VR Ride Pumped Me Up

Last week I took a drive, ride and fly through virtual reality courtesy of a new peripheral from startup Virzoom. It was not my first trip through virtual reality, but it was fun and reinforced my belief the VR world will be vast someday. Virzoom is essentially a stationary bike that in VR land becomes…

High-Tech Shoppers Demand Delivery Options

The holidays are here, and, as usual, high-tech shoppers are setting the trend – especially the Millennial generation. They're buying online more. They're using smartphones and tablets more often to make purchases. When they do shop in stores, they're researching products on mobile devices to enhance the experience and to get a better deal. These…

Analysts Predict CES 2016 Trends

NEW YORK – Whether or not the 2016 International CES holds any big surprises remains to be seen. What's certain is the mega-show will highlight evolutionary progress in the ways processors and networking continue to enhance drones, wearables and more. This year's CES will focus on how connectivity is proliferating everything from cars to homes,…

Wearables Show New Wrinkles

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The good news for wearables is many new conductive yarns and people weaving with them have emerged in the last 18 months. The bad news is there are no standards for their electronic properties, especially after a few cycles in the washing machine. “I’m seeing a proliferation of conductive fibers, but…