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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").

 
Armband straps for iPods, iPod Nanos, iPod Shuffles et al, are great for exercising… except for those flopping earbud cords. Grandmax's solution is retractable buds built right onto the Velcro-adjustable arm strap. For $30, there are models for every...
 
Instead of fumbling around for both earbuds and the iPod charging cable, here's a clever combination of the two from a company called Taylor Tech. The thing plugs into the iPod/iPhone 30-pin connector. When you get home, the earbud...
 
Apple and Steve Jobs like to tease. The signs adorning San Francisco's Moscone Center hint at something ephemeral, but Jobs is likely to introduce something more solid during his annual MacWorld keynote, due to start any minute now –...
 
Now that we're all stapling flat screen HDTVs to our wall, we want to keep the surrounding wall clear of wires. This May, Belkin will offer one wireless HDMI solution, something it calls FlyWire. The two-piece system has a...

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