Consumer Electronics Show is a tech smorgasbord. Here are nine products that attest to the show's overwhelming variety.
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Wilocity's 60-GHz multi-gigabit wireless chipsets are advertised as offering a tenfold increase in speed relative to legacy Wi-Fi connections. In November, the company announced that it had partnered with Qualcomm to supply these WiGig-enabled components for Dell's Latitude 6430u, and it's a good bet that additional computers will showcase the tech at CES.
Compatible with millions of existing Wi-Fi products in the 2.4-GHz or 5-GHz bands, these chips can detect which band will offer the best performance and automatically connect. Don't get lost in dreams of ultra-charged wireless browsing just yet, though; WiGig is most effective over relatively short distances. While that might not mean screaming download speeds as you browse your Ultrabook at the local cafe, it does mean that many of the peripherals that are physically connected to your computer can now connect without cables.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?