The CES Lowdown: 1-11-12


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Here’s a look at what’s been going on at the giant electronics show that is CES:

»  @ CES: *Intel* Gets The Mobile Partners–*Motorola* And Lenovo–It Badly Needed: Arguably the biggest story of Tuesday’s CES 2012, Intel (NSDQ: INTC) extracted pledges from Motorola (NYSE: MMI) and Lenovo to release handsets based on its chips after years of trying and failing to get the mobile industry to bet on a PC legend. (paidContent)

»  Lenovo K800 hands-on: first Intel-powered phone, with Android 4.0 and 720p display: The Verge takes a brief look at that first Intel phone, to be released by Lenovo in China in the second quarter. (The Verge)

»  So, what’s an ultrabook, again?: CNET’s Scott Stein, a fellow New York Jets apologist, takes a closer look at the Ultrabook category. (CNET)

»  Gorilla Glass 2.0: Stronger, Thinner, Lighter: One of the most important and least known products in a modern smartphone–the touchscreen–was practically invented by the folks at Corning when they came up with Gorilla Glass, and they’ve made it better. (PC World)

»  CES: Google’s Schmidt talks Android ecosystem at Next Big Thing: James Temple of the San Francisco Chronicle discusses Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Chairman Eric Schmidt’s appearance at a CNET event discussing his company’s approach to Android and its partners. (San Francisco Chronicle)

»  @ CES: Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) Is Scouting The Competition: Apple’s chief mobile marketing executive was wandering the halls of CES Tuesday, checking out the presentations by fellow competitors at a show that Apple can’t stand. (paidContent)

»  BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 hands-on (video): Research in Motion (NSDQ: RIMM) gamely trots out the Playbook 2.0 software at CES, the version that actually brings BlackBerry e-mail to the Playbook nearly a year after it first launched. (Engadget)

More in our CES archives.

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