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MyCharge external battery packs offer clever charging options
MyCharge was showing off a full lineup of battery packs for charging smartphones here at CES. Our favorite of the bunch is the MyCharge Explorer, which combined a 3,000mAh battery with an integrated AC plug so that it can act as a wall-wart for your devices. Stepping down a notch from that is the MyCharge Quest, which is a 2,000mAh battery that charges off USB and can power either an iPhone, microUSB device, or both. The MyCharge Flex delves into the extremely crowded space of iPhone cases with external batteries.
Fulton's eCoupled wireless power now charges devices without direct contact
Fulton Innovations is displaying its latest innovations in wireless power at CES, including a new spatial charging technology that allows devices to be charged when in range of a wireless power transmitter. This allows for charging without direct surface contact.
BiKN locater for iPhone tracks RF-tagged objects around the house (hands-on and pictures)
BiKN's locator system uses your iPhone to track up to 256 objects of your choosing.
Kivic One streams audio and video to nearly any screen via AirPlay / DLNA
The Kivic One is a neat little device, about the size of a MiFi, that can stream audio or video to nearly any display via AirPlay, WiFi direct, or DLNA.
Goal Zero Sherpa 50 battery pack (hands-on pictures)
Goal Zero's new Sherpa 50 battery pack can charge a multitude of devices on the go.
Pure announces Contour 200i AirPlay speaker, Sensia 200D internet radio (hands-on pictures)
Pure announced several new products at this year's CES, including the Airplay-enabled Contour 200i speaker.
Qooq culinary tablet: recipes and videos in a kitchen-safe enclosure (hands-on video)
The Qooq tablet is designed for the kitchen, and serves up recipes and multimedia in its heat- and water-resistant enclosure.
Dish Remote Access app updated, now streams on-demand video on iPad
Dish has updated its Remote Access app and now features on-demand streaming from HBO, Cinemax and Blockbuster @Home.
3M's 46-inch multitouch table supports 20-point input (hands-on pictures)
3M's 46-inch multitouch table supports up to 20 concurrent touches.
Tobii Gaze controls Windows 8 with eye tracking (hands-on video)
Tobii Technology is exhibiting its Gaze eye tracking at CES, and we had a chance to go hands-on.
iHome iDM5 combines Bluetooth keyboard, speaker, speakerphone
iHome brought a bevy of new products to CES, many of which go beyond simple iPod and iPhone speaker docks.
Disposable body metric patch from BodyMedia coming later this year
BodyMedia introduced two prototype body monitor devices at CES 2012: a patch designed for temporary monitoring and a 3G-enabled version. Neither product is currently available.
Oregon Scientific Time and Wireless Charging Station+, ATCMini camera, and more (hands-on pictures)
Oregon Scientific has brought a Qi-compatible alarm clock, a tiny rugged HD camcorder, and other gadgets to CES 2012.
Eton Rukus solar-powered Bluetooth sound system hands-on
Eton's showing off its new Rukus portable speaker system at CES unveiled, and we just got our hands on it — it's a small, lightweight device that streams music via Bluetooth, and the system is powered by a big solar panel that covers most of the Rukus' topside.
Zomm Lifestyle Connect gives elderly a contact in case of emergency (hands-on pictures)
Zomm launched the Lifestyle Connect today at CES, a Bluetooth-connected dongle designed to help the elderly in case of an emergency.
Belkin to make Dyle Mobile TV accessories, bring live OTA broadcasts to your mobile device (hands-on)
Belkin just announced at CES that it's going to to be developing accessories that work with MCV's Dyle Mobile TV service, which brings live over-the-air television to mobile devices. We saw one of Belkin's prototype dongles for the service today, and have posted our hands-on impressions here.
Behringer Soundscape Air iPod dock, Splash 100 and Tuff Tunes hands-on
Behringer's at CES with some sporty new audio products, and we just gave them a heft: the $100 Splash 100 wireless pool speaker, $129 Soundscape Air iPod dock with wireless speakers, and the $100 Tuff Tunes boombox.
Lenovo IdeaTab S2 10-inch tablet hands-on pictures and video
Lenovo's IdeaTab S2 gives the Transformer Prime a run for its money, coming in at just over 0.3 inches thick and weighing 1.1 pounds. We got a quick look at it here at CES and found it running Android 4.0 with a clean skin — perhaps Lenovo's Mondrian UI layer wasn't quite ready for prime time.
Griffin Twenty amp adapts your old speakers to AirPlay using an AirPort
The Griffin Twenty is an AirPlay adapter for older speakers. It uses an AirPort Express to hook them up to the wireless output from your iDevice.
Withings introduces Smart Baby Scale for infants and toddlers (hands-on pictures)
Withings' Smart Baby Scale is a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-equipped scale that works for both toddlers and infants. It will be available in Q2 for around $150.
Parrot Asteroid in-car navigators run Android 2.3 (hands-on pictures)
Parrot announced three new in-car navigation systems at CES Unveiled today, all of which run Android 2.3.
LG to launch Android phones with VMware virtualization on Verizon 'in the coming months'
We've known LG and VMware have been working on phones with virtual Android instances since February, but now Verizon and Telefonica wil be launching a phone with the tech "in the coming months."
Two new iCade controllers debut at CES 2012
Ion Audio debuts two new iOS game controllers at CES 2012.
Sculpteo iOS app: 3D printing without the printer
Sculpteo's free iOS app lets users order custom printed mugs and vases with a person's profile. Simply take a photo and choose an object, and you'll have a one-of-a-kind 3D object in around 30 days.
Marvell's Armada 1500 reference design for Google TV hands-on
We got a look at Marvell's reference design for Google TV products, featuring its new Armada 1500 chipset.
Lenovo LePhone S2 Android smartphone hands-on pictures
Lenovo's S2 Android smartphone isn't necessarily going to set the world on fire, as it's based on Android 2.3. However Lenovo says it has a secure kernel for enterprise use. It also has a very heavy skin that reminds us a lot of webOS — including a gesture area and card views.Developing...
Lenovo K2 10-inch tablet with Android 4.0 hands-on pictures and video
We're just back from taking a look at Lenovo's S2 10-inch tablet running Android 4.0. We're still working on collecting specs and details, but it's running a Tegra 3 processor.Developing...