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Biography for Rebecca Day

Rebecca Day, Senior editor of Consumer Electronics Daily and contributing editor to Communications Daily and Washington Internet Daily, joined Warren Communications News in 2010. She’s a longtime CE industry veteran who has also written about consumer tech for Popular Mechanics, Residential Tech Today, CE Pro and others. You can follow Day on Instagram and Twitter: @rebday

Recent Articles by Rebecca Day

Holiday Sales Jumped 8%, Blowing Past NRF Forecast, Despite Pandemic's Shadow

November-December holiday sales sailed past National Retail Federation forecasts, soaring an “unexpectedly high” 8.3% over the 2019 period, despite COVID-19 challenges, reported the trade group Friday. Total U.S. retail sales for the period were $789.4 billion, including e-commerce and physical…Subscribe to Read >>

Samsung Comes Out Dealing With Much-Awaited Galaxy S21 Phone Line

Aggressive trade-in and switcher offers accompanied the rollout of Samsung’s much-anticipated Galaxy S21 series 5G smartphones Thursday, led by the 6.8-inch flagship Galaxy S21 Ultra with a 120 Hz AMOLED display. The S21 Ultra is the first phone to be…Subscribe to Read >>

Smart Home Systems Need 'Simpler' Setup, Smooth Integration, Parks Event Told

It’s a “burden” on do-it-yourself smart home consumers to have to know and understand the various smart home protocols, said Raya Sevilla, ADT senior vice president-product, at Parks Associates’ Thursday virtual Connections conference, a partner program to CES.Subscribe to Read >>

All TCL 2021 6-Series Roku TVs to Be 8K but No Current Plans for ATSC 3.0

All of TCL’s 2021 6-Series quantum dot Roku TVs will be 8K models, said Aaron Dew, director-product development, TCL North America, on the company’s Tuesday prerecorded media conference geared to the U.S. and Canada markets. The 6-Series is “the best…Subscribe to Read >>

Agnostic Sales Strategy Is Retail's Future, Says Best Buy CEO in CES Keynote

Webcams became an unexpected product scarcity resulting from a computer trickle-down phenomenon during the pandemic, said Best Buy CEO Corie Barry on a Tuesday CES keynote. Home office shortages abounded when families suddenly began looking for computing solutions at home…Subscribe to Read >>