Items tagged with CES

Ever heard of TransferJet? That's a protocol issued by Sony, and it seems like some other company sure loved the name. Alereon and Spectec have chosen CES to announced their partnership: SD CameraJet. This name described a wireless, ultra-wideband solution for transferring and streaming HD media from mobile devices... Read more...
There was once a time where notebooks were no good for gaming. And now, that time has passed. There was once a time where embedded machines weren't even capable of displaying graphics that were even the slightest bit intense. And now, that time has also passed. VIA has today launched the eH1, the embedded industry's first dedicated graphics... Read more...
It's official. Finally. The AMD Fusion APU era has begun, and it couldn't have possibly come at a better time. Intel has been able to capitalize in recent years, particularly with their Atom platform, due to having no real, shipping competition from AMD. But now, the war really begins. Today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, AMD... Read more...
The CES website may tell you that the trade show doesn't begin until the 6th of this month, but don't tell that to Lenovo or HP. Both companies are offering up something new today, with Hewlett-Packard having the most lengthy list of announcements between the two. At least for today. Let's dive on it! First, HP's Pavilion dm1 has been updated... Read more...
Is this time the charm? Videoconferencing is an old art, one that's still being perfected. And while some companies have attempted to integrate it into the home (like Verizon with their "Hub"), things haven't gone so well in terms of sales. With video chatting so easy on smartphones these days, convincing anyone to hang onto their landline... Read more...
And with CES opening its doors in Las Vegas today, in comes the official Vizio news we were waiting for. It was reported last night that Vizio would be entering the tablet market; an odd move for a television maker, but today we've found out that it's true. Vizio is basically turning themselves into a consumer electronics powerhouse today.... Read more...
The CES madness has officially started. Freescale, the company that has produced chips for just about every mobile device known to man, is taking this chance to introduce some new gear as well. The new i.MX 6 series of quad-, dual- and single-core applications processors are badly needed in a world where software is quickly becoming too advanced... Read more...
Today’s pre-launch of Intel’s Sandy Bridge-based processors should come as no surprise to anyone who even remotely follows the PC tech scene. We, along with Intel and numerous other companies and media outlets, have been slowly leaking Sandy Bridge and Sandy Bridge-related details for many months now. Heck, we’ve even showed... Read more...
About this time last year, Intel offered us a complete processor revamp and architecture update for both the desktop and mobile markets.  Intel called it their evolutionary "tick" step in their manufacturing process migration from 45 to 32nm.  The "tock," as it were, follows along in cadence offering refinement and feature enhancement... Read more...
It's a new year, and that means new ThinkPad notebooks. Lenovo has a history of announcing new machines at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show, and they are taking the opportunity to announce five new machines in Las Vegas. Yes, five! The ThinkPad Edge E220s, ThinkPad Edge E420s, ThinkPad Edge E420... Read more...
The question just has to be asked: "Why didn't I think of that?!" Magnetic connectors have been around for years. They solve a common problem, in that they'll break apart if too much tension is applied. Apple has a patented version on their notebooks, a technology dubbed MagSafe, that is easily our favorite AC adapter technologies amongst... Read more...
The Consumer Electronics Show for 2011 hasn't even started yet, but already things are warming up near Las Vegas. While Vizio themselves have yet to make a proper announcement, The Wall Street Journal has published a report that essentially spills the beans on two new major products from America's low-cost TV leader... Read more...
The mystery! The intrigue! The suspense! It's all a part of AMD's latest thriller. It's coming to select cinemas near you soon, and it involves something pretty special: Fusion. AMD's Fusion APU has been making the circles for some time now, combining the power of a CPU and a GPU into one power plant. What's in store for consumers? Hard to... Read more...
LucidLogix is ending the year right. The company is best known for its multi-vendor/multi-GPU technology, which allows mixed GPUs from different companies to come together and work hard with one another in order to improve frame rates to the end user. Today, the company revealed that they have announced GPU... Read more...
LG already announced that they would be introducing a massive 72" 3D LCD HDTV at CES 2011, and now they've announced big television number two: the LW6500. This will also support 3D (no surprise there!), and will fall into the Cinema 3D line. We can only assume based on the model name that this set will run 65" diagonally, and LG has revealed... Read more...
The 2011 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show is coming soon, and starting next week, a whole bunch of new gear will be introduced to the world. Some of it will make you upset about your holiday purchases, most likely, but some will get you very excited for what's to come. Asus is definitely going to be on-hand at the event, and as they... Read more...
AMD is headed to CES 2011 to celebrate the launch of the Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) and are inviting 20 Hot Hardware readers that will be in Las Vegas on the evening of Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 to join them! The party will include comic actor Joel McHale, known for his role as Jeff Winger on the NBC comedy series Community... Read more...
We're getting close to the end of the year, and that means the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is just around the corner. This is the time when companies gather to show off their new and upcoming products, and you can bet we'll be in attendance. So will MSI, which today announced it plans to unveil a bunch of new notebooks at the show, including... Read more...
In need of some good news for your weekend? Try this on for size. With the economy on the rebound, many analysts are looking to the consumer electronics sector to see if disposable income is once again being spent on new PCs and other gadgets that we could probably live without, but would rather not. After Microsoft... Read more...
At its earnings call last week, Intel detailed its strong 2009 finish after the decidedly uncertain start of the year. The company also gave general forecast information for what it expects in the first quarter of the year and for 2010 in general, and discussed the continuing growth of Atom and its 32nm product ramp. When Intel announced its... Read more...
With the announcement that certain configurations of its Envy 15 laptops will come with the new USB 3.0 spec, HP is now one of the first computer companies to offer the fast new technology on its machines. Although USB 3.0 has been talked about for quite some time, it hasn't been a reality for that long. As you may recall, USB 3.0 promises... Read more...
The Android mobile platform has certainly been getting its fair share of attention lately. In addition to the many Android smartphones that were demoed at CES, there were also other Android-based devices to be seen. Take Funai Electric Co's universal remote control, for instance. Based on Android, the I-Remote was first demoed at CES this... Read more...
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