Dan Eldridge

Dan Eldridge

Dan Eldridge is a journalist and guidebook author based in Philadelphia’s historic Old City district, where he and his partner own and operate Kaya Aerial Yoga, the city’s only aerial yoga studio. A longtime cultural reporter, Eldridge also writes about small business and entrepreneurship, travel, and the publishing industry. Follow him on Twitter at @YoungPioneers.

CE Week 2013: Scenes From the Show Floor

Earlier this week, we met dozens of creative and ambitious members of the consumer electronics industry at the annual CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits event in New York City. Click through the photos below to meet some of them yourself, and to learn about the incredibly wide range of products they'll be bringing to the retail market soon.

MYBELL Wins Big at CE Week's Next Top Makers Pitch Night

Emceed by Jessica Lawrence of the New York Tech Meetup group and judged by three members of the very well-funded New York Angels, the Next Top Makers Pitch Night closed out the first day of the CE Week Line Shows event this week by awarding a potentially life-changing prize to the co-founders of the winning startup: a free booth at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

New Designs in Mounts and Furniture at CES

If it's true that a broad range of smarter and sharper TVs are beginning to receive an almost unprecedented amount of attention in the CE industry, it stands to reason that manufacturers of AV furniture and mounts will also have more than enough reason to be excited in 2013. Here's a rundown of some of the more innovative furniture pieces and mounts that are being highlighted by manufacturers this year

CES Unveiled Highlights: Dish, Soul, Orbitix and More

The legendary International CES trade show, known as the most influential--and by far the largest--in the tech and consumer electronics industries, kicks off each year with a special press-only sneak-peek event known as CES Unveiled. This is an event where, for the most part, the smaller and more entrepreneurially-minded companies come to spread the word about their latest and greatest gadgets and technological innovations. 

Responding to Internet Outrage, Apple Reverses EPEAT Stand

The story itself may have been surprising, but the reaction certainly wasn't: Last week, the tech blogosphere responded with a mixture of indignation and shock after learning that Apple Inc. had voluntarily withdrawn its entire line of laptops and desktops from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), an organization that monitors the environmental standards of electronics. 

Retail Pros Discuss Full Solution Strategies

Dealerscope’s own Jeff O’Heir moderated a three-man panel at the CEA Line Shows Digital Downtown Conference on Wednesday about a subject every CE retailer needs to be paying close attention to: selling customers on the full solution. 

Stream TV’s Glasses-Free 3D Technology is Nearly Here

During a midafternoon press conference at the CEA Line Shows and Digital Downtown Conference on Wednesday, Stream TV Networks CEO Mathu Rajan made a number of breaking-news announcements about the company’s proprietary Ultra-D 3D-without-glasses technology.