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These 14 Companies, Plus Valve, Are Making Steam Machines - TIME

January 6, 2014 - 9:31am

These 14 Companies, Plus Valve, Are Making Steam Machines
TIME
2014 is the year of…who knows, but things could get interesting in a hurry when the first Valve Steam Machines roll out: Engadget claims the following list comprises the initial batch of companies, Valve aside, who'll offer systems based on Valve's reference ...

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Valve's Steam Machine gaming PC partners tipped ahead of CES reveal - PCWorld (blog)

January 6, 2014 - 8:35am

NDTV

Valve's Steam Machine gaming PC partners tipped ahead of CES reveal
PCWorld (blog)
The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show should be Valve's big coming out party for the SteamOS gaming platform and third-party Steam Machines, which aim to drag PC gaming into the living room. The company's CES keynote is scheduled for Monday ...
Valve's first 12 Steam Machines partners revealed: Alienware, Gigabyte and morePocket-lint.com

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Canon Reveals PowerShot N100, Elph 340 HS at CES - PC Magazine

January 6, 2014 - 8:04am

imaging resource

Canon Reveals PowerShot N100, Elph 340 HS at CES
PC Magazine
LAS VEGAS—New camera announcements at this year's CES are coming in steadily, but the sheer volume is way down when compared to previous shows. Canon continues that trend, bringing just three new PowerShot compacts and a handful of camcorder ...
Canon adds more ways to shoot and share with PowerShot N100CNET
Canon Offers a Dual Capture Powershot CameraMashable
New Sleek, Compact PowerShot Digital Cameras Offer Super-Zoom Lenses ...Wall Street Journal
imaging resource -TechRadar UK -Engadget
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Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ - CNET

January 6, 2014 - 7:43am

Android Community

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+
CNET
LAS VEGAS-- On Monday, lesser-known smartphone maker Alcatel used CES to officially introduce the Alcatel One Touch Idol X+, its very first eight-core smartphone, and one of the world's first in this category as well. If the name sounds tongue-twinstingly ...
Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ arrives with eight cores of powerTechRadar UK
Alcatel re-announces One Touch Idol X+, unveils low-cost Pop 7 and Pop 8 ...IntoMobile
Alcatel launches POP 7 and POP 8 Android tablets at CESThe Droid Guy
Engadget -Digital Spy -Unwired View
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T-Mobile to buy spectrum licenses from Verizon - Washington Post

January 6, 2014 - 7:30am

Philly.com

T-Mobile to buy spectrum licenses from Verizon
Washington Post
BELLEVUE, Wash. — T-Mobile has reached deals to buy spectrum licenses from Verizon Wireless for $2.37 billion in cash. T-Mobile is also transferring other kinds of spectrum licenses to Verizon Wireless that the companies value at about $950 million.
T-Mobile buys Verizon Wireless spectrum to bolster networkZDNet
UPDATE 1-T-Mobile to buy spectrum licenses from Verizon WirelessReuters
T-Mobile to Buy Spectrum from Verizon WirelessWall Street Journal
Bloomberg -TmoNews -RTT News
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Dolby unveils technology to improve TV brightness - Washington Post

January 6, 2014 - 7:09am

The Verge

Dolby unveils technology to improve TV brightness
Washington Post
LAS VEGAS — Dolby, long known for pristine sound, is now trying to improve what you see. On Monday, at the International CES gadget show, the company unveiled Dolby Vision, a technology that increases the brightness and contrast of TV sets. Prototype ...
Dolby Vision: the future of TV is really, really brightThe Verge
Dolby Vision imaging finally comes home this fall with Netflix and Xbox Video as ...Engadget
New Dolby Vision Technology Helps Content Creators and TV Manufacturers ...National Post
Variety -Gizmodo India
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Garmin(R) Introduces vívokí(TM) and Navigates Into Corporate Wellness Programs - Wall Street Journal

January 6, 2014 - 7:06am

The Verge

Garmin(R) Introduces vívokí(TM) and Navigates Into Corporate Wellness Programs
Wall Street Journal
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced vívokí (veevo-key) -- a small, lightweight and water resistant (10m) all-day activity monitor designed to improve employee wellness ...
Garmin's vívofit fitness band features a curved display and one year of battery lifeGigaOM
Garmin jumps into the fitness tracking market with the VivofitThe Verge
Garmin takes on Fitbit with Vivofit, a fitness band that nags your weight awayEngadget
SlashGear -Gizmodo -Geeky gadgets
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Vizio: We've made the best TV in the world - CNET

