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).
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of December 14, 2014. Be here for the show and for the incredible Friday Afternoon Conversation that runs beside the program.