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.
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.
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.
This isn’t the first time Samsung flexible OLED displays are presented at CES, but this time around it looks like the South Korean company is closer and closer to launching mobile devices sporting such technology.
Panasonic is set to release its next generation of rugged Toughpad tablets. This time there will be a Windows 8 version in addition to an Android one.
The second Samsung keynote is currently underway in Las Vegas and the company already has a very interesting product to announce – one we suspected was coming – the Exynos5 Octa high-performance power-efficient big.LITTLE ARM-based SoC.
T-Mobile announced the first prepaid unlimited 4G data plan in the U.S., which will be available to subscribers starting January 9.
NVIDIA took the world by surprise at CES when it announced its first gaming console device, the Android-based Project Shield. And while the Shield will launch in the following months, the device won’t be the company’s last piece of hardware.