CES2011 archive

  • What is 4G?
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    What is 4G?

    By 21 August 2012

    You've probably heard the term 4G thrown casually into conversation by mobile phone aficionados, but what does it actually mean? In simple terms, 4G refers to the fourth generation of wireless technology networks and follows on from 2G and 3G. While 1G...

  • Year in review 2011: January
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    Year in review 2011: January

    By 26 December 2011

    Ah, 2011; a year of further monetary recession, tragic celebrity deaths, continued conflict in the Middle East, and the veiled threat of nuclear war in Korea. However, on the up side, it was a cracking year for tech. And we got our boiler fixed, so it's...

  • Motorola Xoom 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs
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    Motorola Xoom 2: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

    By 1 November 2011

    The Motorola Xoom 2 might not be the first of the next generation Android Honeycomb tablets, but if the original Xoom is anything to go by, then there's plenty of reason to be excited still. In fact, with the first incarnation launched all those months...

  • Motorola Cliq 2 hands-on
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    Motorola Cliq 2 hands-on

    By 20 January 2011

    Motorola, in collaboration with T-Mobile in the US, is having a second dabble in the social networking mobile phone market with an update on its highly successful Cliq. Cunningly titled Cliq 2, the new handset is similar in many ways, just beefed up....

  • Can't cook? Web connected recipes from LG to make it easy
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    Can't cook? Web connected recipes from LG to make it easy

    By 19 January 2011

    LG has detailed a future where you’ll be able to download a recipe on your smartphone and then send it to one of the company’s microwave ovens to set the cooking instructions. “A simple user scenario is that you have a smartphone, download a recipe...

  • LG Optimus Black isn't going to stay black for long
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    LG Optimus Black isn't going to stay black for long

    By 19 January 2011

    Smartphone’s are a bit masculine aren’t they? All that black, all that glass, and all that testosterone coming through. “One of the biggest complaints we have is that smartphones are too similar and too masculine”, LG tells Pocket-lint before...

  • LG promises working 3D mobile screen device demo shortly
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    LG promises working 3D mobile screen device demo shortly

    By 18 January 2011

    LG has told Pocket-lint that it will be making an announcement very shortly about the future of its 3D mobile concept, which shown off at CES in Las Vegas at the beginning of January. “3D mobile display is one technology that isn’t 3-5 years down...

  • Memjet creates world's fastest colour printing technology...
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    Memjet creates world's fastest colour printing technology...

    By 18 January 2011

    There's nothing quite like Memjet's colour printing technology when it's going at full pelt. Almost as soon as the paper has entered the machine, it is coughed out the other end, resplendent with colour pictures and graphics. And the pages are dry to...

  • White iPhone 4 may have missed the boat
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    White iPhone 4 may have missed the boat

    By 18 January 2011

    It may be coming in spring (finally), but the white iPhone 4 could be too late to make much of an impact of a rapidly growing smartphone market. In the United States, at least. Motorola Mobility invests enormous amounts of money and time in discovering...

  • Griffin StompBox and Mic Stand Mount for iPad hands-on
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    Griffin StompBox and Mic Stand Mount for iPad hands-on

    By 17 January 2011

    Designed to work with iShred Live, Griffin's StompBox utilises the iPad and the application to give you a fully functioning, almost limitless electric guitar pedalboards. Instead of having a board of numerous "stompboxes" wired up in a row, you can now...

  • Griffin Beacon Universal Remote iPad hands-on
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    Griffin Beacon Universal Remote iPad hands-on

    By 17 January 2011

    There are a few universal remote control doohickeys and applications coming for iOS devices over the next few months, but few are as intuitive and simple to hook-up and use as Griffin's Beacon Universal Remote. Teaming up with software developer Dijit,...

  • Beamz Interactive Music System redesigned and refined
    Gaming

    Beamz Interactive Music System redesigned and refined

    By 17 January 2011

    Pocket-lint has been following the Beamz Interactive Music System for some time - from its initial announcement in 2008, up to a hands-on with last year's model at CES 2010. Now we've managed to get some playtime with the latest version of the Beamz...

  • Kodak Easyshare Sport hands-on
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    Kodak Easyshare Sport hands-on

    By 17 January 2011

    Waterproof digital cameras are typically more expensive than their regular counterparts. They are often more bulky too, but Kodak has an affordable and compact model in the Easyshare Sport. Following its trend of slapping the “Sport” name on anything...