January 6, 2014 - 7:01am

Vizio: We've made the best TV in the world
CNET
TV makers routinely boast about picture quality, but when a claim like "Best TV in the World" comes from a company like Vizio—best known for its bargain boob tubes—it seems especially far-fetched. The television in question is the Vizio Reference Series, ...
CES 2014: Vizio announces 120-inch Ultra HD TVLos Angeles Times
Vizio R-Series 120-inchTom's Guide
Vizio announces its first consumer 4K TVs, kills all 3D...The Verge
Engadget -Wall Street Journal (blog) -IT News Online
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Making wearable devices gets easier with Freescale's Warp development kit - PCWorld

January 6, 2014 - 6:28am

CIO Magazine

Making wearable devices gets easier with Freescale's Warp development kit
PCWorld
Freescale Semiconductor wants users to develop and test their own wearable devices with a mini-computer. With the Warp development kit, users can make smart glasses, smart watches, pedometers, health monitors and other wearable devices, the ...
Freescale introduces WaRP wearable computing reference platformLiliputing
Freescale-Enabled Wearables Reference Platform (WaRP) Supports Multiple ...Business Wire (press release)

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Apple's iPad remained the Undisputed Tablet Champ in 2013 - Patently Apple

January 6, 2014 - 6:25am

Android Community

Apple's iPad remained the Undisputed Tablet Champ in 2013
Patently Apple
According to a new DigiTimes Research report, Apple ended 2013 as the undisputed champion of the tablet market worldwide. Apple shipped 70.1 million iPads taking 50% market share. Samsung came in a distant second with shipments of 33.9 million units.
Leak Shows Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite Packs 720p Display And Android 4.3Headlines & Global News
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab Pro tablets appear early on CES ...The Verge
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro, Tab Pro reveal at CESPhones Review
IBTimes India
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10 Reasons Why Google Glass Is Doomed - Reuters

January 6, 2014 - 6:04am

Dallas Morning News

10 Reasons Why Google Glass Is Doomed
Reuters
Google Glass is doomed. Why do I say that? There are a number of reasons but more on that in a bit. First, let me explain what have I learned in my eight months of wearing Glass: -- Nearly everyone wants to try it. Google is brilliant. They got us to pay $1,500 ...
Google Glass ignites new mobile app games for wearable tech (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Watch out for wearable computing hype at CESMarketWatch
Wearable gadgets search for mainstream appeal and stylefox13now.com
Press of Atlantic City -Bangor Daily News
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Google joins with GM, Honda, Audi for Android-powered cars - CNET

January 6, 2014 - 3:43am

AppAdvice

Google joins with GM, Honda, Audi for Android-powered cars
CNET
An expected auto alliance backing Google's OS is unexpectedly broad with the arrival of the world's largest carmaker. The first Android vehicles will arrive this year. Stephen Shankland. by Stephen Shankland January 6, 2014 1:39 AM PST Follow @stshank.
Google Announces Open Automotive Alliance To Drive Android Into Connected ...TechCrunch
Google Teams With GM, Honda, and Audi to Bring Android to CarsBusinessweek
Google unveils Open Automotive Alliance, featuring GM, Audi, Nvidia and othersGigaOM
AppAdvice -Android Headlines - Android News -The Verge
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What's cool @CES2014: Robots, headbands & bulbs - USA TODAY

January 6, 2014 - 2:42am

Gizmodo UK

What's cool @CES2014: Robots, headbands & bulbs
USA TODAY
LAS VEGAS — We roamed the previews at #CES2014 Sunday night to get a glimpse at some cool new tech products. Here are some of the new gizmos that got our interest: — A robot vacuum cleaner is wonderful, but how about one that doubles as a wet ...
Moneual Rydis H68 ProCNET
Moneual's combo vacuum/mop 'bot does a number on marker and wine messesEngadget
Moneual's Hybrid Mopping Robot Vacuum Remembers Every Spot It's MissedGizmodo Australia

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Fujifilm gets world's first weather-resistant 50x zoom FinePix S1 out for CES 2014 - CNET

January 6, 2014 - 2:01am

imaging resource

Fujifilm gets world's first weather-resistant 50x zoom FinePix S1 out for CES 2014
CNET
Fujifilm has spent the past couple years filling its FinePix lineup with rugged compacts and megazoom bridge cameras because those are what still sells. With the Fujifilm FinePix S1, announced at CES 2014, it combines those camera types into one for the ...
Fujifilm Announces Sophisticated Line of Advanced FinePix Digital CamerasWebWire (press release)

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GM to outfit Chevy vehicles with 4G from AT&T - Helena Independent Record

January 5, 2014 - 11:25pm

GM to outfit Chevy vehicles with 4G from AT&T
Helena Independent Record
GM says it will start outfitting most Chevrolet vehicles with 4G cellular capabilities in partnership with AT&T. The technology will let drivers make phone calls and allow passengers to surf the Web without burning through the voice and data limits on their phone ...

