Consumer Electronics


  • Big tech hasn't yet 'cracked the code' on web TV: Pro  Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    A peak at what's hot at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, and what role Google and Apple may play in the web TV space, with Peter Kafka, Re/code senior editor

  • Hottest wearable tech trends  Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt showcases the hottest tech devices coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show including a wearable onesie and 4K TV.

  • Sony CEO unveils Xperia Z1s  Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai says the new Xperia Z1s phone available on T-Mobile combines the best of Sony's technology and digital imaging.

  • Sony's next hot tech bet  Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai discusses his company's new internet TV service, as well unveils its new 4k camcorder. "We are offering a new choice and convenience," he says in regards to its bet in TV.

  • Can Samsung outsmart Apple?  Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Samsung CEO BK Yoon, discusses competition with Apple and why he thinks consumers will choose Samsung television technology over Apple.

  • Is there a 3-D printer under the tree? Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 1:38 PM ET
    A woman took a closer look at the Replicator 2 at the new MakerBot 3D printer store in Boston.

    Three-D printing has been a breakout tech story this year, but the question is whether the printers will end up in people's homes.

  • Williams-Sonoma is offering edible gingerbread estates, and 18.5 million viewers watched the "Sound of Music" Thursday. Pop culture commentator Chuck Nice, shares his opinions on these topics.

  • Apple's cheaper iPhone calls to US low-earners Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:28 AM ET
    Apple's iPhone 5C

    Why is the low cost version of the iPhone finding favor with older, less wealthy consumers in the U.S.?

  • Who has happiest mobile users? Hint: Think small Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    Of the Big 4 wireless companies, Verizon and T-Mobile did the best job of making their customers happy, according to a survey. But you may want to read on.

  • Tablet boom shows iPad isn't the only game in town Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 9:34 AM ET
    Customers check out the new Apple Inc. iPad Air at the 5th Avenue Apple store in New York

    The new crop of tablets are impressive, so instead of picking an overall winner, NBC News looked at various aspects that matter.

  • Best Buy warns promotions could hurt holiday margins Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 7:22 AM ET

    Best Buy warned of an increasingly promotional holiday environment and promised to be competitive on price, raising concerns about margins.

  • 10 must-have gifts for gadget lovers Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    Gadgets are a perennial topper on holiday wish lists. Here's a look at what to buy.

  • Nintendo clocks its highest US sales score in October Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 10:24 PM ET
    Attendees play the new Pokemon X and Pokemon Y video games on the Nintendo Co. 3DS at a launch event in New York, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.

    Nintendo has posted its best monthly sales in the U.S. this year, boosted by the launch of the 2DS and games Pokémon X and Pokémon Y in August.

  • Nest CEO: Reinvent unloved products  Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    Tony Fadell invented the iPod. He is the CEO of Nest, which works to reinvent common household products to be smarter and safer. The Nest thermostat is one of his company's first.

  • What is Sony's future in consumer electronics?  Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 8:38 PM ET

    David Rubenstein, MD & Senior Analyst at Advanced Research Japan, says Sony's results highlight a broader trend of weakness in the consumer electronics space.

  • BlackBerry, Facebook talk about a bid: WSJ report Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:48 PM ET

    The smartphone maker and the social giant met last week to gauge interest in a potential bid, reported The Wall Street Journal.

  • Taste for tablets offsets starved PC market: Study Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 9:28 AM ET
    Apple iPad products.

    Strong demand for tablets such as Apple's iPad will help worldwide shipments of web-enabled devices rise in 2013, research company Gartner said on Monday.

  • Recall: Surge protectors could cause fire Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 3:36 PM ET
    Schneider Electric recalled 15 million of its SurgeArrest surge protectors (series APC 7 and APC 8) made before 2003.

    If you have a surge protector from Schneider Electric, you want to read this. The company has recalled 15 million manufactured before 2003.

  • Telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent to cut 10,000 jobs Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    Alcatel-Lucent plans to reduce its staff by 10,000 as part of a cost-cutting drive to save 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) by 2015.

  • New iPhone not so tough, Galaxy even worse: Study Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 2:40 PM ET
    The new iPhone 5S with fingerprint technology is displayed during an Apple product announcement.

    Users may find something lacking in the new iPhone compared with last year's model: They could break more easily.