Computerworld CES2013 News en_US (c) Copyright 2014 Computerworld, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:53:20 GMT 2014-07-29T22:53:20Z en_US (c) Copyright 2014 Computerworld, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Wireless charging consortium launches Rezence, its consumer brand One of the three leading wireless charging groups today launched its consumer branding for products along with a certification program for mobile devices and chargers. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:03:00 GMT (Lucas Mearian) 2013-12-12T13:03:00Z More support for Windows RT, this time from Nvidia Nvidia will stay on board with making Tegra ARM-based processors for Windows RT tablets despite sluggish early sales of the devices, making the same commitment that Qualcomm has made, an Nvidia executive said Wed, 08 May 2013 20:25:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-05-08T20:25:00Z Hot technologies to watch: Augmented reality and 3D printing Augmented reality and 3D printing are the hottest emerging technologies to watch, according to Tom Soderstrom, chief technology officer for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 18:51:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-03-05T18:51:00Z Dell releases first wireless ultrabook docking station Dell has taken the wraps off the Dell Wireless Dock, which allows the company's Latitude 6430u Ultrabook to connect to peripherals wirelessly using the WiGig standard. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 19:12:00 GMT (Lucas Mearian) 2013-02-27T19:12:00Z Lenovo buying RIM? Not necessarily Lenovo played down reports that it was interested in buying Research In Motion, saying that the BlackBerry maker was one of many companies it was looking at as a potential takeover target. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:19:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-28T19:19:00Z Will Apple, Google and Samsung lose the smartphone market? Mobile phone competition intensifies. Linux-based platforms are gunning for iOS and Android, and Chinese companies want to price the iPhone and the Galaxy S line out of the market. Sat, 26 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT (Mike Elgan) 2013-01-26T12:00:00Z Smartphone world to get two new OSes in 2013 Smartphones running Mozilla Firefox and Jolla Sailfish will launch separately in 2013 amid a crowded smartphone market. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:44:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-17T11:44:00Z Samsung boasts 100M Galaxy S smartphone sales Sales of Samsung's two Galaxy S smartphones have topped 100 million since the first version sold in May 2010, the company reported via its Flickr page. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:54:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-14T19:54:00Z Dude, we're gonna need more wireless If this year's CES demonstrated anything, it's that we're going to need bigger, less expensive wireless networks to accommodate the wave of products, apps and services on display in Las Vegas Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:36:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-14T10:36:00Z Gesture computing is here! (And it's out of control!) As the dust settles over Las Vegas, it's becoming clear that this year's International CES ushered in a new era of in-the-air gesture control, says Mike Elgan. Sat, 12 Jan 2013 11:33:00 GMT (Mike Elgan) 2013-01-12T11:33:00Z Is CES a thieves' paradise? The International CES is packed to the rafters with the latest in shiny, often expensive high-tech gadgets, so it's no surprise that theft is a problem for companies exhibiting at the show. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:08:00 GMT (James Niccolai, Kerry Davis) 2013-01-11T23:08:00Z Tablets, smartphones and TVs upstage PCs at CES PCs were upstaged by tablets, smartphones and TVs at this year&#39;s International CES show, with some companies maintaining a smaller presence or holding back product announcements for a later date. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:40:00 GMT (Agam Shah) 2013-01-11T18:40:00Z IPv6 can boost mobile performance, battery life, proponents say IPv6, the next version of the Internet Protocol, could make life easier and battery life longer for electronics-addicted consumers. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:53:00 GMT (Stephen Lawson) 2013-01-11T07:53:00Z HomePlug moving beyond adapters to built-in networking HomePlug networks that use the electrical wires in your home to transfer data are distributed by some of the world&#39;s biggest broadband providers and available at major retail stores, but even HomePlug&#39;s cheerleader in chief calls it a &quot;niche&quot; technology, at least compared to Wi-Fi. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:34:00 GMT (Stephen Lawson) 2013-01-10T21:34:00Z GoPro, iON cameras turn your life into a movie Point-of-view camera makers iON and GoPro hawked new devices at the International CES, in the wake of explosive growth in the market in recent years. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:42:00 GMT (Nick Barber) 2013-01-10T19:42:00Z CES crowd likes FCC&#39;s Wi-Fi expansion plans CES attendees took to the FCC&#39;s plan for more Wi-Fi spectrum, which was announced at the show on Wednesday, like hungry gamblers to a buffet. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:08:00 GMT (Stephen Lawson) 2013-01-10T17:08:00Z Micron unveils its first 1TB SSD -- for under $600 Micron today announced its highest capacity and lowest priced consumer SSD, undercutting the average price of an SSD by up to 30 cents per gigabyte, while still offering advanced features such as native, hardware-based encryption. