7 Ways To Thoroughly Cleanse Yourself of Sin City

Las Vegas is probably a lovely place to live. But spending a week in the desert at a trade show like CES—talking to thousands of people, handling hundreds of devices that countless others have touched, spending all your time going from taxi to casino to buffet along the Strip—it can leave you feeling incredibly grungy. » 1/15/13 3:40pm 1/15/13 3:40pm

How Intel Will Build the Holodeck

Mooly Eden steps out of the world of transistors and microprocessors for a moment. "If you want a simple explanation of what we're doing, just look to Asimov," the head of Intel's Perceptual Computing push says, explaining. "Or Star Trek, Star Wars, and Avatar. The ideas have been in science fiction for years, and now… » 1/14/13 1:00pm 1/14/13 1:00pm

Tim Tebow's Press Conference Sucked, or Why the Celebrity Headphone…

At the end of December, a PR agency representing Tim Tebow's new signature line of Soul brand headphones—model number SL300, $299.95 retail—emailed us to invite us to a CES event at which Tebow himself would be showcasing his headphones and "speaking with the media." The event was total bullshit. Just like celebrity… » 1/11/13 5:13pm 1/11/13 5:13pm

Stream TV Glasses-Free 3D 4K Hands-On: OMG This Works! But...

CES 2013: The year Ultra HD turned into the pipe dream of the future to the present reality you can't afford. Now that UHD TVs are about to hit the market, manufacturers are, of course, showing off 4K concepts like this glasses-free 3D 4K panel from Stream TV Networks, which you will be able to drool and dream about… » 1/11/13 3:38pm 1/11/13 3:38pm

We Would Not Have Survived CES Without This Gear

New gadgets take the spotlight at CES. And though we're occasionally blinded by the bright, shiny things, we know where our loyalties lie. Behind the barrage of posts and sprinting between booths, the real stars of the show are the tried and true bits of gear we're using behind the scenes. Particularly that from » 1/11/13 3:10pm 1/11/13 3:10pm

I Have to Write About These Headphones Because the Company Gave Me a…

Tech writing is a filthy trade, with crap gussied up as treasure, marketing sleaze, lies, corporate dinner dates, favoritism, and plenty of capitalist lucre. CES is the prom of it all, so we figured, why not just make an open trade: rub me and I'll write about you. » 1/11/13 2:00pm 1/11/13 2:00pm

Asus Claims the Title of World's Smallest Wi-Fi Router

Amongst all of its Windows 8 PCs and tablet announcements at CES, Asus also quietly revealed what it's boasting as the world's smallest Wi-Fi router. And with a form factor only slightly larger than a well-equipped flash drive, the WL-330NUL Pocket Router is the perfect accessory for minimalist road warriors. » 1/11/13 10:44am 1/11/13 10:44am