Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014

By Ventura County Star | Check out the latest technology showcased in Las Vegas.

CrackBerry Kevin reviews the Typo Keyboard for iPhone at #CESlive

CrackBerry's fearless leader Kevin Michaluk loves a good keyboard on his smartphone, so who better to review the much talked about Typo Keyboard for …

Samsung promises a 'back to basics' rethink for the Galaxy S 5

Samsung has admitted that the public didn't see much difference between the Galaxy S III and S4 smartphones and said the S5 would likely pack a substantially different design. Exec Lee Young Hee told <i>Bloomberg</i> that the new flagship will go "back to basics," adding that "mostly, it's about the …

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Epson won't make a consumer 3D printer, but promises big, industrial ones within five years

Epson's presence at CES 2014 this year focused on its surprising push into wearables. But the company name remains almost a synonym for printers -- the two-dimensional ones at least. There are plenty that reckon the likes of Epson, HP, etc. will soon weigh in with their multinational clout on the …

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Hands-on with BMW's self-parking i3

BMW was keen to show off some ConnectedDrive technology at CES in its new i3, so it trucked us -- well, i640'd -- out to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a demo. We had a brief look at the BMW i Remote app installed on a Samsung Galaxy Gear, where the car's battery state, range, lock status and other …

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Five trends from CES 2014

The massive International CES show hosts the cutting edge in technology, giving consumers a glimpse of our digital futures. Here's a look at the five trends to watch in consumer technology from CES 2014.<p><b>1. The curved TV</b><p>Ad Loading...<p>x<p>Embed<p>UHD televisions, curved screens, giant displays—those are a …

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Doc Brown sets the DeLorean to 2014, arrives at CES to shill for Gibson

When Marty McFly uses your guitar to introduce the world to rock 'n' roll and "Johnny B. Goode," your marketing department is pretty much set forever. So when it's your 120th anniversary, and you're at CES 2014, a place where a replica <i>Back to The Future</i> DeLorean is basically a celebrity, there's …

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Grillbot: FINALLY, a Grill-Cleaning Robot

More Hot Stuff from CES in Pictures

They're multiplying! 3-D printers go big and small

There are probably more 3-D printers in one place at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas than anywhere else, at any time. We know you want to keep up to date, so we got the lowdown on every one of them.<p>Makerbot is in the news because Monday brought the announcement of two …

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Taking flight with the position-tracking Oculus Rift 'Crystal Cove'

When we saw an early prototype of the Oculus Rift at CES last year, simply peeking into its virtual world — at the time, a confined, cold, rusted out spaceship — was an astounding experience. But the Rift had its share of quirks, including its chunky "screen door effect" and blurry visuals, …

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CES 2014: Popular Mechanics Editors' Choice Awards

The world's biggest consumer electronics extravaganza is in full swing, and we've seen every curved TV, Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush, and robotic gadget in Las Vegas. Here's the best of the show, the items you really want to know about in 2014.<p>01 Of 16<p>01 Of 16<p>MakerBot Replicator Mini<p>More than any …

CES gets weird: Scenes from the show floor

The Globe and Mail<p>Now that more of the show floor is open, the booths, the demos and other strange happenings are on display

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Vizio at CES 2014: affordable 4K, updated PCs, and speakers that run Android

Vizio came to CES with a goal in mind: winning the 4K pricing wars. The company's new 4K TVs start at only $999.99, though it's also unveiled an impressive Reference Series for videophiles. Vizio also used CES to deliver updates to its laptops and all-in-one PCs, and even debuted something of an …

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Twitter CEO Says He Has No Idea How Many Users Opt Out Of Ads

Dick Costolo, the CEO of Twitter, says that it’s easy enough for consumers to opt out of tailored ads on Twitter, but he does not know how many actually go through the process of doing so. “You can opt out of tailored ads and content,” he told an audience today. But asked how many percentage-wise …

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Modbot Wants To Make Robotics Easier, More Modular And More Democratic

The DIY revolution means that people can now print their own 3D models, build their own websites and apps, and even build their own mobile devices and custom computers using things like Raspberry Pi. The Modbot team taking part in this year’s TechCrunch Battlefield at CES 2014 wants to do the same …

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This case turns your iPhone into a night vision camera

Thermal cameras are expensive, which is why they're mostly used by firefighters, contractors and psychotic aliens. Fortunately, that's all about to change thanks to the FLIR One, which is an iPhone case with a tiny thermal camera stuck on the back. All you have to do is strap your iPhone 5 or 5s …

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