NVIDIA goes up to 11 for mobile with Tegra X1 superchip

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Not content with owning the innards of many name-brand Android tablets and other digital devices, NVIDIA has just raised its mobile processor game a notch or few more, using the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 as the platform to debut is new Tegra X1 “superchip.” NVIDIA describes this as [...]

Steam Machines: Pretty-looking boilers, but just full of hot air?

By Chris Meadows
January 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Last night at CES, Gabe Newell of Valve spoke for about seven minutes about the new SteamOS/Steam Machine initiative. 13 different Steam machines were shown at the conference. The controllers would be sold separately by Valve, and other companies could make their own controllers too. Newell said [...]

The CEA's Gary Shapiro to host a Reddit AMA tomorrow

By Dan Eldridge
February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

The modern phenomenon known as the Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session is perhaps a perfect example of the sort of knowledge acquisition that is only possible because of the Internet. But you know that already. Here’s something you probably don’t know: A gentleman by the name of Gary [...]

At CES, an E Ink Watch Raises $200,000 in Two Days

By Dan Eldridge
January 16, 2013 // 2 Comments

Most of you met the newest addition to the TeleRead team, the reporter and author Juli Monroe, when we published her introductory post a couple days back. (If you missed it, click here to give it a look.) But last weekend, we republished an article of Juli’s about E Ink readers that was [...]

TeleRead Goes to Vegas

By Dan Eldridge
January 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Those of you who read TeleRead regularly probably noticed that our coverage was a little bit thin last week … but not to worry! I’ve got an alibi: I was in Las Vegas since last Sunday, covering the 2013 International CES for NAPCO—my employer, and TeleRead’s parent company. This [...]

Morning Links — Even Polaroid is selling tablets now!

By Joanna Cabot
January 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Polaroid Kids Tablet Debuts at CES (Good E-Reader) Your Gadgets Are Slowly Breaking the Internet (Technology Review) Q&A With Atria Books Amy Tannenbaum (Digital Book World) Early Signs Point to a Big Holiday Quarter for Apple (Giga OM) Kindle Daily Deals: The Center of Everything by Laura [...]

Morning Roundup — International CES Edition

By Dan Eldridge
January 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Forget Apple, Amazon and Google: CES is for the little guys (Digital Trends) Engadget’s 2013 CES Preview: Tablets (Engadget) Incredible photos from the CES vault: 1967 to 2012 (The Verge) Why I chose a crappy Kindle over the iPad for my kid (Pando Daily) Kindle Daily Deals: Apocalypse Z by [...]

OLPC 3.0 tablet revealed; will be shown at CES

By Chris Meadows
January 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Over the last few days, reports and pictures have surfaced showcasing the new OLPC XO-3 tablet that will be debuting at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The 8-inch tablet will cost under $100 for its target market. In terms of what’s under the hood, The Verge reports: In [...]

More tablet/netbook hybrids on the way, but what to call them?

By Chris Meadows
January 29, 2011 // 5 Comments

Plenty of hybrid tablet/laptop devices are on their way. Dan Ackerman on CNet reports on four prototypes that were shown at CES—tablets with keyboards that flip out from behind, or slide out of hidden slots, and so on. These could offer the benefit of tablets for easy reading and net surfing, [...]

Gadgetell CES BlackBerry PlayBook hands-on

By Chris Meadows
January 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

On our sister blog Gadgetell, Shawn Ingram posts a CES hands-on report with the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, the seven-inch device that is BlackBerry’s attempt to compete with the iPad. A photo gallery accompanies the article, including shots of children’s book applications. Ingram is impressed [...]

Paltry ereader lineup at CES says Kindle Review

By Paul Biba
January 6, 2011 // 1 Comment

Kindle Review sums up the show: Mirasol’s Color eReader is mighty impressive – and not scheduled to release until Q3, 2011. Pixel Qi is pretty impressive too – except the lowest priced version of the Pixel Qi screen Adam tablet is $499. Which means that until Q3, 2011, iPad 2 is the only real [...]

Over 80 tablets shown at CES this year

By Chris Meadows
January 6, 2011 // 5 Comments

The Consumer Electronics Show is on, and the RSS feeds are being flooded by scads of posts about this or that new tablet or e-reader. If I tried to cover all of them, I could be here all night. In fact, PC Magazine reports that over 80 tablets are going to be shown at the CES this year, many of [...]

CNet rounds up CES e-readers, their current states

By Chris Meadows
December 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

CNet has another one of those year-end retrospective articles that start popping up around this time. This one looks at the scads of e-book readers that were introduced in the Consumer Electronics Show in January, and follows up to find out what happened to them all. What do I mean by “scads”? [...]

Some info from the Consumer Electronics Association on ereaders and tablets

By Paul Biba
November 10, 2010 // 2 Comments

CEA, the Consumer Electronics Association, is the trade organization that puts on CES each year. CEA is not too well known to consumers, but it is one of the largest trade associations and does all the stuff that trade associations do, including engage in economic analysis. Each year at this time [...]

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