Wednesday, 09 February 2011
The folks at Best Buy have been plugging a new program that promises to get you some money back when you trade in your old electronics for new ones. It might seem like a pretty good deal at first, but taking a closer look reveals some significant flaws in the plan.
Whether you're a fan of the Klipsch brand itself or the other brands in the group - Jamo, Energy and Mirage - you'll soon be buying your speakers from Audiovox. The company has just announced that it will be buying Klipsch for a cool $166 million.
Wednesday, 02 February 2011
As much as consumers love inexpensive rentals from Redbox and all-you-can-eat streaming from Netflix, the companies behind the movies we watch hate it. With such low pricing, they worry that they won't make as much money as they used to, and they haven't managed to find a business model that would satisfy both their needs and the wants of the consumer base.
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Gorilla Glass was all over the place. It was in Sony's press conference - they boasted their strong new TVs - and advertized on banners in the convention center. But Corning isn't the only company with strong new glass to show off.