Tagged: CES

The biggest tech fest in the world - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 07, 2013

I’m about to leave for Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show, which sets the tone annually for the year in terms of what technology will hit the market. The Vuzix M100 I’ll be posting updates throughout the week from CES here and at Listener Online, so keep an eye on the websites or follow my twitter feed … Read More

CES: Tablet hopefuls vie for attention - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 13, 2011

It was amazing how quickly Las Vegas emptied out over the weekend as the 160,000 visitors to the CES show headed home and relaxed holiday makers reclaimed the bars, restaurants and casinos of Sin City. The quiet tail end of the show gave me a chance to wander the halls of CES relatively unmolested – you needed sharp elbows the … Read More

CES: NZ start-up takes out consumer electronics innovation award in Vegas - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 10, 2011

It was great to see New Zealand start-up Swiftpoint honoured at the CES show here in Vegas for the novel design of its pint-sized finger-controlled computer mouse. If only we had more companies lining up to showcase world-class tech products at a show like this.I bumped into a handful of kiwis at CES – most of whom were up here … Read More

CES – 3DTV, the Googlephone and slate computing - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 10, 2010

The Consumer Electronic Show was a little humdrum this year, but then it also was in 2008 and 2007, the last year I attended, when the launch of the Apple iPhone at the rival MacWorld conference during the same week really took the wind out of the CES sails (and sales). In January 2007, Windows Vista was about to … Read More