CES 2014

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Computer Heavyweight Razer Unveils Nabu Smartband [CES ‘14]

As we have all seen, many companies introduced smart wearable accessories as second screens or even replacements for your smartphones at CES 2014. Razer, who are known in the desktop/PC gaming community, have also now entered this territory with their new smart wristband, the Nabu. The Nabu is marketed as “being as useful as a […]
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Smart Wearables Roundup from CES [CES ‘14]

As was probably noticed with the new Pebble and Sony’s new Core, companies this year are focusing largely on wearable technology and are banking on its popularity. This year at CES was centered around wrist band type accessories. Here are five of these newly announed products that was seen around the CES floor last week. […]
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T-Mobile announces Uncarrier 4.0 – will pay your ETFs to switch

Early Termination Fees (ETFs) have long been the biggest hurdle to switching carriers in the United States. This is, of course, understandable when U.S. carriers subsidize those expensive phones we upgrade to and are counting on two years’ worth of continued payments to recoup subsidies while turning a profit. For example, AT&T and Verizon customers […]
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Sony Announces the Core, A Lifestyle Logger

As we’ve seen while monitoring all the CES coverage, wearables are this year big thing. Companies have invested loads of money into creating and upgrading their own smart wearable accessories. Sony is returning to the wearable field with its new accessory, the Core. The Core reminds me of Fibit’s Flex and Misfit’s Shine, in that […]
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Asus’ New Padfone X Unveiled and Coming to AT&T [CES ’14]

The Padfone series has been an amazing and innovative series by Asus combining the three aspects or a phone, a tablet, and a laptop all in one. A major problem was that these devices were not sold in the States. With their new generation of Padfone, the Padfone X, Asus plans to rectify that situation […]
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Sony announces U.S. – bound Xperia Z1S, Xperia Z1 Compact

Monday night at CES, Sony made a few relevant announcements regarding their Xperia line and U.S. availability. Sony announced a device similar to their international Z1 flagship called the Z1S. The specs are pretty much on par with the mainline device with it’s waterproof design, five inch display with a full HD 1080 x 1920 […]
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Pebble Announces the Pebble Steel, an aesthetic upgrade for $250

CES is barely underway and you can already tell wearable technology beyond the phone experience is what many companies are focusing on. Kickstarter favorite Pebble has now unveiled a hardware refresh to its smartwatch, only about a year after the original Pebble was being shipped out — the Pebble Steel. As you are able to […]
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AT&T Announces Sponsored Data

The Net Neutrality drums are starting to bang again. This year there will likely be stories related to how data is brought to our Android devices, who will cap it, and who will unleash it. AT&T announced at CES on Monday their idea which gives companies the ability to sponsor data in an attempt to […]
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Google announces new partnership to bring Android to automobiles

One of the biggest innovations of this past millennium has been the automobile. Over the past few years new technology has been creeping into the automobile space but for the most part, innovation has been stagnant. Google, in an attempt to bring Android into the car has created the Open Automobile Alliance. The alliance has […]
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