As usual Apple is not present themselves at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, but there are plenty of accessory manufacturer there to bring the latest gadgets, including Airplay speakers, headphones, cases, and smart gadgets that works with iOS devices, plus much more.
On this page you can find the latest news and product releases from CES 2013. Some of them were announced in the days leading up to the event, and many more form part of launches during CES week.
Latest CES 2013 news
It has been about a year since Klipsch first started teasing their new Stadium AirPlay speaker, but recently at CES 2013 it was revealed that the wireless speaker is finally ready for retail in the next couple of months, together with amongst other a new bluetooth speaker in the Klipsch KMC3.
Having followed CES from a distance this year the headphone announcements have been a bit disappointing, with a few exceptions. Amongst those that have caught my eye is the Jabra Revo wireless headphones with multitouch on-ear controls.
While most compact bluetooth speakers provide stereo sound, very few generates what can be described as true left/right stereo. Supertooth Disco Twin bluetooth speakers are amongst those that now can.
Polk Audio might not be a household name in the speaker dock market, but with their recent announcement of the Polk Audio Woodbourne AirPlay and Bluetooth AptX speaker they might just make a few waves.
When Arcam launches new products it always comes with expectations of greatness, and one of their latest announcement is the airDac, a high quality 24-bit DAC designed to get the best possible sound from your AirPlay stream.
Sony has brought a pair of NFC enabled portable Bluetooth speakers with them to CES this year in the SRS-BTX500 and a smaller BTX300, both touting one-touch NFC pairing.
The Fidelio sound system range has been a success for Philips and at CES this year they are extending the range with some new high-end soundbars and a new Bluetooth based portable speaker.
Panasonic is at CES 2013 with a wide range of new products, including a new stereo and wireless speaker portfolio that includes AirPlay speakers, Bluetooth speakers, and some new Lightning Dock speakers.
House of Marley is at CES 2013 with a range of new products, including some interesting bluetooth speakers, some new headphone models, and some new product categories in bags and watches. All of them are keeping with the company’s ethos of earth-friendly materials and social responsibility.
Bluetooth is a popular category at this year CES, including Bluetooth speakers, and iLuv is there with 3 new models themselves in the Mo’Beats HD, MobiOut and MobiCup, all hoping to make a splash in the wireless speaker market.
Pure is launching a couple of new additions to their Jongo wireless system in the new T640B speaker and A140B HiFi adapter to go along with the existing Jongo S340B at CES 2013.
At last year CES show Behringer introduced the worlds largest speaker dock. This year they have downscaled and instead going for wireless technology with their AirPlay based Omni wireless speaker system.
Belkin is venturing into the iPad speaker dock market at CES 2013 with a brand new product in the Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater dock, which combines an iPad stand with integrated home theatre enhanced sound.
JBL was amongst the first major speaker dock brands to announce Lightning connector compatible speaker docks in the JBL OnBeat Venue and OnBeat Micro, and for CES 2013 they are adding another Lightning speaker dock to the portfolio with the JBL OnBeat Rumble.
iHome has revealed some of the new products they will present at CES 2013. including two new Lightning alarm radio docks and a range of bluetooth speakers and headphones, making their booth a well worth visit spot for those going to the show.
Electronics powerhouse LG will have a strong presence at CES 2013 with plenty of interesting new products, and amongst those products are a range of new Lightning speaker docks and wireless speakers for smartphone/tablet fans out there.