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It's a keyboard base and a detachable tablet, and the gimmick is that the tablet can be slotted back in backwards if you want to stand it up to watch the screen. Tim rather liked it.9 January 2013 - MakerBot, which sells 3D printers for prosumers for a few grand a pop, has put out a new API for its Thingiverse website that allows digital objects to be uploaded for others to configure.For example, MakerBot has released an iPhone case app, so anyone with a Replicator can customise their own and print it without having to work out the correct dimensions.
The company also announced the new MakerBot Replicator 2X, which works with ABS rather than PLA, allowing two colours to be used in the printing process.9 January 2013 - Take the 235g Nectar Mobile Power system, insert a Nectar pod - a butane-based cartridge - into its side slot, and it converts the fuel into energy to charge any USB device you connect.Each pod has enough fuel for 55,000 mW-hours, which the company claims will give ten full recharges of a smartphone or two weeks of power. The device will cost $300, while each pod is $10, and cartridges are recyclable.8 January 2013 - So far at CES 2013, we've had smart fridges, smart homes and smart healthcare, and now one firm has a smart bike.

Cambridge Consultant's smart bike system isn't a mere cycling computer, it allows you to automate electronic gear changers via a smartphone app, making it easier to keep cadence or speed the same for training.The system uses Bluetooth and sensors to keep track of your pedaling, feeding it back into the app's algorithm to monitor progress and make decisions about when to change gears.8 January 2013 - We know Valve is working on a little gaming PC to take on the consoles, we know it will be based around Steam's Big Picture mode to make it as living room-friendly as possible, and we know Valve has given funding to US startup Xi3.Put all that together, and it looks like the Xi3 Piston is the early prototype of the anticipated Steam Box. We say early prototype because we don't know what's in it or what OS it's running, and Xi3 is stressing the fact that it's an early prototype.8 January 2013 - Yes, here's the obligatory internet-connected fridge, brought to you by a hopeful CES every year since 1983. This time it's made by Samsung, and it runs Evernote.8 January 2013 - What better way to make a convertible PC and tablet more usable, than by stripping out Windows 8 from the tablet part and replacing it with Android. That's how Asus has approached the problem with its massive 18.4in Transformer AiO.When it's docked in its all-in-one basestation it's a Windows 8 PC running on a Core i3 processor and Nvidia GT 730M graphics. Pull it out and it leaves those parts behind, along with most of its storage, and switches to Android 4.1 on an Nvidia Tegra 3 processor.8 January 2013 - AMD may have fallen behind Intel in recent years, but it's still pushing out the processors - the company unveiled three new families at CES 2013.The top-of-the-line Richland A8 and A10 APUs will give laptops and desktop a claimed performance boost of up to 40% over existing AMD A-Series APUs.Temash is designed to run Windows 8 on true performance tablets and hybrids. It will double the graphical performance of its predecessor, Hondo.Kabini is for ultrathin notebooks and boosts performance by 50% over its predecessor Brazos 2, and is claimed to be the industry’s first quad-core x86 SoC.8 January 2013 - Netgear's company mission for the next decade was spelled out in its keynote: Everything in the house that is powered by electricity should be connected to the internet.They're not talking consoles and TVs, but all those other devices in the home - and monitoring is key.

Our commitment is to make monitoring systems available and make them installable by people themselves, said chairman and founder Patrick Lo. As an example, Lo unveiled the VueZone Add-On Night Vision Camera.7 January 2013 - In the opening keynote for CES 2013, Qualcomm CEO Dr. Paul Jacobs unveiled two new series of the company's Snapdragon chips.The 800 series is the new flagship Snapdragon, he said, calling it the most advanced wireless processor ever built. Designed for smartphones, tablets and laptops, the quadcore CPU offers 75% faster performance than previous Snapdragon lines, and offers support for LTE Advanced for up to 100Mbit/sec connections.Dr. Jacobs also unveiled the 600 series, which is 40% faster than current Snapdragon chips, and less expensive than the 800.He said products featuring the chips would be in users' hands by the second half of the year for the 800 Series, and the second quarter for the 600 series, with over 50 design wins already chalked up.7 January 2013 – Steve Ballmer made a surprise visit to CES, making an appearance in a speech from Qualcomm’s CEO Dr. Paul Jacobs – continuing a streak of having a Microsoft CEO in the opening keynote for the history of the tech show.Last year, CES-organiser the Consumer Electronics Association was forced to admit Microsoft had pulled out of the annual tech show, which has opened with a keynote from Bill Gates or Steve Ballmer for more than 20 years.During Dr. Jacob's keynote, Ballmer walked on stage to talk about Microsoft’s efforts to shift to mobile, with ARM support, Windows’ shift to touch, and Windows Phone's arrival.

