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CES 2013

HP's Pocket Playlist Wi-Fi drive for taking streamed media on the road

With video rental stores going the way of the dodo, it’s fast becoming the norm to download movies and TV shows from online services such as Netflix and Hulu. But what if you want to take a downloaded movie with you somewhere? You could pack up your big ol’ DVR, or you could use HP’s portable new Pocket Playlist drive that can stream media over Wi-Fi to up to five devices. Read More

DreamBots shows off WheeMe massage robot at CES

When we think of robots that autonomously do things to help us, one of the first things that probably comes to mind are those vacuum-cleaning Roombas. Well, DreamBots is aiming to change that perception ... with a robot called the WheeMe, that wanders around on your back and gives you a comforting massage. Read More
— Mobile Technology

Super-thin K900 to lead Lenovo's smartphone charge in 2013

By - January 10, 2013 6 Pictures
According to recent league tables, Samsung is king of the hill when it comes to smartphone brand popularity in China. If you were asked to name the company biting at its heels in second place, however, what would be your guess. Apple? Nokia? Huawei? Perhaps you'll be surprised to learn that it is in fact Lenovo, the world's second largest computer maker. The electronics giant has confirmed its commitment to become the number one supplier of handsets in its home country, and power into other regions, by unveiling six new models in Las Vegas this week ... the most impressive of which is the stunning IdeaPhone K900. Read More
— Mobile Technology

Magnetyze smartphone charger swaps cords for magnets

By - January 10, 2013 6 Pictures
Phone chargers may not be way up there on peoples’ lists of troublesome devices, but if the things can be made simpler ... hey, why not? BuQu Tech’s new Magnetyze system attempts to do just that, with a magnetic case/charger combo. Users just place their Magentyze case-clad smartphone near the slab-like desktop charging platform, and it will be magnetically sucked into place and charged up – no cords need to be plugged in. Read More
— Health and Wellbeing

HAPIfork: The smart fork that monitors your eating habits

By - January 10, 2013 16 Pictures
One of the quirkier innovations Gizmag has clapped eyes on at this year's CES, the HAPIfork is an electronic eating utensil that monitors the extent and rate of your eating. The HAPIfork was originally developed for clinical use to encourage slower eating, with the aim of combating weight gain from hurried eating that some research suggests doesn't give the body the time it needs to feel full from more moderate food intake. Additionally, HAPILABS claims that its HAPIfork will reduce digestive problems and gastric reflux associated with rapid ingestion. Read More
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