Confessions: The Meanest Thing Gizmodo Did at CES

CES has no shortage of displays. And when MAKE offered us some TV-B-Gone clickers to bring to the show, we pretty much couldn't help ourselves. We shut off a TV. And then another. And then a wall of TVs. And we just couldn't stop. (And Panasonic, you're so lucky that 150-incher didn't have an active IR port.) It was… » 1/10/08 1:59pm 1/10/08 1:59pm

IBM Wins Most Sexist and Degrading Promotional Device

I have so many issues with this LCD shirt that IBM is making women wear at CES, I don't know where to start. First off, they're instructed to say "Are you looking at my chest?" as people pass by. And supposing I do just that, why have her feminine curves been replaced with a grotesque bionic interface? Don't tell me… » 1/10/08 1:20pm 1/10/08 1:20pm

Aaron Broder, Kid Reporter, Blitzes CES, Gets the Scoops

Meet Aaron Broder, the 14-year-old reporter and member of the Scholastic Kids Press Corps. He's covering CES from start to finish. Chaperoned by his mom, the resourceful young man convinced the CES suits to bend the "no one under 16, no exceptions" rule to grant him a press pass. Good move, because after all, there… » 1/10/08 12:37pm 1/10/08 12:37pm