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The next Xbox: What to expect from Microsoft's new console

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Well, we’re almost there. In less than 24 hours, the tech world will be listening and watching in anticipation as Microsoft officially unveils the next generation of the Xbox. The console market has been struggling, but Microsoft — which has led in the U.S. in console sales for 28 consecutive months —...
The next Xbox: What to expect from Microsoft's new console

Nintendo's Wii U problems turn into a crisis

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In just a week, the problems Nintendo’s (NTDOY) new home console is facing have cascaded into something sinister. The traditional post-New Year slump hit Nintendo’s home market in the week ending January 12 and exposed cruelly how weak the consumer interest in Wii U truly is. According to Famitsu, Wii...
Nintendo's Wii U problems turn into a crisis

Microsoft Takes a Page from Apple's PR Book

www.pcworld.com
Analysis: With its building for mystery announcements and glitzy unveilings, when it comes to hype, is Microsoft the new Apple?...
Microsoft Takes a Page from Apple's PR Book

Nvidia's Tegra 3 plan: Superphones, Android tablets soon, Windows 8 later

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The bet for Nvidia is that its Tegra 3 sales will surge with superphone unveilings at the Mobile World Congress in a few weeks, followed by steady design wins leading up to Windows 8....
Nvidia's Tegra 3 plan: Superphones, Android tablets soon, Windows 8 later
MWC day one: Nokia 808 PureView, ZTE Era, and the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity

ZTE Grand X2 In official with Clover Trail+ Atom, photos at 24 frames per second

www.engadget.com
While Intel's Clover Trail+ Atom platform has been slow-moving so far, with only a handful of noteworthy unveilings, it just got a big shot in the arm through the official launch of ZTE's Grand X2 In. The 4.5-inch, 720p Jelly Bean phone is smaller than the Geek we saw...
ZTE Grand X2 In official with Clover Trail+ Atom, photos at 24 frames per second

Apple, Samsung marketing hype viewed as 'moving in opposite directions'

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As Apple's product unveilings have moved to increasingly smaller venues, rival Samsung is set to unveil its flagship Galaxy S IV at a heavily hyped event in New York City's Radio City Music Hall....
Apple, Samsung marketing hype viewed as 'moving in opposite directions'

Samsung announces the Galaxy Player 5.8, a...5.8-inch screen media player

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Samsung has announced details of its latest media player, the Galaxy Player 5.8, an Android-based device that boasts a 5.8-inch screen, as you can gather from the name. The Player is powered by Ice Cream Sandwich (aka Android 4.0) with Samsung’s own WhizTouch interface atop, and it also includes a...
Samsung announces the Galaxy Player 5.8, a...5.8-inch screen media player

Nvidia's Tegra 3 plan: Superphones, Android tablets soon, Windows 8 later

www.zdnet.com
The bet for Nvidia is that its Tegra 3 sales will surge with superphone unveilings at the Mobile World Congress in a few weeks, followed by steady design wins leading up to Windows 8....
Nvidia's Tegra 3 plan: Superphones, Android tablets soon, Windows 8 later

No Xbox 720 or PS4 this year, Sony will likely be the last to market

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With Nintendo's next-generation console slated for launch later this year, the rumor mill is producing all sorts of "leaked" info about upcoming consoles by Microsoft and Sony. Although expectations are high for official unveilings in 2012, neither company will ship its new product in the coming months....
No Xbox 720 or PS4 this year, Sony will likely be the last to market

NVIDIA's CES 2013 event now available to watch online

www.engadget.com
Assuming you've already caught up on Samsung's press event from yesterday, now may be a good time to see what NVIDIA unveiled at CES 2013 from the comfort of your own home, office or any other internet-connect place you might be. Naturally, you'll catch a glimpse of all of...
NVIDIA's CES 2013 event now available to watch online

HP's newly unveiled 24-inch x2401 is just 11mm thick

www.electronista.com
Among many other unveilings made by HP on Thursday, the PC giant showed off its upcoming x2401, a 24-inch monitor that supports 1080p resolution and is just 0.43-inch (11mm) thick. It uses LED backlights and is dressed up with a glossy black piano finish and housed in a brushed-metal body....
HP's newly unveiled 24-inch x2401 is just 11mm thick
YouTube opens up live streaming to all nonprofits
NHK's 8K Ultra High Definition TV standard approved by ITU

