Bob and Ryan from the ThinkComputers Podcast join with a CES Wrap, Monitors, Soundbars and Dual Screen Laptops – HGG560

We catch up with Bob and Ryan from and their experience from CES 2023. During the show we talk about the newest monitors on the market (hint: everything is curved now), the latest in sound bars for your computer (not just for the entertainment center) and dual screen laptops from Lenovo. Thanks for listening!


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About CES:

CES is an annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association. It typically takes place in January in Las Vegas, Nevada and features exhibitors showcasing the latest in consumer technology, such as smartphones, laptops, home appliances, and virtual reality technology. The event also typically includes keynote speeches and other presentations by industry leaders.
Attending CES can offer several benefits, such as:

Networking: CES is a great place to meet other professionals and companies in the technology industry.

Learning: Attendees can learn about the latest technology and developments in the industry through keynote speeches, panel discussions, and product demonstrations.

Staying ahead of the curve: Seeing new products and technology before they are released to the market can give attendees an advantage in their own industries.

Gaining inspiration: CES can be a great source of inspiration for new business ideas or product development.

Seeing the future: CES offers a glimpse into what the future of technology might look like.


Show Segments
How was Vegas this year? [1:42]
Less crowd is good for us. [3:35]
What was it like to shoot the show? [5:03]
How far in advance do you start requesting those meetings? [10:48]
Samsung’s new 34-inch and 50-inch monitors are HUGE! [17:12]
What’s the sweet spot for refresh rate and price? [22:31]
Jim’s Laptop. [44:03]
What’s the best card for the 40 Series? [51:50]
The fan speeds are dependent on the chip you’re putting it on. [57:40]


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