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It wouldn’t be CES without a sea of hot new monitors from Samsung. This year, Samsung is showing off three curved monitors – one of which is being billed as the first frameless curved monitor in the world. Curved TVs aren’t entirely new, and the feature is finding its way into more monitors. Samsung CF591 The edgeless Samsung CF591 is the real head-turner, with a noticeable 1800R curvature. One of the chief complaints users have about curved screens is limited viewing angles. If you sit in the wrong position in front of certain curved screens, you can’t see the screen well. But Samsung says the CF591 has a 178-degree viewing angle, giving you (and friends or colleagues)... Read more...
ASUS designed its new Chromebook C202 to be a particularly tough computer, and with good reason: the Chromebooks are headed to classrooms across the U.S. Rough treatment is to be expected and the occasional drop to a tile floor is a given. After performing what it describes as “military-grade” testing, ASUS thinks it has a laptop rugged enough for school. The Chromebook C202 features an 11.6-inch anti-glare display at 1366 x 768. That’s not much screen real estate, but not unexpected for a student laptop. The system is powered by an Intel Celeron N3060 and integrated Intel HD graphics, along with either 2GB or 4GB of LP DDR3 1066Mhz memory, depending on the option a school selects.... Read more...
When BMW launched its next generation 7-Series earlier this year, it packed in an incredible amount of technology including Gesture Control. Gesture control uses a 3D sensor to track your finger movements, allowing you to adjust infotainment functions and even accept or reject incoming calls. Not one to rest on its laurels, BMW is bringing a more advanced version of this “touchless” interface to CES 2016 in Las Vegas next month. The new tech, called AirTouch, allows you to control navigation, infotainment, and communications features using your whole hand. According to BMW, AirTouch “allows the display in a vehicle to be operated like a touchscreen without actually having to make contact with... Read more...