While I’m back here with a dog that refuses to go outside to do her business—“I TOLD you. It’s too f**kin’ cold! I’ll hold it.”–Michael is in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show. Mind you, the Polar Vortex has even reached the Nevada desert. There’s no snow, but it’s damn cold.
With Michael in his usual whale suit at the Luxor–good wifi, this hotel–we present to you this week’s CES-focused episode of Geeks&Beats. The discussion is key to this week’s show–that’s why you have to listen to the full podcast–but here’s a list of of some relevant links to help you along.
- Why radio companies need to pay attention to projected auto sales.
- 10 dire predictions for music in 2014
- Vinyl sales up 33% in 2013…
- …but digital music sales decline for the first time.
- Alicia Keys fired by BlackBerry
- Biggest. LP. Ever.
The stupid CES gadget of this year is…an Internet-connected toothbrush.
Corning’s new Gorilla Glass kills germs (but so what?)
Plus CES gadgets galore, including a dog translator, personal drones, a blood pressure monitor for me, a self-driving car from Ford, new Corvette telemetrics and more.