The appearance will raise questions of whether Microsoft will return to the show with either a keynote speech or stand next year. Ballmer was only the first of a star-studded line-up, including band Maroon 5, a Nascar driver, director Guillermo del Toro, actress Alice Eve from the new Star Trek film, and Big Bird from Sesame Street.7 January 2013 - Intel announced that Ultrabooks will now be required to include touchscreens as well as its own Wi-Di wireless display system. At CES 2013, the chip maker also revealed it was moving power reductions from its 4th generation chips into its current line-up, offering processors as low as 7 watts rather than 15.Intel said its next-gen line-up, Haswell, remained on track to arrive this year, and would bring the biggest battery life gain in the company's history. Bay Trail-based tablet devices are also due before the end of the year.The company also unveiled a new reference design for smartphones, running its new low-power Atom platform, code-named Lexington. Handset makers including Acer have already signed up, the company said. Intel showed off an Ultrabook reference design code-named North Cape, which features a detachable tablet with battery life of up to 10 hours, and 13 hours when docked.Intel also showed off its work on input methods, including voice, gestures and facial recognition.7 January 2013 - Lenovo has unveiled more laptop designs at CES 2013 – the rip and flip ThinkPad Helix and a mini Ultrabook called the IdeaPad Yoga 11S.The Helix is an Ultrabook that converts into a tablet by detaching the display from the base, which can also be used as a stand for watching movies or making presentations.

The 11.6in device weighs 835g with the keyboard detached, and Lenovo promises ten hours of battery life in laptop mode and five for the tablet alone. It features a full-size keyboard, stylus and over-sized clickpad, as well as a 1080p IPS display, and support for LTE and NFC.The IdeaPad Yoga 11S is a convertible laptop-hybrid. This version is smaller than the previous Yoga 13, with an 11.6in multitouch IPS display. Like the Yoga 13, it comes with gesture controls, and runs Windows 8 with up to an Intel Core i5 processor.The Helix will be available in February, while the Yoga 11S will hit shelves in June. Pricing wasn't revealed.7 January 2013 - The line between where the internet stops and the TV starts became even more blurred thanks to a series of announcements during Panasonic's CES press conference.We saw our first brief demonstration of YouTube on TV, which no longer needs a Google TV or any extra hardware to work, followed by a demonstration of home shopping complete with mini videos of the products being demoed.The home-shopping service is US only, and the YouTube service will only be in new Smart TVs shipping from the spring, but it's a clear sign of what's to come.7 January 2013 - Acer has announced a €119 7in tablet, the Iconia B1-A71. It weighs in at a light 320g, and runs Android Jelly Bean on a 1.2GHz dual-core processor.

The Iconia B1-A71 features a 1,024 x 600 WSVGA display and 8GB of storage, which can be expanded by 32GB with a microSD card.The specs aren't top-notch, but Acer said it was targeting the 7in tablet as a low-cost option for those looking to get into tablets, or as a second device for families for their children. It will be available from mid-January in Europe, Acer said.7 January 2013 - English company Plastic Logic - in association with Intel Labs and Queen's University in Canada - will unveil its flexible, Core i5 tablet computers at CES tomorrow, but released details and photographs today.The PaperTab offers 10.7in greyscale touchscreen, and is designed to be used in groups, with different units aware of the presence and activity of other PaperTabs, leading the designers to ponder a future in which the humble stack of paper can a raft of new responsibilities.7 January 2013 - Toshiba has added hybrid hard disk technology to its high-end Qosmio X875. The new drives now offer 1TB of standard mechanical storage, plus 8GB of NAND flash memory which Toshiba claims will boost read/write speeds by up to three times.

We'll hold judgement until we've seen one, but the rest of the specs - a Core i7 processor and up to 32GB of RAM - should all-but guarantee excellent performance.7 January 2013 - The latest version of OLPC's hybrid laptop, the XO-4 Touch, has been previewed, as the company makes another attempt to inject low-cost computing into emerging economies.The device, which weighs under 2kg, works as both a standard laptop and as a tablet PC, with its 7.5in colour LCD supporting up to two touch inputs at once.7 January 2013 - Nvidia has taken the wraps of its next-generation Tegra 4 mobile chip, complete with 72 graphics cores and a quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor. It's said to be 45% more power-efficient than Tegra 3.And what better way to show it off than inside your own gaming device? The Nvidia Project Shield handheld has a 5in 720p touchscreen and plays Android games - but can also stream PC games wirelessly from any desktop system with a good enough Nvidia graphics card.7 January 2013 - Lenovo has revealed a new line-up of Windows 8, touchscreen devices. It unveiled two new Ultrabooks, the IdeaPad U310 and U410, and updated its laptop range with the IdeaPad Z400 and IdeaPad Z500, and its all-in-ones with the 27in IdeaCentre A730 and 23in IdeaPad C540. All feature ten-finger multitouch support.The company also unveiled a new monitor, the ThinkVision LT1423p Mobile Monitor Touch, and showed off a table PC - and that's not a typo for tablet. The 27in IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC is designed to lay flat on a table top, making it an ideal computer for playing games such as Monopoly,


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