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CES 2014: 3D Printing Brings Your Imagination to Life

3D printing technology has been all the craze the last year or so.  We’ve mentioned it a few times before, from dinosaurs to movie props, 3D printing brings to life anything you can imagine.  At CES 3D printing showed off how precise and colorful these new machines can get.  One exhibit displayed a doll house, fully equipped with rooms and everything tiny dolls could need. There was even a fully functional drum…

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CES 2014: Oculus Rift Headset

  Image courtesy of endgadget.com  It sounds like something from a Sci-Fi movie, but the Oculus Rift is anything but fictional, it’s a fully immersive virtual reality experience.  The Oculus Rift  has been in development since it’s inception years ago and during CES 2014 the latest prototype Oculus Rift Crystal Cove prototype has made a wealth of updates, making the new experience incredible.  The new “Crystal Cove” prototype is now slightly smaller…

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A CES 2014 Perspective from Abt Representative, Chad Taylor

CES 2014 started off with a ton of issues for me this year.  The trip from Chicago to Las Vegas started off on the wrong foot, as  I spent hours worth of flight delays and was on the phone for hours more trying to figure everything out.  However, after much patience and airport re-organization, I finally made it to Las Vegas for CES 2014. The show for me started on Monday afternoon…

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CES 2014: ASUS Transformer Book Duet

ASUS announced the Transformer Book Duet that offers consumers the best of both worlds when it comes to technology and operating system preference.  The ASUS Transformer Book Duet can run both Windows 8.1 and Android. While a dual-OS tablet is something they have already offered, its previous generations products featured a tablet that ran Android, and when docked with a keyboard (which included an onboard Intel Atom processor) would switch to Windows…

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CES 2014: Pioneer Showcases New In-Car Receivers

  Image courtesy of endgadget.com  When people think of CES, they immediately think of big-screen HDTVs and big surround sound systems.  What people don’t think about, are the new in-dash car receivers.  In-dash car receivers have become more and more complex in the growing years, providing drivers with a wealth of entertainment, customization and so much more for their favorite car.  At CES 2014, Pioneer unveiled its NEX, also known as Networked…

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CES 2014: Harman offers Infinity One Wireless Speaker

Wireless speakers are an amazing tool to have when you want to listen to your favorite tunes, wherever you are. It’s no secret that wireless speakers are all over the CES 2014 floor.   Manufacturer, Harman’s Infinity brand has its first entry in to the group with the Inifinity One. The Infinity One states that is provides portable hi-fi sound with the wireless capability and rechargeable battery that is estimated to work for up to…

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Mini Systems Get Big at CES 2014

Back in the 1980s, there were two things about the music that were big: the hair, and the boomboxes. Thankfully, both style and technology evolved, and the D-Battery-powered, shoulder-mounted cassette stereo went the way of the teased, crimped, bleach-blonde mane. Those looking for a portable, all-in-one music system were presented with numerous options of stereo mini systems. These classy, compact stereo systems were designed to fit in with either the boardroom or dorm…

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Mophie Space Pack Adds Storage and Battery Life to your iPhone

Since the debut of the smartphone, countless brands have popped up offering every kind of imaginable accessory, from the indispensable waterproof iPhone case to the, well, the toilet paper dispenser iPod dock. One of the brands of iPhone accessories that we really love is Mophie. Their Juice Pack and Juice Pack Air battery cases protect your smartphone and give you up to an extra 80-100% of battery power. So not only is your…

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CES 2014: Sony PlayStation Now Goes to the Cloud

Image owned by independent.co.uk Sony announced at CES 2014 that the Sony PlayStation Now will now be a cloud-based videogame streaming service.  This will allow users to have access to a variety of PlayStation games on a wealth of devices.  Expect it to become fully functional by summer 2014.  When this goes live, this will mean you can play PlayStation 3 games on consoles such as the PS4 and PS Vita, as well…

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CES 2014: Lenovo ThinkPad X1

Our CES 2014 Representatives stopped by the Lenovo Booth and check out the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook, the world’s slimmest 14-inch ultrabook on the market.  Made of carbon fiber, it is slim and offers a sturdy and light structure.  It has a gorgeous 14-inch 2560 x 14440 IPS touchscreen display. An interesting new feature of the Lenovo Carbon X1, is the adaptive keyboard.  This keyboard will adapt based on the…

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