It's nearly time for the annual geek pilgrimage to Las Vegas for CES. It's easy to write off this massive tech trade show as an outdated, overrated, overhyped gizmo-fest, but it does provide ahead-of-the-curve marketplace knowledge. Here's what's next for TVs and other tech gadgets in 2012.
Describing your product as "new and "never been done before" instead of "we're just like those others guys, but better" could cost your company billions. RIM and TiVo are two examples of getting it right and wrong.