Post Tagged with: "CES 2012"

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Unboxing & Comprison with the Samsung Series 5

The XPS 13… actually has a 13.3-inch screen in the same form factor for a laptop with an 11.6-inch (or 12-inch?) screen. In fact, the XPS 13 offers similar display size to the 13-inch MacBook Air in a device that’s a fraction of the size.

Sony “Hybrid” CES Concept Could Be Reborn as Sony Vaio U Series Windows Tablet

Sony’s expansive floor space at CES 2012 (it can’t really be called a booth) was like sensory overload. But luckily we caught sight of their two CES concept computers, “Hybrid” and “Slate…”. Just like concept cars, many of these concept computers never become

Acer Iconia Tab A200 Receives Ice Cream Sandwich Update

Acer is never one for big fan fare around software updates, so the silent roll out of Ice Cream Sandwich onto their newly released Acer Iconia Tab A200… Android tablet isn’t surprising.  Especially since Acer did announce that they expected the budget tablet to be

Samsung Galaxy Camera Trademark Filing Could Lead to “Connected Camera” Product Line

CES 2012 had several tech trends, one of which being the “connected camera”. Either the camera was Wi-Fi enabled to allow photo and video uploads to popular online services like Facebook, Flickr, and Picasa directly from it, or it had the capability to make an…

HP Envy 14 Spectre Available for Pre-Order, Minus HD+ Radiance Infinity Display Option

We saw HP’s Envy 14 Spectre at CES 2012. It’s an impressive-looking machine, which HP is touting as a “premium Ultrabook…”, which essentially means it doesn’t meet the sub-$1000 pricing requirement for Ultrabooks. Granted, there aren’t yet many Ultrabooks out there that do.


aigoPad M803 Hands On – 8″ Tablet with Android 4.0 at CES

There were a number of Android 4.0 tablets but the Aigopad M803 caught our eye not because of its high specs or impressive design or even its low price, but simple as a good example of a budget Android tablet.

It has an 8-inch 1,280…

Why I left Windows Phone 7

There has been a rant brewing since I switched from Android to Windows Phone 7 back in June. I finally switched back to Android at CES when I got Casi from our German site to bring me over a European edition of the Samsung Galaxy …

Acer Iconia Tab A510 Hands On – 10″ Tegra 3 Android 4.0 Tablet

We had a look at the Acer Iconia Tab A510 at CES a few weeks ago, now it seems the tablet is making the rounds again in Germany.  Andjez from was able to get his hands on the tablet again and give us a…

Acer Iconia Tab A200 with Official Ice Cream Sandwich Hands On

At an event in Germany our sister site got their hands on the Acer A200 running Ice Cream Sandwich.  This is Acer’s newest budget tablet as it features a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, a 1280 x 800 10.1-inch display, and 8GB and 16GB storage…

Sony Xperia S Will Boast NFC Xperia SmartTags Accessory in Q2 [video]

As we reported earlier during CES, Sony would soon be coming out with the Xperia Ion for the US market, their first LTE phone, exclusive to AT&T. The Xperia S is a global version of the Ion that will be released for the global market…

Samsung Galaxy SIII Shown in Samsung Official CES video?

Samsung has held back a few products for Mobile World Congress next month, so it’s not surprising that we’ve caught an unintentional glimpse of what look like the Galaxy SIII on Samsung’s YouTube channel. The phone in question look like a high end Galaxy SII…

Sony Experia S Gets January Launch Date in the UK

Sony just announced the Experia S smartphone at CES last week, originally we heard that it would be launched in March. It appears that we may be able to get our hands on this 4.3″ device sooner as retailer Play in the UK says the…

Nokia Lumia 900 May Not Be Exclusive on AT&T 4G LTE For Long

Irritatingly, US mobile carriers like to strike up exclusivity deals for the hot new mobile phones in order to “encourage” new customers to switch from their current carriers and sign up for new 2-year contracts. Luckily it seems like multi-year (or even multi-month) exclusivity deals…

AMD’s Trinity APU Offers Direct X11 Support for Ultraportables

AMD quietly showed their Trinity Platform which they hope will compete in Intel’s Ultrabook… category.  In a back room at CES AMD demo’ed what looked like a beefy desktop processor in a large gaming rig, playing a DirectX 11 game on one screen and transcoding

Gigabyte T1006 Convertible Cedar Trail Netbook Officially Announced Update: Video

Gigabyte is still holding down the convertible netbook market with a new addition to its line up with the Gigabyte T1006… netbook with a hinge that allows it to turn into a tablet. This 10.1 inch tablet looks pretty much like every other Gigabyte convertible