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Highlights from This Year’s International CES

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Another wonderful International CES has passed us by. The event was filled with many exciting displays, like the Intel Ultrabook Tree, but most important were the announcements made by many manufactures. Some announcements are still years out, embodying nothing more than an idea. Other announcements having working prototypes, while still others are in the final stages before release or have been released.. . . READ ON »

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XDA’s International CES 2013 Video Recap – XDA Developer TV

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Another International CES event is in the bag. In attendance for 2013, was XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan. In this video, he talks about his experiences over the four days he spent in Las Vegas attending the showcase of consumer wares. He starts out talking about the CES Unveiled event, CES Press Day and the exposition itself.

Jordan mentions the other videos released last week and this week from International CES 2013. These videos include the Huawei Ascend Mate Hands-On, the Sony Z and ZL Hands-On, the Press Day recap and the Nvidia unveiling, so check out this video and the others from CES.. . . READ ON »

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Nvidia’s CES 2013 Unveils: Project Shield, Tegra 4, and Grid – XDA Developer TV

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At the 2013 International CES, graphics powerhouse Nvidia released three excellent technologies. The first was its gaming device based on Android called Project Shield. The second was the next generation Tegra processor, the Tegra 4. It features 72 GPU cores, 4+1 CPU cores, and the ability to work with 4G LTE. Finally, they released the Grid, as someone said, making cloud gaming “a thing.”

XDA News Specialist Jordan was on site, and got a chance to talk with the people a Nvidia about their technologies. In this video, he shares what he learned and shows off the devices. Check out this video to see what is in store for Nvidia.. . . READ ON »

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Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL Hands-On at CES 2013 – XDA Developer TV

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At the 2013 International CES, manufacturer of the year Sony released two phones. The  phones are similar and share similar names. These devices are called the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL. The Xperia Z is water and dust proof while the Xperia ZL has a hardware camera button.

XDA News Specialist Jordan was on site and got a chance to get his hands on the Xperia twins. Jordan sat down and talked with the folks and Sony. In this video, he shares what he learned and shows off the devices. Check it out to see what the newest Xperias look like.. . . READ ON »

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Huawei Ascend Mate Hands-On at CES 2013 – XDA Developer TV

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At the 2013 International CES, Chinese manufacturer Huawei (which we were constantly told was pronounced “wah-way”) released two phones. The most interesting phone is the Huawei Ascend Mate. This device packs a 6.1-inch HD display, an 8-megapixel camera, a 4050 mAh battery, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and a quad-core processor. This huge device garnered a lot of attention.

XDA News Specialist Jordan was on site and got a chance to get his hands on the Ascend Mate. This device has the potential to turn Huawei from an also-ran to a contender on par with the likes of Samsung or Sony. Or does it? Check out this video to see what the Huawei Ascend Mate looks like.. . . READ ON »

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International CES 2013 Begins to Much Fanfare

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After a record breaking year for attendees, the 2013 International CES event has begun to much fanfare. Sightings of celebrities included Felicia Day of “The Guild” and will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas. There were a lot of people in attendance, as we were constantly getting bumped into and rolled over by wheelable bags.

We received notice that an Italian company would be talking about their new, improved Android Smartwatch. Being Android fanatics, we went to check it out. The presentation started 20 minutes late, so we are not sure about the reliability of the time telling feature. The device is called the i’m watch.  However, the presentation did not talk much about the specifics of the device, an. . . READ ON »

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Ubuntu for Phone and Boot2Gecko Demonstrations and More at CES 2013 – XDA Developer TV

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In case you haven’t noticed, the industry event known as International CES is going on this week. Over the past couple of days, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan got a sneak peak on what to expect from some of the industry’s largest players in the television, audio, computing and mobile device segments.

In today’s episode of XDA Developer TV, Jordan talks about what he has seen and what to look out for over the next year from these companies. He talks about what is coming from AudioVoxx, Netgear, and Sony.

Additionally, Jordan had a chance to see some previews of some interesting alternatives in the mobile operating systems arena. This includes the just announced Ubuntu for Phones and Boot 2 Ge. . . READ ON »

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The Announcements are Made, Now the Show Can Begin!

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Well the pre-CES announcements have already been made, and the first half of 2013 doesn’t look too promising for new mobile devices. The theme of the announcements this year was cloud and smart. A lot of manufactures talked about connecting every device, from your mobile devices to your televisions to your washing machines.

LG and Samsung both talked about televisions with unimaginable amounts of pixels that are smart, as did Sony. These televisions are connected to your content and your mobile device. LG is going to be releasing 7 televisions with Google TV, and Samsung is bringing mobile technology to the television with search and more. Additionally, Samsung is releasing a refrigerator with a tou. . . READ ON »

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Sony Releases Xperia Z at CES 2013

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After much fanfare and high production value videos and presentation efforts, including an XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler-style tear down and reassembly videos of cameras and mobile devices, the executives at Sony took the stage at CES to talk about their wares. They spoke about their commitment to pushing the envelope. They talked at length about their new televisions and 4K content.

But the really exciting part was when they announced the new Sony Xperia Z. With a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and a 5-inch full HD 1080p screen, the Xperia Z could be quite a contender. Talking with XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan, it did seem as though the Xperia Z was a bit of a me too device. . . . READ ON »

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