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:01:00 GMT (Lucas Mearian) 2013-01-10T14:01:00Z Video gallery: 2013 CES <i>Computerworld</i> reporters have been roaming around the 2013 CES show this week, video cameras in hand, to give you an idea of what the big event is all about. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:17:00 GMT (Computerworld staff) 2013-01-10T12:17:00Z Augmented reality mobile app brings inanimate objects to life Augmented reality app maker Aurasma demonstrated how its software can bring magazines, posters and any enabled object to life by simply pointing a smartphone's web camera at it. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:08:00 GMT (Lucas Mearian) 2013-01-10T12:08:00Z Wilocity, Qualcomm demo first multi-gigabit wireless chipsets Fabless semiconductor maker Wilocity and Qualcomm announced at CES what they're calling the first multi-gigabit wireless chipset reference architecture based on the new WiGig 60GHz and 802.11ad standards for high-speed downloads, docking, networking. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:45:00 GMT (Lucas Mearian) 2013-01-10T11:45:00Z Samsung previews foldable, rollable &#39;Youm&#39; smartphone displays Flexible OLEDs that can be rolled up or wrapped around the sides of smartphones are getting closer to reality. Samsung Electronics showed some of its prototype flexible displays at CES Wednesday and launched a new brand name for them, Youm. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 01:43:00 GMT (James Niccolai) 2013-01-10T01:43:00Z TI touts health monitors for the masses TI today demonstrated several prototypes of what it described as hospital-grade medical monitoring devices that can measure everything from your percentage of body fat and water to your blood oxygen saturation. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 01:29:00 GMT (Lucas Mearian) 2013-01-10T01:29:00Z Microsoft exec doesn't rule out Intel-based Windows Phones After Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a surprise appearance during a Qualcomm keynote at International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), some analysts wondered how married the company is to Snapdragon chips and the ARM-based ecosystem. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 01:00:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-10T01:00:00Z SAP's CIO hits CES to understand consumerization of IT Oliver Bussmann, CIO at SAP, boasts he has 6,000 followers on Twitter. He also makes a point of attending trade shows like the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to grab ideas on new innovations. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:30:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-10T00:30:00Z Lenovo unveils K900 smartphone on Atom chip Lenovo's new IdeaPhone K900 smartphone, shown at International CES, is a big phone with a 5.5-in. display that's also very lightweight at 5.7 ounces. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:53:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-09T22:53:00Z Intel CTO says we're watching rebirth of the PC Intel CTO Justin Rattner said the traditional PC couldn't survive in the age of the gadget and that we're in the midst of the rebirth of the PC. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 20:05:00 GMT (Sharon Gaudin) 2013-01-09T20:05:00Z Bill Clinton crashes CES to talk politics and the Internet Former President Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance at the International CES on Wednesday, where he talked a little about technology and a lot about hot-button political issues like the environment and gun control. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:42:00 GMT (James Niccolai) 2013-01-09T19:42:00Z BlackBerry 10 OS looks good, says SAP CIO Research In Motion&#39;s new BlackBerry 10 operating system looks good and SAP plans to begin supporting RIM handsets for its workforce shortly after the January launch, an SAP executive said Wednesday. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:37:00 GMT (Martyn Williams) 2013-01-09T19:37:00Z Samsung previews 8-core Exynos 5 Octa processor Samsung has announced its next Exynos processor for smartphones and tablets, an eight-core chip that uses a novel architecture to provide more performance without sucking up battery life. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 18:43:00 GMT (James Niccolai) 2013-01-09T18:43:00Z Intel says more PC innovation now than in 18 years Intel expects to see more innovation in PC design in the next year than there has been since the mid-1990s, an Intel executive said Wednesday. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 18:05:00 GMT (Sharon Gaudin) 2013-01-09T18:05:00Z CES: New tech promises to expand wireless charging New Zealand-based PowerbyProxi expects system manufacturers to begin a line of wireless charging products, from pads to charging boxes and even standard-size batteries that can be charged wirelessly. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 16:18:00 GMT (Lucas Mearian) 2013-01-09T16:18:00Z Five smartphone trends from CES In 2013, a high-end smartphone should have a full-HD 5-inch screen and a 13-megapixel camera to remain competitive, if products launched at International CES in Las Vegas this week are an indication of the state of the art for mobile devices. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:37:00 GMT (Mikael Ricknas) 2013-01-09T15:37:00Z Dropbox to be included on all Samsung flagship phones and camera Dropbox announced a tighter integration with Samsung mobile devices, allowing users to enable file sharing across multiple products from smartphones and cameras to smart TVs. