CES 2014

Samsung: No plans to bring Tizen to U.S. for foreseeable future

Rumoured Tizen 3.0 user interface

After years in the making, Samsung may finally be ready to unveil its first Tizen-powered devices next month. The company will reportedly make an announcement at MWC 2014 which will once again take place in Barcelona, Spain, next month. It should also give more information on its launch plans at the event. Just this week, a rumour indicated that Tizen devices […]

CES 2014: LG unveils LG Lifeband Touch wristband and LG Heart Rate Earphones

LG Lifeband Touch

Along with unveiling a new TV lineup, including models powered by webOS, and announcing that the LG G Flex was coming to the U.S. early this year, LG also jumped into the fitness market with the LG Lifeband Touch and LG Heart Rate Earphones. The LG Liveband Touch is an activity tracker that incorporates a 3-axis accelerometer and altimeter to […]

CES 2014: Sony announces Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1Compact

Sony Mobile Communications today unveiled the Xperia Z1 Compact, a more compact version of its Xperia Z1 flagship smartphone. The rumours that preceded the launch got most of the details right if not the name. Unlike most mini models, the Xperia Z1 Compact sports many of the same flagship specifications as its larger sibling, shrinking only the display and battery. […]

CES 2014: Samsung unveils Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO series of tablets

Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2

As expected given all the leaks including one earlier today, Samsung today unveiled the new Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO series of tablets. The Galaxy NotePRO is represented by a single 12.2-inch model while the Galaxy TabPRO line will consist of three models, the 12.2, 10.1 and 8.4. “We created the Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO series to kick-off a year […]

CES 2014: ASUS Announces ZenFone line of smartphones

ASUS ZenFone 6

Along with the ASUS Transformer Book Duet, ASUS today unveiled a new line of smartphones ranging in size from 4- to 6-inches. Billed a line of “high-value” devices, they all come with Intel Atom processors, five statement colors and ASUS’ new ZenUI user interface that promises to help users “keep track of their lives.” ASUS ZenFone 6 specifications: Processor: 2GHz […]

CES 2014: ASUS unveils dual-OS Transformer Book Duet TD300

ASUS Transformer Book Duet TD300

Following in the footsteps of the Transformer Pad convertible laptop and the Transformer Book Trio, ASUS today unveiled Transformer Book Duet TD300, a convertible laptop-tablet hybrid that runs both Google Android and Microsoft Windows. ASUS bills it as “the world’s first quad-mode, dual-OS laptop and tablet convertible” as it can function as an Android laptop, a Windows laptop, an Android […]

CES 2014: Huawei announces Ascend Mate2 4G

Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G

Huawei unveiled its 6.1-inch Ascend Mate phablet at last year’s CES event. It’s back this year with its successor, the aptly named Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G. Billed as “Huawei’s new super performer that gives people around the world more power and a bigger screen to seize opportunities at every moment,” it brings a number of improvements over its predecessor while […]