The Norelco Auto Mignon held one 45 RPM record and deserves a space in the Distracted Driving Hall of Shame.

Record Players For Cars Seemed Like A Good Idea In 1956

The history of consumer goods is littered with brilliant ideas that weren’t quite ready for public consumption yet. In the ’50s, if you wanted to listen to some music in your vehicle, your choices were listening to the radio or forcing your family members to sing. Until the invention of the Highway Hi-Fi in-car record player changed all that. Or could have, if it had caught on with the public. [More]

CES Unveiled: Where Manufacturers Bring Their B Game To Mildly Impress The Press

CES Unveiled: Where Manufacturers Bring Their B Game To Mildly Impress The Press

The actual tech stampede that is the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas doesn’t start until Tuesday, but the press gets here a few days early so manufacturers can officially announce what’s behind those curtains on the show floor. Additionally, there’s the annual CES Unveiled event, in which a handful of exhibitors compete with the free food and drinks in an attempt to impress the press. You occasionally run into some items — like the baby monitor-type system for elderly people — but this year’s group had few standouts. [More]

Last Minute Walmart 52″ Widescreen Projection HDTV $474.00

Not to be outdone by Best Buy’s Seven Hour Specials, rumors suggest Walmart will release 8 Secret Deals.