LAS VEGAS - Continuing our “Count the Tablets” coverage of CES, we bring you tablets #3 and #4, which are essentially the same devices, but one runs Android OS and the other runs Windows 7. The devices don’t yet have a name, Toshiba hasn’t announced pricing, and the release date for them is an unspecified time later this year.
Las Vegas — iHome made it clear at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show that Apple’s new AirPlay wireless media streaming platform has a big future in its audio products. Company representatives took the time to show off the new iW1 wireless speaker system along with two more AirPlay-compatible systems slated for release later this year.
LAS VEGAS — iPhone and iPad accessory maker iLuv is showing off its case lineup at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, including new cases designed just for Apple’s unannounced second generation iPad. The leather cases include cut-outs for a rear facing camera, adding fuel to the rumors that the next iPad will include front and rear-facing digital cameras.
LAS VEGAS - Since Microsoft managed to avoid mentioning anything about Windows tablets during CEO Steve Ballmer’s CES keynote, we are kicking off our “Count the Tablets” coverage of CES with two Android tablets from Sharp being marketed under the name Galapagos — 5.5” and 10.8” models are being shown at the trade show.
Nike and TomTom jointly unveiled on Thursday the Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom. Building on the technology launched in 2006 with the introduction of the Nike+ Sport Kit for iPad nano, this new watch captures run data and plugs into the USB port on any Mac or PC so information can be uploaded to the nikeplus.com web site.
Engadget is reporting that it found a likely case for an iPad 2 at the CES booth of accessory maker Dexim. While images of supposed iPad 2 cases have been making the rounds lately, Engadget says the one they were shown has an iPad 2 mockup inside. Reporter Paul Miller wrote: “It was so intriguing that we asked to put our own iPad inside, which is when we were told it wouldn’t fit, since the case was designed for the next iPad.”
Seagate used its presence at this weeks Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to roll out its new line of GoFlex for Mac external drives, which are HFS+ pre-formatted so they can be used immediately with Mac OS X’s Time Machine backup software. They feature FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 interfaces, although they can be changed to USB 3.0 or eSATA.
Microsoft is apparently gearing up to take on the Apple TV at the Consumer Electronics Show with the introduction of Windows TV. The new product from Redmond is said to be a stripped down version of the Windows operating system with the Windows Media Center interface bolted on top.
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