were solid and certainly good options for those looking for new gaming accessories, there was another star here -- a rather colorful keyboard.

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Jaybird Introduces the Reign, a new take on wearable tech

Jaybird Introduces the Reign, a new take on wearable tech

Many wearables monitor your health statistics, but do they do more than that? Jaybird’s Reign does, and we like their take on health and activity monitoring. Though it keeps track of your health and movement, just like some others, it also tells you when you should be more active, and when to take a knee.

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Typo iPhone keyboard hands-on: BlackBerry’s bane

Typo iPhone keyboard hands-on: BlackBerry’s bane

There’s only one Bluetooth-connected iPhone keyboard out there this week that connects the way Typo’s QWERTY does. What we’re aiming to take a peek at here is if the lawsuit aimed at this company by BlackBerry earlier this month is really worth all the fuss. What we’ve found so far is tha yes, when you get up close, there’s no mistaking that this keyboard is directly inspired by BlackBerry’s own classic physical keys.

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Sony’s Action Cam, a hands-on with the ‘splash proof’ shooter

Sony’s Action Cam, a hands-on with the ‘splash proof’ shooter

Sony unveiled a neat little camera today, and we’re not talking about the 4K Camcorder. This one continues to take aim at an existing market, but has a few interesting features that only Sony could bring. Their new Action Cam is a tiny shooter, much like the ubiquitous GoPro. Sony’s latest takes a page from a few other books Sony is known for writing, and is incredibly light.

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Toshiba Chromebook 13.3 hands-on

Toshiba Chromebook 13.3 hands-on

With Chromebooks gobbling up more and more of the market, it isn't any wonder we are seeing more and more companies joining the party. The latest, and the first from Toshiba is a 13.3-inch Chromebook with Haswell. This particular model won't be available until sometime in mid-February, however Toshiba has priced it, offered a complete set of specs and has it on display here at CES.

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Intel unleashes a series of wearable technology concept designs

Intel unleashes a series of wearable technology concept designs

As expected, Intel went all out with wearable technology at CES 2014. But instead of huddling around smartwatches and smart glasses like almost everyone else, Intel opted to go with a more subdued route and focus on simpler applications.

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SteelSeries Stratus Wireless Gaming Controller for iOS 7 hands-on

SteelSeries Stratus Wireless Gaming Controller for iOS 7 hands-on

Having a peek at one of the cutest devices we’ve seen pop up at CES 2014 this week we’ve seen the SteelSeries Stratus Wireless Gaming Controller - made for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. While we’re to understand that this device works with Bluetooth, it’s also limited to those devices that work with Lightning cables. Not because it uses Lightning connectivity for anything, mind you, but because they’re aiming for the future.

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LightingScience Bluetooth bulbs claim to conquer jetlag; ease early starts

LightingScience Bluetooth bulbs claim to conquer jetlag; ease early starts

Remote control lights like Philips hue may allow you to change the color of your environment, but LightingScience claims its bulbs actually improve the quality of it. A Bluetooth-enabled downlighter, the Rhythm Downlight cuts out the frequency of blue light that tells the body to "wake up" and runs the user through a smartphone questionnaire to learn their living routines and automatically adjust what frequencies are emitted.

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AT&T ASUS PadFone X coming soon

AT&T ASUS PadFone X coming soon

At CES 2014 in Las Vegas, ASUS and AT&T made a joint declaration to bring ASUS' PadFone smartphone/tablet hybrid into the country. This, however, won't be any of the PadFone devices recently announced but will instead be an entirely new and somewhat still mysterious PadFone X.

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Garmin vivofit fitness band hands-on

Garmin vivofit fitness band hands-on

Garmin knows it can't count on the in-car navigation market to carry its fortunes, and so the company is ramping up its wearables focus, kicking off CES 2014 with the vivofit band. Tracking both movement and sleep, the vivofit hooks up to a computer via Bluetooth 4.0 or an ANT+ dongle, but the best news could be the battery life: Garmin says it'll last for a year on a single set of replaceable batteries.

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HTC One gold vs Gold hands-on: 24kt vs Amber

HTC One gold vs Gold hands-on: 24kt vs Amber

It’s time to get up close and personal with the full collection of HTC One devices - and not just the different sizes. Here we’ve gotten the opportunity at CES 2014 to have a peek at (nearly) the entire set of HTC One color models save one: there’s a slightly different shade of Blue out there that we’ve only ever seen overseas. Here we’ve got gold vs gold, too - that’s 24kt gold vs the Amber Gold that’s coming to the UK imminently.

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