CES 2013 Roundup

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ces-2013-roundup-previewThe International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a major technology-related trade show held each January in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada, United States.

Not open to the public, CES is a platform for companies to host previews of products and make new product announcements. The event is an interesting peek at the new hardware, software, accessories and services that might be appearing within the year and an indicator of upcoming trends in the IT industry.

The 2013 International CES was held from Tuesday, January 8th to Friday, January 11th, 2013. Over 3,000 exhibitors showcased a wide range of innovative products this year across categories including 3D, Accesories, Audio, Automotive Electronics, Embedded Technology, Lifestyle Electronics, Wireless and Wireless Devices.

2013 marked the first year Microsoft has not appeared at the show. Apple, Dell and HP all no longer exhibit.

The absence of so many big players may make you wonder how relevant CES is, but there were plenty of new gadgets and gizmos to get excited about this year.

Here’s our roundup of the best CES 2013 news from around the web –

Apple

Despite not having put in an appearance on the floor since 1992, Apple’s influence on the IT world was strongly felt at this year’s CES –

Hardware

Mobile

Bizzaro

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