Without a doubt, this is going to be a year of the drones. CES 2015 had an area dedicated to drones, and the enthusiasm was neither lacking nor diluted.
Notably absent from the International CES 2015 were major advancements in robotics. I plucked my way along the aisles of the convention in search of the neatest innovation in robotic technology and was left sad and empty-handed with naught but an autonomous grill cleaner and a therapeutic baby seal. Neither ignited my imagination. Most robot more »
Although CES 2014 was my first, I felt I learned a lot from that experience. And since I’ve been told I’m a pretty smart guy, I devised a plan to make CES 2015 even more efficient. Maybe this time I wouldn’t end up with a blistered limp by the end of the week (I didn’t!). But this meant passing up on any scheduled booth meeting, minimizing backtracking across the show floors, and using buses as breaks to rest my soles. With this in mind, I had high expectations to squeeze out more for myself, like a glorified tech glutton.
One of my favorite things about attending CES is finding those gadgets that stand out the most (to me). It never really happens in the moment as much as a day or so after. So when I originally passed by the BluBed booth at CES 2015, my curiosity paused me long enough for the big boss man to engage me in conversation.
Selfie sticks, those long metal sticks holding up cameras that have been ubiquitous here at International CES, have quickly moved on to the backlash stage- one which now includes a ban from two major soccer clubs in England. Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal are bitter rivals in North London and in the English Premier League, but more »
This year’s International CES is, as usual, rife with large and beautiful “booths”, if you can even call them that. LG’s booth, which happens to be bigger than most office buildings with the ambience of being in Disney World, displayed everything from TVs and phones to dishwashers and watches. The most exciting to debut from more »
When it comes to products that are mega, there are some pretty badass options out there. First, you’ve got yourself Mega Man. Then there’s also the Nerf N-Strike Mega Centurion. Heck, even the kiddies have Mega Bloks. So when you’re Ultimate Ears and want to juice up one of your best-ever inventions, you go mega.
There are the giants of industry and then there are the true pioneers. Jack Wayman was both of them.
Microsoft’s annual Build conference is just around the corner, where the Redmond-based company is expected to make some important announcements, including the launch of the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, along with a bunch of devices running it. We may also see some sort of information about the Windows 8.1 Update 1.
The PonoPlayer, the hardware part of a proposed new portable music ecosystem developed by music legend Neil Young with help from Ayre Acoustics, is set to arrive later this month at an MSRP of $399. Described as “a revolutionary movement conceived and founded by with a mission to restore the soul of music,” the PonoPlayer more »
The organizers of CE Week have announced that they have partnered with Klout to invite top social influencers to this year’s CE Week event and its Exhibits and Conference program. Klout will identify top technology influencers, and give them special access to CE Week activities. CE Week is scheduled for June 23-27 in New more »
CES 2014 showcased quite the number of booths dedicated to personal audio, such as headphones and speakers. Most booths were content to simply let me wander in and out. But not Wicked. Not until you put a pair on and stopped for a listen.