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Topic: CES

Editorial: The super exciting failure of CES 2018

01/09/2018, 12:01 pm

After working hard to dismiss iPhone X as too expensive, AirPods as a very minor success and HomePod as far-off vaporware missing the window of opportunity afforded to smart speakers, the low-paid writers hired by the Associated Press, Bloomberg, CNET and Reuters to fill the gaps that regular staff can't get to are again converging on Las Vegas to depict the really big prototype TV concepts of CES as being potentially affordable, commercially significant at some point in the future--and anything but vaporware.


Mophie Powerstation AC grants USB-C MacBook 15 extra hours of runtime

01/03/2018, 12:01 pm

Battery purveyor Mophie has debuted a large USB-PD external battery for USB-C devices like the MacBook and MacBook Pro, with one USB-A and AC socket for additional charging options.


How Apple Inc. managed to upstage the tech industry at CES for fifteen years

01/15/2015, 05:01 am

Within three years of Steve Jobs' return to Apple in 1996, he transformed the then-struggling company into an innovation machine capable of consistently stealing attention from the rest of the industry. This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas suffered at least its fifteenth year of being upstaged by Apple.


Rumor: Fifth-gen iPad, second-gen iPad mini to debut in March

01/11/2013, 10:01 am

Apple's iPad lineup is now on a twice-a-year refresh cycle, according to a new rumor, which pegs both the full-size iPad and iPad mini as due for updates in March.


2013 smart TVs dismissed as 'not that smart,' leaving opportunity for Apple

01/10/2013, 12:01 pm

Smart HDTVs being showcased at this year's CES aren't actually that smart, according to one analyst, who believes a lack of innovation in TVs has created a huge opportunity for Apple.


Hands-on with the Pebble smart watch

01/10/2013, 02:01 am

The company behind the Pebble Kickstarter project showed off a number of prototype and final versions of its smart watch product at CES this week, with consumer units shipping out to backers on Jan. 23.


Tethercell to bring app-enabled remote control to conventional battery-powered devices

01/09/2013, 05:01 pm

At CES, there’s a fantastic amount of well-finished products from big tech vendors like Samsung and Lenovo, and automotive groups like VW and Ford. There’s also an equally large amount of unrefined products, including a sea of cases and inexpensive bluetooth speakers.


Valve eyes the living room with multiple set-top 'Steam Boxes'

01/09/2013, 04:01 pm

Competition in the living room continues to heat up, with game maker Valve revealing its plans to support multiple set-top box devices for playing games and streaming content.


First Pebble smart watch orders to begin shipping Jan. 23

01/09/2013, 03:01 pm

The multi-million-dollar Kickstarter sensation Pebble smart watch will begin shipping to the first customers later this month.


Samsung, Microsoft hype new 'Youm' flexible OLED display tech

01/09/2013, 01:01 pm

Samsung's day-two keynote at CES was full of surprises, including new bendable screen technology called "Youm," as well as an appearance by former U.S. President Bill Clinton.


Sharp hypes IGZO displays, Apple called a 'prime candidate' to use

01/08/2013, 09:01 am

Sharp this week made its case to CES attendees that IGZO technology is the future of mobile displays, leading one market watcher to believe it's likely inevitable that Apple will adopt them.


Corning's Thunderbolt and USB 'Optical Cables' transmit data over hundreds of feet

01/08/2013, 02:01 am

Making good on a promise to unveil new interconnect products at CES, Gorilla Glass producer Corning on Monday revealed optical Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 cables that can transfer data over hundreds of feet.


Looxcie to bring POV cameras to Europe via Apple Store, releases new enterprise model

01/08/2013, 01:01 am

Looxcie announced on Monday that it would be bringing its tiny Bluetooth-enabled Looxcie HD streaming camera to Europe via Apple's retail outlets and unveiled a new real-time collaborative enterprise platform called Vidcie.


Crayola, Griffin target child artists with Crayola Tools for Apple's iPad

01/07/2013, 10:01 pm

Griffin Technology has partnered with Crayola to showcase three creative tools made for the iPad, each of which uses the tablet's unique features to offer an innovative digital canvas for aspiring young artists


Lenovo's IdeaCentre Horizon 'table PC' is a 27" portable computer

01/07/2013, 08:01 pm

Lenovo on Monday unveiled an interesting, if not completely useful, "slate" PC in the IdeaCentre Horizon, a 27" multitouch all-in-one that can convert into a tablet-like device reminiscent of Microsoft's original Surface concept.


Hyundai announces support for Apple's Siri Eyes Free

01/07/2013, 04:01 pm

At this week's Consumer Electronics Show, Hyundai announced a number of new vehicle technologies, including integration with Apple's Siri-powered "Eyes Free" mode.


Nvidia showcases Tegra 4 CPU on Android & PC-compatible 'Project Shield'

01/07/2013, 02:01 pm

Nvidia surprised on Monday by unveiling a new device dubbed "Project Shield," a hybrid game console with a dedicated controller and screen that runs Android and can wirelessly stream PC games.


CES 2013 expected to showcase 'embarrassingly large' smartphones

01/04/2013, 09:01 am

Big-screen "phablet" devices, positioned between a smartphone and a tablet, are predicted to be a big trend at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.


Intel expected to unveil cable service, set-top box at CES

12/31/2012, 11:12 am

Chipmaker Intel is reportedly planning to unveil a new set-top box and accompanying cable service at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January.


Video: Weekend Tech Review: CES Week 2 2012

01/15/2012, 06:01 pm

Here's a video recap of the top tech stories involving Apple for the second week of 2012, including a tour of CES 2012, Steve Ballmer's keynote, big product news, the week's business stories, and upcoming events.