There were lots of curves at CES - no, not those kind. OK, those kind, too, but curved screens caught my eye. Supposedly they help eye strain. The other curves cause it.
Holiday shoppers tweeted more than 28 million mentions about their gift purchases - up 8% year over year – SAP.
Lots of new interesting numbers from Pew -- Almost half (49 percent) of Instagram users are on the platform daily; 52 percent of online adults now use two or more social media sites, a significant increase from 2013; Facebook is still the most popular, but other platforms have seen a higher growth rate.
Despite slowing growth, tablets will pass the 1 billion mark in 2015, per eMarketer.
If your, ummm, behind is your best side, and, you want to, ummm, share it, you may like the Belfie Stick.
From a man on the street - actually a cabbie in Las Vegas, on the prospect of a smart refrigerator alerting him when low on milk or beer: "Why would I want that?"
There was signage at CES for a $33 Android tablet. That follows talk of a $25 smartphone.
58 percent prefer to look up info on mobile device while shopping, rather than talk to an in-store employee, according to the Consumer Electronics Association.
64 cents is the average consumer cost for cable per hour of entertainment, per Flurry. 18 cents for mobile.
Also from Flurry: app usage grew 76 percent in 2014 with shopping apps leading the way.
More surprising than seeing a large RCA presence at CES was news that it introduced new mobile devices.
Uber has been sued for allegedly violating TCPA rules and sending unwanted text messages.
From Nestle’s Pete Blackshaw: "Don't overthink it. Have simplicity in messaging, good search on your mobile website, plus sharing."