Despite all rumors and predictions calling this year’s CES rather boring and uneventful beforehand, the Vegas reality proved the pundits dead wrong. While some of the big guys, including Samsung, LG and HTC, were awfully silent, it was the smaller companies that brought the heat.
Check out our roundup of the juiciest news from day 3 of CES. Our team of mobile aficionadas is still hard at work looking at the new Android-powered devices on show, interviewing company representatives, and creating versus videos.
Nuance has unveiled its new project which it hopes will become a challenger to Siri and Google Now. The project, which is codenamed Wintermute – after the AI in William Gibson’s novel Neuromancer, is a cross-platform, cloud-based virtual assistant.
Alcatel has made enough of an impression at CES already to be called one of the stars of this year’s trade show, but that can’t stop the surprisingly active French company from revealing yet another enticing Android product.
Samsung started off this year’s CES rather quietly, not looking like it could have any major bombs to drop upon us Android enthusiasts.
Lenovo has announced five new Android smartphones meant for the local Chinese market. They’re decent, but certainly not worth going gaga over. Bring us the K900 already!
LG demoed three new LCD panels at CES this year. One is 5.5″ and does 1080p, another is 7″ and does 1920 x 1200, and the last one is 12.9″ at 2560 x 1700.
Huawei’s CEO Richard Yu has criticized Apple and Samsung for lack of innovation and the use of cheap materials. “The best smartphone is from Huawei.” Agreee?
With CES happening, it’s going to be a great time to speculate on what’s coming up in 2013. By the time this week is over, we’ll have a great understanding of the direction technology is headed long term, as well as what we can expect to see immediately.
While rumors of the SteamBox have been floating around for a while now, Valve’s CEO Gabe Newell has finally stepped up to offer some new details about the device and how it could potentially change the way we game.