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It’s somewhat belated: But, I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas and a fabulous New Year! It’s over – well, Christmas and New Year definitely is, but I’m referring to CES 2017. Personally, I’m not sure I would have had the energy to come straight from my New Year celebrations, still heavily intoxicated, and attend the annual conference with any amount of enthusiasm. Damn – to be honest, it took me almost a week to recover! Anyway, at this year’s show we mostly witnessed ...
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Did I blink too quickly or was CES2016 over in a flash? In some respects, the event lacked the wow factor of previous years, although there were some emerging technologies that did catch my attention. In particular, Virtual Reality (VR) which has suitably matured to become an increasingly convincing proposition for gaming and broadcasting alike. Social VR – the New Buzzword for 2016: Oculus Rift has been the focus of a number of new developments in both the gaming and interactive broadcasting sectors and at CES2016 HTC were keen to jump onto the VR bandwagon with their impressively slick Vive headset that plans to give Oculus a run for its money. "When we first announced Vive ten months ago we had an ambitious goal of fundamentally changing the way people communicate and interact with the world – forever," commented Cher Wang, chairwoman and CEO of HTC. "Since then...
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At the start of the year I predicted some key technology trends for 2015, one of which was wearables, although I was unconvinced by the, then new, Apple Watch and where it was headed. You see, for me, my smartphone is my first port of call for obtaining the time and date and I have numerous tones set for my reminders, so I immediately know whether I have a new text message or email. When it comes to a first-hand (excuse the pun) review however, my wife (Sarah) couldn’t disagree with me more, describing her Apple Watch as her personal wrist assistant and praising its virtues on an almost daily basis. And I have to admit to being impressed by several of its functions; in particular, the navigation option which tells the wearer when to turn left, right or continue straight ahead through a series of corresponding ‘taps’. When searching for a particular venue recently with my wife she was able to lead me confidently there without the slightest glimpse at her iPhone ...

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