Nvidia unveils gaming console at CES 2013

CES 2013 kicks off with a flood of announcements: Nvidia is making its own portable gaming console, Fitbit takes on Nike with a Flex wristband monitor, and cars are packing more apps into the dashboard.

Monday's CNET Update from CES 2013:

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There's a flood of news to digest at the International CES, but I got you covered. Update will sum up highlights of CES each day in a handy-dandy three minute video. The show floor officially opens Tuesday, but here are some stories already getting buzz:

- Computer chip maker Nvidia announced that it's getting into the hardware business and making its own quad-core portable gaming console .

- Fitbit unveiled the Flex, a fitness-tracking wristband that will compete with the Nike FuelBand and Jawbone Up.

- Garmin wants to go beyond the GPS and build an entire car dashboard. It's showing off the K2 infotainment platform .

- Car makers are pushing more apps into cars. Ford is letting drivers share their destinations and routes with friends with the Glympse app on Sync AppLink . Chevy is adding the TuneIn internet radio app to give drivers access to 70,000 global radio stations.

Stay tuned all week to cnet.com/live for our live video coverage from CES 2013, and catch up on all the news at ces.cnet.com.

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