Pocket-Lint: The Consumer Electronics Association, the chaps who run the CES show in Vegas every year, has predicted that the consumer tech market will top $1 trillion in 2012, increasing the market by 5 per cent worldwide on the $961 billion figure that will be recorded in 2011.
That statement was made by Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the CEA, who was speaking at the CES Unveiled event in the heart of London's Tech City.
N10: Annual tech industry expo the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has just wrapped, introducing a slew of 2012's best new high-tech gadgets, apps and online services. But having absorbed the conference's record 20,000 new product debuts, provided courtesy of 3100 companies who demoed across a record-breaking 1.861 million net square feet of exhibition space, we're still left with more questions than answers. Chief among them: With launches in key categories like smartphones and tablet PCs largely taking a backseat to thinner connected TVs and expanding cloud multimedia services, does the show still remain relevant for entrepreneurs and small business owners?
"CES 2012 is over, but the faded memories reveal the things that stick out the most in our heads: The things we loved at CES."
News10: While all-in-one PCs aren't exactly high on the wish lists of mainstream PC gamers, Lenovo rep Michael Littler believes his company's IdeaCenter B540 might do the trick.