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At CES, two types of smartwatch battle for Middle Wrist

At CES, two types of smartwatch battle for Middle Wrist

Pebble In a press room at the end of a large hallway, CEO Eric Migicovsky speaks to an enthusiastic crowd of journalists, each hoping to get a detailed look at what Migicovsky has to offer. Migicovsky is the CEO of Pebble, a customizable e-paper smartwatch that seeks to revolutionize the wearable device industry. Pebble has…

CES highlights 5 smartphone trends for 2013

CES highlights 5 smartphone trends for 2013

The larger smartphone makers have largely ignored CES for the past few years. Instead of unveiling their latest flagship devices at the consumer technology industry’s largest trade show, Samsung, HTC, RIM and others have opted to either wait for Mobile World Congress in February or hold their own press events over the course of the…

Video: Hands on with the ZTE Grand S LTE

Video: Hands on with the ZTE Grand S LTE

A few days ago, we stopped by ZTE’s booth at the 2013 International CES to check out the Grand S LTE, a 5″ full 1080p device from China’s ZTE. The Grand S LTE is expected to be released in China in February 2013, with various locations expected to see the device later in the first…

Pebble officially announces the Pebble smartwatch, shipping to Kickstarter backers from January 23rd

Pebble officially announces the Pebble smartwatch, shipping to Kickstarter backers from January 23rd

This morning, Kickstarter phenom Pebble officially introduced the final build of the Pebble smartwatch, the digital watch that connects via Bluetooth to your Android or iOS smartphone to display notifications of email, social media updates, text messages, and a slew of other smartphone features. At $150, the Pebble smartwatch is one of the more affordable…

Hands on with the Huawei Ascend D2

Hands on with the Huawei Ascend D2

Huawei went big at CES 2013. The company unveiled the Huawei Ascend Mate, the 6.1″ smartphone/tablet hybrid set to take on the Galaxy Note, and the Huawei Ascend D2. The Ascend D2 is the smartphone with the mass market appeal, with its 5″ FHD Super Retina 1080p display with an eye-popping 443 pip. With the…

Hands on with the Huawei Ascend Mate

Hands on with the Huawei Ascend Mate

Arguably one of the stars of the mobile show at the 2013 International CES, the 6.1″ Huawei Ascend Mate phone/tablet hybrid device is the largest smartphone ever released. We stopped by Huawei’s booth yesterday afternoon, and have a hands-on video with Huawei’s superphone, which is set to launch later this quarter around the world. Full…

CES Day One: The Must-Reads

Every day at CES, we’ll be bringing you the must-read articles from other sites around the internet, but that we won’t be able to get to ourselves due to our limited staff. Engadget’s Joseph Volpe and Sara Silbert took an in-depth look at the Fitbit Flex, Fitbit’s answer to the Nike Fuelband and Jawbown Up. Fitness…

Techgress at CES: Monday, January 7th

Techgress at CES: Monday, January 7th

In case you missed it earlier, we tested out a live blogging system during the LG press event this morning. There were some interesting things to come out of LG’s event, though mobile news will have to wait until Mobile World Congress next month. At the forefront of LG’s presentation was connected devices, with smart…

CES 2013 is upon us, here’s what to expect from the show

CES 2013 is upon us, here's what to expect from the show

The biggest week of tech is upon us, though what was once the mecca of tech shows is slowly losing its importance as major manufacturers instead opt to hold their own press events for major releases. What is left, then, are the middle of the road devices which highlight the need to cater to a…

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