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Consumer Electronics Show

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The city of sin is going high tech.

This weekend is the final days of the Consumer Electronic Show. This is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow that takes place every January in Las Vegas. It features hundreds of exhibits from countries all over the world hoping to convince people that they have created the next big thing. And this year is no different.

Now tech reporters are compiling their lists of some of the coolest things they've seen that are all designed to make your life a little bit easier; in ways you didn't think you needed. For example a reporter with the Toronto Star has narrowed down ten of what they consider the best gadgets at this year's show.  read more »

Wearable Devices

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You are what you eat; but now what you wear is providing a lot of information as well.

At this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas companies such as Samsung, Qualcomm and Sony unveiled a number of new gadgets that you can snap, fasten or buckle to your body. And to make them even more appealing these models are easier to use, have an extended battery life and tap into the powers of gestures, social networks and cloud computing.

One device is called the Fit-Bit force activity band which tracks a wearers steps, calories burned, sleep patterns and fitness level. It's just one of multiple devices designed to target people chained to a desk who are watching their waistlines.  read more »

Consumer Electronics Show

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The latest gadgets just wrapped up their big Las Vegas Show.

This past week the Consumer Electronics Show was once again a big hit. Hailed as the biggest trade show in the country, this was the year of the television. All the big brands were there trying to convince buyers to do away with HDTV’s and make room for ultra HDTV’s.

But it might not be enough to bring in crowds. According to tech blogs the show suffered because it highlighted items such as desktop computers and camcorders.

But these days, most people are drawn to gadgets that do everything such as smartphones and handheld tablets. Unfortunately for CES the show has yet to embrace the trend and offer items people want.  read more »