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Stewart Wolpin

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Stewart Wolpin has been writing about consumer electronics for more than 30 years and has attended more than 40 CESs (there used to be a summer show in Chicago). He is a judge for the Consumer Electronics Association Hall of Fame and writes the bios of the electees. He also has written on small stakes poker ("The Rules of Neighborhood Poker") and baseball ("Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers").

 
Take one MacBook with a 13.3-inch screen. Remove the keyboard. Replace the plastic LCD screen with scratch-resistant glass. Add Wacom graphic tablet capabilities, Apple's Inkwell handwriting recognition software and a digitized pen. Voila, the Axiotron Modbook, a Mac graphics...
 
An iPhone, of course, would be a more elegant solution that this Hookup lanyard contraption, but if you insist on carrying a Nano and a cell phone... The Hookup attachment connects to your phone via Bluetooth. A call comes...
 
This is not a product, but this booth attracted almost as much attention as some of the gadgets and software on display on the show floor. I don't know if you can tell from the photo, but the pattern...
 
It's an iPhone belt clip with a swivel clip. It's an iPhone add-on rechargeable battery that supplies 20 hours of talk time. It's an iPhone add-on small speaker system. It's an iPhone camera flash/flashlight. It's an iPhone earbud cord...

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