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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 Sound & Vision – CES at 50: From Humble Origins to Global Showcase Dealerscope – CES: The Summer … Continue reading

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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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Happy 125th Birthday, David Sarnoff (David Who?)

It is so frustrating that people even within the consumer electronics industry don’t know who David Sarnoff is. I took the opportunity of his 125th birthday (Feb. 27) to explore Sarnoff’s unparalleled impact on technology for a huge chunk of … Continue reading

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CNET MP3 Device Reviews and Articles

Back in 2007, I covered iPods, other MP3 players, devices and accessories for CNET; for some reason, these all seem to be from January, which can’t be right. In all events, here are links to some of these pieces. Buy … Continue reading

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CNET Universal Remote Control Remotes

Back in the day, I wrote a lot of reviews for CNET.  Here are some links to reviews of universal remotes I wrote in 2003-2004, most of which I have absolutely no memory of. And for some reason, a lot … Continue reading

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