CES Live

Pebble smartwatch hands-on [Video]

Pebble smartwatch hands-on [Video]

Pebble's smartwatch begins shipping out to Kickstarter supporters this month, but we've grabbed some early wrist-action at CES today to see what the surprise sensation is all about. It's a surprise how close it is to the original concept shown on the crowd-sourcing site, though our favorite of the color range - the transparent one, which Pebble created for water-resistance testing - won't actually be offered to buyers. Read on for some first impressions.

Continue Reading

Pebble talks developers, apps, watchfaces and future-proofing

Pebble talks developers, apps, watchfaces and future-proofing

The first Pebble developer SDK is already in limited testing, the company has confirmed, allowing coders to create custom watchfaces for the smartwatch. Pebble is paving the way for new features that won't be in the initial feature-set, too; although it uses Bluetooth 2.1 to connect currently, there's actually a Bluetooth 4.0 chip inside for lower-power wireless in the future, and there's an ambient light sensor which developers will also be able to tap into. On the software side, there's If This Then That integration for extra flexibility. Read on for more details.

Continue Reading

Here’s how you’ll charge your Pebble smartwatch (and it’s pretty slick)

Here’s how you’ll charge your Pebble smartwatch (and it’s pretty slick)

Pebble has given Kickstarter supporters something to look forward to this week thanks to its freshly-revealed ship date, but with that out the way the company is filling in some of the hardware and software gaps. Next up is how you'll charge the smartwatch, an interesting topic given Pebble is also waterproof. In fact, it's a neat little custom USB cable.

Continue Reading

Pebble: We’ll ship January 23

Pebble: We’ll ship January 23

Pebble has kicked off its first ever press conference, and the smartwatch company has opened with the first thing Kickstarter supporters wanted to hear: a ship date. The watch has gone into mass production, the company has confirmed, and will begin shipping out to preorder customers from January 23.

Continue Reading

VivoPlay from Evado Filip hands-on

VivoPlay from Evado Filip hands-on

Here at Showstoppers 2013 during CES 2013, Evado Filip is showing off its new device called VivoPlay. The device has one very important goal: keep your children safe without suffocating them. Parents can link the VivoPlay to a companion iOS or Android app, keeping tabs on their child while letting them still be a kid.

Continue Reading

Sony One-touch NFC remote mirroring Hands-on

Sony One-touch NFC remote mirroring Hands-on

Remotes only have a few select uses for our TVs these days, even with smart TVs, but the folks from Sony are changing how we use and perceive our remotes. At CES Sony announced a few new remotes that pack more than just some batteries inside, instead we have NFC support for easy mirror mode capabilities. Read on for all the details.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

We can see right through Samsung’s latest advertising

We can see right through Samsung’s latest advertising

If CES is all about grabbing eyeballs, then Samsung's transparent display cases could be the perfect promotional accessory: drop your new product in the box, load up a video, and see people queue up to gawp. First announced last August, as part of Samsung's push into atypical screen aspect ratios, the cases are intended to show off the company's efforts in transparent screens.

Continue Reading

Razer Edge (Project Fiona) gaming tablet Hands-on

Razer Edge (Project Fiona) gaming tablet Hands-on

Razer's poplar Project Fiona gaming tablet made quite the splash last year at CES but today it's finally been made official, hardware is final, and the gaming tablet machine will begin shipping in Q1 of this year. In case you missed it, Razer announced all the details this afternoon and renamed it the "Razer Edge" but we managed to get some hands-on pictures with prototype so lets take a look.

Continue Reading

Toshiba Smartwatch tracks health, location, and passive-aggressive mail

Toshiba Smartwatch tracks health, location, and passive-aggressive mail

Toshiba just wants to know you're fit, healthy, and eating well, and if its new smartwatch prototype can help you with your email, calls, and messages too, that's all the better. The company is showing off a new concept watch with a 1.7-inch color OLED display, capable not only of hooking up wirelessly to your smartphone so as to ping over reminders, alerts, message previews, and other notifications, but of tracking your pulse from your wrist and keeping a fitness record. It even uses biometrics for security.

Continue Reading

Netflix launches Super HD and 3D; Reveals Ultra HD trial with Samsung

Netflix launches Super HD and 3D; Reveals Ultra HD trial with Samsung

Netflix has launched Super HD, offering a new top-tier of streaming video quality for those on select ISPs, but there's Ultra HD content in the pipeline thanks to a special partnership with Samsung. Funneled out through Netflix's Open Connect delivery network direct to ISPs, the Super HD video is even higher quality 1080p than the streaming company offers as standard, with certain 3D titles available in the US. Meanwhile, at CES, Netflix is demonstrating the fruits of its 4K resolution experiments with Samsung.

Continue Reading

ZTE Grand S LTE hands-on

ZTE Grand S LTE hands-on

There are naturally a ton of smartphones on display here at CES 2013, but we couldn't come to the show and not pay a visit to ZTE - especially when the company has its new Grand S phablet on the show floor. The Grand S LTE has been getting people excited ever since it was revealed last year, and even though it's no Galaxy Note II, it definitely worthy of all the attention its been getting.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15