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CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets

Here's a sneak peek at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show's array of gadgets, from dream cameras to clever iPhone cases--and even a cycling computer that promises you a beach-ready body.
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We heard about Keyport Inc.'s Slide last year, but never got a chance to see or test one. So we checked to see if they were coming to Vegas this year for CES, and sure enough, they'll be in town. What does the Keyport Slide do? Imagine you're one of those geeks (like us) with a bunch of keys on your key rings. Not just car keys, house keys, and so on--but USB keys. And little flashlights. Hey, whatever we can hang on there, we will.

The folks at Keyport have rethought the key ring. What personal item could be more of a candidate for reinvention than your key ring? Or your key wallet for those of you who still use one. A Keyport Slide has the capacity for six "blades." It's up to you how to use that capacity. Maybe you want five keys and one USB memory stick. Or maybe you want three keys, a USB memory stick, a bottle opener, and an LED flashlight. By using spring-loaded headless keys, Keyport packs what was once on your key ring into a small package that's about half the width of a credit card. Wow. It's about time.

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rames2075
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1/8/2012 | 4:11:36 PM
re: CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets
video demonstration on VoxLinc home page is not playing properly,from this you can imagine how this product would be.
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1/8/2012 | 7:06:04 AM
re: CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets
Agreed on both counts...the NEX line is definitely not SLR, that's how the body can be made so small, no mirror/pentaprism
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1/8/2012 | 1:33:22 AM
re: CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets
I don't think DSLR is the correct term for this type of camera. It's a Compact System Camera, or a Mirrorless camera, or a compact interchangeable lens camera, but not a DSLR. I could be wrong but I think DSLR's are designed around the mirror which makes it a single lens reflex.
And I believe the hold up is the floods in Thailand, not the Tsunami in Japan. Seems like the reporting is not quite up to snuff here.
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