Rick Eckblad

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Glasshole Wars

Last week tech writer Sarah Slocum got attacked at a San Francisco bar for wearing Google Glass — she called it a "hate crime" — and she's now uh leveraging her disruption by asking for free trips. She tweeted: "It would be awesome if @Google <b>would sponsor my trip</b> to @sxsw so I can formally continue …

Click! Pivothead Smart Colfax glasses put a camera on your face (pictures)

LAS VEGAS -- CES is full of hidden little gems and wacky wonders, including these<p>Updated:January 8, 2014 Caption:Jessica DolcourtPhoto:Josh Miller/CNET<p>Unlike most smartglasses, this design places the camera right in the center of the thick, black frames.<p>Updated:January 8, 2014 Caption:Jessica …

Gear & Gadgets

Always-on meMini camera wants to prevent lost moments

LAS VEGAS -- The meMini wearable camera wants to help capture those spontaneous moments that tend to get lost unless you happen to have a CCTV pointed at you.<p>Meant to be clipped on to clothing and left on, the $249 meMini is always recording. When something interesting happens, you simply press the …

Channel Master is developing a whole-home DVR solution for cord cutters

Channel Master, known for its over-the-air TV antennas as well as some early digital video recorders that go along with these antennas, started …

GlassUp puts your personal HUD right on the lens (pictures)

LAS VEGAS -- The<p>Updated:January 8, 2014 Caption:Josh MillerPhoto:Josh Miller/CNET<p>This prototype is a bit clunky and bound together by tape. No matter -- it gives you an idea of how the crowd-funded frames will look.<p>Updated:January 8, 2014 Caption:Josh MillerPhoto:Josh Miller/CNET<p>Light and mirrors …

Las Vegas

Samsung's 105-inch curved UHD TV and 85-inch bendable screen hit retail this year

If you dug the 105-inch curved Ultra HD TV and <i>bendable</i> 85-inch UHD screen (above) Samsung debuted this week, we have good news. They'll both hit retail sometime in the second half of this year, according to the tech giant. If you were expecting pricing info, well, you're going to have to wait a …

Asus Duet TD300 laptop runs Windows 8 and Android simultaneously

Asus has unveiled a tablet-laptop hybrid that runs both Windows 8.1 and Android simultaneously -- no rebooting between operating systems.<p>The Asus …

Introducing the Best of CES 2014 finalists!

CES 2014 is only just officially beginning, but the show has already been an eventful one for us. To select finalists for the Best of CES Awards, Engadget's senior editors have been pounding the pavement at the Las Vegas Convention Center to find top contenders for the 13 categories in the running, …

Even More Hot Stuff from CES in Pictures

CES 2014: Phones morph into 'stun guns' and 'tricorders'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1042000/1042535_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534398992_6352eac6433fd7e8cb2b747f5ab1cd20<p><b>Add-ons that turn smartphones into Star Trek-like tricorder medical diagnostic kits, Predator-style thermal vision cameras and even electric</b> …

CES 2014: Bluetooth speakers morph and evolve

Portable music speakers are morphing into all kinds of new shapes and sizes.<p>Outdoorsy music lovers might want to check out the Fugoo wireless speakers that are built to get rough. The Fugoo Tough speaker ($229.99, out soon) looks like it was designed to pair with a Toughbook. "We designed a …