Has the world's largest gadget expo lost its mojo?

GoodGearGuide: "The International Consumer Electronics Show takes place next week in Las Vegas, and as always there will be plenty to trigger our technolust. Teaser press releases from exhibitors augur a new suite of super-thin laptops and mid-range tablets, plus Internet-connected cars and TVs, as well as the latest developments in charging and connecting devices without wires.

What we crave, of course, is more full-blown gadget porn, sleek new devices that blow us away. But the big-name makers have already emptied their collective bag of tricks -- Sony's Vita handheld gaming console launched last month in Japan, following the debuts of Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet and the latest iPhone. And those who want actual porn will have to come back to Vegas the week after CES, when the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo comes to town."

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C_Menz3869d ago

I think to an extent it has lost some of it's "mojo" but I still look forward to it every year. It has become harder for these expos and events to be as huge as they were prior to the amount of social media and connectivity now. Much more important news can be released regularly now and still receive a ton of attention just through people passing it around on Twitter or Facebook.

rmedtx3867d ago

I think part of that "loosing the mojo" has to do with our weak economy. In the past it was really easy to get excited by new gadgets because we could afford them.

GrumpyVeteran3867d ago

Possibly but there are some things detailed already that I want to hear more about at CES.