The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a non-public trade show held each January in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association. At the show, many previews of products are introduced, and new products are announced. The show is held at the Las Vegas Convention Center with additional venues used for some specific technologies. The CES is considered one of the major technology-related trade shows, after Comdex was cancelled.

Samsung Ships Galaxy Note 10.1 To Battle iPad Dominance

Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930) started shipping its $499 Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet in a bid for market share against the iPad from Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company. On of its innovations is an electronic stylus called the S Pen, first unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show in January.

Nokia’s Challenge: Can It Wait for Windows 8?

Investors are betting that Finland’s Nokia (NYSE: NOK) can survive the smartphone wars, now that it’s gambled on Windows from Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), the world's biggest software company.

Microsoft Tablet? Buzz Says iPad Rival Due

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), the world's biggest software company, is expected to make a new consumer push by announcing its own Windows Tablet for shipment next quarter, industry analysts said.

WWDC?s Big Miss - Where?s Apple TV?

Now that Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, has opened its Worldwide Developers Conference with the usual product splash, what happened to Apple TV?

Will Samsung Buy Nokia?

Speculation swirls that the current smartphone leader may be buying onetime mobile phones king.


More from Kinect than just gaming?

Kinect for Windows 1.5 Features 10-Joint Skeletal Tracking: What Else?

In an announcement this week, Microsoft said the next version of the Kinect for Windows will be available at the end of May, with a 1.5 version of the software that works with it. The new Kinect for Windows 1.5 will come with a few new features, such as Kinect Studio, which will allow developers to record, playback and debug users' clips.
Galaxy Note ICS

Samsung Galaxy Note to Get Android 4.0 ICS Uprgade, Stylus-Ready Apps in Q2

A Samsung Galaxy Note upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was expected to roll out during the first quarter, as the company had previously stated. Now, Samsung Electronics announced it has pushed back the update for the second quarter, without giving a specific time frame. However, to make it worth the wait, Samsung promised that the upgrade will come with a Premium Suite of new applications designed to take advantage of the phablet's digital S Pen.
An employee poses with Samsung Electronics' Galaxy phones at a store in Seoul March 14, 2012.

Insight: Samsung: 'Fast Executioner' Seeks Killer Design

When Samsung Electronics rushed its first smartphone to market in a panicky response to the smash-hit debut of the Apple iPhone, some customers burned the product on the streets or hammered it to bits in public displays of disaffection.