Category:  CES

By Trevor Sheridan, January 9, 2015 Comments Off on CES 2015: Apple CarPlay Rolling Out A Little At The Tech Show CES, Special Event

Apple CarPlay has seen a slow roll out thanks to the inherent slow evolution in the auto industry. The system still does seem to be gaining some traction, and at CES 2015 there was more Apple CarPlay on display. The biggest announcement came from Volkswagen as they will be adding Apple CarPlay support to their… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, January 9, 2015 Comments Off on CES 2015: Lights On With iOS Connected Smart Light Bulbs CES, Special Event

Light bulbs reached a commercially practical state in 1879, and since then have offered very similar convenience. We have seen various shapes, different materials, longer life, LEDs, and more, though they all are relatively the same in being a big step up from candlelight. CES 2015 emphasized a new wave of smart light bulbs that… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, January 9, 2015 1 CES, Special Event

Parrot is one company I always enjoy visiting at CES, and 2015 is no different. They had a lot to share this year beginning with their new line-up of MiniDrones. In 2014, Parrot debuted the Jumping Sumo, and Rolling Spider. In 2015, Parrot is creating a whole new line-up of MiniDrones as extensions of last… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, January 8, 2015 Comments Off on CES 2015: Kwikset, Schlage, And August Unveil New Smart Door Locks CES, Special Event

The emphasis of CES 2015 has been bringing the internet the everyday household items. There have been a few smart internet connected door locks in the past, but CES 2015 saw all new entries with fancy new features. Kwikset is a well known name in residential door looks, and at CES they announced the Kevo… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, January 8, 2015 Comments Off on CES 2015: A Smart Home Camera With Facial Recognition CES, Special Event

Netatmo has been gaining momentum over the years as we saw their smart personal weather station in 2013, and their UV smart bracelet in 2014. For 2015, they unveiled Welcome, which is a smart home camera with facial recognition. It’s a camera that can recognize when your loved ones arrive home, and then send notifications… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, January 8, 2015 Comments Off on CES 2015: iPhone Case Claims To Double Signal Strength CES, Special Event

There are always new iPhone case ideas at CES, and the new Reach79 by Antenna79 is a definite new idea for 2014. The Reach79 claims to boost signal strength up to two times for the iPhone 6/Plus. The company says their case can improve download speed, give fewer dropped calls, and greater signal strength through… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, January 7, 2015 Comments Off on CES 2015: LifeProof, Mophie, Incipio, And Otterbox Unveil New iPhone 6 Battery Cases CES, Special Event

At any recent CES, iPhone cases are plentiful, and that’s no different in 2015. There’s nearly an entire wing dedicated to iPhone cases, and for 2015 it’s all about new cases for the iPhone 6/Plus. Battery back-up cases are probably the most popular type of case, with protective cases coming in at a close second…. Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, January 6, 2015 1 CES, Special Event

Cord cutting has been the talk in entertainment for years now, but 2015 may be the first year it becomes a reality. At CES 2015, Dish Network held an event to announce their new Sling TV. It’s a streaming TV service that provides live, and on-demand TV of 12 major cable channels. The 12 channels… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, January 6, 2015 Comments Off on CES 2015: AT&T Introduces Case That Adds LTE To WiFi iPad CES, Special Event

Just in case you bought a WiFi only iPad, but were considering the LTE model, AT&T has a solution for you. At CES 2015, AT&T announced the upcoming Modio smartcase, which adds 4G LTE connectivity to WiFi only iPads. In addition to the LTE connectivity, the Modio also includes a microSD card slot that supports… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, January 17, 2014 Comments Off on Weekly Podcast Episode 72: Getting A Jump On iOS In 2014 CES, Podcast, Special Event

2014 is underway, and there’s already a whole lot going on. Last week was the onslaught of CES, and the App Store has had plenty of its own new offerings. We discuss it all on episode 72 of the Apple’N’Apps & AppAddict Weekly podcast. This week we talk about the interesting iOS accessories at CES,… Read More »