LAS VEGAS–My 21st CES in a row hasn’t even officially started, and I already feel tired. (That probably has something to do with getting up at 6 a.m. for an 8:20 flight out of Dulles.) I’m here through Thursday night to see where the electronics industry is headed. If you’re here too, you can heckle me when I help emcee the Last Gadget Standing competition Thursday.
1/3/2018: Limit how Facebook, Google and Amazon use your private info, USA Today
You’ve seen me offer some of these privacy principles in other stories before, but this time around I could put all of them in one post.
1/4/2018: How Big Tech has left you in the dark about massive CPU flaws, Yahoo Finance
Not long after this got posted, Apple finally put up a simple, coherent explanation of the Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs and what iOS and macOS users should do about them. If only I could take any credit for forcing their hand like that… but no, I can’t.
1/7/2018: What to expect at CES 2018, the biggest gadget show of the year, Yahoo Finance
One thing that’s never changed over the last two decades of my attending CES: seeing companies offer new reasons why I should think my current TV is inadequate.