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NVIDIA unveils Project Shield, a Tegra 4-powered Android gaming handheld

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A video shown on-stage during NVIDIA's press conference just unveiled "Project Shield," a gaming controller / portable console running the just announced Tegra 4. The controller looks an awful lot like a PlayStation 3 DualShock 3, albeit with an HD… Go To Full Article

Toshiba Qosmio X875 Gaming Laptop Refreshed with New Storage Option

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Toshiba announced a new storage option for its 2013 Qosmio X875 gaming notebook, a combination of a 1 TB HDD with 8 GB SSD caching. Toshiba claims the contraption offers a 3.6-times speed increase in read/write speeds over conventional hard… Go To Full Article

HP unveils an avalanche of monitors ranging in size from 20 to 27 inches

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It's pretty clear HP is all about monitors at this year's CES -- in fact, that's pretty much all it announced, with the exception of a couple laptops. All told, we've detailed 10 models here, and that's not even counting… Go To Full Article

HP intros its first USB-powered monitor, the U160; goes on sale this month for $179

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In case you haven't noticed, HP's presence at CES 2013 pretty much boils down to monitors: the company just unleashed nearly a dozen models and, uh, very little else. As it is, we decided to round up most of the… Go To Full Article

Lego Mindstorms EV3 arrives tailored for mobile, infrared and more hackability

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Lego's Mindstorms kits were born into a world where the PC reigned supreme for control; the company is ushering in 2013 with an acknowledgment that its build-it-yourself toy is part of a much wider universe. Its updated Mindstorms EV3 runs… Go To Full Article

Glympse announces voice-controlled location-sharing app for Ford SYNC

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What's the point of hitting the road for glamorous destinations if you can't brag it up? To that end, Glympse is launching a new voice-activated location-sharing app that works with Ford SYNC-equipped vehicles. You'll need to install it on a… Go To Full Article

HP announces two affordable thin-and-lights, including one with a touchscreen

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Geez Louise, folks. HP's notebook lineup is starting to get confusing. So confusing, in fact, that we feel compelled to offer a little primer before we get to what it is the company announced today. Rewinding to sometime last year,… Go To Full Article

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Ultrabook Review @ Hardware Canucks

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There's no better example of a modern Ultrabook than Lenovo's X1 Carbon. It is slim, exceedingly well built, has a 1600x900 matte screen, sports an Ivy Bridge processor and weighs under 3 lbs. With a starting price of $1200, the… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA officially unveils Tegra 4

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One new SoC per year? That's what NVIDIA pledged back in the fall of 2010 and today at its CES 2013 presser, it delivered with the Tegra 4's official unveiling. The chip, which retains the same 4-plus-1 arrangement of its… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA details the Grid, a card built for powering cloud computing

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NVIDIA's CES 2013 press conference is still ongoing, but the chipmaker is already unveiling something we've only seen teased before: the NVIDIA Grid, a card used for cloud computing across PCs, smart TVs, and smartphones. CEO and founder Jen-Hsun Huang… Go To Full Article

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