At CES, FLIR Systems, Wilsonville, Oregon, unveiled their thermal imaging camera for the iPhone 5/5s, the FLIR ONE. Like a standard case, it slides on to the iPhone and delivers the image to the iPhone's display. The rollout is planned for the spring of 2014, and it will be priced under US$350.
LAS VEGAS - Mophie is aiming to take on two issues iPhone owners deal with in a single case: battery life and storage space. The new Space Pack combines both into one package that adds 16GB and 32GB more storage to your iPhone 5 or iPhone 5S and made its debut at CES 2014 in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS - iPort introduced its new Charge Case and Stand in versions for the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display on Tuesday at CES in Las Vegas. The case and stand combo work together so you can charge your iPad while viewing it in portrait or landscape mode without giving up your Smart Cover.
At CES, LaCie has unveiled its terabyte storage device, the Fuel, for iPads. Because it creates its own Wi-Fi network, no cables are required, and it can share with up to five devices.
The price at introduction is US$199.99.
Apple fans love interesting and unique designs, and audio firm ClearView just announced a product at CES that may be worth checking out. The Clio Bluetooth Speaker features a curved glass transducer that pushes sound from all sides while easily blending in to most environments. It ships in March for $329.
inMarket has announced the launch of the first multi-retailer iBeacon platform with the first grocery marketing solution of its kind. Its "Mobile to Mortar" network utilizes Apple's iBeacon platform to augment the grocery shopping experience for consumers across the country beginning January 6.
Corning on Monday unveiled a new antimicrobial variant of its popular Gorilla Glass product. Aimed at touch screen devices, the new glass features ionic silver, which actively works to kill bacteria, mold, mildew, and fungi, and reportedly lasts throughout the life of the device. Corning is aiming to bring the product to the broader smartphone and tablet market soon.
Apple's 12 Days of Gifts promotion wraps up today. Available this year for the first time in the United States, the promo featured free music, books, TV episodes, movies, and apps, with the highlight being Day 5's inclusion of Hugo. Those looking for one more freebie this year can check out Day 12's live EP from the Rolling Stones.
Other World Computing, in its initial teardown of the new Mac Pro, discovered that the CPU is upgradeable. So they popped in a new CPU and measured a 30 percent improvement in the Geekbench Multi-core score.
iFixit, not satisfied with it's original Mac Pro teardown, has pried open the "seemingly innocuous" fan cap only to find ... gold in the Wi-Fi antenna array.
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