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Top geeks speak out on the best tech of CES 2010

To help sort through the madness of CES, I interviewed some of the top thought leaders in the industry about the best products and trends at CES 2010.

To help sort through the craziness of CES I interviewed some of the top thought leaders in the industry about the best products and trends at CES 2010.

I asked all of them the same two questions:

  1. What was the most interesting new product you saw at CES?
  2. What is the most important tech trend you see gathering momentum coming out of CES?

Watch their responses in the following videos and read the highlights below.

Veronica Belmont (Host, Tekzilla)

Most interesting product: Copia E-reader and PlasticLogic QUE

Most important trend: 3D home theater

Harry McCracken (Editor, Technologizer)

Most interesting product: Skiff Reader

Most important trend: Alternative computing devices

Tom Merritt (Executive Editor, CNET)

Most interesting product: PlasticLogic QUE and Lenovo IdeaPad U1

Most important trend: 3D TV

Lance Ulanoff (Editor in Chief, PC Magazine)

Most interesting product: PlasticLogic QUE or the Skiff Reader or the Entourage Edge

Most important trend: 3D TV

Molly Wood (Executive Editor, CNET)

Most interesting product: Lenovo IdeaPad U1

Most important trend: 3D TV and E-readers

Dave Zatz (Editor, ZatzNotFunny)

Most interesting product: Lenovo IdeaPad U1 and Popcorn Popbox

Most important trend: E-readers and slate computers

Robert Scoble (Founder, Building43.com)

Most interesting product: 3D video games and the Google Nexus One

Most important trend: Car tech and the always-connected world

Leo Laporte (Founder, TWiT TV)

Most interesting product: Lenovo IdeaPad U1 and Pico projectors

Most important trend: Mobile computing + Web apps

See also: The five best products of CES 2010, for business users

About

Jason Hiner is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about the people, products, and ideas changing how we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.

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