• The $450 Chair

    The $450 Chair

    CES has VERY strict rules regarding moving furniture in rooms. If anything is moved in a room more than a couple of inches the manufacturer is fined. In the MSB room there was an extra ...
  • Art and AcousticsArt and Acoustics

    Art and AcousticsArt and Acoustics

    At best most acoustic treatments are boring. At worst they’re downright ugly. Art and Acoustics is one man’s attempt to remedy this situation. Sharing a room with ModWright Instruments Inc. at the Venetian Tower 30-227 ...
  • The Audioquest Boombox Demo

    The Audioquest Boombox Demo

    An audiophile needs to do several things before he or she dies to be considered a true audiophile. First they have to have owned, lived with, or at least co-habitated with a pair of original ...
  • Connected Home CES Preview: Web TV

    Connected Home CES Preview: Web TV

    Even though the Consumer Electronics Show doesn't technically start until Thursday (or Tuesday or Wednesday depending on how you count), tradition has it that some of the big news comes out before the show. In ...
  • CES Theme: Ultra Thin Displays

    CES Theme: Ultra Thin Displays

    Thin displays were on hand from many manufacturers. Whether LCD or Plasma, as shown by Sharp, Samsung, LG, Sony and others a new high-end design criterion seems to be emerging, in which displays must be ...
  • Play Misty for Me

    Play Misty for Me

    Paul Kreuger’s Wraparound E speakers certainly look musical. With their PC resin enclosure weatherproof construction, spash-proof drivers and 93 dB sensitivity. They look far odder than they sound. They give the words “folded horn” new ...
  • Cisco's Bid To Be A Player in Media

    Cisco's Bid To Be A Player in Media

    Cisco is a huge player in networking equipment and software, both at the professional infrastructure level and the consumer infrastructure level. Now they're moving into consumer equipment for accessing and using media (particularly audio, but ...
  • CES Press Room Goes Green

    CES Press Room Goes Green

    Two years ago all these specially designed cubbies for product literature would have been full to overflowing on press day. But this year they were as empty as the ashtrays in the no-smoking sections of ...
  • CES Blogger's Heaven

    CES Blogger's Heaven

    Bloggers are the red-headed bastard spawn of the media. They are so scorned within CES that they have their own press rooms so as not to offend or pollute members of the real working press. ...

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