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50th Anniversary of CES

The first CES took place June 25-28, 1967, and I wrote numerous (admittedly similar) pieces about it for: TWICE – CES Turns 50 Dealerscope – CES: The Summer of Love and the First CES Huffington Post – CES: Previewing the Future … Continue reading

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Many Monstrous Notes at CES 2017

After experiencing CES, one gets the feeling that consumers are being inundated with too much new technology, far too much to comprehend or adopt. Read why here.

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Top 10 Gadgets of the Last 50 Years

  As part of the CES 50th anniversary commemoration, in my role as newly-minted historian for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA, the industry and lobbying group who produce CES), I helped collect around three dozen historically significant gadgets for display. … Continue reading

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I, CES, Robot

Be prepared to welcome our new robotic overlords. At least that’s what the many robot exhibits at CES 2017 seem to portend. Read all about our positronic future here.

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The Importance of Being (At) IFA

An industry preview of the-then upcoming IFA show in Berlin for TWICE. (Apparently, CEA HAD made previous appearances at IFA, but this in no way disproves my overall thesis.)

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Should LG License OLED?

LG owns the keys to the OLED TV manufacturing kingdom, but can it remain the only OLED TV brand? I think not, and here’s why. Oh, it looks as if LG took my advice – Panasonic’s new 4K OLED announced at … Continue reading

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Can superMHL Fly?

This is a piece ruminating on a possible successor to HDMI. superMHL (yes, lowercase “s”) carries both data and power, combining two cables into one. Can superMHL Fly?

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