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Meet the winners and losers of this year’s CES

There are more than 3,600 exhibitors showing their wares at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show — so standing out from the crowd can be quite a chore. But a few companies have managed… Continue reading

Samsung is reportedly working on its own VR headset

The world of virtual reality, essentially barren three years ago, is suddenly the Hot New Thing. Samsung is reportedly working on its own VR headset, which would compete against the Oculus Rift and Sony’s… Continue reading

What Microsoft may be up to with the next Kinect

Microsoft may have led the charge in gesture and voice recognition in the home with Kinect, but the competition is coming fast. And given the growth in this market—user interface is expected to top… Continue reading

10 hot gifts for the gadget lover

Not sure what to buy someone? It’s hard to go wrong with technology. Gadgets are a perennial topper on holiday wish lists. The Consumer Electronics Association, in fact, estimates 74 percent of holiday… Continue reading

Can Design Save the PC? Here are 10 Cool ‘Yesses’

The increasing popularity of smartphones and tablets has prompted doomsayers to (once again) begin the deathwatch for laptops and desktops. The consumer technology market has come a long way since August 1977, when RadioShack introduced… Continue reading

CES 2013: The Innovators of Television

With over-the-top platforms proliferating and social media changing the way we interact with content, the traditional tube is on the way out. These 10 pioneers are launching technologies and making deals to transform… Continue reading

CES: Are TV viewers salivating for voice controls?

Voice command may seem like a natural evolution for television, given the popularity of Apple’s Siri on the iPhone. But is it ready for primetime? Samsung’s ES8000 LED set, the company’s flagship “smart… Continue reading

CES: TV makers still bullish on OLED

OLED TVs have been touted as the next big thing in television for the past six years, when Sony rolled out the first prototype — an 11-inch set that sold for $2,500. To… Continue reading

Holiday gift guide 2012

Spending on consumer electronics is expected to top $250 per shopper this holiday season and, according to the Consumer Electronics Assn., 76% of gift-giving adults plan to give a gadget as a present.… Continue reading

10 Gifts Gadget Lovers Will Love

When it comes to the holidays, gadgets perennially top people’s wish lists — and retailers are happy to oblige. Shoppers will spend an average of $252 on consumer electronics this year, according to… Continue reading