CES 2013

CBS and CNET

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

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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 issued a statement to the […]

Pebble Watch

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

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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 […]

4K

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. […]

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 […]

My first press pass!

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

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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 […]