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Canon Powershot N: It’s Hip to Be Square

Canon Powershot N offers a new form factor, Creative Mode filters and Wi-Fi connectivity CES 2013—Our guys went hands-on at the Canon booth to bring us a look at the radical new Canon Powershot N pocket camera. Canon bucked tradition and dropped the traditional rectangular, right-handed design that nearly all modern cameras employ, and instead created an all-new symmetrical, ambidextrous form factor. The first thing we noticed about the Canon Powershot N,…

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Samsung Smart Window Display Case

Samsung Smart Window Display Case Gives Retailers a Futuristic Way to Display Products CES 2013—When flat panel HDTVs  first started appearing in large sizes, I often joked that I’d like to replace all of the windows in my house with them, so I could see whatever scene I’d like outside. No more cloudy, rainy days or long winter nights. While modern 4K TVs can create a scene almost indistinguishable from real life,…

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i’m Watch: Dick Tracy’s Wrist Watch Phone

The i’m Watch puts the power of an Android smartphone right on your wrist. CES 2013— So far, a recurring theme to products at CES 2013 has been “bigger is better.” Larger TVs, higher megapixel cameras, smartphones that approach tablet size; we are consuming higher-quality media and more of it than ever, so the trend makes sense. However, one of the gadgets we’ve seen so far that really set our geek hearts…

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Samsung OLED TVs and the World’s Largest 4K TV

Samsung OLED TVs and More at CES CES 2013— Samsung swung for the fences at CES this year, showcasing an assortment of very impressive HDTVs, among other things. Attendees entering the Samsung booth were first greeted by a trio of the company’s new 85-inch 4K HDTV. Besting the competition’s 4K TVs by an inch of screen real estate, the Samsung S9 is now the world’s largest 4K TV. The ultramodern “Timeless Gallery”…

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Samsung T9000, A Chilling Machine Sent From the Future

The Samsung T9000 brings massive storage and network connectivity to your kitchen   CES 2013— Most of the spotlight at a show like CES 2013 is on entertainment technologies like HDTVs, computers and cameras, while home appliances fly under the tech-blogging radar. One such product that did manage to catch our eye was the Samsung T9000 Four-Door Refrigerator, which features internet connectivity and enough storage space to swallow lesser fridges whole. At…

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Sony Tap 20: Tablet or a desktop computer?

Sony Tap 20 Mobile Desktop Blurs the Line Between Tablet and Desktop Computer CES 2013— Sony’s CES booth provided no shortage of wows, but one of the more unusual products we spotted was the new 20-inch Sony Vaio Tap 20 Mobile Desktop. Yep, you read that right: 20 inches. While designed to be an easily movable desktop computer, the Sony Tap 20 also functions exactly like an oversized tablet. Whether or not…

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W Series Walkman: Sony’s New Waterproof MP3 Player

W Series Walkman From Sony Brings Waterproof, Wireless Music To Your Workout CES 2013— Swimmers and wet-weather workout warriors, rejoice! At Sony’s CES booth, the electronics giant displayed their new W Series Walkman Waterprof MP3 Player. The Sony NWZ-w273 features a unique, one-piece design that integrates the battery and MP3 player into the ear-bud units, for a truly wireless listening solution. Completely waterproof, the W Series Walkman can be submerged indefinitely at…

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4K TVs at CES: Abt Checks Out Sony’s UHDTV Sets

4K TVs at CES CES 2013— 4K TVs are out in force at CES 2013. The tech that everyone in the audio/visual world has been buzzing about, and we spotlighted recently, is moving beyond the introductory stage. CES 2013 saw manufacturers release details for multiple models utilizing the ultra high resolution format, which uses 4 times the pixels as a standard 1080p HDTV. Leading the charge is Sony, whose 84″ 4K 3D…

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