By Lisa Johnston
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Las Vegas — Coby will debut its latest tablet, the MID7065, during International CES, here, next week.
The company’s newest tablet features a 7-inch display and gives users access to Google Play and Google Mobile services.
The MID7065 runs on a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The device can connect to the web via Wi-Fi and it has Bluetooth 2.1 and a front-facing 0.3-megapixel camera, Coby said.
Shipping is slated for the first quarter with a $149 suggested retail.
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Las Vegas – Digital Stream will go to International CES with an 8-inch RCA-brand Android tablet that incorporates a standard over-the-air ATSC DTV tuner and a mobile-DTV tuner, which is compatible with encrypted Dyle TV mobile-DTV broadcasts.
The $299-suggested RCA Mobile TV Tablet, available in the spring, will be the industry’s first dual-tuner mobile TV, the company said.
Las Vegas – Portable electronics device manufacturer Archos introduced Thursday its Archos TV Connect which enables basic TVs with a host of smart TV features and functions, including a multi-gesture TV Touch remote with game control mapping and an HD camera for video calls.
The company will be showing the device at its International CES booth (Central Hall 15322) Jan. 8-11 in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas – AudioControl is bringing to International CES an audiophile-grade amplifier/DAC intended for use with wireless multiroom-audio systems, including Sonos systems.
The $799-suggested compact Rialto 400, which ships a few weeks after CES, can be connected to a pair of passive speakers and the Sonos Connect wireless receiver, which connects existing sound systems or powered speakers to a Sonos wireless-audio network.
Las Vegas – Harman Kardon will go to International CES to expand its selection of AirPlay-enabled A/V receivers, launch its first AVR with embedded Wi-Fi, and bring out its first AVRs with 4K upscaling.
The brand’s two new AVRs are the $799-suggested 7.1-channel AVR 2700 and $999 7.2-channel AVR 3700, both of which feature Apple AirPlay, vTuner Internet radio to connect with thousands of Internet radio stations, and DLNA 1.5 certification to stream audio and video. Both also feature 4K upscaling from any video input. The $999 model adds embedded Wi-Fi.
Las Vegas – Samsung Electronics rolled out its International CES offerings early introducing today two new Ultrabooks.
The new devices, the Chronos and Ultra, are part of the Samsung Series 7 family.
The Ultra is a super-slim model featuring a 13.3-inch Full HD display. There is also an option to add a 10-point multi-touch to the Ultra. The device weighs 3.6 pounds and has a bare metal finish.
Las Vegas — Cobra Electronics will travel to International CES next week with an expanded offering of radar detectors, including what it’s calling the first under-the-hood radar/laser/camera detector to use a Bluetooth connection to a smartphone.
The iRadar S-series under-the-hood detector connects to Cobra’s free iRadar app, providing access to the crowd-sourcing iRadar Community.
Newark, Calif. — Logitech International announced Bracken P. Darrell has become CEO of the company.
He succeeds Guerrino De Luca, who remains chairman of the board. The move was previously planned as part of an “executive leadership transition” when Darrell joined the company in April 2012.
Las Vegas — Definitive Technology, the supplier of high-performance component in-room and architectural speakers, continues to venture into new product categories with the planned CES launch of its first Bluetooth speaker, the $199-suggested Sound Cylinder.
The launch will follow the 2012 launch of the brand’s first active soundbar, a 5.1-channel model at a suggested $1,999 with included wireless subwoofer.
Las Vegas – Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Company is introducing at International CES next week a new series of electric-powered dusters targeting IT professionals at booth 35214.
Made in the U.S., the new DataVac Electric Duster Tech units feature a rugged steel body with a heavy-duty, three-conductor grounded power supply cord and high-quality attachments.