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CES 2011 – Smarter Homes with Samsung and LG

When you think about the Consumer Electronics Show, it’s easy to get caught up in talk about the newest computer components or the hottest new televisions. That only makes sense, but this year could represent something of a tipping point of technology in areas you wouldn’t normally associate with a trade show like CES. Like the laundry room.

I already …

Creative Labs ZEN X-Fi Style Portable Media Player Review

Whenever you start a discussion about MP3 players, you have to address the elephant in the room. Yes, we all know that the Apple iPod dominates this space, but that does not mean that we should ignore all the other options. Before you head out and blindly buy another iPod, maybe you should take a moment to look at the …

Father’s Day 2010 – A Futurelooks Guide To Gadgets for All Kinds of Dads

Peter Griffin. Danny Tanner. Anakin “Darth Vader” Skywalker. Homer Simpson. Al Bundy. What do these iconic fictional characters have in common? They’re all dads! Unfortunately, shopping for our real life fathers isn’t quite so easy most days. Some would say downright impossible!

Not every dad is going to appreciate a static-inducing red suit, a new vacuum cleaner, or a new …

COMPUTEX 2010 – Gadget Hunting on the Trade Show Floor

I’m a gadget-oriented kind of guy, so I was looking forward to find some cool gadgets on the COMPUTEX 2010 trade show floor. Some of the techie highlights from Pixel Qi, Arctic, Choiix, Cooler Master, Add On Technology, Qualcomm, and Lenovo were very impressive. Let’s check out some of these cool gadget innovations!

Pixel Qi Display Technology

A lot of …