Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012
CES only begins tomorrow officially, but we've got plenty of hard hitting updates from several press conferences and events. One of those is a sneak peek of a tablet using NVIDIA's Tegra 3 ARM-based processor, but running Windows 8. Check it out!
We've been promised some very exciting form factors thanks to the flexibility of Ultrabooks coupled with Windows 8, and the appropriately named Lenovo Ideapad Yoga is one such Ultrabook. This spiffy little form-bender flexes to become a tablet in one moment and then a notebook the next moment.
You can improve your guitar strumming skills with the help of your iPad, Garage Band and a full-sized guitar accessory by Ion Audio. iPad sold separately, by the way.
Monday, 9 Jan 2012
At CES Unveiled 2012, Fujitsu had a hands-on demonstration of its waterproof smartphone, the Fujitsu Arrows ES IS12F. The device is currently the thinnest Android 2.3 smartphone, though it's not the lightest with its 105g weight.
An interesting find during CES 2012 Unveiled is Gametel, a Bluetooth wireless controller. Compatible with iOS and Android devices, the device comes with a spring-loaded clamp that locks your devices onto the controller.
Toshiba reveals a 10-inch tablet at CES 2012 that is even thinner and lighter than Apple's iPad 2.
ASUS UK has confirmed on its Facebook page that the first generation Eee Pad Transformer and Slider will be getting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update soon.
Friday, 6 Jan 2012
Toshiba Japan has indicated that it will be showcasing the world's thinnest and lightest tablet and Ultrabook at CES 2012. Details are scarce at the moment, but the Japanese company will also be demonstrating a prototype waterproof tablet with a wireless charging feature.
Tablets and smartphones have benefited from Corning's tough and resilient Gorilla Glass displays. It's no surprise that the company will be showcasing an improved version, dubbed Gorilla Glass 2, at CES 2012.
The Aakash, a tablet that costs less than US$50 to build and easy to deploy, has the potential to connect "the next billion" people from third world countries. Just how popular is it? 1.4 million pre-orders in two weeks. Numbers like that haven't been heard of since the iPad 2 launch.