Good morning, Austin. On a chilly Wednesday, here’s a look at the technology stories that are making news and generating buzz around the internet today:
Welcome to gadget heaven
For gadget lovers, today is a big day: The Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas this morning.
CES is one of the biggest tech events of the year, and most of the major tech and electronics companies are on hand to debut the new and interesting gadgets they are getting ready to spring on the public. From robots to self-driving cars to almost every kind of “smart” gadget you can think of, you are likely to find it at CES.
A variety of technology and other media sites have put together previews of what to expect at the show this week; here are a collection of links to that coverage -- and there’s a lot of it:
*The Washington Post offers a piece called “What six wacky CES gadgets tell us about the future’”
*Tech Crunch has an entire special web page dedicated just to the CES.
*The Verge is providing what it’s calling a live “Vergecast” from the show.
*CNet says it’s focused on “robots, laptops and a giant flash drive” when it comes to this year’s show.
*The Associated Press weighs in with a piece about how Comcast is hoping to make Wi-Fi in the home faster through an updated router.
*Marketwatch has a story about how Nvidia is expected to be one of the stars of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.
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