Gadgets that say "I Love You."

If you want to give your sweetheart a gift that lasts longer than a bouquet of flowers or a helium balloon, consider these fun and personal gift ideas.  read more »


DTV Readiness Test and Free Guide

On February 17, 2009, analog TV signals from television transmitters had been scheduled to be turned off and only digital TV signals would then be broadcast over the air. Depending on whether the incoming Obama administration’s request is approved this may or may not happen on Feb...  read more »


Essential Super Bowl Party Gadgets

The big screen may be the center of attention at your Super Bowl party but these days, in this high tech world of high speed internet connections, other gadgets and gear may be carry supporting roles for a memorable Super Bowl Sunday. Here is a list of...  read more »


CES 2009 Wrap Up

CES was a wonderful show that featured some very cool gadgets and gear. There were gorgeous new, super thin flat panel displays including 120 and 240Hz LCD TVs, Panasonic Plasma TVs that are a few millimet  read more »


Seven Super Bowl HDTV Mistakes You Can Avoid

It's Super Bowl time again and big flat screen TVs are cheaper than ever. Watching the big game in high definition is the next best thing to being there and a lot cheaper too. Now is a great time to go high def but unfortunately, it's not that easy to select the best TV especially when you want the best set for watching fast action sports like football, basketball, and hockey. Even if you're not a football fan you still deserve the best HDTV equipment for fast action programming on a high definition set  read more »


2008 Year End CE Trends and 2009 Predictions

Retrevo Pulse Report Covers Significant Consumer Electronics Price and Demand Trends in 2008, Predictions for CE in 2009

This Free 20-page report covers:  
  • Key drivers of growth of CE products in the first half of the year
  • The impact of the financial crisis and recession on consumer demand for electronics products in late summer/early fall
  • 2008 price and demand trends for noteworthy categories
  • The 2009 outlook for top CE product categories, including HDTVs, laptops, GPS receivers, digital cameras, camcorders, mobile phones and more.

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Digital TV Transition Survival Guide


Gadgets Guaranteed to Help You Lose Weight

This is the worst season for dieting. When you’re not scarfing down lots of holiday sweets, going to all those holiday parties and eating tons of fattening foods, you’re probably spending a lot of time indoors watching HDTV, playing with your Wii, or maybe, perish the thought, reading a book on your Kindle. To help fight the battle of the holiday bulge we offer these gadgets that, along with a little will power, could help keep away those extra holiday pounds  read more »


What's Going To Be Hot In 2009?

This past year started out on a high note starting with the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show that highlighted bigger, better, and cheaper HDTV products, the end of the high definition DVD player format war (Blu-ray won), feature-packed cameras, and all sorts of cool gadgets like Bluetooth headsets and GPS-based Personal Navigation Devices. In fact, you can see Retrevo’s list of 2008 product hits and misses here. Using our new suite of tools including the Retrevo Pulse trend analysis engine, our gadget experts put together this set of predictions for 2009  read more »


Retrevo 2008 Pulse Awards Finalists


The year is coming to a close and I think most would agree that 2008 was a good year for new gadgets. Starting off with a bang at CES and Macworld and continuing on through Black Friday until now, consumer interest in gadgets seems insatiable. So what products are they looking at? What are the hot products that people are actually researching, reading reviews, checking prices or just curious about? Find out here.




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