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Consumer Electronics Show 2013

Unfortunately, nobody sponsored a free ride to ole’ Tech Paul to the CES 2013.. so to find out what the future of tech is going to look like, I turn to CNet.

CNET brings you complete CES 2013 coverage ~
Join us at the world’s largest tech show where CNET editors will scour the showroom floor for the hottest new tech around!
With 90 people on the ground in Vegas, if it happens at CES, it’s happening on CNET. Our comprehensive CES special coverage brings you every moment of the show.CES 2013 features more than 3,000 tech companies from around the world unveiling the latest devices and services. From impressive-looking TVs to strange, bone-conducting headphones to giant robotic spiders, we’ve got it all here.
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CNET’s Next Big Thing: The Connected Revolution
CNET’s Next Big Thing SuperSession is one of the most popular events at CES, and in 2013, hear what big names in tech and business are saying about the post-mobile revolution.

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Qualcomm’s keynote at 2013 CES
Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs takes the stage to talk up the mobile revolution.

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Always On’s live torture test at CES
Want to see if the iPad can survive liquid nitrogen? Or how about dropping the Surface tablet from a ladder? Molly Wood and Brian Tong torture a slew of gadgets at CES 2013.

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Adriana Huffington showcases her new app
CNET’s Dan Farber interviews Huffington Post’s Ariana Huffington about her new app called GPS for the Soul, a heath app to combat stress and promote a healthy lifestyle.

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CNET’s Sharon Vaknin slays the Mondo Robot Spider
Check out EatArt’s 50-foot mechanical snake and watch Sharon take the reins on the Mondo robotic spider.

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Go from sweeps to swipes!
Don’t miss your chance to win* a Samsung Galaxy Tablet
Enter the CNET #Hashtag contest!
Find the “#” for a chance to win* a tablet!
*No purchase necessary. See official rules for details.Get started now!
LL Cool J drops in on the CNET stage at CES 2013
CNET’s Brian Tong interviews LL Cool J on his new Liquid MyConnect Studio App, a real-time music collaboration tool for a mobile device.

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The LG Smart Refrigerator know what you have, knows what you need
Donald Bell plays around with the LG Smart Refrigerator that will remind you that you need more beer.

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50 Cent comes back to CES 2013 with SMS Audio
Brian Tong talks to 50 Cent about the growth of SMS Audio and his favorite headphones.

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I hope there’s an item there (or two) that interests. (Maybe the Galaxy Tab Sweepstakes?)

Today’s quote:The obvious and fair solution to the housework problem is to let men do the housework for, say, the next six thousand years, to even things up. The trouble is that men, over the years, have developed an inflated notion of the importance of everything they do, so that before long they would turn housework into just as much of a charade as business is now. They would hire secretaries and buy computers and fly off to housework conferences in Bermuda, but they’d never clean anything.” ~ Dave Barry

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January 10, 2013 Posted by | computers, consumer electronics, gadgets, hardware, Internet, News, tech | , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

From the Consumer Electronics Show..

CRN’s CES 2012 Coverage

CES 2012

CES 2012, the largest tech show in the U.S., highlights the consumerization of IT and is a hot bed for the introduction of new smartphones, notebooks and other tech gadgets. CES also serves up keynotes from a range of big name IT executives, with Steve Ballmer, Ursula Burns and Paul Otellini all speaking at this year’s event.

CRN is on hand at CES 2012, bringing up-to-the-minute coverage of the biggest keynotes and providing an exclusive look at our favorite tablet PCs, ultrabooks, new cloud technologies and everything else from the show floor.

CES 2012

15 Mind-Blowing HDTVs From The CES 2012 Show Floor

HDTVs are typically one of the most amazing parts about CES and this year was no exception, as all the usual suspects — Panasonic, LG and Samsung — were represented.

Solution Providers: Intel Smartphones, “Wintel” Here To Stay

Intel has announced an alliance with Motorola as it prepares to enter the smartphone and tablet space for the first time ever. Intel’s new mobile strategy doesn’t signify the demise of “Wintel,” though, solution providers said.

CES 2012

New Storage Devices Come To Light At CES 2012, Storage Visions

While the buzz in Las Vegas was focused on tablets, TVs, and smart mobile devices, there was plenty to see at CES 2012 for anyone looking for the latest storage innovations.

ViewSonic Undercuts Android Tablet Market With $170 ViewPad E70

ViewSonic also introduced two more 10-inch tablets: the ViewPad 10e and the ViewPad 10pi.

