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CES 2012: Qualcomm

CES 2012: Qualcomm

Smartphone and tablet enthusiasts will recognize Qualcomm as the company behind the mobile processors of these devices. But is that all there is to the company that just launched its latest Snapdragon S4 series of system-on-chip (SoC) processors? Here's a round-up of the interesting technology showcased by the San Diego company, at CES 2012.

Hands-on: Canon PowerShot G1 X

Hands-on: Canon PowerShot G1 X

We managed to get some alone time with the new Canon PowerShot G1 X digital camera at the Canon's CES booth. Here are our first impressions of this highly talked about prosumer digital camera.

Hands-on: Sigma's World First 1:1 180mm F2.8 Macro Lens

Hands-on: Sigma's World First 1:1 180mm F2.8 Macro Lens

Sigma announced the Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM, the world’s first 180mm macro lens that offers a magnification ratio of 1:1 and a large maximum aperture of F2.8. We managed to snatch the lens from their booth at CES for a brief test.

Hands-on: Toshiba Excite X10

Hands-on: Toshiba Excite X10

Touted as (currently) the world's thinnest and lightest tablet, the Toshiba Excite X10 got the hands-on treatment from us at CES 2012. Check out what we have to say about the Japanese company's aneroxic tablet.

Hands-on: Fujifilm X-Pro1

Hands-on: Fujifilm X-Pro1

Poised to challenge its rivals who have been in the interchangeable lens camera market for quite a while, the new Fujifilm X-Pro1 with its 16-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor is the new ILC to watch out for. Here's our brief hands-on with Fujifilm's star of the year from CES 2012.

Hands-on: Polaroid SC1630 Android HD Smart Camera

Hands-on: Polaroid SC1630 Android HD Smart Camera

You'll probably know the Polaroid brand for its instant cameras. But have you seen a Polaroid camera, and to top it off, runs on Google Android? We got some hands-on time with the Polaroid SC1630 Android HD Smart Camera, and here's our initial impressions.

Sneak Peek: Intel's Smartphone Reference Design

Sneak Peek: Intel's Smartphone Reference Design

We had a quick hands-on with Intel's smartphone reference design based on the Android Gingerbread operating system. Based on the Intel Atom Z2460 platform, is this going to be the new processor for future smartphones?

Hands-on: Sony Xperia S

Hands-on: Sony Xperia S

Sony's first smartphone is finally unveiled as the Sony Xperia S, alongside a LTE-capable Sony Xperia Ion exclusive for AT&T announced at CES 2012. Here's our early impressions of the Sony Xperia S.

Ultrabooks Will Evolve Beyond the Keyboard and Mouse

Ultrabooks Will Evolve Beyond the Keyboard and Mouse

Intel's pre-CES briefing this morning described how Ultrabooks will take advantage of the compute performance enabled by their latest processors and evolve into a more intuitive device with touch, voice and gesture recognition.

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P1 S and P1

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P1 S and P1

Huawei just announced their thinnest Android 4.0 smartphone, the Huawei Ascend P1 S. Here's our initial impressions of the Chinese company's flagship device for 2012.