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  • Philadelphia’s Radisson Blu Gets a $20 Million Makeover

    January 12, 2014 6:10 AM 31

    Radisson Blu® has announced the completion of a $20 million renovation and conversion of the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia. The hotel marks the third Radisson Blu hotel in the United States, joining Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago and the Radisson Blu Mall of America. The 301-room historic hotel, situated in the prestigious Rittenhouse Square

  • Epson Moverio BT-200 hands-on review: Augmented reality smart glasses

    January 11, 2014 3:12 PM 29

    The first thing that needs to be said about the £649 Epson Moverio BT-200 (available in May) is that they are not trying to be Google Glass. They are about as different as Android smart glasses could possibly be. Whereas Google Glass is designed to be sleek and pretty hidden, the Moverio BT-200 comparatively is big, chunky and in your face. While the BT-200 weighs

  • ZTE gets competitive with impressive smartphone lineup

    January 11, 2014 8:07 AM 45

    LAS VEGAS, USA - ZTE, the China-based electronics company, more notable for their telecommunications infrastructure solutions (and in the Philippines for the the ZTE-NBN broadband scandal) plans to make a dent in the consumer electronics space this year. The company hit the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas with a bang this week unveiling

  • Twitter releases Vine app update

    January 11, 2014 7:03 AM 25

    Twitter has updated Vine to ensure users can lock focus and exposure while shooting their videos. The latest version, only available on iOS at the moment, is meant to eliminate problems of over- and underexposure by setting the level of exposure automatically. Much like how smartphone cameras operate, if there is an object users want to focus on, they can now tap on its location

  • Nokia Beamer Not Available For Devices With Less Than 1GB Of RAM

    January 11, 2014 6:24 AM 31

    As much as we would love to see smartphone features available for all devices out there, sometimes it is just not possible due to hardware limitations. After all it wouldn’t make sense for a phone that is five years old to offer the same features as a phone that was just launched, right? Well as it turns out the issue with RAM has managed to plague Windows

  • BMW Debuts World’s First Self-Drifting Car, Articles

    January 11, 2014 4:39 AM 28

    While self-driving cars are often positioned as a solution to navigating the mundane daily grind of urban traffic, BMW has just revealed a new prototype that can do the driving at the limit. Called BMW ActiveAssist, the new technology is designed to bring the vehicle back into line in extreme situations. Debuting at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

  • A Bluetooth speaker that can be worn on the wrist

    January 10, 2014 11:25 PM 27

    LAS VEGAS, U.S. -- While most of the tech companies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas are introducing new and fanciful smartwatches, Bem Wireless clearly believes in putting a Bluetooth speaker on the wrist instead. Its latest product, the Speaker Band, is a small Bluetooth speaker that is worn on the wrist like a watch. From a function point

  • CES: Intel's New 3D Camera Technology Said To Have Videogame Potential

    January 10, 2014 4:37 PM 33

    LAS VEGAS -- Intel Corp. caused a stir at this week's Consumer Electronics Show after unveiling RealSense, billed as the world's first integrated 3D depth and 2D camera module. The device is said to have wide-ranging applications and potential for the home market, including videogames. Intel's new camera, which offers full-color 1080p, can recognize

  • Fitness data trackers still need to incentivize

    January 10, 2014 3:38 PM 40

    Though I haven’t intentionally kept up with the news from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it surprised me to see how many companies are jumping on the bandwagon with their own versions of the now-mainstream fitness tracker. These devices are designed to give the user various metrics about their activity levels. From stairs climbed to steps

  • Google linking of social network contacts to email raises concerns

    January 10, 2014 10:32 AM 30

    SAN FRANCISCO: A new feature in Google Inc's Gmail will result in some users receiving messages from people with whom they have not shared their email addresses, raising concerns among some privacy advocates. The change, which Google announced on Thursday, broadens the list of contacts available to Gmail users so it includes both the email addresses