Mon, January 10, 2011

2011 International CES

Tablets, smart gadgets rule at Consumer Electronics Show

Slick touchscreen tablet computers and smarter devices for the home and the car took center stage as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wrapped up on Sunday. Full story

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Approximately 20,000 new consumer technology products launch each year at CES. That generates a lot of buzz and a lot of news. 4,500 members of the media from 60 countries attend and cover the event.

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