CE Week 2014 Coverage
The 'On 2 Bean Bags' girls love souvenirs, and that's exactly what we got with MiP. The adorable balancing robot was exhibiting at the WowWee booth at CE Week, and we couldn't help but take him home. Check out all the fun we had with our new robot friend!
A study conducted by The Diffusion Group found that "short-term demand for 4K/Ultra HD televisions is hindered by two simple but structurally important fundamentals: a widespread lack of awareness among consumers and a marked sensitivity to the costs of these advanced sets."
The Bean Bag girls are finally rested after a fun, informative CE Week. In this episode, we looked at the products that caught our fancy.
1. Interactive booths and live demonstrations. Mostly everyone lets you play with their toys at CE Week. They’ll even let you hang around and over stay your welcome while you draw a detailed cartoon of Teddy Roosevelt on their electronic white board or make ridiculous faces in their webcams. If you’re really nice, they even more »
With the launch of their new 360 Scandinavian branding earlier this year, Libratone upped their design game. The company also used the recent CE Week show in New York to introduce some upgraded tech to their line as well. Announcements during the show last week included Spotify Connect integration, as well as updates to the company's iOS app for better performance.
I've been to dozens of trade shows over the years. When it comes to these events, some are great, some are duds. This one had a really positive energy, not the least of which was due to the large number of innovative startups in the house, complementing what was a sizable presence from the old guard of consumer electronics.
LG Electronics is betting that if you’re willing to drop as much as five figures on a top-of-the-line new TV, a free year of Netflix is a crucial sweetener. LG at CE Week this week announced the arrival and pricing of its new line of Ultra HD 4K TVs, consisting of three lines and seven more »
If you haven't heard of A-Audio Headphones, it's time to start paying attention. Today, the company announced their Legacy Series headphones have been awarded a "CE Week 2014 Best in Show" award. A-Audio will use the event to debut their EliteHD audio enhanced line of wired and wireless ANC Legacy over-the-ear headphones, Lyric wired on-the-ear headphones, and EliteHD earphones.
olloclip introduced its 4-IN-1 Photo Lens for iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad mini with Retina display today at CE Week. The $69.99 product, now shipping, features four lenses -- fisheye, wide-angle and 10x and 15x macros) in a package weighing less than an ounce. The company says the "quick-change" lenses are similar to those available with large DSLR cameras -- just way smaller.
Henge Docks introduced its newly-designed MacBook Pro Retina Vertical Dock at CE Week today. The dock enables you to instantly connect a MacBook to your desktop or home theater while opening up space on your desk and reducing cable clutter too. The resulting look is pretty sexy.
The celebrity guests at JBL by Harman’s CE Week exhibition include both the longtime romantic partner of one of the Kardashians and an active NBA player- and surprisingly, they’re two different people. The event, scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Metropolitan Pavilion, will allow attendees to “gain hands-on exposure more »
If you're considering whether or not to buy an Ultra HD TV, your decision wasn't made any easier after the half-day Your Next TV conference, which was held this week during the growing industry-only event called CE Week in New York. Basically, the aggregate, conflicting message that emerged from the numerous panels was, "Ultra HD TV is awesome. You should buy it now! But wait, Ultra HD TV has a long ways to go until it's mature. It's too early to dive in."
Onkyo today unveiled three new AV components that feature Dolby Atmos "multidimensional sound": the THX Select2 Plus-certified 9.2-channel TX-NR1030 Network A/V Receiver, the 11.2-channel TX-NR3030 Network A/V Receiver, and the THX Ultra2 Plus-certified PR-SC5530 Network A/V Controller. The products, targeted at medium to large listening spaces, will ship in August.
It's summertime, which means it's time for fun outdoor adventures on land and water. Snow Lizard’s SLXtreme -- billed as "the world’s only waterproof and battery-boosting case" -- would seem an excellent companion in those adventures. The company will introduce a Lightning Connector version of the ruggedized case for the 4th-generation iPad at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York.
The Tiffen Company to show new imaging accessories from Steadicam, Domke, Dfx and Lowel at 2014 CE Week
The Tiffen Company will show off its new imaging accessory product lineup at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York.
WindowLikr will introduce a mobile-focused video codec at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York. Its eponymous technology is billed as "the world’s first video platform created exclusively for truly engaging interactive video" -- one that "attaches end users directly to their favorite content in a fluid and uninterrupted fashion." Which of course is, like, the Holy Grail of video. Time will tell if its technology is up to the task.
The Wireless Speaker and Audio Association (WiSA) will demo a wireless high-resolution audio system at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York, and frankly, we can't wait to hear it. We've been listening to a lot of low-res streaming lately, like the rest of the world is.
Loksak will show its newest product, the Shieldsak, at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York. The lightweight Shieldsak bag, which features a fabric Faraday cage, "blocks RF signals capable of reading your critical information" on your mobile and electronic devices such as tablets and smartphones, says the company.
There sure are a lot of heart rate monitors out there. The hook for PulseOn's? The company claims it makes heart rate monitoring easier than ever because there's no need for a chest belt, just a small wrist device that measures your heart rate.
Birksun will show its new line of solar portable power accessories at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York. The line consists of three solar charging packs, two lightweight power banks, and Apple-certified Lightning cables.
The familiar brand Maxell will show its entry into a unexpected category -- soundbars -- at CE Week 2014, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York. Featuring a wooden enclosure, the Maxell SSB-4W Digital Soundbar offers Bluetooth connectivity for smartphones and music players.