News tagged ‘best of ces 2012’
Friday, 13 Jan 2012
900Mbps Wireless 802.11n routers are just about making their appearance, but guess what? 1300Mbps Wireless 802.11ac based routers have started to pop up at the CES show, though they are still a long way from retail. Buffalo was one such vendor teasing the crowd with their prototype.
AMD's Fusion is ready to tackle consumer electronics devices and that's exactly what AMD showed us in their meeting room at CES with AMD APU based tablets running Windows 8 and an Android ICS x86 port. Plus, there's even a TV powered by an APU too.
For those that require their HDMI cables to extend beyond standard lengths, you'll need to use an HDMI repeater to achieve the distance required reliably. But now, a company demonstrates a straightforward solution using a point-to-point optical cable.
Thursday, 12 Jan 2012
Altec Lansing's latest LIVE 5000 speaker system comes built-in with Wi-Fi for accessing music in the internet and home network. It also allows users to control playback using iOS and Android devices wirelessly through Wi-Fi.
Polaroid is bringing instant photography back to fans with the new Z340 Instant Digital Camera which takes advantage of Polaroid's ZINK printing technology.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors are moving beyond the Android smartphone and tablet space, powering a new wave of Windows 8 tablet and smart TVs starting with Lenovo's K91 SmartTV that was announced at CES 2012.
Sigma will begin introducing new lenses for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras starting with two prime lenses available for Micro Four Thirds and E-mount cameras.
Thunderbolt based storage solutions are steadily increasing in availability and Western Digital finally joins the elite group of Thunderbolt equipped devices with its My Book Thunderbolt Duo.
Panasonic has announced its latest prosumer full HD camcorder - the HC-X900. This 3MOS-based camcorder now supports 1080/60p (50p) recording based on the AVCHD Progressive format.
We found more quirky tech showcases at Toshiba's booth in the form of an underwater tablet. But that's not all, the tablet comes with a wireless power charge through the use of magnetic resonance.