Innovation certainly was on display at CES 2014--4K HDTV hardware reached affordable prices, there was a tsunami of wearable fitness and health tech, 3D printers popped up everywhere, and smart cars made their mark, just to name a few of the major trends we spotted.
Parents who want a little extra peace of mind will love Trax, a small wearable GPS sensor made for kids and pets. Trax, designed by Wonder Technology Solutions, pairs with a mobile app so you can use your phone to keep a watchful eye on your loved one's whereabouts and receive alerts if they...
Home automation has a public relations problem: If the non-tech obsessed public views it at all, it views it as complicated, intimidating and possibly unnecessary. And home-automation technology is still in an emerging state, with many products still working out various kinks and...
If you've ever lost a small child in a busy department store, you probably remember the feeling of utter panic that clenches your stomach. You probably remember calling his name over and over, the intensity of your voice ratcheting up each time. Seconds seem like minutes and when you finally...
With this year's Consumer Electronics Show winding down, and a deluge of recap articles and slideshows flooding the Internet, it’s always important to remember that what may be exciting at CES is not always an indication of what will transform the consumer technology market.
I've never had the burning desire to play Angry Birds on a screen larger than 10 inches, but if you have, you may just be the target audience of the Snakebyte Vyper--a portable, Android-based all-in-one entertainment system that turns a 7-inch tablet into a smart TV with the help of a docking...
Text messages on your phone, email on your PC, photos on your tablet, and you constantly shifting your focus between the three to get your work done. Sound familiar? IOgear's KeyShair GKMB02 promises to end all that.
One of the most unique machines on display in CES's 3D printing tech zone isn't a lightning-fast printer with little calibration needed, a printer that creates 3D objects out of regular paper, or the latest in resin-based printing.
With over 2 million net square feet of exhibit space, this year's CES is bigger than ever. It's easy to feel overwhelmed, knowing there's always some exhibits you haven't seen. Unless, of course, you can get a drone's eye view with a flying camera.
If it's not the NSA or Google it's someone else. These days it seems there's always somebody scanning your data, looking to make a profit or to learn something about you. What if you could set up your own social network or e-commerce site that didn't require putting your information...
A handful of vendors have introduced products based on resonant wireless power transfer at International CES, which will increase charging distances and allow users to charge multiple products at the same time.
Even ultrathin ultrabooks are launched with some fanfare, with branding and markings designed to attract the eye. Not so with AMD's new prototype PC. This isn't room for much branding. It's so small I thought it was a nameplate.
In August, Viewsonic executives said that we should rethink the concept of the traditional monitor, extending it into the mobile generation by building Android into it. At CES, Viewsonic tried a simpler version of the same vision: simply allowing mobile phones and tablets to connect their content...
CES, as you may have read in this very publication, is big. Like, really, really big. The Las Vegas Convention Center has 3.2 million square feet of floor space, of which CES this year used about two thirds, and it’s easy to get genuinely lost in the vastness of the main halls.
Toshiba in the second quarter of this year will start making flash drives for smartphones and tablets that are substantially faster, smaller and more power-efficient than current NAND flash, the company said on Tuesday.
Every year at CES ioSafe has raised the bar for disaster-proof storage--often with dramatic demonstrations involving fire, or guns, or massive bolts of electricity. This year ioSafe scaled back the theatrics but announced a new product that lets you store massive amounts of data in a private cloud...
Banking on its deep expertise in mathematical analysis and visualization, Wolfram Research is extending its set of tools so they can be used by portable device manufacturers to offer richer, more interactive data to their users.
AMD said Monday that the two new members of its A-series "Kaveri" chips are now available for preorder, and launching January 14. But the biggest update to its new hybrid CPUs with integrated graphics may be one of terminology.
Intel's CEO, battling to keep the company relevant as computing moves beyond the PC, introduced a new line of wearable computers Monday night, including a connected smartwatch and a pair of earbuds with a built-in heart monitor.
Like Samsung's smartphones and tablets? You might also like its new PCs. That seems to be the message Samsung is sending, anyway, with the two updates to its PC offerings announced Monday at CES 2014--a complete revamp of the ATIV One 7 all-in-one and a less-exhaustive upgrade of the ATIV Book...
Intel wants to bridge the gap between the virtual and real worlds with the help of 3D webcams, which the company hopes will replace the mundane 2D cameras in laptops and tablets by the second half of this year.
After teasing us with news of joining the Chromebook ranks at the Intel Developer Forum in September, Toshiba has finally pulled back the curtain on its first ChromeOS-powered laptop, the aptly named Toshiba Chromebook.
AT&T will let media companies and other partners cover the cost of delivering some data over the carrier's mobile network, letting subscribers click on videos and other content without worrying about their monthly data caps.
Makers of cable boxes and video streaming devices will soon have the option of delivering 4K video with STMicroelectronics' new chips, which will decode the emerging HEVC video codec and support the HDMI 2.0 video delivery specification.
SanDisk showed off a 64GB version of its Connect Wireless Flash Drive at the 2014 International CES show on Monday, an upgrade to a small drive announced last July that lets users send data such as photos and videos across platforms via Wi-Fi.
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