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  • News: Ford Wants Vehicles to Monitor Your Health

    Ford Motors has announced a collaboration with Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects to bring health monitoring into cars, an effort that signals the company’s intent to move away from the in-vehicle "infotainment" systems some auto makers announced at CES.

  • News: Microsoft the Sleeper Hit Of CES 2012?

    Microsoft's final Consumer Electronics Show keynote on Tuesday was criticized for not delivering much in the way of interesting news, but the software giant just might be the sleeper hit of CES. Alongside big trends at this year's show such as Smart TVs, new display technologies, apps, and Ultrabooks, new handsets from HTC and Nokia running Microsoft's Windows Phone software are impressing the crowds at CES.

  • News: Home Theater Speakers Getting a Wireless Standard

    Nothing complements a big-screen HDTV like a great 5.1 or 7.1 home theater audio system -- but running wires to connect speakers in all corners of a room can get messy. Wireless speakers address the cable problem, but with no standard in place for wireless home theater audio, you're pretty much forced to buy a complete system from one vendor to be sure everything works.

  • News: Shazam Player app for iOS launched

    Shazam Player, a new music player app for iOS that offers lyrics and other artist-related content, is now available in the App Store.

  • News: Broadcasters enter new phase in mobile digital TV push

    A mobile TV effort by local broadcasters in the U.S. is entering a new phase, with two large groups of stations showcasing new partnerships at the International Consumer Electronics Show, but the initiative still faces major hurdles.

  • Sony NSZ-GS7 Google TV will be well-connected

    Sony has cast its hat into the ring and announced its intention to launch a Google TV. The Sony NSZ-GS7, unveiled this week at CES, is a network media player that hooks into the Google TV ecosystem, while the NSZ-GS9 adds Blu-ray playback capabilities

  • News: Are there too many smartphones on the market?

    The question of whether there are too many smartphone variations on the market came up during a panel discussion Thursday at CES.

  • Feature: PC Advisor's top five tweets of the week

    There's been plenty of tech news dominating Twitter this week, not least because the Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing in Las Vegas. Here's our five favourite Tweets of the week.

  • News: Quad-core smartphones coming very soon, Nvidia says

    Smartphones using quad-core processors may not have made a splash at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but the devices will be coming in a few months, Nvidia said at the show.

  • News: iPhone 4S' Siri swears at 12-year-old boy

    A 12-year-old boy was on the receiving end of some rather foul language when he tried out an iPhone 4S in a Tesco store, according to a report.

  • News: CES: Fully recharge iPad with Gum Max mobile unit

    We checked out Just Mobile's new Gum Max portable charger, which is powerful enough to fully recharge one iPad, or seven iPhones.

  • News: Stuntmen, 8-track collectors and others check out gadgets at CES

    Years ago CEA stopped letting the public into its huge annual gadget show in Las Vegas, but the conference still attracts a fair share of non-industry people looking for the hottest new stuff.

  • News: Justin Bieber, robo-boy, drops in on CES

    Justin Bieber caused a minor scrum on the floor of the Consumer Electronics Show Wednesday when he stopped by to launch a dancing robot for Vietnamese toy and robotics designer Tosy.

  • News: Adonit astonishes with new pressure sensitive iOS stylus

    Just when I thought I had seen all that there was to see in the iOS stylus market, Adonit has come out with something that took me by surprise. And in the coming months, I imagine the company will be surprising a whole bunch of other people, too.

  • News: Expect fewer phone models in 2012, executives say

    Are there too many mobile phones to choose from? Phone makers are starting to worry that people are getting overwhelmed by so many options and, as a result, some plan to reduce the number of models they produce this year.

  • News: Intel fights for its future with smartphone deals

    With Intel finally breaking into the burgeoning smartphone market, analysts say the company is moving to defend its turf - and possibly even its future stability -- against an encroaching competitor.

  • News: LTE explodes at CES

    LTE has exploded at this week's Consumer Electronics Show, where the three top U.S. wireless carriers and dozens of other vendors are showing off how they plan to use the high-speed technology with new smartphones, tablets and even ATM's.

  • News: Plunge your iPhone in water, no case required

    A Utah-based company has developed a way to make iPhones and other gadgets waterproof.

  • News: Nuance unveils Dragon TV

    This week at CES Nuance has announced a product called at Dragon TV, that aims to make controlling your television by voice a part of every digital home.

  • News: More Mac, iOS products seize the spotlight

    The search for interesting Mac and iOS gear at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show continues, with a tour of the ShowStoppers event. Similar to Pepcom’s Digital Experience, ShowStoppers is designed to let smaller companies benefit from the large crowd of people in town for CES without having to pay the toll of a big booth on the showfloor proper. Here are just a few of the companies we spoke with.

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