Electronics Trade Shows

The Consumer Electronics Show is THE place to view the newest high-tech gadgets each year. HowStuffWorks has been right there, covering the show, since 2001.


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We Owe It All to Radio: The Inside Story of CES

Jammed with more than 170,000 attendees in 2015 and packed to the gills right now, the ginormous consumer electronics event wasn't always this big and crazy.

E3 2012 Pictures: Xenomorphs, Warthogs and Lucky Rabbits

E3 -- the Electronic Entertainment Expo -- took over downtown Los Angeles again in 2012. What characters roamed the show floor, who brought the biggest toys and what swag was the most coveted? Check out these pictures to get the gaming scoop.

E3 2011 Pictures

Take a look at what went on during the 2011 E3 at the L.A. Convention Center, including booths, performances and more.

Top 5 Booths at CES 2009

The CES takes up the entire Las Vegas Convention Center, as well as space at several surrounding hotels. Even with all those exhibitors, a few stand out from the crowd.

Top 5 Technology Trends at CES 2009

Despite the diversity of manufacturers and new products at CES, every year there are some noticeable trends at the show. What themes came out of the 2009 extravaganza?

Consumer Electronics Show 2007

HowStuffWorks visited the Consumer Electronics Show 2007. Check out the coolest gadgets and electronics that we found there.

Consumer Electronics Show 2002

HowStuffWorks takes a look at the Consumer Electronics Show 2002. Check out some of the amazing technology that was unveiled there!

Consumer Electronics Show 2001

The Consumer Electronics Show is where 1,700 manufacturers unveil their new electronics products for next year. Get a daily update on what manufacturers are showing off!