2014 International Consumer Electronics Show
For one week in January, Las Vegas makes way for a different kind of guilty pleasure. Gadget hounds will be able to get their fix starting Jan. 7 at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show. More than 3,200 companies are exhibiting at the giant electronics trade show, which drew more than 150,000 attendees last year. Check back here for our full coverage of CES 2014.
When it came time to trade in her Ford Explorer in September, Svetlana Friedman had a condition: No more basic radio. She wanted a car that could connect to her smartphone, her iPad and her digital life.
Cisco Systems has shed many of its consumer-technology businesses in recent years. Yet the company is pushing ahead with its largest-ever presence at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Dish Network introduced a new version of its ad-skipping set-top box, seeking to lure satellite-TV subscribers by letting them record more shows simultaneously and beam programs to screens throughout the home.
Every once in a while, there’s a big idea that forever changes the way we live and the tools we use. Ford’s new concept car with rooftop solar panels looks like it could be next on the list. Don’t bet on it.
At CES in Las Vegas, an annual carnival of corporate hype and techno-hoopla, John Chambers, the head honcho at Cisco Systems Inc., described an emerging phenomenon in terms that were sensationalist even by Vegas standards.
CES is as much a place to drum up hype for new gadgets as it is an annual celebration of all things tech. But the trade group that puts on the oversized convention in Las Vegas kind of killed the mood at one of its opening ceremonies.