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12 Techiest Tech Toys from Toy Fair 2019 (Plus 1)

Amidst the usual multitude of plush toys, licensed action figures, toy, RC and ride-in/on vehicles, construction kits, books, games, and other indoor and outdoor playthings at Toy Fair 2019, taking place at New York City’s Javits Center this week, are … Continue reading

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My CES 2019 Coverage

Here’s some of my coverage of CES 2019 for the TWICE Show Daily, distributed daily on the show floor. CES 2019 Was The 8K TV Show – For 8K TV Vendors CES 2019: TV Makers Form 8K Association CES 2019: … Continue reading

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A/V In ’18: 5 Foundational Changes & 11 Newsmakers

Traditionally, A/V product categories don’t tend to be very newsworthy outside of the latest updated versions of existing products and technologies. But 2018 unusually saw five major foundational changes in audio and video. See the rest of this 2019 recap … Continue reading

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13 Products We Want from IFA 2018

My favorite products from this year’s IFA show in Berlin, which you can read here on Techlicious.

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Is Home VR Doomed?

Few mass market tech failures have been as remarkable as at-home 3DTV. While 3D still has a life in theaters, no TV maker bothers to hawk (or, in many cases, include) the feature anymore. Why? Dependence on glasses for home … Continue reading

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‘Ready Player One’: Good Movie, Bad VR Future-casting

Far be it from me to find fault with filmmaker-great Steven Spielberg or with author Ernest Cline. But as effective and entertaining as Ready Player One is, its depiction of what VR will be like 25 years hence is, conceptually, ridiculous. Continue … Continue reading

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Toy Fair 2018: ‘Alexa, Play With Me’

Like a puppy trailing a child, the toy industry often trails after the consumer electronics industry in integrating advanced technology into playthings. But at this year’s Toy Fair, Amazon Alexa voice-recognition, AR and VR, STEM/STEAM-oriented educational gear, 3D printing and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Gadgets From CES

A list of the gadgets I found at CES that are more practical than future fanciful, more useless than cool, that’d I’d actually buy; from the Huffington Post, which you can read here.

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Are There Killer Apps for AR and VR?

Restless grumblings are rocking the virtual reality (VR) world. Previous rose-colored projections are undergoing hasty revisions as disappointing VR hardware sales reports trickle in. We’re shocked that folks don’t like putting stuff on their heads that completely blind them, forcing … Continue reading

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VR’s Rocky Road to the Mainstream

VR suffers multiple format, ergonomic and technical issues that could delay or even permanently impede its path to the radio-TV-web mainstream. Read more about VR’s Rocky Road to the Mainstream in this blog post.

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