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Smart devices and flexible displays at CES

Smart devices and flexible displays at CES
About 3,000 companies will today demonstrate their latest gadgets at the biggest consumer electronics fair in the world, the CES in Las Vegas. Revolutionary product announcements are not expected, the evolution of increasingly becoming smarter and more sophisticated equipment monitors will prevail.

For the first time since 1999, it is not a top executive from Microsoft that the event opens. Last year, the technology company announced that the timing of product announcements are no longer matches that of the show. But analysts suggest that the real reason is that PCs now no longer play a major role in Las Vegas.

The place occupied by Microsoft's CEO Paul Jacobs of Qualcomm, maker of chips for smart phones and tablets and other products, such as cars. Jacobs has already indicated that he will show how wireless technology houses, cars and health will change.

Much longer refers to everyday devices that are connected via the Internet and becoming smarter. This year, there are actually a lot of these kinds of self-steering cars, smart refrigerators and voice devices are visible.

Although the market for smart phones and tablets continues to grow significantly, and there is enough news will be seen in Las Vegas, no major new product launches are expected in the coming days. BlackBerry maker Research in Motion waits until the end of January with the launch of the BlackBerry 10. For new European launches on Smartphone field waiting many manufacturers at the Mobile World Congress in February in Barcelona is held. However, Samsung has confirmed that the flexible displays will show, that can be used in smart phones.

Traditionally, there are always many televisions displayed. According to the latest rumors, Sony would also like Samsung and LG TV show that uses OLED technology.

A record number of car manufacturers this year attended the fair. The American association for consumer electronics has predicted that the market for gadgets in cars this year 11 percent will grow to $ 8.7 billion.

Mega Tablet Asus Windows 8 and Android

Mega Tablet Asus Windows 8 and Android
Asus at the Consumer Electronics Show CES prototype of a giant tablet show that both Windows 8 and Android works. The Transformer P1801 All-in-One might almost ready for production.

That reports various American technology sites, including Anandtech and Computerworld. The detachable screen of 18.4 inches (46.7 cm) is based on IPS technology (in-plane switching), which guarantees a wide viewing angle of 176 degrees. The multitouch screen 10 touches at once distinct and has a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The base station is an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor that can handle Windows 8. In the display area, which is separated as a tablet using Nvidia Tegra 3 processor built. The tablet has standard Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) as the operating system.

Tablet wifi within range even with Windows 8
Even if the P1801 tablet is able to work with Windows 8, as long as you stay within range of a Wi-Fi network remains. This is done by Windows 8 wirelessly to the display area to stream. With a physical switch on the side of the tablet, you can manually switch between Windows and Android.

Combination weighs 7 pounds
A lightweight tablet Transformer is not determined, but that was due to the large size also not expected. It weighs 2.6 kilograms - about 4 times as much as an iPad. The base station mounted on a base (weight 4.5 kg) contains many connections, including four USB 3.0 ports. The tablet comes with a foldable stand. The basic part is a dvd-speler/brander. Working memory is up to 8GB.

Asus wants the P1801 is still in the first quarter on the market in America. With a Core i5 processor, a hard drive 1 terabyte in the base and 32 GB of flash storage in the tablet will cost him $ 1,299.