CES2013 archive

  • Parrot Zik by Starck pictures and hands-on
    Audio

    Parrot Zik by Starck pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    It's not often we hardened tech hacks walk past a booth at CES and find ourselves overcome with desire, but the Parrot Zik by Starck has got us dribbling from the mouth this year. The Zik by Starck was announced at CES last year, but we've not had a hands-on...

  • Fitbit Flex pictures and hands-on
    Sports Fitness

    Fitbit Flex pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    The wearable activity tracker is becoming a bit of a trend at the moment - First Nike, then Jawbone and now Fitbit, with the Fitbit Flex. Designed to record your daily activity as well as pair up with the Fitbit smartphone app, the Flex is the value for...

  • Onkyo ES-HF300 headphones pictures and hands-on
    Audio

    Onkyo ES-HF300 headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Onkyo has entered into the headphone market with the ES-HF300 and near identical ES-FC300. The only difference between the two is the lack of a premium detachable cable on the FC300, so for the purposes of this hands-on, we will look at them both under...

  • Sigma DP3 Merrill compact camera pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Sigma DP3 Merrill compact camera pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Sigma has updated its DP-series of high-end, APS-C sensor cameras with the introduction of the DP3 Merrill. Pocket-lint was able to extract the latest compact from behind its display on the Sigma stand at this year's Consumer Electronics Show to have...

  • Altec Lansing 'The Jacket' Bluetooth speaker pictures and eyes-on
    Audio

    Altec Lansing 'The Jacket' Bluetooth speaker pictures and eyes-on

    By 10 January 2013

    When we think of Altec Lansing it's car tech that immediately comes to mind. But things are a-changin'. Having just been acquired by an investment company, Altec Lansing was showing off some concept audio devices at this year's Consumer Electronics Show....

  • CES 2013: Hottest gadgets at the show
    Gaming

    CES 2013: Hottest gadgets at the show

    By 10 January 2013

    Best gadgets at CES 2013 is what we're all about at Pocket-lint. Our team is on the ground in Las Vegas as we speak, scouring the show floor for the very finest technology the coming year has in store. When we find something that we think qualifies as...

  • Nokia working on 'very cool' PureView products
    Phones

    Nokia working on 'very cool' PureView products

    By 10 January 2013

    Nokia has claimed it is working on some "very cool" PureView products and developments for the future, in an interview at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Juha Alakarhu, head of imaging technologies at Nokia, said: "We're really driving for innovation in key areas...

  • Fisher-Price Little People Apptivity case and Barnyard pictures and hands-on
    Gadgets

    Fisher-Price Little People Apptivity case and Barnyard pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    If you were an executive at Fisher Price watching how much fun children have with their parents' iPads you could do one of two things. You could decide you’re never going to better Apple’s device, give up and go home, or you could use it in your own...

  • Lego Mindstorms EV3 pictures and hands-on
    Gadgets

    Lego Mindstorms EV3 pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Did you know that Lego Mindstorms is now 15 years old? When it was introduced, we were almost able to claim to be children and the whole of kids' toys looked completely different. Imagine a world where your 10-year-old wasn’t always seen from behind...

  • LG Windows 8 touch-enabled monitor pictures and hands-on
    Online

    LG Windows 8 touch-enabled monitor pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Many people have complained about Windows 8 when it comes to using the OS on desktop, or even laptop computers. The touch input on these machines is slightly pointless, they argue, because they’re usually not touch-enabled. So a new LGs display is...

  • LG ultrabook, slider PC and desktop all-in-one pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    LG ultrabook, slider PC and desktop all-in-one pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    LG has launched a range of new computers at CES 2013, among them, a slender all-in-one PC, an Ultrabook and a sliding laptop which can become a Windows 8 tablet. All seem to have gone for a white case - a pleasant change from all those silver and black...

  • Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 pictures and eyes-on
    Phones

    Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 pictures and eyes-on

    By 10 January 2013

    The big phone trend is in full swing. At least it is judging by the number of telephony juggernauts launched at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Lenovo has also dipped its oar into the giant-screen smartphone pool and come up with the 5.5-inch IdeaPhone...

  • LG smart fridge pictures and hands-on
    Home

    LG smart fridge pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Everything is getting smarter these days, and the new smart fridge from LG is the cleverest fridge we’ve ever seen, with a screen on the front and a smartphone app to back it up. As you might expect, there are the usual array of fridge features, and...