  • Motorola Atrix 4G just the beginning for mobile computing
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    Motorola Atrix 4G just the beginning for mobile computing

    By 17 January 2011

    One of the most talked-about gadgets of CES 2011 was the Motorola Atrix 4G, a dual-core Android handset that offers far more than just a mere smartphone featureset. Its ability to transform into a laptop computer or big screen, high definition media player...

  • VIDEO: General Motors EN-V is electric car of the future
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    VIDEO: General Motors EN-V is electric car of the future

    By 17 January 2011

    General Motors has been working on a personalised all-electric vehicle for some time now. Indeed, Pocket-lint previously revealed 2 years ago that it was working with Segway on the PUMA, a two-seater car designed for urban roads. However, while that hasn't...

  • Sony Ericsson: We’re sticking with Android for now
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    Sony Ericsson: We’re sticking with Android for now

    By 17 January 2011

    Sony Ericsson has confirmed that it will continue to put its weight behind Google’s Android operating system, although it says that it's still keeping the door open to Microsoft and its Windows Phone 7 mobile phone system. “We are keeping a watching...

  • MSI Butterfly concept hands-on
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    MSI Butterfly concept hands-on

    By 16 January 2011

    MSI always has a soft spot for concepts at CES, and 2011 was no different as it used the show to show off both a tablet designed specifically for kids (the MSI Kid Pad) and an all-in-one PC that turned into a rather large stationary tablet. We managed...

  • MeeGo for laptops hands-on
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    MeeGo for laptops hands-on

    By 16 January 2011

    Intel has shown off a MeeGo powered netbook, showing that it is planning on taking on Google and its Chrome OS when the new operating system from Google launches in the summer - hopefully. The new operating system shows what netbook and laptop users could...

  • Taser Protector disables your phone while driving, doesn't zap you in the process
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    Taser Protector disables your phone while driving, doesn't zap you in the process

    By 16 January 2011

    It’s illegal in the UK to use your phone in the car, yet everyday plenty of people use their smartphones to text, email and make calls - all while driving. That’s got to stop says Taser, the company which is probably best known for selling devices...

  • Technicolor says it's found a use for your tablet
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    Technicolor says it's found a use for your tablet

    By 16 January 2011

    Technicolor believes it’s found the answer we’ve all been searching for over the past year, in terms of figuring out what a tablet should be used for in the home. “MediaNavi was developed to bring the real service power of networks to devices such...

  • Fujifilm FinePix XP30 hands-on
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    Fujifilm FinePix XP30 hands-on

    By 14 January 2011

    One for the tough ones out there, the Fujifilm FinePix XP30 is an update to the company’s more tougher range of cameras and we managed to get some hands-on time with the new camera at CES in Las Vegas. Unfortunately and it’s worth pointing this out...

  • Sony tablet: Bosses confirm it's in the works
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    Sony tablet: Bosses confirm it's in the works

    By 14 January 2011

    Sony Ericsson and Sony have confirmed that it is working on a tablet to take on the plethora of new devices launched at CES. “I won’t say anything about products we may or may not announce in the future, but only to say that the tablet segment has...

  • First Look: Motorola Atrix 4G   review
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    First Look: Motorola Atrix 4G review

    By 14 January 2011

    Motorola is keen to stress that its Atrix 4G handset is not just another smartphone. It is, in fact, an evolutionary step in mobile computing; the first product in an all new category. You see, while it runs on Android 2.2, sports dual-core processing...

  • CES 2011: Best new gadgets
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    CES 2011: Best new gadgets

    By 14 January 2011

    The recent CES tech show in Las Vegas saw thousands of new products being unveiled, with more than 80 tablets alone making their debuts. But, what were the highlights? Team Pocket-lint makes its pick of the bunch... Stuart Miles While I would like to...

  • CES 2011: What did we think of the show?
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    CES 2011: What did we think of the show?

    By 14 January 2011

    You've read all the news stories and heard about all the latest gadgets and gizmos that were unveiled at CES, but what was the show like in comparison to previous years? The Pocket-lint team has its say... Stuart Miles For me it was a show of things that...