Category: CES 2013

Must watch: ZTE Grand S LTE hands-on (how not to do a product demo)

There’s not too many new smartphones announcements at at CES this year. However, ZTE announced the massive Grand S LTE that runs OS 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and has a 5-inch display (1920×1080). Unfortunately there’s no word on a Canadian release and it’s incredibly thin at only 6.9mm, which they are claiming to be the “thinnest

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Video: Hands-on with the iPhone physical keyboard case “Spike”

Some, not many, complain that typing on the iPhone is challenging. These people state the display is too small, the keys are too close together, and that learning to type on a touchscreen keyboard is too time consuming and they prefer to stick with a physical keyboard. These are most likely BlackBerry users, but Solo

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Pebble smart watch will be available to backers on January 23rd

Pebble will be launching to its Kickstarter backers on January 23rd. Because of the limited 15,000-per-week manufacturing run, the entire allotment will take roughly 6-8 weeks to ship to backers. It supports standard 22mm watch bands, but its band has been custom created for the watch face. Its screen is not e-ink, but is a

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Hands-on with the Huawei Ascend D2 and Ascend Mate (video)

We were eager to check out Huawei’s newest flagship device, the Ascend D2, after the company announced the 5-inch monster at a press conference on Monday. We had a chance to play with the phone and came away quite impressed with its vivid IPS display, its excellent metal build quality, quick camera shutter and thoughtful

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Video: Gorilla Glass 3 takes on a steel ball

Gorilla Glass is strong, still breakable, but strong. Now in it’s third generation and on more that a billion devices worldwide, Corning has announced Gorilla Glass 3. At CES 2013 I stopped by their booth for a quick demo of this in action as it’s reportedly three times stronger, has “Native Damage Resistance” which offers

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Sony announces the Sony Xperia Z

Update: According to Sony Canada we’ll be getting hold of the Sony Xperia ZL. Launch is still expected to be sometime in Q1. Sony has introduced its new flagship device, the Sony Xperia Z. It has a 5-inch 1920×1080 pixel display, a 1.5Ghz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC, 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage with

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LG video hints at new devices, just in time for CES

CES 2013 is right around the corner, and LG has released a video that hints at what they’ll be bringing to Las Vegas. We only get a brief look at the two devices featured, but they look to be both the LG Optimus G (above) and a phone that’s docked in what could be a

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Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to be demoed at CES

Corning’s Gorilla Glass is on a billion devices and the company is coming back to the table with an even strong product. They will showcase this generation product – Gorilla Glass 3 – at CES 2013 in Las Vegas next week. GG3 claims to be even tougher than the first two version and features a

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