Hands on: ZTE Mimosa X with Ice Cream Sandwich

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ZTE is one of several companies that attempted to satisfy the demand for low-, mid- and high-end smartphones with its Mobile World Congress unveilings. The Mimosa X is aimed at the midrange market, pairing a dual-core processor with Android 4.0. Electronista tried out the new device after ZTE's press event.......
Hands on: ZTE Mimosa X with Ice Cream Sandwich

Vaio unveilings: Sony shows hybrid Duo 11, Tap 20 desktop PC

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The Vaio lineup gets two new entries announced by Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai at the IFA event in Berlin. One can play as both laptop and tablet, while the other sits on the desktop. [Read more]...
Vaio unveilings: Sony shows hybrid Duo 11, Tap 20 desktop PC
Google's Flirtation With Being A Hardware Company Is Over

Google I/O 2013's opening keynote is live tomorrow, get your liveblog right here!

www.engadget.com
Who can forget last year's Google I/O opening keynote? With skydivers and a plethora of extreme antics all culminating in the on-stage unveiling of Google Glass, it will go down in history as one of the most exciting product unveilings of all time. Can Google top that this year?...
Google I/O 2013's opening keynote is live tomorrow, get your liveblog right here!
Fancy that, Kindle Fire sells out before Amazon's event next week

The TRUTH About The Impact Of Big Product Announcements On Apple Shares (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Shares of Apple have been surging like crazy lately, and the stock seems to have gotten some extra juice lately since the company all-but confirmed the unveiling of the iPad 3 on March 7. Now obviously, the string of big hit products has been key to Apple's long-term run,...
The TRUTH About The Impact Of Big Product Announcements On Apple Shares (AAPL)

6 Reasons This Could Be The Most Boring CES Ever

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ReadWrite's Taylor Hatmaker is right about one thing: 2013 should indeed be a unusual year for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), as the industry struggles to find the next big thing. (Read CES 2013: 5 Things You Won't See.) Rattled by declining prices and lingering worries over the "fiscal cliff," gadget makers are...
6 Reasons This Could Be The Most Boring CES Ever

Editor's Letter: PlayStation next

www.engadget.com
In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. We're not even through February yet, but already we're looking at a time where there are three major product unveilings in a single week! If anyone was wondering whether 2013 would see the...
Editor's Letter: PlayStation next

Mother Nature hates consumer technology (or at least the Surface Pro)

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With blizzard Nemo bearing down on the East Coast, Mother Nature is showing once again that consumer technology is on her hit list. Topping that list is Microsoft, which intended to show off the Surface Pro at a launch event in New York City today. Mother Nature, however, had...
Mother Nature hates consumer technology (or at least the Surface Pro)

Hands on: ZTE PF100 10.1-inch tablet

www.electronista.com
Mobile World Congress primarily serves as a venue for mobile phones, however the event has become increasingly popular for tablet unveilings. ZTE launched several new tablets, including the 10-inch PF100, alongside a number of new phones. Electronista stopped by the company's booth to see how the device compares to other...
Hands on: ZTE PF100 10.1-inch tablet

Microsoft Windows Launches Through the Years

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As Microsoft prepares one of its most important software launches with Windows 8, we take a look at how past unveilings have fared....
Microsoft Windows Launches Through the Years

Here comes the iPad mini: Apple to unveil new smaller iPad on October 23rd

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Apple (AAPL) will unveil its new iPad mini tablet on October 23rd according to a new report. After October 10th came and went with no media invitations, the usual suspects began pinging their Apple sources in search of answers. Now, we finally have our first hit. AllThingsD, which has accurately pegged...
Here comes the iPad mini: Apple to unveil new smaller iPad on October 23rd

Samsung hints no major products at MWC with no event planned

www.electronista.com
Samsung has hinted that any products shown at Mobile World Congress may be low-profile after it stated Wednesday that it had no plans for a special event at the Barcelona show. The company didn't rule out any "exciting new products" in a response to PCMag inquiries, but it hinted that...
Samsung hints no major products at MWC with no event planned
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