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All You Need to Know On CES 2012

By Aldo Panessidi

The world's greatest tech show - CES 2012 - kicked off on Monday,  January 9th... and will run until Friday January 13th.

With more than four decades of success, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) reaches across global markets, connects the industry and enables CE innovations to grow and thrive.   The show is produced by Consumer electronic Association, the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $186 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of consumer electronics products. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.

This year's show is held at the Hilton Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas and will cover more than 1.8 million square feet which is equivalent to 35 American football fields with over 2700 exhibitors and close to 200,000 attendees from across the globe.

Most of the leading smartphone and wireless mobile device (such as tablets) manufacturers and vendors will be unveiling their latest product and technology.  In the same breath, these manufacturers will be showcasing their latest in innovative protection solutions... ... stylish top brand bags, sleeves and cases specifically designed to protect your devices from scratches and blemishes.  Tough on the outside, sweet on the inside these brand name protection accessories combine complete device coverage with sleek artistic expression.

The following capture the most important CES smartphone and wireless mobile device news and product video overview:

Nokia Logo LTE-packing Nokia Lumia 900 is finally official, exclusive to AT&T
HTC Titan II vs. Nokia Lumia 900 vs. Samsung Focus S – the ultimate WP showdown [TABLE]Nokia Lumia 900 - specshands-on
Samsung Logo New Samsung Series 9 ultrabook comes in 13.3″ and 15″ versions, the small one weighs just 1.16kg
Samsung and AT&T unveil Note, Skyrocket HD and Exhilarate
Android-powered webcam-like device, the Samsung inTouch, adds Smart TV magic to your boring HDTV
Sprint unveils Samsung Galaxy Nexus LTE
Verizon debuts Galaxy Tab LTE Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE- specshands-onsecond hands-on
AT&T Galaxy Note LTE - specshands-onsecond hands-on
Samsung Skyrocket HD - specs
Samsung Exhilarate - specs
Samsung Galaxy Nexus LTE - specs
Sony Logo Sony Ericsson LiveView successor spotted at CES, announcement seems imminent
The Sony Xperia ion coming to AT&T in Q2 2012
Sony announces Xperia S with a 12MP camera and HD screenSony Xperia ion - specshands-on
Sony Xperia S - specshands-on
LG Logo LG brings a ton of new HDTV stuff to CES, 3D is everywhere, and there’s a motion-controlled remote with voice input
LG Spectrum goes official, joins the Verizon LTE gang on Jan 19
Sprint unveils LG ViperLG Viper- specs
LG Spectrum - specshands-on
HTC Logo HTC Titan II vs. Nokia Lumia 900 vs. Samsung Focus S – the ultimate WP showdown [TABLE]
LTE HTC Titan II with 16 MP camera revealed, heads for AT&T

HTC Titan II
- specshands-oncamera samples
Acer Logo Acer announces Aspire S5 and Aspire Timeline Ultra Ultrabooks, claims the former to be the world’s thinnest
Acer showcases the new Iconia Tab A700, comes with a quad-core processor and a full HD display
Motorola Logo Verizon announces several Droid RAZRsMotorola RAZR MAXX - specshands-on
Motorola Droid 4 - specshands-on
Lenovo Logo Lenovo continues CES invasion with IdeaCentre B-series all-in-ones and refreshed desktops
Lenovo announces IdeaPad S200 and IdeaPad S206 netbooks, will launch in June
Lenovo IdeaPad U310 and U410 new Ultrabook laptops get under the spotlight
Lenovo unveils Ideapad S2, the S2 smartphone and K91 TV
Huawei Logo Huawei Ascend P1 and Ascend P1 S droid beasts announcedHuawei Ascend P1 - specshands-on
Huawei Ascend P1 S - specshands-on
 

Misc

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update starts rolling out for the ASUS Transformer Prime
ASUS and NVidia CEOs show a 7-inch Tegra 3-powered tablet with ICS for $249
Gigabyte keeps Atom dream alive with Cedar Trail powered T1006M convertibe netbook and tablet, Windows 7 on board
In case of emergency: The new SpareOne mobile phone promises to hold its charge for up to 15 years
Fujitsu showcases quad-core Tegra 3 smartphone at CES
Parrot shows AR.Drone 2.0 at CES – now with 720p video recording, easy sharing and sturdier hardware
OCZ Lightfoot SSD boasts Thunderbolt connectivity, speeds beyond belief
Canon PowerShot G1 X is a 14MP compact with a DSLR-sized 4:3 image sensorCanon G1 X hands-on
Fujifilm announced rangefinder-style, mirrorless X-Pro1 camera, to cost $1,700 at launch
SanDisk unveils the world’s fastest SDXC card, promises write speeds of up to 45MB/sToshiba showcase three mysterious tablets at CES and tell us nothing about them Razer reveals Project Fiona, a tablet with controllers attached to it running on a Core i7 and Windows 8

Many thanks to GSM Arena for the above references and links.

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