Profile of Fritz NelsonVice President, Editorial Director InformationWeek Business Technology Network
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Fritz Nelson is a former senior VP and editorial director of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network.
Articles by Fritz Nelson
posted in January 2011
Our hands-on testing revealed one of the more innovative evolutions in Bluetooth headsets; a device that communicates with your mobile phone and soft phones, and can receive voice alerts from Outlook and instant message systems. But that's not all . . .
CES provided a tableau of what buyers can expect in tablets, nearly all of them evolutionary hardware improvements over the currently-shipping iPad, none of them available now, and most of them, predictably, clones. Here's a guide, based on a modest round of discussions and demonstrations at a frenzied CES; videos included where appropriate.
CES has already seen its fair share of new tablet announcements, even before the show officially starts. NEC's offering is something quite different. But for now, it's just a prototype.
It's time to put the smart phone back in the car. Sort of. Parrot's media console, running Android, offers a slightly different take on auto-tech.
The company's newest Armband uses Bluetooth to send over 5000 different health variables to your Android or Apple-based phone.
After months of waiting, RIM finally let us touch, feel and use its Playbook tablet at CES; its first foray into the tablet market. As tablet hardware goes, this one stacks up nicely.
At CES 2011, WowWee Consumer Products showed off a tiny pico projection system that easily projects content from an Ipad, iPhone, iPod and other devices onto a wall or ceiling. "Cinemin Slice" can project a very clear image up to 60 inches in size.