Consumer Electronics Show: 11 Tech Trends for 2011

The 2011 Consumer Electronics Show has officially drawn to a close. The biggest tech show around, CES covers over 3 million square feet of floor space and draws over 100,000 industry insiders to Las Vegas in early January every year to set the tone for what we can expect to see from the world of technology in the not-too-distant future. …

CES: 3D TV Overshadowed By Connected TV This Year

Ask anyone who covered last year’s Consumer Electronics Show what its overarching theme was and most will tell you that 3D TV stole the spotlight.

A year later, and consumers have been slow to adopt 3D TV. There was plenty of 3D technology on display at this year’s show, ranging from TVs to computers to handheld devices, but most

CES: How Toshiba’s Glasses-Free 3D Laptop Works

Toshiba’s leading the charge into glasses-free 3D. The company is showcasing both glasses-free 3D TVs and laptops here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and while true glasses-free 3D TV is still more than a year from hitting the market, the glasses-free 3D laptops will be available later this year.

I’m still not sold …

CES: Buying a Tablet? Wait Until Spring (or Later)

The Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing here in Las Vegas and, as promised, there are tablets as far as the eye can see.

Just about every major manufacturer has been showing off some sort of tablet or line of tablets here but the general trend seems to be that most of them aren’t planning to release their respective products …

CES: No iPhone, But 10 New 4G Devices From Verizon

Rumors of a possible iPhone agreement may have fallen flat once again, but Verizon Wireless did announce its new line of 4G LTE service-enabled mobile devices – 10 in all – to be released by mid-year 2011.

At a special press conference today, Verizon rolled out the new Android devices, including four smartphones, two tablets, two …

CES: Samsung ‘Notebook 9’ Series to Challenge MacBook Air

Apple’s most recent line of MacBook Air computers is an impressive competitor in the ultraportable notebook market. While the 11-inch MacBook Air weighs in at just 2.2 pounds, the 13.3-inch version actually strikes me as somewhat more impressive given that its got a nice, big keyboard and the screen resolution is a whopping 1440×900 …

CES: Voice Control Comes To Mustang With Ford SYNC Phone App

Ford announced Wednesday that it’s 2012 line of Mustangs would all come with its SYNC software system pre-installed, allowing drivers to control their entertainment consoles via the voice activation software of their smartphone with the SYNC Applink phone app.

At first, the set up seems deceptively simple: Just plug your phone into …

CES: What’s Next for Microsoft?

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer delivered a keynote address on the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, focusing on his company’s Xbox 360 entertainment initiatives, the new Windows Phone 7 mobile platform, and what we can expect to see from future versions of Windows PCs.

Xbox 360 Kinect

Microsoft’s “Kinect” …

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