CES2013 archive

  • Dell updates Inspiron laptops, goes thinner and longer
    Laptops

    Dell updates Inspiron laptops, goes thinner and longer

    By 9 January 2013

    Dell has introduced its new line of Inspiron laptops at CES 2013, promising improved battery life and performance in a thinner form factor. The Inspiron 15 and 17 feature 15 and 17-inch screens respectively, and offer the choice of Intel's i3, i5, and...

  • Acer B1-A71 pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Acer B1-A71 pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    The Acer Iconia B1 is really very affordable. We were told it will retail for £99 in the UK, and that makes it just about the best value for money in the tablet space. The B1 comes with Jelly Bean, the latest version of Android, which is something worth...

  • Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 superzoom pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 superzoom pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    You'd be forgiven for thinking that the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 was a DSLR, as it's certainly styled to look a lot like one. The SL1000 superzoom packs in a 50x optical zoom lens that delivers a huge 24-1200mm equivalent focal range. The lens barrel looks...

  • CardNinja 'smartphone wallet' pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    CardNinja 'smartphone wallet' pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    Sometimes the small things are the best. CardNinja is a simple yet effective "wallet replacement" - or more of a card pocket really - that can stick on the back of most smartphones or cases. We know you're probably already thinking that your cards will...

  • HP ElitePad 900 tablet pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    HP ElitePad 900 tablet pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    The elusive HP ElitePad 900 reared its head at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and Pocket-lint was on hand to take a browse. Although HP is selling the 10.1-inch ElitePad 900 as a business tool aimed at the enterprise market, we think...

  • Microsoft IllumiRoom concept demoed at CES... Xbox 720 anybody? (video)
    Gaming

    Microsoft IllumiRoom concept demoed at CES... Xbox 720 anybody? (video)

    By 9 January 2013

    As part of the Samsung CES keynote address, the company screened a video created by Microsoft Research which shows a technology that may make the next generation of gaming rather interesting indeed. Instead of confining action to merely the screen, IllumiRoom...

  • Otterbox Defender iPhone charger case pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Otterbox Defender iPhone charger case pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    Otterbox has developed the Defender: an iPhone 4 case that not only protects the Apple device but also doubles its battery life. Shown off at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, the Otterbox Defender doesn't look like it's got a 1450mAh li-ion battery...

  • Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S is the Yoga that we've been waiting for. When we reviewed the original Yoga 11, we were fond of its quirky design but didn't think that the Windows RT operating system offered enough for the money. READ: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga...

  • Qualcomm: Colour eBook readers still on way, thanks to next-gen Mirasol tech
    Online

    Qualcomm: Colour eBook readers still on way, thanks to next-gen Mirasol tech

    By 9 January 2013

    When Pocket-lint first saw Qualcomm offshoot Mirasol's full colour E Ink prototype devices back in June 2010, there was much optimism for the technology, leading many to believe the market would become flooded with colour Kindles and other eBook readers....

  • 2014 Ford Fiesta ST pictures and eyes-on
    Cars

    2014 Ford Fiesta ST pictures and eyes-on

    By 9 January 2013

    Ford announced the Fiesta ST at the LA Auto Show in November and since then we have been desperate to get a look at the hot hatch. The bright orange bad boy was lurking at Ford's Sync stand at CES. We didn't manage to sit inside it unfortunately, but...

  • Free UltraViolet movies to be bundled with new TVs and Blu-ray decks
    Home Cinema

    Free UltraViolet movies to be bundled with new TVs and Blu-ray decks

    By 9 January 2013

    In order to expedite pick-up for the cloud movie storage service UltraViolet, the Digital Entertainment Group has announced that free films will be given away with new TVs and Blu-ray players released by the major manufacturers. UltraViolet is a central...

  • Pebble smart watch pictures and hands-on
    Gadgets

    Pebble smart watch pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    The Pebble smart watch, a bit of a Kickstarter legend, is now ready to ship. Demoed at CES in Las Vegas, the watch is incredibly feature packed, with full Android and iPhone connectivity. For those yet to hear about Pebble, it is essentially an E-Paper...

  • LG at CES 2013: 55-inch OLED TV, UHD TVs, Google TVs and more
    Televisions

    LG at CES 2013: 55-inch OLED TV, UHD TVs, Google TVs and more

    By 9 January 2013

    LG’s activities at CES 2013 were announced a few days before the Las Vegas show opened, with the company releasing news of its wares early. As ever at CES, it’s the televisions that take centre stage but with so many splurted out at once, it’s rather...