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HP takes Android over Chrome OS for new Slate 21 Pro all-in-one - PCWorld

January 5, 2014 - 11:15pm

AndroidOS.in

HP takes Android over Chrome OS for new Slate 21 Pro all-in-one
PCWorld
Hewlett-Packard has passed on the “one-size-fits-all” Chrome OS and loaded the more customizable Android 4.3 on its new Slate 21 Pro all-in-one. The PC, announced on Sunday, has a 21.5-inch screen that can display images at 1920 x 1080 pixel ...
HP takes Android PCs commercialZDNet
HP Slate 21 Pro fuses desktop monitor and Android all-in-oneCNET
HP launches Android, Tegra 4-based all-in-one desktop for businessesVentureBeat
Tom's Guide -Android Police -TechRadar UK
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'Smart TVs' Are Next Bet for Makers as Sales Languish - New York Times

January 5, 2014 - 11:02pm

New York Times

'Smart TVs' Are Next Bet for Makers as Sales Languish
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — Big, bright, sharp and sophisticated, television sets have never looked better. But that's a problem. The TV industry has innovated itself into a corner. Bits · More Tech Coverage. News from the technology industry, including start-ups, the ...
CES 2014 - Roku announces Roku TVUSA TODAY
Roku Joins With Chinese TV Makers to Offer Web-Connected SetsBusinessweek
CES 2014: Internet streaming device maker unveils the Roku TVLos Angeles Times
PCWorld -CNET -VentureBeat
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Chevy brings new apps, 4G to your dashboard - USA TODAY

January 5, 2014 - 10:58pm

Chevy brings new apps, 4G to your dashboard
USA TODAY
Chevrolet is bringing apps and 4G internet straight to your dashboard. At its CES press conference in Las Vegas, the automaker announced that a slew of upcoming 2015 vehicles will feature the Chevrolet AppShop, giving drivers free access to additional ...
GM's OnStar in Talks With Chinese Providers for 4G Car ServicesBusinessweek
GM unveils app platform, partners with AT&T for in-car LTECNET
Chevy Brings 4G LTE to CarsMashable
ABC News -Detroit Free Press
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NVIDIA Unveils Tegra K1, a 192-Core Super Chip That Brings DNA of World's ... - Wall Street Journal

January 5, 2014 - 10:40pm

LAPTOP Magazine

NVIDIA Unveils Tegra K1, a 192-Core Super Chip That Brings DNA of World's ...
Wall Street Journal
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jan 5, 2014) - CES -- NVIDIA today unveiled the revolutionary Tegra(R) K1 mobile processor, a 192-core super chip featuring the same NVIDIA(R) Kepler(TM) architecture that powers the fastest GPU on the planet, the NVIDIA ...
Nvidia outlines Tegra K1, 192-core chip to put supercomputing everywhereZDNet
Nvidia unveils Tegra K1 graphics chipCNET
Nvidia announces Tegra K1, a super mobile chip with 192 coresVentureBeat
The Verge -Engadget -AnandTech
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Linksys WRT1900AC Wireless Router - CNET

January 5, 2014 - 7:44pm

Maximum PC

Linksys WRT1900AC Wireless Router
CNET
The new Linksys WRT1900AC bears more than a passing resemblance to the design of the good, old WRT54G that came out more than a decade ago. (Credit: Dong Ngo/CNET). After the recent not-so-successful rounds of Smart Wi-Fi routers, such as the ...
Linksys announces the audacious-looking WRT1900AC Dual Band Wi-Fi routerPCWorld (blog)
The Iconic Linksys WRT Router is BackWired
Linksys WRT1900AC Dual Band Wi-Fi Router is a Reincarnated (and Updated ...Maximum PC
Engadget -Gizmodo Australia -Legit Reviews
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