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  • Gaming

    Oculus Rift demoed at CES, we try out the beta

    By 16 January 2013

    Games are always about trying to immerse you into the action, but a new system called Oculus Rift is taking that to new extremes, bringing "virtual reality" even closer to "reality". Remember The Lawnmower Man? It's that. With bells on. Demoed to pocket-lint...

  • Tablets

    ZaggKeys Mini 7 iPad mini keyboard case pictures and hands-on

    By 15 January 2013

    Zagg is best known for its ZShield scratch-proof gadget wrap, but the company also does some really great cases. The most exciting has to be the ZaggKeys Mini 7, designed to add a portable keyboard and case to your iPad mini or other 7-inch tablet. The...

  • Audio

    Eton Rukus Solar XL and Rugged pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    The sun, remember it? It's that sphere of light and heat that keeps us all alive and makes our brains function. Well, eternal optimists Eton has announced a new pair of devices aimed at getting free energy from the sun, and helping us all to save the...

  • Gaming

    Turtle Beach Ear Force PX51 pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    Turtle Beach updated its premium range of wireless headphones at CES with the PX51 and XP510. The PX51 is designed for the PlayStation 3 and the XP510 is for the Xbox. Apart from the console compatibility difference, they are identical, so for the purposes...

  • Cars

    QNX car platform 2.0 concept in a Bentley Continental GTC pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    QNX is probably the biggest company you’ve never heard of, when it comes to in-car tech. Wholly owned by RIM of BlackBerry fame, the company’s on-board operating system sees service in the vehicles of most car manufacturers you care to name and in...

  • Gadgets

    Zboard pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    We have all seen electric-powered skateboards before, but none quite like the Zboard. This electric deck's trumpcard is its weight and size, making it the first properly practical and portable electric skateboard we have used. The Zboard was sitting there...

  • Phones

    Hands-on: Globalgig mobile data hotspot review

    By 14 January 2013

    Whenever Pocket-lint visits a major event in another country, we make sure we always have our internet connectivity covered so we can bring you the latest tech news as it happens. Often there is wi-fi in our hotels, and some form of connection in a press...

  • Gadgets

    Casio G-Shock GB-6900AA Bluetooth iPhone watch multiple colours pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    When we first saw the first Casio G-Shock Bluetooth-compatible watch - the GB-6900 - there were a couple of things that were different. First, it was connected to an Android smartphone. And second, it only came in black with a white (grey) face. Now,...

  • Home Cinema

    Best Buy CinemaNow Disc to Digital pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    One of Rovi's major announcements at CES in Las Vegas this year was that DivX Plus Streaming digital rights management has been approved for UltraViolet use. This allows several of Rovi's back-end entertainment delivery services to add UV compatibility,...

  • Online

    DivX Stash pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    DivX Stash has been shown as a concept before, but Pocket-lint has learnt it will be entering a beta test phase soon, with a full roll-out due later in the year. We were also given a demonstration of Rovi's software running on Mac, iPhone and iPad during...

  • Gadgets

    Belkin WeMo range pictures and hands-on

    By 13 January 2013

    Belkin has rolled out a number of connected home products at CES and we have had a play with them all. Designed to let you control home functions from your smartphone over a Wi-Fi network, these simple but clever gadgets could make a big difference to...

  • Gaming

    Xi3 'Steambox' modular computer pictures and hands-on

    By 13 January 2013

    Xi3 has gained major backing from both Kickstarter and Valve for its modular computer concept. While Valve was more difficult to get hold of at CES, Xi3 had a big booth showing off its modular computer in all different colours. Valve's Steambox version...

  • Cameras

    Fujifilm FinePix S8200 pictures and hands-on

    By 13 January 2013

    Fujifilm wasn't all about the sequel to its X100 at CES. The camera manufacturer also rolled out a big selection of bridge cameras: the S8200, S8300, S8400 and S8500.  All four are identical,except for the length of their attached zooms, starting at...

  • Cameras

    Samsung WB250F pictures and hands-on

    By 13 January 2013

    The Samsung WB250F is one of a handful of Wi-Fi-enabled compact cameras to be announced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Pocket-lint went along to Samsung's show stand see what all the connected camera fuss was about. The WB250F is, according...

  • Audio

    House of Marley Riddim on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 13 January 2013

    House of Marley hasn't scrimped on its audio product output as this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Riddim headphones add to the mix of other on-ear options unveiled, and their patterned design looks like an eye-catcher to us. The canvas-coated...

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