Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014
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34 min ago 5 By Apple is going to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone. That's a headline we see almost every year, this year …
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 Bloomberg that the new flagship will go "back to basics," adding that "mostly, it's about the …Samsung
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 …Epson
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 …BMW
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.
1. The curved TV
UHD televisions, curved screens, giant displays—those are a few of the biggest …
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 Back to The Future DeLorean is basically a celebrity, there's …Back to the Future
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.
Makerbot is in the news because Monday brought the announcement of two …Printing
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, …
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.
MakerBot Replicator Mini
More than any other company, …
Now that more of the show floor is open, the booths, the demos and other strange happenings are on display
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 …CES
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 …Advertising
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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 …Robots
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 …Apple News
There’s always been little doubt that drones make great toys — the problem is that they’re far from cheap. Now the makers of the AR.Drone are revealing two new toys built from their technology that are small, easy to use, and — if the time we’ve spent with them here at CES is any indication — a …Drones
Samsung hasn't shied away from technology here at CES 2014, bringing along not only huge curved Ultra HD OLED TVs but a bizarre flexing set that goes …
LAS VEGAS — 3D printing company MakerBot announced at the 2014 International CES show on Monday a collection of new 3D printers, including one that lets you print up to 10 items at one time.
The company launched three 3D printers — all Wi-Fi-enabled and featuring the same internal platform, but …
That new consumer 3D scanner we told you about a little while ago? Here it is. Well, sort of. This iSense is actually a prototype, as you can probably tell from the 3D printed mold behind the camera. We asked CEO Avi Reichental if there was any possibility that the company might 3D print the casing …3D Scanners
When designing a smartwatch, the general trend is to start with a basic timepiece and add features until physics or budgets get in the way. That's not the approach taken by 19-year-old Canadian Simon Tian when he developed the Pine by Neptune. Instead, he took to Kickstarter with the idea of just …Wearable Tech
The language on Movea's site can be a bit broad and tough to parse at times when trying to figure out exactly what the company produces. The simple answer is motion tracking, particularly as it pertains to things like sports and physical therapy. It makes sense, then, that the company was eager to …Texas Instruments
As a smartphone power user, one of the devices that intrigued this editor the most at CES was not a huge TV or a sleek sports car, but actually the Mophie Space Pack. It's an iPhone case that marries both a backup battery and additional storage -- a first of its kind, according to Mophie. The …Batteries
OLPC's Giulia D'Amico swung by our CES stage a little while ago with the organization's two new tablets in tow - so, naturally, we kindly asked her to stay behind a while, so we could spend a little quality time with the devices. The 7-inch XO-2 looks nearly identical to its predecessor, the …Tablets
LAS VEGAS — If you're looking to produce real 4K video on the cheap, look no further than Sony's FDR-AX100 Handycam — a consumer 4K camcorder that costs a mere $1,999. That's less than half of Sony's "prosumer" 4K offering, which starts at $4,499.
The new 4K Handycam is also significantly more …
LAS VEGAS — Fingerprint scanning is all the rage ever since Apple put it at everyone's fingertips in the iPhone 5S, but one company has an arguably better take on biometric security. EyeLock is a company that develops iris scanners for security checkpoints, and now it's putting that tech into a …
Will it reach the goal?
21 min ago By Developer Double Fine has announced plans to release Psychonauts 2, the sequel to their first ever game. The …
Spotify delivered free mobile music streaming to Android users a while back, and it's following up today with a corresponding update to its iOS app. iPhone listeners can now listen to artists or playlists in shuffle mode without spending cash on a Premium subscription; iPad listeners can play any …iPhone