Consumer Electronics


What happens when you add the letter 'E' to 5G, as AT&T is planning to do by changing the LTE symbol to 5GE?

Last week, more than 188,000 tech enthusiasts descended upon Las Vegas for CES to get a glimpse of the latest and greatest gadgets from around the world. As far as dazzle, the show didn’t disappoint.

Amazon aggressively discounted its own branded electronics for Prime Day this year, and the strategy seems to have worked as consumers scooped up Amazon Fire and Amazon Echo products.

Meg Goldthwaite, CMO at National Public Radio, and Gina Garrubbo, CEO of National Public Media, discuss how brands can reach the voice-addicted population without disrupting the user experience.

Sometimes the gadgets and innovations on display at CES seem like technology for its own sake. This year, though, the focus at the giant electronics show seemed to shift toward making technology work in the real world. In the latest episode of eMarketer’s “Behind the Numbers” podcast, analyst Paul Verna talks about what he saw—and did not see—at CES.

As new voice tech has emerged, functions normally embedded in phones have begun shifting to smart headphones, aka hearables.

The proposed new tariffs on Chinese imports haven't been enacted yet, though Friday President Donald Trump threatened such a tax at "short notice." Larger retailers might not feel the effects immediately since many manufacturers have likely stocked up in anticipation, but smaller retailers unable to warehouse extra inventory could feel the squeeze sooner.

Doug Robinson, CEO of Fresh Digital Group, talks about the benefits of investing in branded voice skills and the future of voice.

Dylan Collins, CEO of SuperAwesome, a kids-under-13-oriented technology provider, spoke with eMarketer's Sean Creamer about why kids are active users of voice-based technology.