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Matthew shares his trip to the Maker Faire and talks about the products they’re developing, Twitter lets you mute people, cheap smart phones are going to take over the world, Monster’s CEO isn’t happy about Beat’s payday, Wearhaus will make silent discos more awesome, Jawbone gets bluetooth connectivity right, Microsoft unbundles the Kinect, Google Glass suffers a loss and the head EE head’s over to Oculus Rift, Uber puts the breaks on Breeze, and Formula E charges ahead with electric race cars.
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It’s CES week! We talk about Ultrabooks, Search + Your World, Why MG Hates Android, TVs, HUDs, tablets, phones, Comcast disrupting SOPA, PCs vs Tablets and MUCH more! Check out all the links for videos, summaries and more.
- HP, Dell Targeting Apple’s ‘Fashionista’ Buyers With New Ultrabook Laptops – What’s next? Superbook? Captainbook? Batbook?
- Why I Hate Android
- Search, plus Your World with some Anti-Trust and Privacy Concerns
- Comcast Rolls Out “AnyPlay”
- Next Gen iPad Spotted at CES?
- Samsung Shows Off 55″ OLED Screens
- Is it Time For a .Data TLD?
- Sony Demos 24 and 46 inch Glasses-Free 3D TVs
- Panasonic’s New TV Remote – Not really a big deal in and of itself, but says a lot about where they think the industry is heading
- Microsoft Tops Yahoo in Search Results
- Golden Eye Head Mounted Computer – 2.5 G’s
- Verizon Says Almost (Except Prepaid) All Future Phones/Tablets Will Be LTE
- Eye Tracking GUI
- See Through HUD
- OLED Interactive Window – this is awesome
- VISA Certifies NFC Equipped Android, BlackBerry Smart Phones for payWave
- Motorola Smart Controller for Remote Control of Your Tablet For When Your Touch Device isn’t Around You… Motorola, you’re doing it wrong.
- AcerCloud, a Free P2P Cloud Type Thing – Pretty Cool Tech
- Monster and Beats By Dr. Dre are Splitting
- LightPad G1 Bluetooth Keyboard & Pico-Projector – Clever idea… not sure it’s a great execution
- Synaptics Demos 10-Finger Touch Tablets
- Vuzix Augmented Reality Glasses, not ready for prime time, but maybe in 2013
- WebOS Gets OTA Update
- $79 Novo7 IceCreamSand Android Tablet
- Google Announces Design Standards For Ice Cream Sandwich A guideline, not a mandate. XKCD on standards
- Porche Teamed Up With BlackBerry to Design a Sweet Looking, Yet Dead End Luxury Phone
- Microsoft Patent Agreements Now Cover 70% of All Android
- SpareOne, a Cell Phone That Last 15 Years
- Comcast Network Upgrades Disrupt SOPA
- Dish Network Bought 500 Blockbuster Locations… and They’re Now Closing Them. – What’s the plan here?
- Motorola Rolls Out Ice Cream Sandwich for Xoom
- PC vs Tablet Shipments: Fun With Data
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