Stephen Krasowski

Stephen Krasowski
LG Seeks to Break Barriers with Thrill 4G

Tim O'Brien, vice president of marketing for LG Mobile Phones, spoke about the importance of technology and innovation in the industry's 100+ history during the 3D Entertainment Summit at CEA Line Shows held in New York this week.

Pioneer Packs Punch in AppRadio

The mantra for Pioneer at this year's CEA Line Shows in New York was "rethinking connectivity". The company touts the radio as "a revolutionary way to use apps in the car" and a "safe access to the world of smartphone apps".

Nintendo Kicks Off Holiday Season with Experience Nintendo Tour

The "Experience Nintendo Tour" is a nationwide media tour to select markets via Nintendo's tricked-out Nintendo Airstream trailer filled with Wii home consoles and Nintendo DSi XL portable systems. The tour is currently in full swing across the country with stops in Seattle, Columbus, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston, etc., and with the holiday season right around the corner, it's the perfect time for Nintendo to announce some of of the cool games it will have available in the coming months for both its Wii home console and portable Nintendo DS systems. I had the opportunity to demo some of the hottest Wii game titles coming out just in time for the upcoming holiday season, such as Kirby's Epic Yarn, Donkey Kong Country Returns and Wii Party to name a few. Allow me to be the first to tell you, you will certainly not be disappointed.

Mulally Keynote Opens CES

CES 2010 began Thursday with the Opening Keynote Address given by Alan Mulally, President and CEO, Ford Motor Co.

New High-End Projectors From Runco, SIM2

Two major projector manufacturers unveiled new high-end models at CEDIA Expo in Atlanta, with Runco and SIM2 both appearing at the show with new merchandise.

Joby’s Gorillapoda...A Unique Camera Accessory

There are many cool accessories at PMA each year. However, Joby’s Gorillapod Go-Go! is definitely one to remember. The Gorillapod Go-Go! mobile entertainment kit allows you to position or attach your handheld devices almost anywhere. It can be used with cell phones, MP3/MP4 players, PDAs and, of course, digital cameras. The kit comes in several colors and includes a universal adapter screw for digital cameras, a high-quality suction cup, custom engineered to provide a vacuum tight hold to virtually any flat surface, plus two high-bond adhesive cups. It is such a versatile kit that it can handle practically any device in almost every situation.

Digital Spectrum’s Cool New Frames

Digital Spectrum is undoubtedly turning heads this year at PMA with the recent launch of one of their newest Digital Picture Frames. The MF-8104, MF-8000 and MF-8115 (shown here) are the first Digital Picture Frames to allow the user to snap pictures, share those pictures with Windows Vista or XP, and then within 90 seconds have those same pictures appear on one of these 3 picture frames. The frames are available in 8”, 10.4” and 15” sizes with 256MB internal memory. They include a built-in multi format card reader, embedded 802.11b/g wireless connectivity and play MP3 and WMA audio and WMA video files. There

A Few Mobile Firsts at CES

LAS VEGAS: I’ve often wondered why it seemed that the motorcycle always took a back seat to the Bluetooth in-car technology we’ve all grown to know and love. Well, that curiosity can officially be put to rest with Parrot’s new SK4000. Parrot is showing off its new SK4000 Bluetooth hands-free kit at CES this year. Designed especially for motorcycles, the SK4000 is completely wireless, fits securely on your helmet and links directly to your cell phone. You also have the ability to listen to FM radio, stream digital music from your Bluetooth cell phone or plug in your iPod. A really neat feature of

Mobile’s On The Move at CES

LAS VEGAS- I have been covering Mobile Electronics every year for the three years that I have been coming to the show, and each year it gets better and better. This year is no exception. When asked what he thought were some of the trends we could look forward to in the very near future, Eclipse’s Chris Hana says, “There is no doubt in my mind that we will be seeing PC-based computer generated audio sent directly to your vehicle. That is the next step in my opinion. I would be surprised if we didn’t see anything like this in the future.” Hana

Fujifilm Set to Launch New Group of FinePix Cameras

Fujifilm recently announced that they will be launching five new digicams in September, two entry level cameras, two cameras for the advanced amateur and finally a camera for the 13-26-year-old demographic. The FinePix F480 is an entry level camera with 8.3MP SuperCCD, 4x wide angle optical zoom, 2.7-inch LCD, up to ISO 800 at full resolution and 14 pre-programmed scene modes. Fuji added a new graphic user interface this year to their line of entry level cameras to make it easier for the user to learn what scene mode to use and when to use it. Each time the user selects a scene

HTSA Soiree in Savannah a Success

“Together we can WIN-WIN-WIN” was the message spoken by Richard Glikes, Executive Director of HTSA, at the annual event held in a different part of the country each year for both members of HTSA and its vendor partners. This year it was held in beautiful Savannah, Ga. This year HTSA is 11 years old and Glikes spoke about various goals that would be set forth for the group at a kick-off breakfast/meeting. One major goal he spoke about was the focusing of business on existing vendor partners, particularly encouraging the membership to support these valuable vendors at every opportunity. Glikes also brought up a

Jaguar’s New C-XF Car Purrs Like A Kitten....Or Does It?

A first glance at any of Jaguar’s newest vehicles may provoke a quiet comfort on the outside. However, get inside and crank up the stereo system and that quiet comfort is taken to a whole new and different level, literally. Recently partnering with Bowers & Wilkins to deliver exciting and innovative in-car entertainment, Jaguar unveiled their new C-XF concept car at the Detroit Motor Show to show off the company’s newest in-car audio entertainment. Some of the features of Jaguar’s in-car audio system include Micro-Matrix speaker panels, ‘Bass Beam’ low-frequency driver components mounted in the doors that help keep the bass in the