With declining categories such as GPS devices and computers, no new must-have videogame console, and little buzz beyond tablets as the next big must-have gadget, consumer electronics is poised to have a blue holiday.
Ever since Apple introduced the iPad, tech experts have predicted that consumers will all but abandon their laptops for lighter and more compact tablet computers. But others believe those predictions are premature..
After years of being the format for early adopters, movie fanatics and gadget gurus, Blu-ray is finally poised to go mainstream this holiday season. The technology, which won out in the format war with HD-DVD in early 2008, has seen a major surge in sales this year.