Electronics have become invaluable in our daily lives. From cell phones, GPS' and tablets, we choose and purchase what best fits our personality. Apple products are part of our daily lexicon, just like Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts.
Gearing up for CES 2013!As the holidays draw to a close and I’ve finished off the eggnog, I am excited to begin my prep work for CES 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Packing up my electronics(chargers and all) and my warm clothes and heading to Vegas!...more
In spite of a lack of ground-breaking news, CES 2012 put a stake in the ground for the tech trends we’ll see in the coming year and beyond.
Smart this, smart that. Gadgets unveiled at this year’s big dance focused on one thing: connected. We want anywhere, anytime access to our digital lives, in and out of the home, so this year at the International Consumer Electronics Show, everything seemed to be billed as smart and connected....more
It's the best time of the year and I have to watch by the sidelines. The Consumer Electronics show has kicked off in Las Vegas today with Press Confernces from both Sony and Microsoft. CES is massive and basically takes over Las Vegas for the week....more
Since the TGATP gal is tech savvy, here is some of the exciting news that came out of this year’s CES! Tablets were the buzz of CES with everyone out to challenge Apple’s i-Pad. With a whopping 75 versions unveiled, there are tons of cool ones to pick from! Here are some of the best:...more
If you are already feeling over-connected, you might not like the fact that at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week most big TV manufacturers weren't really pushing the concept of Internet Protocol TV (IPTV). They have already assumed that we like it, we want it and it's here to say. In fact, at the keynote on Thursday morning, CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro made the prediction that in 2014, "consumers in the U.S. will purchase nearly 30 million Internet-connected televisions."
On Monday, October 18th, the 3rd annual i-stage awards were held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. The Consumer Electronics Association gives these awards to inspire innovation in consumer technology. The big winner this year was AutoBot, a piece of technology that allows you to integrate your car with your mobile lifestyle (more below). 8 finalists competed in the i-stage competition. They were each given 3 minutes to sell their product and then were asked a barrage of questions by the panel of 4 expert judges:...more
Earlier this month, Common Sense Media, a non-profit that focuses on children, media and entertainment, released its list of the 10 best and worst media innovations of the past decade (hat tip The Core Knowledge Blog)....more