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Posts from the ‘Consumer Electronics’ Category

eBook Sales Sees Dramatic Rise

The rise of eBook readers like the Amazon Kindle and tablets like the Apple iPad are driving more eBook sales. eBooks are downloaded over the Internet to an eBook reader or tablet and replace the need to buy the actual paper version of Read more

Teens & Tech Report

It’s no secret that teenagers are active technology users. Some might argue (me among them) that many teens use technology too much and could be even addicted to it. Recent research results from the  Pew Internet & American Life Read more

Gadgets on Airplanes

It’s no secret that the demand for technology and gadgets is on the rise. We love our computers, tablets, and smartphones. That interest and love in gadgets is not just the domain of the house, car, or work anymore. Increasingly, we are  Read more

Buy an HDTV for the Super Bowl?

Looks like we buy more than just chips, dip, chicken wings, and beer for the Super Bowl. Much more. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) just reported that close to one-fourth of all HD television buyers, buy there set for the express purpose of watching the Super Bowl in HD. Read more

Here Come the WiFi Ovens

I’ve talked a lot about WiFi on this blog, with good reason. This wireless technology that allows a growing number of devices to connect to the Internet and thus become ‘smart’ is pervasive in today’s tech society. Case in point Read more

Email is Popular iPad Activity

We used to use our computer to do email — but that is changing, thanks to devices like the iPad. iPads are now the favorite devices for reading and writing emails, according to results of a survey of U.S. iPad users, beating out the Read more

Wi-Fi Will Soon Be Much Faster

Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that is familiar to many. Millions of homeowners have installed Wi-Fi networks in their home to access the Internet wirelessly on laptops, tablets, smartphones, and even TVs. Wi-Fi networks are Read more

Electronics Rule for the Holidays

Americans love their electronics and the upcoming holiday season surely won’t disappoint. Parks Associates, a Dallas, Texas based market research firm tracks the consumer electronics industry, which includes televisions, smartphones, Read more

And You Thought iPads Were Just for Humans

Among many factors, ease of use is what makes the iPad a fabulously successful product. At one point, the iPad registered as the fasted adopted consumer gadget in history. Sixty-seven million of them have been sold as of the end of Read more

New Connected TVs Pose an Old Risk

One of the more interesting innovations in televisions these days is the concept of connected TVs. Sometimes referred to as Smart TVs, these new entertainment hubs connect your TV to the Internet and open a new world of entertainment Read more