Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012
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.
ROCCAT reveals plans to enter the US gaming peripherals market with gear including (but not limited to) Isku Illuminated Gaming Keyboard, Kone[+] Max Customization Gaming Mouse, and the Kave 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset in US.
Viewqwest will extend its Fibernet services without International caps to residential users in the first quarter. The residential roll-out will take place in seven exchanges, mainly in Orchard, Ayer Rajah, East, Jurong West, Tuas, Ang Mo Kio and Bedok exchanges.
A heads up display and audio feedback system that attaches to sport eyewear, Sportiiiis allows athletes to get critical performance data they need to achieve their workout goals without breaking stride.
A short while back, we reported that Acer will be placing big bets on Ultrabooks, and the result is what you see here today -- the Acer Aspire S5. One of the more important tidbits was that Acer will be moving away from producing "cheap" products, and it is clearly evident in the Acer Aspire S5.
Sony has just had its go at CES 2012 and shown off a variety of products. However, the upgraded Walkman was the one that caught our eye. The new version runs on Android and has a unique new design.
Sony's newest addition to the Xperia lineup is now formally known as Xperia S instead of its previous moniker, Xperia Nozumi.
HP has just announced the HP Envy 14 Spectre, an Ultrabook that has a Gorilla Glass lid and palmrest. The material seems to be a refreshing change from the usual aluminum or magnesium alloy that we're used to seeing. However there seems to be certain concerns regarding its Ultrabook legitimacy.
Details of Fujifilm's first mirrorless camera have been confirmed: The X-Pro 1 has a new APS-C Trans-X image sensor which Fujifilm claims will exceed the resolution of most APS-C DSLR sensors and even rival that of full-frame DSLR cameras. Hit the link for more on the new camera (including video).
Motorola Mobility will join the HomeGrid Forum to promote the new G.hn family of home networking standards. The G.hn protocol defines networking over phone lines, power lines, and coaxial cables with theoretical data rates of up to 1Gbps.