One of Intel's bigger announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is a physically small and ultra power-efficient development platform that resembles an SD card. It's called Edison and it's designed to work with just about any device, from computers and phones to things like chairs, coffee makers, and whatever developers can conceive. In the short term, however, expect to see Edison become a player in the wearable computing market.
Razer's first foray into the wearable computing market
Gaming peripheral maker Razer has proven on more than one occasion that it isn't afraid to step out of its comfort zone and try its hand at different types of products. This time the company is trying its wrist. Meet the Razer Nabu, a smart band device that "fits technology seamlessly into your daily life." It does this by communicating with your smartphone, but it's far from a one trick pony.
Dell’s CEO Michael Dell is convinced that if the ailing PC giant is to embark on the long, hard road to recovery, it needs to go private and use the ensuing absence of market scrutiny to freely shift its focus to enterprise products, cloud computing and smart devices. While the fate of Michael Dell’s massive $24.4 billion proposed buyout offer still hangs in the balance, the likes of Sam Burd, Dell's global vice-president of personal computing, are eagerly looking forward to the “transformation.”