At 2013's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month, Samsung is promising to take the wraps off a TV "unlike anything the world has ever seen." Not building it up too much then.
If the last 48 hours are anything to go by, it looks like Samsung's marketing team may be gong down the one-teaser-a-day route in the run up to the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, which officially kicks off in Las Vegas on January 8 - although the Korean company's media event actually takes place a day earlier...
I try to use my holiday column to look ahead, but it’s always good to peek back to put those thoughts in perspective.
Highlights of the past year included the London Summer Olympics and Rupert Murdoch’ fall from grace. We saw the passing of Neil Armstrong, Phyllis Diller, Whitney Houston and Cosmopolitan magazine’s Helen Gurley Brown. The 2012 Presidential election cycle overshadowed anything else that was happening for a good part of the year.
There were a slew of unusual weather events, including earthquakes, floods, storms around the world, drought and record heat in the West, and Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast.The economy was still anemic at best and headed for the fiscal cliff. Unemployment is hovering below 8 percent. But at the same time, many businesses are struggling to find qualified people with the skills they need.