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:12:00 GMT (Lucas Mearian) 2013-01-09T12:12:00Z Microsoft exec defends Windows 8 sales pace Defending Windows 8 against reports that sales have been sluggish, one of Microsoft's top executives said it will take time for customers to digest the new operating system and for device makers to ramp up production of the hardware users want: Touch-enabled PCs and tablets. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:49:00 GMT (Gregg Keizer) 2013-01-09T11:49:00Z Verizon aims to stream next year's Super Bowl over LTE Verizon wants to use its nationwide LTE wireless network to stream the 2014 Super Bowl live, CEO Lowell McAdam told a keynote audience at International CES late on Tuesday. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:00:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-09T11:00:00Z AMD passing on phones, focusing on tablets and hybrids The PC market may be taking a beating but chip maker Advanced Micro Devices is has no plans to move toward the hot new market: smartphones. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:00:00 GMT (Sharon Gaudin) 2013-01-09T11:00:00Z T-Mobile launches unlimited no-contract 4G data plan for $70 a month T-Mobile USA has announced its unlimited nationwide 4G data plan will be available for $70 a month with no annual contract, starting on Wednesday. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 04:10:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-09T04:10:00Z ZTE unveils big-screen smartphone, could be coming to US and Europe Jumping on the big-screen smartphone bandwagon at CES, China&#39;s ZTE on Tuesday unveiled a flagship Android phone with a 5-inch full HD display. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:56:00 GMT (Martyn Williams) 2013-01-09T00:56:00Z Intel mum on speed improvements for Thunderbolt Intel said it is working to make the Thunderbolt data transfer technology faster as it wages a speed race with the USB 3.0 protocol, but the company declined to say when improvements will be finished. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:53:00 GMT (Agam Shah) 2013-01-09T00:53:00Z New specs ease connections by wire or wireless The Wi-Fi Alliance demonstrated the emerging Miracast wireless display technology at International CES here Tuesday by sending live computer game animation from a smartphone to a 27-in. television. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:47:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-01-08T23:47:00Z CES: Suddenly wireless charging is everywhere The Wireless Power Consortium displayed a wide array or wireless charging technology, from desktops and car armrests to pads that accept one or more devices. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:52:00 GMT (Lucas Mearian) 2013-01-08T22:52:00Z Intel plans on controlling computers with a dirty look Users will some day soon toss aside their keyboard and command their computers with hand gestures and even the look on their face. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:42:00 GMT (Sharon Gaudin) 2013-01-08T21:42:00Z OLPC announces XO Tablet with 7-inch screen One Laptop Per Child is back in the tablet race, announcing a new 7-inch tablet with the Android OS that will be sold commercially and include its learning software. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:38:00 GMT (Agam Shah) 2013-01-08T21:38:00Z Sony doubles down on 4K resolution technology Television at four times the resolution of today&#39;s high-def images is turning out to be one of the most popular bets among consumer electronics makers in Las Vegas at this year&#39;s CES. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:57:00 GMT (Martyn Williams) 2013-01-08T20:57:00Z Panasonic shows off 20-inch tablet with 4K screen Panasonic on Tuesday showed off a 20-inch tablet with a 4K screen that can display images at a resolution of 3840-by-2160 pixels and is designed to improve multimedia tasks such as photo editing. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:53:00 GMT (Agam Shah) 2013-01-08T19:53:00Z Vint Cerf: Nobody's too old for tech Vint Cerf, known as the father of the Internet, says technology has not only changed the way we communicate but it's changing the way we live our lives. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:40:00 GMT (Sharon Gaudin) 2013-01-08T19:40:00Z Panasonic shows world&#39;s first 4K OLED TV Raising the bar for image quality on television sets, Panasonic unveiled a 56-inch OLED TV that shows images at 4K resolution, four times the overall resolution of current 1080p high-definition TVs. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:24:00 GMT (Agam Shah) 2013-01-08T18:24:00Z Broadcom gears up to bring UltraHD video into homes As TV makers show off UltraHD TVs at CES, communications chip maker Broadcom is introducing the guts of future gateways that will be able to bring video for those sets into viewers&#39; homes. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:08:00 GMT (Stephen Lawson) 2013-01-08T18:08:00Z Video streaming gets a boost with new 802.11ac routers New 802.11ac routers launching at International CES promise users gigabit-speeds and better performance when streaming video. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:30:00 GMT (Mikael RicknA$?s) 2013-01-08T16:30:00Z Asus crams Windows 8 and Android 4.1 into one gargantuan tablet Hardcore tech enthusiasts know Asus for its inspired--some may zany--reinterpretations of common computer formfactors. Next in the list of Asus flights of fancy: An all-in-one desktop/tablet combo that doesn&#39;t make you choose between Team Windows and Team Android. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:29:00 GMT (Melissa J. Perenson) 2013-01-08T14:29:00Z