Hands On With Huawei Ascend Mate

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At CES Huawei introduced its new 1080p phablet with a 6.1-inch display, the Huawei Ascend Mate. At 6.1 inches the Ascend Mate is one of the largest smartphones on the market. It’s just about an inch away from qualifying as a tablet, but it has a higher resolution than most 7-inch tablets. The large size […]

Padcaster Helps Users Shoot Better Video With Their iPads

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, we saw an iPad mount called the Padcaster that will help users add video accessories and record better videos. The Padcaster has slots to add recording accessories, akin to higher-end consumer videocameras or professional videocameras, such as a hot shoe for video light, microphone holder, and an adapter mount for […]

Griffin Technology Point of Sale System Uses iPad to Replace Bulky Registers

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While Swype’s credit card swiper is a great tool for small businesses, larger retail enterprises may want a more visible point of sale system and that’s where accessories-maker Griffin Technology steps in. With the Griffin point of sale system, Griffin designed the hardware, which is essentially an iPad stand that houses the tablet as well […]

iBattz Mojo Refuel iPhone 5 Battery Case Uses Replaceable Batteries

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The first iPhone 5 battery case to integrate with the phone’s Lightning port comes from a surprising company: iBattz. At CES iBattz announced its new Mojo Refuel for the iPhone 5 which connects to the iPhone 5 without the need for an extra cable. The iPhone slides into the case and is held secure by a […]

Pebble Smartwatch Will Ship On January 23

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During the company’s first ever press conference, Pebble announced it will ship the Pebble smartwatch on January 23. The Pebble smartwatch is currently in mass production, and the company expects to ship the first units to Kickstarter backers in a few weeks. The company announced that its manufacturing partners are currently producing 15,000 watches every […]

T-Mobile to Launch HD Voice in U.S.

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, T-Mobile has announced that it will become the first U.S. carrier to launch HD Voice on its nationwide network which will help improve call quality. However, in order for HD voice to work, customers must have a compatible device. According to the carrier, HD Voice will work with the Galaxy […]

Otterbox Announces Defender Series With iON Intelligence

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At CES, Otterbox announced its first iPhone case with a built-in battery, the Defender Series with iON Intelligence. The new Otterbox Defender Series with iON Intelligence offers the protection of Otterbox’s Defender series with an integrated battery to help extend the charge of the iPhone while on the go. Unlike most iPhone battery cases, like […]

HTC: Still Evaluating Phablet Market, But Says Consumers Want Sub-5-Inch

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We had a casual sit down conversation with Jeff Gordon of HTC Americas at the Consumer Electronics Show and we asked about the company’s plans for the emerging phablet market and the competitive tablet market. According to HTC, the company is still trying to evaluate the phablet market, but in general consumers do not want […]

OLPC Announces 7-inch Android XO Tablet For U.S.

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One Laptop Per Child will bring a 7-inch Android-based XO Tablet to the U.S. in select Walmart stores sometime in the near future. The new XO Tablet looks a lot like the Nexus 7 with a green border around the sides and a ring hanging off one corner according to photos from Engadget. The device […]

Tactus Morphing Display Blends Touchscreen and Physical Buttons (Video)

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At CES Tactus displayed its new technology that lets specific areas of touchscreens to rise to give the feel of physical buttons when needed. Tactus calls it new technology “morphing tactile surface.” The tactile display adds a layer of liquid beneath the display that can pool in an area to create raised areas on the display. […]

Panasonic Debuts 4K Tablet Prototype

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With the 2013 CES show a steady trend up to this point has been primarily focused on tablets. While there have been a lot of Windows 8 tablets, and assorted Android tablets, the new Panasonic 20″ tablet prototype is in a league of its own with an UltraHD resolution display. The announced prototype is a […]

New Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, 800 ARM Processors Bring 75% More Awesomeness

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Qualcomm took to stage at the Consumer Electronics Show to introduce a lineup of Snapdragon processors consisting of the Snapdragon 600 and Snapradragon 800 ARM-based CPUs. These chips deliver improved processing and graphics handling capabilities compared to the current top of the line quad-core Snapdragon S4 CPUs. According to Qualcomm, these chips are now being […]

Aereo Will Bring Live TV To iPads In 22 More Cities Soon

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Today at a conference in CES Aereo announced that it will bring its live TV streaming options to 22 more cities in 2013. Aereo is currently only available in New York City, where the company lets users access antennas stationed in the city so they can watch over-the-air TV content from their iOS device or […]

PowerSkin Pro Case Packs Large Battery Boost for iPhone 5

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Ask any smartphone user about how their battery life is and more than likely you will hear something like it dies too quickly or that it never makes it through a full day of use. While an unfortunate factor of mobile phones, it is one that we are not going to be getting rid of […]

Record AT&T iPhone, Smartphone Sales Still Worries Investors

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, AT&T announced that it had sold a record number of Apple iPhone smartphones as well as Android devices for the fourth quarter of 2012. The 10 million sales number bests the record-setting number of 9.4 million devices sold in the same quarter of 2011. Though AT&T had posted record-setting numbers […]

Asus Transformer P1801: Both Desktop & Tablet, Windows 8 and Android

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At CES Asus unveiled a new 18.5-inch all-in-one desktop that runs both Windows 8 and Android, according to Pocket Lint. Like other recent all-in-ones from companies like Lenovo and Sony, the new Asus Transformer All-In-One P1801 has a battery that lets users disconnect the giant screen and carry it around as a tablet. Unlike the […]

Audiovox Brings Qi Wireless Charging To Any Car

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Audiovox will soon bring a Qi wireless charging cradle to cars in the U.S. The new Audiovox Qi Cradle for cars will use the Qi Multi Litz Coil Array, which lets users position their smartphone with Qi wireless charging any way they want in the dock to charge. Audiovox claims the Qi Multi Litz Coil Array “retains […]

FreedomPop Turns iPod Touch Into Cheap iPhone Alternative

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While always having the latest and greatest smartphone is convenient, the associated cost is not one that many consumers are willing to pay. This being said there are many users who have an iPod touch or other iOS device that they would be willing to use at a lower plan cost if there was a […]

SmartBook Software Helps Students Ace Tests

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With a new semester firing back up students are always looking for new ways to study and learn course material. While many students are moving to e-books there are always improvements to be made in reviewing the content that students read for their classes. This is where the McGraw-Hill SmartBook comes into the picture as […]