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How Will TV Makers Compete With VR?

For VR to go mainstream, there may need to be a non-helmet, group-sharing counterpart—wider TVs with paradigm-snapping viewing capabilities. Are there any on the horizon? Find out why or why not here.

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Is UHD Blu-ray The Last Gasp of Packaged Media?

Considering the popularity of UHD TVs and the dearth of 4K content, you’d think UHD TV buyers would be snapping up UHD BD decks and UHD Blu-ray titles. Surprisingly, not so much. Found out what this means here.

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Why Smart TVs Are Like a 10-Year-Old

Smart TVs – or, rather, their makers – have yet to put all the pieces together to make them any smarter than a precocious 10-year-old. Even though the TV is often the heart of the home, even smart sets lack … Continue reading

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How To Wire Your House With Sound—Without Wires

Here’s a general overview of the varying wireless speaker system options available, composed for Homes.com.

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Top 6 Small Office & Home Office Products from CES 2016

Here’s a report I wrote for Business.com on small office/home office (SOHO) and small business equipment I saw at CES.

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The 10 Game-Changing Innovations I Saw at CES 2016

Well, this post-CES post I wrote for eBay is pretty much self-exclamatory. And that’s a photo I took of the line snaking around the Oculus booth in the South Hall.

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CES 2016: Tablets Fragment Into Blurring Categories

Here’s a rundown I did for TWICE magazine on what was on view in varying tablet vendor booths, what little there was. I also did a more analytic story on the detachable tablet/laptop market for TWICE pre-show: Detachable Laptops Help … Continue reading

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Samsung Smart Fridge Harmonizes With Amazon Echo’s Alexa

Um, well – apparently that headline is wrong, as was the Amazon reference in a similar report I wrote for Techlicious (“Samsung’s New Refrigerator Is Also a Giant Tablet“). Samsung told a group of reporters it had invited to a … Continue reading

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Smartphone Developments: New Features that are Worth Buying

Likely my last story for Consumers Digest (it’s a long, sordid story). In all events, my general survey of the smartphone landscape as of September 2015 (when written, not when published).

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UHD Blu-ray Is Coming – Just Not This Year

If you were expecting the 4K/UHD revolution to receive a Battle of Saratoga-like shot in the arm with the inaugural availability of UHD Blu-ray this fall – forget it. Read more here.

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