Items tagged with Comdex

Since 2003, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has played host to both a dizzying array of gadgetry and more serious presentations from major computer manufacturers. The fusion occured after Comdex, which had been the major yearly computing show for decades, faltered and was folded into CES. CES remains a major draw each year, but some of the same troubles that ultimately took down Comdex are brewing. In late December, Microsoft announced that CES 2012 would be the company's final show. Redmond has anchored CES, with either Gates or Balmer giving the keynote address, for nearly 20 years. The company's presence at the show has always been massive. In a blog post on the topic, Frank X Shaw wrote:... Read more...