SAP CIO: It’s Always Bring Your Smartphone To Work Day

In an interview at CES, Oliver Bussman explains why SAP gave the green light to personal iPhones, iPads and Samsung Android-based devices in the corporate environment.

CES 2012

Ballmer Touts Windows 8, Phone In Microsoft’s CES Farewell

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, in the company’s CES farewell, sticks to his knitting by focusing on progress with key products like Windows 8 and Windows Phone.

CES: Cisco Says Videoscape Platform Still Top Priority

Despite Cisco’s struggles in 2011, its Videoscape digital television and social media platform is still an important strategic platform for service providers.

CES 2012

10 Hot Items From CES 2012 Opening Night

CRN provides a look at 10 items that caught our eye on opening night of CES 2012.

D-Link, Netgear Join CES Cloud Services Fray

Cloud services continued to dominate CES 2012, with home and SMB networking players D-Link and Netgear pledging allegiance to the cloud with new services.

CES: LG Set To Launch VMware-Equipped Smartphones

LG says its carrier partners are getting ready to launch the first smartphones loaded with Horizon Mobile, a VMware virtualization technology that tackles consumerization issues.

CES 2012

25 Must-See Products At CES 2012

It’s that time of year again. Here are 25 hot items on tap for the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.

CES 2012

Seven Scintillating Ultrabooks From CES 2012

Las Vegas was full of Ultrabooks. Here’s a look at seven standout models from CES 2012.

It’s Personal: 10 CES 2012 Products That Showcase The Individual

CES isn’t just about gadgets: This year, there were many products that showcase individual style and the personalization trend. Here are 10 examples from the show floor.

Intel Signs Mobile Alliance With Motorola, Throws Support Behind Android

Intel’s alliance with Motorola shows the chip maker is throwing its weight behind Android — not Windows — in the smartphone and tablet markets.

CES 2012

CES: Seagate Teams With Verizon On 4G Wireless Mobile Hard Drive

Seagate and Verizon unveil what the two are calling the world’s first 4G mobile wireless storage device.

Report: Dell Plots Its Entry Into Consumer Tablet Space

Dell is reportedly making plans to launch a consumer-focused tablet later this year, according to reports.

CES: HP Unveils ENVY 14 Spectre ‘Premium Consumer’ Ultrabook

HP put its stake in the ground in the premium consumer Ultrabook market with the unveiling at CES of its HP ENVY 14 Spectre, which is slated to ship on February 8 with a starting list price of $1,399.

CES 2012

10 Weird, Wacky And Wonderful Things To See At CES 2012

CRN takes a look at the weirdest, wackiest, and intriguing products and events happening at this year’s CES.

Samsung Launches 7.7-Inch Tablet, Notebooks, Ultrabooks

Samsung is expanding its smartphone portfolio with the Galaxy Note, which features a 5.3-inch, high definition, Super AMOLED display and will run on AT&T’s LTE network.

CES 2012

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Combines Ultrabooks With Tablets

What do you get when you mix an Ultrabook with a Windows 8 tablet? Lenovo’s IdeaPad Yoga.

CES: Lenovo Brings New Tablet, Ultrabook, All-In-One Offerings

Lenovo gets busy at CES, rolling out the IdeaTab S2 10-inch tablet, IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks and IdeaCentre B540 and B340 All-In-One PCs.

CES: Acer, Lenovo Vie For Piece Of The Cloud

Cloud services take center stage early at CES as Acer and Lenovo each come out swinging with new integrated cloud plays.

February 25, 2012 Posted by | News, tech | , , , | 3 Comments

Did You Miss CES?

The International CES is the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN)Anyone who’s even peeked at the Internet over the past few days has likely noticed the flood of technology news out of Las Vegas.

The annual Consumer Electronics Show is geek heaven on Earth — a Super Bowl, Disney World and New York Fashion Week all rolled into one for the techies who flock to Vegas to eyeball the newest gadgets from the world’s leading manufacturers. (read article here.)

If  you are not one of the 110,000 or so on the floor at the conference, and are curious about all the gizmos and gadgets and emerging technologies, C/Net has a page dedicated to covering this event.. which includes a “live feed”. It may be the next best thing to being there yourself.

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Check out C/Net’s coverage on LIVE@CES2010.

Also, you can visit the official CES Website and look around..

Sigh. All those kewel toys…

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