Motorola goes Android crazy
In addition to changing its logo to a Droid-inspired red, Motorola unveiled an Android 3.0-based Xoom tablet and a 4G Atrix smart phone/laptop. The company reportedly has big hopes for the tablet and may produce between 700,000 and 1 million Xoom devices by April.
Crowd goes Gaga for camera sunglasses
Polaroid teamed up with Lady Gaga to showcase a pair of sunglasses that come embedded with a digital picture and video camera. The glasses come with storage memory, which is located in one of the earpieces, and a screen in front of each eye that can play recorded media.
Nvidia gets into processors
Intel and AMD might get some competition as Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced that the graphics company would be teaming with ARM to make CPU processors. The company’s “Project Denver” will be aimed at powering personal computers, workstations, and super computers.
Ford launches tech filled Focus
The car company decided to launch its all-electric car at CES instead of at a major auto show. The vehicle can be started remotely via an Android app and it uses MapQuest to let drivers know how far they can travel on their existing battery level.
HP stays quiet on WebOS tablet
HP put little emphasis on the show this year and provided nothing new on its Palm WebOS projects. Of course, with tablet announcements coming from virtually every company at the show, perhaps HP wants the spotlight all to itself before unleashing the PalmPad.
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