The Mac Observer's Managing Editor, Jeff Gamet, will be speaking at Denver's MacinTech Macintosh User Group on Tuesday, February 12. Jeff will be talking about his experiences at the two big conferences from January: CES and Macworld/iWorld.
Jeff Gamet, The Mac Observer's Managing Editor, will be speaking at the Estes park Internet Computer User Group on Wednesday, January 16, in Estes Park, Colorado. Jeff will talk about this year's Consumer Electronics Show, his experiences at the annual event, what trends to watch in the coming year, and which products were cool or lame.
CES is over, and thank goodness. It's a lot of work, but it's an increasingly important show for Apple's ecosystem even though Apple isn't even there. Having had the weekend to think about this year's event, I thought I'd offer my view from 10,000 feet.
LAS VEGAS - One of the more interesting products this reporter saw at CES was Kogeto's Dot, a lens for your iPhone that allows you to make interactive panoramic videos. That might even be innovative enough to leave you scratching your head, so let us show it to you.
LAS VEGAS - German company ON.EARZ is getting ready to enter the U.S. headphone market with the help of a few names you might know, including AC/DC, Elvis Presley, and James Dean. The company will also be bringing its Swagg line to the States, and we checked out both on the show floor of CES last week in Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS - We have more photographs from the show floor of CES 2013. In this gallery, Bryan Chaffin shows us Star Trek Mimobots (!!!!), action gear for filming with your iPhone, wooden iPhone cases, and much more.
LAS VEGAS - More photos from the show floor at CES 2013. Today we have dancing robots, some very cool speakers, a roll cage for a PC case, and the HAPIfork!. All photos by Sphynge Photography exclusively for The Mac Observer.
LAS VEGAS - ArcSoft announced on Tuesday its debut to the world of consumer apps, Whip, an iPad app that allows users to quickly and easily make photo albums from their images. Once made, users can share their photo albums with friends and family, or the world at large through Facebook and Twitter.
LAS VEGAS - Blue announced on Tuesday Nessie, an adaptive USB microphone that is intended to allow customers with less recording experience to get professional-sounding results. A cardioid mic, Nessie has a built-in pop filter and includes on-board filtering to de-ess your recordings. Better yet, it has a internal shock mount to isolate the mic from picking up sound transmitted through the stand.
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We look forward to checking this mic out. The features are nice and the price point is nicer still. This is the sort of thing that could help podcasters and home musicians capture higher quality recordings. Plus, it looks very cool, even better in person.
Las Vegas -- LEGO unveiled its new Mindstorms EV3 DIY robot kit at CES in Las Vegas on Monday. The kit's EV3 Intelligent Brick "brain" can be controlled through an iPhone, ending the lineup's requirement for a PC.
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