Ready for CES in Las Vegas Jan. 6? It's THE annual religious festival for diehard gadget freaks. Whether you go or don't go, the event is sure to bring the coming year's coolest electronic toys out of the wordwork.
Ready for CES in Las Vegas Jan. 6? It's THE annual religious festival for
diehard gadget freaks. Whether you go or don't go, the event is sure to bring the coming year's coolest electronic toys out of the wordwork. I'll be making a
pilgrimage myself, and will be reporting from the show floor. Though most
technology trade shows are withering away, the CES people are predicting a
record crowd of 120,000. If you'll be attending the show, you'll be happy to
note that the city's monorail, which had been closed because massive chunks of
razor sharp metal occasionally rained down on tourists, should be repair, tested
again to the public.
Most of us listen to music in our cars, either on the radio or CDs. But now you
can do more. i4U reports that Estone Digital Inc is now selling a $645 in-dash
MP3 Car Stereo that rips songs
from CDs and writes them to a built-in hard drive.
On the smart phone front, Phone Scoop discovered documents on the FCC web site
that appear to show that Samsung's upcoming SCH-i730 PDA phone
will support both Wi-Fi
and Bluetooth (as well as CDMA EV-DO).
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.