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 Bloomberg 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.

1. The curved TV

It's not enough for your high-definition television to deliver movies or TV with …

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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 Back to The Future DeLorean is basically a celebrity, there's …

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Grillbot: FINALLY, a Grill-Cleaning Robot

What a time to be alive!

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick – SICK – of cleaning my grill by hand like some sort of unbelievably handsome wild animal. Think of the $120 Grillbot as a Roomba for your grill. It’s got three motors, replaceable wire brushes and the wherewithal to change directions as …

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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.

Makerbot is in the news because Monday brought the announcement of two …

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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