  • Audi invents always on full-beam lights that don't blind oncoming drivers
    Cars

    Audi invents always on full-beam lights that don't blind oncoming drivers

    By 9 January 2013

    Audi has demoed the latest technology in smart headlights at CES 2013, showing-off LED lights that can cleverly avoid dazzling oncoming drivers. Introducing the next-generation Matrix LED headlight, Audi predicted a win-win future – one in which the...

  • Lenovo K900 offers 5.5-inch Full HD display, has next-gen Intel inside
    Phones

    Lenovo K900 offers 5.5-inch Full HD display, has next-gen Intel inside

    By 9 January 2013

    Lenovo has unveiled the K900, a flagship 5.5-inch Android smartphone running on a new 2.0GHz Intel Atom processor, at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Intel Atom phones are still something of a rarity. In 2012 we saw the launch of the Orange San Diego and, perhaps...

  • Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Windows 8 Pro, JT-B1 Android tablets launched for the wild
    Tablets

    Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Windows 8 Pro, JT-B1 Android tablets launched for the wild

    By 9 January 2013

    Panasonic has announced two new Toughpad tablets at CES 2013. The Toughpad FZ-G1 and the JT-B1 join the FZ-A1, previously launched, presenting a range of options for those wanting a sturdy tablet for professional use. The Panasonic Toughpad FT-G1 is a...

  • Lenovo launches five new IdeaPhone Android smartphones
    Phones

    Lenovo launches five new IdeaPhone Android smartphones

    By 9 January 2013

    Lenovo has announced a new range of IdeaPhone Android smartphones, including five new models, at CES 2013 in Las Vegas.  The new models have been divided into categories to suit specific target customers. Broadly speaking the S series are consumer devices,...

  • CST-01 E Ink watch is world's thinnest, pictures and hands-on
    Gadgets

    CST-01 E Ink watch is world's thinnest, pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    It's amazing what you can find in the most remote corners of the CES trade show in Las Vegas. Lurking on the E Ink stand at Showstoppers - one of the off-piste conventions during the event - Pocket-lint managed to find and go hands-on with what can only...

  • Three new Braven speakers announced including new tough BRV-1
    Audio

    Three new Braven speakers announced including new tough BRV-1

    By 9 January 2013

    Braven has announced three new speakers at CES in Las Vegas, including one designed to be kicked around a bit. All three new speakers will come with internal batteries and connect to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth, saving you the hassle of dealing...

  • Panasonic 56-inch 4K OLED TV pictures and eyes-on
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic 56-inch 4K OLED TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 9 January 2013

    Not one day ago we were bemoaning, via Twitter, the fact that OLED TVs were never going to happen. And then, literally hours later, Panasonic is telling us it has a new OLED TV which it hopes will be available “soon”. Of course, that’s not the same...

  • Smallworks iPhone Brickcase lets you turn your iPhone into a helicopter
    Phones

    Smallworks iPhone Brickcase lets you turn your iPhone into a helicopter

    By 9 January 2013

    Lego fans listen up. A company called Smallworks has created a Lego brick compatible iPhone case which allows you to build and customise your Apple phone case using Lego bricks. It's been available for some time in an array of colours for $24.99, and...

  • ZTE Grand S pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    ZTE Grand S pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    The ZTE grand S is the first truly flagship phone from the Chinese manufacturer. Boasting a big 5-inch 1080p screen, it promises to be quite a handset - but does it deliver? The first thing you notice about the Grand S is its screen. That 5-inch display...

  • Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 Touch pictures and hands-on
    Laptops

    Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 Touch pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Lenovo has updated its X1 Carbon by adding the power of touch to its latest Windows 8 Ultrabook. The logically named X1 Carbon Touch adds the hands-on functionality to the screen, but this does bloat the asking price and means the screen is a slither...

  • House of Marley Get Together Bluetooth audio speaker system pictures and hands-on
    Audio

    House of Marley Get Together Bluetooth audio speaker system pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    As Marley fans, we're always keen to see the latest kit from House of Marley. There's plenty of it forthcoming this year too, including the brand new Get Together Bluetooth audio system, which will be making its way into shops around three quarters of...

  • Nikon 1 S1 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Nikon 1 S1 pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Nikon's 1-series has seen a host of releases in the past few months, which has also introduced the latest entry-level model, the Nikon 1 S1.  Pocket-lint sampled the latest 1-series goods at the Nikon stand at this year's Consumer Electronics Show to...