CES 2012

Huawei MediaPad up next for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

We know the first official tablet to be running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will be the Transformer Prime, and more will be following shortly especially after all of them we are seeing at this year's CES. Today Huawei has announced their popular MediaPad Honeycomb tablet will be joining the small crowds and is now all set for Android 4.0

Sony Xperia ion and Xperia S Hands-on

Sony has dropped the "Ericsson" and outed a pair of highly-desirable smartphones at CES 2012 this week, the LTE-toting Xperia ion for AT&T's 4G network, and its Euro sibling, the HSPA+ Xperia S. Both have a squared-off aesthetic and a 4.3-inch 1280 x 720 HD display, running Gingerbread on a  1.5GHz dual-core processor with an ICS upgrade tipped for Q2.  

DROID 4 and DROID RAZR MAXX Official: Hands-on

Motorola and Verizon have officially launched the DROID 4 and DROID RAZR MAXX at CES this week, and we've got hands-on with both Android smartphones. As expected, the DROID 4 packs a slide-out five row QWERTY keyboard, while the RAZR MAXX takes the original styling of the DROID RAZR, makes it a little chunkier at 8.9mm thick, and uses that extra space to slot in a 3,300 mAh battery.

Lenovo Racer-A Intel Midfield hands-on

Here at ShowStoppers CES 2012, Intel showed off the new Lenovo Racer-A smartphone making use of Intel's Midfield chip. Until now, we haven't seen Intel's processor in a production smartphone. It is currently clocked at 1.6GHz running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). This particular phone is running over AT&T bands - absent of 4G LTE.

ASUS Padfone 2012 refresh eyes-on

In case you didn't notice, we were able to get up close and personal with all of the tablets coming from ASUS in the next few months. One of those that I'm sure many of you are as excited about as me is the ASUS Padfone -- The phone inside a tablet. This 10" Android tablet saves a spot for the new ASUS smartphone to fit snug inside and act as the internals and operate the tablet. Now with Ice Cream Sandwich unifying both Honeycomb and ICS this will be better than ever.

ASUS Transformer Prime 700 series hands-on

Just when we all were happy that the ASUS Transformer Prime was finally starting to reach our doorsteps and resellers were getting stock ASUS goes and announces another one -- but I'm not complaining. This is the Transformer Prime 1920 x 1200 display full 1080p version and they are calling it the ASUS Transformer 700 series.

ASUS MeMo 171 7-inch Honeycomb tablet hands-on

We've heard plenty regarding this next tablet that we spotted over at the ASUS while wandering the halls at CES. This is the ASUS Eee Pad Memo 171 although we've seen a few names in the past. This isn't the first time we've heard of it but now it's in the US we quickly grabbed some pictures. It's currently set to hit Europe soon and we have all the details.

ASUS MeMO 370T 7-inch Ice Cream Sandwich quad-core tablet hands-on

Here at CES ASUS has a few different tablets on display and we've been giving them a quick look. Sadly the ASUS Padfone is under a lock and key and we were only able to get a small glance. The brand new Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich quad-core tablet announced yesterday in a 7" form factor was out in public though. Check out our hands-on below.

CES 2012 Monday mid-day wrap up

In case you've been wondering, yes we are live at CES 2012. Getting near zero sleep and tons of gadgets to play with I'd call it tiring bundles of fun. Today's had plenty of excitement from the world of Android. In case anyone missed it Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Transformer Prime is actually available today -- not the 12th. More details below.
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