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CES: Will they never learn?

David Pogue at CES.

And if you understand that much, you’ll enjoy the even greater silliness of Sharp’s 8K prototype. (What’s so silly? Even if you bought one of these screens, you’d have nothing to watch. Nobody broadcasts or sells movies in 4K or 8K resolution.)

And 3-D sets were everywhere; clearly, the industry still hasn’t noticed that nobody wants to put on special $50 glasses to watch TV. Of course, that’s nothing compared to the emphasis on the “convergence TV,” a vague concept of TV-plus-Internet that’s been promoted at every C.E.S. since the Civil War and still produces only yawns.

Mobile Me and iPad3

Mobile Me and iPad3

Another take on the medium is the message

Another take on the medium is the message