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Watch the highlights of yesterday’s Huawei press conference here

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If you’d like to know what beats a lengthy live streaming of a hot device announcement – that would be the shorter edited version, which only shows the highlights. Good for us, because we now have the highlights video of Huawei’s press conference, held yesterday at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The event saw the announcement of the Huawei Ascend Mate and the Ascend D2.

Last night Huawei’s press conference was not streamed live (unlike Samsung’s and Sony’s) so we were kinda left out of the fun. Luckily, we had our own reporters there so we knew what was going on.

Now, however, we have the chance to watch the most interesting moments with our own set of eyes. Interested? Join in. Read more »

Firefox for Android to get private browsing and themes in 2013

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The devs over at Mozilla are obviously so happy with how their baby mobile Firefox is going that they’ve decided the spill the beans on some of the upcoming features in 2013.

The most important features, which the team is working on for 2013, is the private browsing mode and the ability to skin the web browser with themes. Read more »

AMD refreshes its Radeon GPU lineup with the HD 8000 for desktop and HD 8000M for notebooks

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AMD used the press day before the start of CES to announce its latest Radeon 8000 series of desktop and mobile graphics.

Based on AMD’s Graphics Core Next architecture, all cards are built using the 28nm manufacturing process and come with support for Direct X 11.1 graphics. Read more »

Watch how the Huawei Ascend D2 unibody is made

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After showing you the first Huawei Ascend D2 promo videos yesterday, today we have yet another one, showing the intricate process of creating the body of the smartphone out of a single block of aluminum.

Creating the metal unibody for the Huawei Ascend D2 reportedly involves 161 different manufacturing process. The end result however, is impressive, I admit. Read more »

Sony announces 56-inch 4K OLED TV and 4K video distribution service

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Sony took to the CES floor today to showcase their new 56-inch, 4K OLED TV prototype. You can probably tell from these limited specs (frankly the only ones you need to know) that it is going to look stunning and showgoers have reported that it does indeed.

Unfortunately, it is still a prototype as of now so we don’t have any other information about it, including the price and launch date. Read more »

Samsung showcases world’s largest, 85-inch 4K television

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As promised back in November, Samsung showcased their first 4K television to the world. As it happens, at a monstrous 85-inches, it is also the world’s largest 4K television in the world.

The Samsung UN85S9, as it is called, features a unique floating design. The panel is held up by the sides within a metal frame, which gives the impression of it floating in the center. As you can see, the designers haven’t really been successful in simulating that effect but nonetheless the design is striking. Read more »

Sony releases promo video for Xperia Z

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The new Xperia Z was just announced here at CES, and Sony has been quick to release some a promo video showing off the impressive device.

Highlights of the Z include the a 5 inch 1080p display, 13 MP shooter capable of burst recording, on a stylish, waterproof design. Read more »

Sony releases the first Xperia ZL promo video, brags about its build quality

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Sony has dubbed its new Xperia ZL handset the precision Full HD smartphone and made a video bragging about its build quality and attention to detail.

From the compact design of the 5″ freshly-announced device to the tempered protective glass the Xperia ZL is a looker. Read more »

Polaroid releases mirrorless camera with Android

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Polaroid has officially launched the iM1836 interchangeable lens camera here at CES, complete with Android 4.1.

It features an 18.1 MP camera sensor and 1080p video recording capability, alongside WiFi image sharing to social networks. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE headed to Verizon this month

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Samsung has just issued a press-release announcing the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet will be landing on Verizon’s network this month.

The slate version for Verizon will be LTE capable and will run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box with a few Verizon-specific customizations. Read more »

Huawei posts two Ascend D2 promo videos, makes it look like the ultimate smartphone

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With the Ascend D2 freshly announced, Huawei has posted two promo videos of the smartphone to get you even more excited.

In one of the videos the D2 is being showcased in some real-world scenarios like shooting videos and syncing with the cloud. Read more »

Intel’s fourth-gen Intel Core processors promise all day battery life

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At the press day before CES 2013 officially kicks off Intel unveiled its fourth-generation Intel Core processor, which will reportedly be able to extend the battery life of latest mobile PCs to 9 hours.

Formerly known as Haswell the new chipset is made with ultrabooks-slash-tablets in mind and could reach 13 hours of battery when docked to a keyboard. Read more »

Kingston brings 1 TB USB 3.0 into a flash drive dubbed DataTraveler HyperX Predator

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Kingston is readying a 1 TB USB flash drive that’s no bigger than your thumb.

The DataTraveler HyperX Predator uses USB 3.0 tech and will do 240 MB/s read and 160 MB/s write speeds when it goes on sale later this quarter. Read more »

Dead Trigger 2 scheduled to arrive in Q2, to feature Tegra 4 optimizations

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Madfinger Games’ sequel to the popular zombie shooter game Dead Trigger looks to be slated for a Q2 2013 release, according to the company’s Twitter feed.

The game is also to be one of the first to be released on Nvidia’s new Tegra 4 SoC, and will feature a THD version designed specifically for Tegra-based Android tablets. Read more »

ASUS debuts VivoTab Smart Tablet with Windows 8 and a keyboard cover acting like a stand

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CES 2013 is in full swing and ASUS has fueled the train of announcements with the latest member of its Vivo family of devices – the VivoTab Smart Tablet.

The slate is running Windows 8 and is powered by a dual-core Intel Atom Z2760 processor and 2GB of RAM. Read more »