We’re in the heart of CES 2013, and we’ve seen tons of awesome things already unveiled with many more still to come. There’s been many tablet-related things here that are really exciting. Corning’s showing off its Gorilla Glass 3, the newest in its line of damage and scratch-proof tablet screens. Gorilla Glass was already the Continue Reading →
Microsoft IllumiRoom
Microsoft has revealed IllumiRoom, the latest fruit of its virtual reality research, using Kinect and projection systems to turn your living room into a huge, immersive gaming environment. The proof-of-concept, shown off today at CES, uses projected visualizations rendered in real-time to extend gaming from your TV to your whole environment. “The effects in the video Continue Reading →
MakerBot Replicator 2X
Months ago, MakerBot dropped hints to Wired about a newer version of their shiny Replicator 2 3-D printer. Wednesday at CES, CEO Bre Pettis announced the Replicator 2X, an update to the printer that is designed for a more advanced consumer, a more experimental user. Targeting a higher-end market, the 2X features dual heads for printing Continue Reading →
Samsung's Ultra HD 110" TV
Screens with 33 megapixel resolutions, projectors that blend their output to go as large as you want and screenless displays hint at the future of TV at CES. New TV tech has always been at the heart of the Consumer Electronics Show. The focus of last year’s event was smart TV interfaces, but attention has swung back Continue Reading →
Imagine a digital camera. Now imagine that digital camera packed with WiFi and an Android operating system. You’ve got the Samsung Galaxy Camera, right? Yeah… now add in interchangeable lenses. Say what? That’s right: that’s one of the things that Polaroid is showing off this week at CES 2013: an 18.1 megapixel camera with a Continue Reading →
Listen to this. T-Mobile just beat every other U.S. carrier bringing HD Voice to market, delivering a radical improvement in call quality for everyone carrying an HTC One S, Samsung Galaxy S III, or Nokia Astound phone. And wait, it gets better—it might work with iPhones. “It’s a very noticeable enhancement to the voice call,” said Continue Reading →
2013 International CES
At the world’s largest technology trade show, gadgets are getting smarter, and not because of the latest computer chips. It’s coming from the things you do and the data you share, which will drive the next phase of innovation, according to experts attending the International Consumer Electronics Show. “The next step is the age of inference,” said Continue Reading →
LG Curved-Screen TVs
LG Electronics plans to throw consumers a curve. At the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the company unveiled an OLED television with a curved screen.The five-degree curve is supposed to correct for a phenomenon in human perception in which images seem to “drop off,” or degrade, toward the edges of a flat screen. Continue Reading →
Samsung's Ultra HD 110" TV
For the first time in a long time, Microsoft didn’t kick off the CES electronics show with a keynote address—last year, the software giant announced it would sit out the 2013 edition. With Apple, Microsoft, and Google all absent, it’s been Samsung’s show so far. Here’s what happened on the first day of the industry’s Continue Reading →
Of all the very cool things I’m seeing at CES this week, one of my favorites is the Huawei Ascend D2. What exactly is it? Oh, it’s not much… it’s simply the most powerful smartphone ever made. It has full 1080p resolution packed onto a five-inch screen, it’s powered by a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor Continue Reading →