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Mobile Apps Showdown Countdown

Just one week until the Mobile Apps Showdown at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.  As one of the judges for the competition, I was part of a renowned team that whittled an extraordinary collection of applications down to 25 semi-finalists and then a final 10 for public consideration. The voting is [...]

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LeapPad2

Rethink Toys reviews the improved LeapPad2.  The top-rated “learning tablet” holds many upgrades over it’s predecessor, including front-and-back cameras, increased memory and a faster processor.  The library of more than 300 game cartridges and downloadable applications is sure to entertain and all work on both the original LeapPad and the LeapPad2. The LeapPad2 is a [...]

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A New Lens On The World

The internet is abuzz with reports of a new technology developed in Belgium — a spherical curved LCD display which can be embedded in a contact lens and handle projected images using wireless technology.  The newsworthy advancement is that the new system allows the entire curved surface of the lens to be utilized for display rather [...]

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Tech Trends of 2013 (and the two reasons they will fail)

With 2012 drawing to a close (and the International CES coming in the first week of the new year) we take a look ahead at some of the advances that could make the leap to the consumer in 2013. Smart Glasses Potentially the next great leap in truly personal technology, smart glasses could provide an [...]

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Mobile Apps Showdown Returns To CES

The Mobile Apps Showdown returns to the International CES in 2013 showcasing top applications chosen by a team of mobile experts and the public.

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CES Will Host 2013 Mark of Excellence Systems Integrator Awards

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced the finalists for the 2013 Mark of Excellence Systems Integrator Awards, presented by their TechHome division.  Winners will be announced at the 2013 International CES on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Recognizing the best in custom integration and installed technology, the Mark of Excellence Awards spans [...]

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