Watching CES 2013: Smartphones

Videos that show off some new phones, or things you can do with your smartphone

The team at IDG Enterprise (including Network World, Computerworld and and the IDG News Service created more than 50 videos last week at 2013 International CES, covering everything from news events, computers, smartphones, tablets and other electronic gadgets. In this post, we are highlighting videos focusing on new smartphones or devices that you can control with your smartphone:

First up, check out Sony's new Xperia Z flagship cell phone:

The digital health tracking market is surging, mainly due to many people being able to use their smartphones to monitor their vital signs. The IDG News Service offers up this video report:

Intel entered the low-cost smartphone market with the Atom Z2420 Lexington chip - the IDG News Service offers up more details in this video:

Looking for a larger screen for your smartphone? Huawei offered up this 6.1-inch screen at the show:

If you already own a phone, you'll soon be able to control things like your refrigerator or washing machine via the smartphone. LG Electronics showed some of its appliances that you'll be able to control with your phone:

Another handy use of smartphones is to provide augmented reality. In this video, Computerworld's Lucas Mearian gets a view of how print publishers are utilizing AR to provide additional content beyond the magazine:

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