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Every year, a few big product trends emerge. In 2011, it was all aboutAndroid tablets; in 2010, 3D televisions and e-readers dominated the show; and in 2009, netbooks were a big topic. So what does 2012 promise? Here’s a look at five CES trends that people are already talking about.

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  1. 1. January 3, 2012 batteryfast.co.uk CES 2012: Top 5 New Technology Trends To Watch OLED Organic Light Emitting Diode displays promise morehttp://www.batteryfast.co.uk/battery-technology/ces-2012-top-5-new-technology-trends-to-watch/ T he Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in vivid colors, faster response times, and smaller Las Vegas next Tuesday, and gadget makers device footprints compared to LCD/LED TVs, but are getting ready to show off their latest tech the technology has yet to break into the television products for the coming year. market. That may be about to change at CES 2012, as LG announced Monday it plans to show what it Every year, a few big product trends emerge. In calls the world’s largest OLED HDTV. 2011, it was all aboutAndroid tablets; in 2010, 3D televisions and e-readers dominated the show; and LG’s new TV has a 55-inch display, 0.16-inch depth, in 2009, netbooks were a big topic. So what does weighs 16.5 pounds, and promises a response time 2012 promise? Here’s a look at five CES trends that that is less than 0.0001 milliseconds (the average LCD people are already talking about. has a response time between 5 and 2 milliseconds). OLEDs were also a hot topic for CES 2009. Ultrabooks Intel introduced the concept of Ultrabooks – laptops with slim designs, solid state drives, and longer bat- tery life — in May. Since then we’ve seen a number of Ultrabooks come out, including the Lenovo IdeaPad U300s, Acer Aspire S3, and Toshiba Portege Z835. Love this PDF? Add it to your Reading List! 4 joliprint.com/mag Page 1
  2. 2. January 3, 2012 batteryfast.co.uk CES 2012: Top 5 New Technology Trends To Watch 4K No we’re not talking about kilobytes, but a type of display resolution that has four times the pixel den- sity of 1080p HDTVs, the current gold standard for mass market high-definition displays. LG plans to show off an 84-inch 4K 3D HDTV with Internet connectivity during CES.Toshiba is also working on a 4K 3D display, so perhaps we may see more than one 4K set next Tuesday in Las Vegas. But the real onslaught of these MacBook Air com- Ice Cream Sandwich petitors is expected at CES, with as many as 30 to 50 Ultrabooks making their debut in Las Vegas. In- tel’s President and CEO Paul Otellini is delivering a keynote address at CES next Tuesday when he may discuss the forthcomingIvy Bridge Core processors, the miniaturized successor to 2011s Sandy Bridge chips that are at the heart of current Ultrabooks.http://www.batteryfast.co.uk/battery-technology/ces-2012-top-5-new-technology-trends-to-watch/ Quad-Core Phones Tablets have been a big topic at CES since 2010, when device makers scrambled to get out in front of the looming release of Apple’s iPad. CES 2012 is expected to have more of the same, thanks to the release of Google’s latest Android flavor, Ice Cream Sandwich. Unlike 2011, where the Motorola Xoom was the only Get ready for blazing fast smartphones loaded with device running Google’s tablet-specific version of quad-core processors, such as Nvidia’s Tegra 3 and Android (Honeycomb), ICS is already available to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4. any manufacturer who wants it. The first round of quad-core smartphones are expec- Electronics maker Coby plans to debut four ICS ta- ted within the first three months of 2012, and many blets at CES, and it’s a good bet other tablet makers tech watchers expect to see these devices at CES. will follow suit. Love this PDF? Add it to your Reading List! 4 joliprint.com/mag Page 2
  3. 3. January 3, 2012 batteryfast.co.uk CES 2012: Top 5 New Technology Trends To Watch Related Articles: Did you enjoy this post? Why not leave a comment below and continue the conversation, or subscribe to my feed and get articles like this delivered auto- matically to your feed reader.http://www.batteryfast.co.uk/battery-technology/ces-2012-top-5-new-technology-trends-to-watch/ Love this PDF? Add it to your Reading List! 4 joliprint.com/mag Page 3

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