TMO Daily Observations 2016-01-11: CES 2016 Wrap Up, USB C

1:36 PM, Jan. 11th, 2016 · · Conferences


We survived another year at CES, so its time to look back at what the event had to show this year. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro and join Jeff Gamet to talk about show trends, what was interesting, and how USB C is changing how we think about our laptops.

Sensorwake Demonstrates Olfactory Alarm Clock

11:45 AM, Jan. 8th, 2016 · · Conferences


LAS VEGAS - John F. Braun checks out Sensorwake, an alarm clock that uses smell, rather than sound, to wake you up. The scents are created by Givaudan, a global leader in the fragrance Industry. The device comes with a Toast capsule, and there are currently six other scents which come in packs of two.

Simple Human Thinks Differently about Lighted Mirrors

4:55 PM, Jan. 7th, 2016 · · Conferences

Wide-View Sensor Mirror at CES

LAS VEGAS - Simple Human has a new mirror called Wide-View Sensor Mirror, and the company has really thought differently about lighting, and they use an iPhone app to do it. Bryan Chaffin explain, starting with the story of why he grasped its value.

9 New, Cool USB-C Devices Shown at CES

3:00 PM, Jan. 7th, 2016 · · Conferences

USB-C Products at CES

Accessory makers have kept their USB-C powder dry until CES and have announced a flurry of new devices.  Here's a visual roundup of many of the notable USB-C devices seen this week. The spectrum ranges from simple cable adapters to hubs, displays and storage.

Light Up Your Selfie Videos with Chatlight, a Clip-On Light

1:21 PM, Jan. 6th, 2016 · · Conferences

Chatlight on a MacBook Air

LAS VEGAS - Chatlight is one of those products I hope catches on. Why? Because lighting matters, and the sad truth is that the vast majority of us are poorly lit in self-made videos and selfie photos. Chatlight is a clip-on LED light (it's not a flash) designed to light individuals for videos.