NEW YORK— Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with The Wall Street Journal reporting that the device could be due out this year. Amazon hasn't confirmed that it has plans for a smartphone, and it isn't clear what such a device might offer in the way of distinctive features.» Read More
Celebrities are making the rounds again this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The tech show has reeled in a star-studded lineup, and the stars are drawing attention.
Steve Ballmer, Eric Schmidt and other technology executives might come to mind as some of the people you would run into at CES. These days though, you’re just as likely to see Will Smith and Hollywood moguls at the convention.
Up next in the efforts to woo technology-minded consumers are major changes in the way we communicate with televisions — specifically, voice control. Try having a conversation with your device.
Will Ultrabooks underwhelm this year? It's too early to say, but some analysts think it's going to be a while before we see a new technology or advancement that lives up to the hype.
The International Consumer Electronics Show, which will open on Tuesday in Las Vegas, is impossible to ignore. But once again, the show is unlikely to be where any blockbuster products of 2012 are introduced — reflecting the changing nature of the technology industry. The NYT reports.
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