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Will Your Next TV Be Ultra HD?

Television manufacturers are taking small steps toward making a new technology, Ultra HD, more viable for mainstream consumers.

The 5 Best Things to Buy in January

January can be an overlooked and underrated month when it comes to shopping. But along with New Year's resolutions and warm hearts, the month brings some really great deals.

Dispatches From CES: Gaming in the Cloud

Judging from the gaming news coming out of this year's Consumer Electronics Show, console gaming, like PC computing, is a relic of a sunset era. Get ready for gaming in the cloud.

CES 2012 Preview: Fast, Connected, and Ultra-Thin

The motto of this year's Consumer Electronics Show: You can't be too fast, too skinny or too connected. Beginning Tuesday, anorexic HDTVs and super-skinny laptops will vie for attention with accelerated WiFi devices and TVs that smartly connect to multiple devices simultaneously.

Microsoft Ends Its CES Era: 2012 Keynote Will Be Its Last

For the past 14 years, Microsoft has kicked off the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with a a keynote address that set the tone for the exposition where tech companies showcase their latest wares. But Microsoft is announcing that next month's show will be its last.

What Nokia Needs to Make Its Risky Bet Pay Off

From a strategy standpoint, there's some sound reasoning behind CEO Stephen Elop's thinking: Most likely there's room for a third player at Apple and Google's poker table. But Nokia's new deal with Microsoft will be all about how well it's executed.

Five Gadgets Worth Buying Now

Now that electronics makers have unveiled their latest gadgets and stores are slashing prices on old inventory and TVs for the Super Bowl, there are...

The Latest Challenger to Apple Is. . .Samsung?

Microsoft and Google are two of the few companies that can claim to compete head-to-head with Apple, but Samsung is pushing in: Its Galaxy Tab may not be as hot as the iPad, but it's making headway. Indeed, Samsung is building a consumer electronics lineup that mirrors Apple's.

CES: Not Just for Early Adopters

It's hard to avoid the Consumer Electronics Show. Talk of it is everywhere and you'll be hard pressed to access a news outlet this week without...

Hottest Gadgets for 2011

The International Consumer Electronics Show is about to begin in Las Vegas -- Jan. 6 -- but before companies start promoting their wares, we thought...

CES 2011: Are Price Cuts the Wave of the Future?

Despite all the amazing gadgets launched at the Consumer Electronics Show -- the smart TVs, 3-D technology, larger touch screens, and tablet PCs -- the bigger news in Las Vegas this week may be about price cuts.

Intel Will Have to Prove Itself All Over Again in 2011

2010 hasn't been a happy year for Intel. Its stock is up just 2% compared to the Nasdaq's 17% rise, and there's a growing sense that the explosive growth of smartphones and tablets will shrink the market for the PC chips that produce three-quarters of Intel's revenue. But the chip giant has a plan.

What to Know If You're Buying Gadgets for Gifts

Before you grab a consumer electronics product, here are a few things to consider. Given how quickly devices become obsolete, a key point savvy shoppers should be mindful of is whether the gadget will provide long enough useful life for its recipient.

The Latest in Tech at CES 2010

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) got off to a sizzling start Thursday with many new, innovative products on display. Among them: 3D televisions,...

AT&T Jumps Into Android Smartphones

With the possibility that AT&T may lose its exclusive iPhone deal, the carrier is now hedging its bets. The telecom giant on Wednesday unveiled a new lineup of high-end mobile phones, including five powered by Google's Android operating system. That could be a smart move for an operator that's savvy about its bottom line.