  • Panasonic closing LCD plant to start production on OLED and 4K tablet
    Online

    Panasonic closing LCD plant to start production on OLED and 4K tablet

    By 10 January 2013

    Eagle-eyed television lovers will have spotted that Panasonic has changed its LCD range to use passive 3D technology. Not because it particularly believes passive 3D is the best 3D display tech, but as a result of shutting down its own LCD panel manufacturing...

  • i'm Watch gets major software update, readies itself for fight with Pebble and others
    Gadgets

    i'm Watch gets major software update, readies itself for fight with Pebble and others

    By 10 January 2013

    It's all about intelligent watches at CES this year as i'm Watch announces it has updated its digital watch with new software to give it a lot more functionality. First announced at CES 2012, the new version now runs the i'm Droid 2 operating system -...

  • Nvidia Project Shield pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    Nvidia Project Shield pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Nvidia could be on to a real winner with its Project Shield. Turning up entirely out of the blue at its CES press event, the console and controller combo could be a revolution for gaming. It combines a Tegra 4 chip, 5-inch 720p display, HDMI out and Steam's...

  • LG Smart Activity Tracker takes on Nike Fuel Band, we go hands-on
    Sports Fitness

    LG Smart Activity Tracker takes on Nike Fuel Band, we go hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    LG has launched what at first looks like a Nike+ Fuel Band clone at CES in Las Vegas, but which on closer inspection comes with more features and a promised summer release. The new wristband from LG is virtually identical in styling to the Nike, offering...

  • iPotty for iPad lets your kid play while they poo
    Tablets

    iPotty for iPad lets your kid play while they poo

    By 10 January 2013

    The iPotty for iPad is, as the name suggests, a potty for toilet training which - wait for it - has a built-in stand for the Apple iPad 2 and iPad 3rd and 4th-generation models. In what has to be one of the more random accessories for the Apple tablet,...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #115 - CES trade show special
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast #115 - CES trade show special

    By 10 January 2013

    The Pocket-lint team has been reporting back from the CES trade show in Las Vegas all week, but we've found the time to record a special edition of the podcast in which we reveal our favourite products seen out here, and more besides. Editor of news and...

  • Steadicam Smoothee for GoPro HD Hero pictures and hands on
    Cameras

    Steadicam Smoothee for GoPro HD Hero pictures and hands on

    By 10 January 2013

    GoPro has established a clutch of ardent followers and fans alike; people that love to "do their thang" and capture it via the mountable mini cam in the process. But more and more movie-makers are getting on board with the mighty miniature, which has...

  • Archos TV Connect pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Archos TV Connect pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Archos has announced the Archos TV Connect, an interesting solution to getting Android on your existing HD television. Pocket-lint tracked the new Android powered device at CES in Las Vegas to have a play. The concept is simple. You plug in the Archos...

  • Archos Gamepad pictures and hands-on
    Gaming

    Archos Gamepad pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Archos announced the GamePad way back in August 2012, but has now shown off a working model at CES in Las Vegas. Pocket-lint was on hand to have a play. Taking on the PS Vita and the Nintendo 3DS, the GamePad is reminiscent of the ill-fated Xperia Play,...

  • Samsung flexible OLED prototype phone shown off at CES
    Phones

    Samsung flexible OLED prototype phone shown off at CES

    By 10 January 2013

    Samsung has shown off its flexible OLED phone prototype at CES in Las Vegas, along with a working screen that can be rolled like a bank note, showing us that the company's efforts in flexible screens is edging ever closer. The devices - unexpectedly whipped...

  • Sharp demos 3.4-inch flexible display at CES
    Gadgets

    Sharp demos 3.4-inch flexible display at CES

    By 9 January 2013

    Sharp is showing off a flexible OLED display at CES, highlighting what we can expect in the future from the company's screen division. The new flexible display will come in screen sizes up to 10-inches, have the same resolution and picture qualities of...

  • RIM confirms six BlackBerry 10 devices to launch in 2013
    Phones

    RIM confirms six BlackBerry 10 devices to launch in 2013

    By 9 January 2013

    RIM plans to release a total of six BlackBerry 10 handsets on various different carriers worldwide during 2013, the company has confirmed. "We intend over time as we transition the portfolio to have a full range of devices," CMO Frank Boulben said in...