As the saying goes, time flies, and it’s hard to believe that we’re gearing up for CES 2013. I’m no stranger to the largest electronics show in the U.S. (this is my fourth CES, after all), but since I’m kicking off 2013 with a new company, my bag of goodies is a bit smaller this year.
More Buffalo Gear
Of the entire team, I tend to over pack. They are quite fond of pointing out how my computer bag usually looks like it’s about to burst at the seams. But when push comes to shove and I have that spare cable or memory card they need, they seem to get all quiet about it. […]
First off as a technology fan the opportunity to attend CES is a treat but it’s an even greater privilege to bring you the latest tech gadgets as part of the TechnoBuffalo staff. Thanks for following us to bring you best of CES. MacBook Pro 13-Inch Retina I was using the 11-inch MacBook Air prior […]
This is my first big tech event, and from what I understand it’s an all out circus; a Running of the Bulls combined with a night club/theme park atmosphere. Needless to say, I have mixed feelings about what I’m getting myself into. But I digress. Herschel Pop Quiz BackpackI’m of the camp that believes there’s […]
MacBook Pro (2010) I’ll be using the MacBook Pro primarily for video editing… and Starcraft after work is done. CoolerMaster QuickFire Rapid (Cherry MX Black) Like Todd, I’m gonna be rockin’ out on a mechanical loaded board in Vegas. This sucker is a customized QuickFire Rapid board, loaded with engraved PBT plastic key caps for […]
The TechnoBuffalo team is about to head out to Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show. It’s a crazy time loaded with press conferences, meetings and walking hundreds of miles (seemingly) around the show floor. This will be my fifth time attending the show, so my bag has become relatively standard at this point. […]
MacBook Pro 13-inch
I’ve been on the Apple side of the computer camp since 2008, and for what we do, it works perfectly. This isn’t my favorite MacBook (or Mac in general, for that matter) that I’ve ever owned, but it gets the job done and provides a large enough hard drive to store countless raw video clips.
Samsung Galaxy Note II and Motorola DROID RAZR HD
After six months of carrying the Galaxy S III, the Galaxy Note II has become my daily driver. For business trips like CES, it’s the perfect smartphone: in addition to a killer feature set, the battery life is impeccable. It’s the one device that I can make it through the day with and not have to worry about it dying halfway through a series of meetings (to this day, I’ve been unable to kill it). Historically, AT&T’s LTE has worked well (comparatively speaking) in Las Vegas, though I’m carrying the Motorola DROID RAZR HD as a backup just in case.
Canon VIXIA HF G10
I’ve used Canon video cameras in the past, so while this particular one is new to me (company-issued equipment rocks!), it’s essentially the same as the VIXIA HF S200 I’ve used in the past.
For Christmas, my girlfriend gave me an awesome briefcase that I’ll be putting to the test at CES. It’s leather, brown, and awesome (see picture). It holds all of my goodies and papers, and even a few spare chargers.
I love technology, but I also like to write things down. I’m the king of going through multiple legal pads every quarter, and I almost always shelve them so I can reference them when I need to. They’re great for meetings and for when the trusty laptop battery dies. Plus, I like to write every now and again to remind myself that I can still do it.
Orbit Chewing Gum: Spearmint
I’m in meetings and one-on-one events non-stop from the moment we land in Las Vegas. I also love coffee and use it to keep me awake during a week in which five hours of sleep is considered abnormal. This prevents my breath from smelling like a nasty, foreclosed Starbucks coffee shop.