Browsing: CES

Smart home assistants dominate at CES

For years, the biggest names in tech crammed the Consumer Electronics Show floor with fridges, light switches and microwave ovens to preview a futuristic world where you could control every appliance

Howard Blake
Connected cars could change everything

Thought Formula 1 was fast-paced? The speed of innovation in the automotive industry makes it look like a donkey-cart race. The past few years have seen the development of disruptive new technologies that are set to change the face of society forever. Ever since the first Model T Ford

Innovation perhaps, but to what end?

The annual International CES consumer electronics show running in Las Vegas this week has highlighted what industry, at least, believes is our technology-enabled future. This year, it seems to lie totally with the

TalkCentral: Ep 119 – ‘Smart moto scooter’

It’s the first TalkCentral podcast of 2015. In the show this week, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the best products to be announced at this year’s International CES – just don’t call it the Consumer Electronics Show! From the Gogoro Smartscooter

Duncan McLeod
With smartphones, size matters

Bigger is better. That was the message from smartphone manufacturers at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in early January. It is a trend that will no doubt be on display again in late February at Mobile World Congress, the industry’s biggest annual trade event, held each year in Barcelona. Growing

TalkCentral: Ep 74 – ‘Show and tell’

Welcome to the first TalkCentral podcast of the new year. Your hosts Duncan McLeod and Craig Wilson bring you a packed episode in which we consider some of big news coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Also this week we

ZATS: Ep 240 – ‘CES FOMO’

In the first episode of the ZA Tech Show of 2013, Brett Haggard leads Benedict Kelly and David Greenway in a discussion on the Consumer Electronics Show. More specifically, they dig their teeth into the most prominent announcements from the show

Duncan McLeod
The future of television, now

The new year in technology starts off with a bang with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. As in 2012, a lot of focus at CES this year is on innovation in television as manufacturers push to enormous screens with much higher resolutions. There’s almost a sense of urgency

Enter the era of 4K TV

4K resolution television, which displays on-screen images four times as detailed as current-generation high-definition sets, is set to be the big emerging trend in television technology in 2013 judging by announcements at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Sony, Samsung Electronics

Duncan McLeod
How the PC got sexy again

Two themes dominated the giant Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week. One was the incredible advances in television technology; the other was the emergence of thin and lightweight Windows-powered PC laptops called “Ultrabooks”. The Ultrabook category is set to dominate the