The Consumer Electronics Show is now over, tens of thousands of devices have been unplugged, the U.S. power grid has returned to normal, and I have finally begun to decompress. And able to step away, I can now see the madhouse circus zoo in a better perspective.
CES is an ultimate gadget fest. It reflects its era. Now is the time for CES to celebrate its renaissance as a trade show, but for me and my company, it's time to return to the fuel that will drive every gadget seen: content.
Yes there were bigger TV's, thinner TV's, TV's with the most incredible picture quality, more tablets, more phones, more games and even fridges that talk to you. Loads of great stuff. But not loads of surprises.
Everything I saw tech-wise with some of these amazing devices allows me to redefine CES from Consumer Electronics Show to Creatively Evolved Storytelling.
Does the lack of a breakout product signal the beginning of the end for CES or the digital revolution, overall? Nah, we're likely just taking a bit of a pause before the next wave of product innovation. That said, on behalf of consumers, I say let's enjoy it.
CBS over the course of a couple of days also managed to trash sizable part of a $1.8 billion investment. All in all, not a bad weekend's work. The question now is: how do you dig yourself out of a big hole, assuming you even want to?
The real story of the show, the inspiration to me, was that this was the year that interconnectivity became the focus -- not in some new twist on social networks, but in how does the stuff work together to make your real life better, easier, more enjoyable, more productive, more fun.
He informs us that just like a 2D printer that takes a virtual 2D image and turns it into a physical document, the MakerBot takes a virtual 3D model and makes it a physical 3D model.
Live from the Samsung SMART Studio, CES royalty, Entertainment Matters Ambassador Felicia Day, graces us with her presence and shares her predictions ...
Responding to a Washington, DC.-area friend, who wanted to know what I was doing up so early on the West Coast, I took several additional gulps from my vente Pike, half-decaf, room for milk, and sent him my prayer.
Yes, tech can -- and should -- make things faster, smarter and more powerful. But what CES is showing us is that, in an increasingly complicated world, it's just as important to make things easier to use.
I'm not sure when the "pinkifying" of technology started, but I first noticed it a few years ago when QVC sold an Asus netbook in two color choices, hot pink and copper. It must have done well, because soon girly netbooks were airing daily.
Even though she's cool with the fact that everyone's seen her grow up on TV during Jersey Shore, she insists that as a 25-year-old mother with engagement ring, she's still not exactly a real adult. "I'm just older," she insists.
Live from the Samsung SMART Studio at CES 2013, rap artist Xzibit discusses using technology to interact directly with fans and reveals details about...
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Live at the Samsung SMART studio of CES 2013, "America's Got Talent" host Nick Cannon chats about online marketing and branding, how he and wife Mariah Carey keep paparazzi away using Twitter and his new Monster headphones, NCredibles.