Stories by Author

Stewart Wolpin

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...

Pages