Tagged with: CES

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: An Early Smart/Ultra Start of 2014 … and Then Some

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: An Early Smart/Ultra Start of 2014 … and Then Some

We're in the back stretch of January, and there's already plenty to observe about the TV world worth observing throughout 2014. Smart TV and Ultra HD TV Smart TV and Ultra HD sets will up their features in both capacity and capability. The action at International CES two weeks ago in Las Vegas, with a record crowd of ...

Back at the Big Show: My Second Year at CES

Back at the Big Show: My Second Year at CES

The craziness and awesomeness of CES is in full swing once again, and we’re smack in the middle of it. I’m literally in the middle of it, as I’m writing this from the booth in North Hall from where our Silver Tours are launching. These tours show off the best of the best that CES has to offer. I got to see (most ...

CBS Will Only Interfere With CNET’s Reviews, Not ‘Actual News’

CBS Will Only Interfere With CNET’s Reviews, Not ‘Actual News’

Are news and reviews subject to different ethical standards? That appears to be the message from CBS in response to Dish's controversial Hopper DVR. Official CBS policy now bans CNET from reviewing products implicated in lawsuits, but claims CNET still has complete editorial independence over "actual news." On Monday, CBS ...

A ‘Kickstarter Darling’ and CES: How Pebble Defied the Odds

A ‘Kickstarter Darling’ and CES: How Pebble Defied the Odds

If you can raise $6 million on Kickstarter, chances are good that your idea may go somewhere. Which is exactly what happened to the maker of a Bluetooth watch that showed up at the Consumer Electronics Show last week. I wrote about the Pebble watch halfway through last year—right after the startup earned an outrageous ...

World’s First Native 4K TV Channel Goes Live in Europe

World’s First Native 4K TV Channel Goes Live in Europe

Hot on the heels of CES, where 4K TVs stole the show, comes news that the world's first 4K TV channel is now live in Europe. Eutelsat, a French-based satellite provider, has just begun broadcasting in 4K on a demo channel. 4K, also called "Ultra HD," has four times the resolution of current high-def broadcasts. The format ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 14, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 14, 2013

The 2013 International CES is in the books. There were over 3,000 exhibitors, over 20,000 new product announcements and I, along with 150,000 of my closest friends, got a chance to play with some truly awesome consumer electronics – so, when will this new crop of gear hit the market? Seeing a 110” Ultra HD TV set at CES ...

Welcome to the Big Show: A Newbie’s First Trip to CES

Welcome to the Big Show: A Newbie’s First Trip to CES

I just got back from CES 2013. It was the first trade show I’ve ever been to. Like a woman on an elevator said to me, “There’s nothing like cutting your teeth on the world’s biggest show, huh?” Indeed. CES 2013 was everything I could have imagined and more. On Monday, before the show officially opened, I went ...

CES 2013: A Wrap-Up and Final Thoughts

CES 2013: A Wrap-Up and Final Thoughts

The big story of the 2013 International CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) was what was missing. A quick walk through amazon.com's 1,000 retail show rooms (you may know them as Best Buy) tells the story. The electronics giant's days – at least in its current form – are quickly coming to an end. Best Buy will have to ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 11, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 11, 2013

The 2013 International CES is almost over.  I've really enjoyed spending the week with 150,000 of my closest friends exploring over 3,000 exhibits.  What really stood out? For me, the reason to own a 110" UltraHD television set was hard to imagine, until I saw one up close and personal.  I've seen a few TV sets in my ...

CES 2013: Take a Look at These Weird Products

CES 2013: Take a Look at These Weird Products

International CES 2013 is coming to an end (thank goodness), and it has been a blur of 4K TVs, phablets, mobile processors and more. As I write this, I’m struggling to think of one standout product from the show, but there are few that got my attention. Here are my faves, not because they’re bound to be the next big ...