How do you find Rule Breakers? Go where the rules are being broken. Case in point: this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
We've already covered some big news from the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Yesterday, fellow Fool Alyce Lomax revealed how Motorola's
That's just one of the hundreds of innovations featured at CES. Here are a few more ways these new technologies are challenging the rules of existing markets:
Music must come from a radio, stereo, or computer. Not if you're Motorola and Oakley
According to tech site TheRegister.com, the O ROKR is the next-gen version of the Razrwire shades, which allowed for Bluetooth-powered voice calls while looking hip enough to earn "best of 2005" honors from Tech Digest. Could the new O ROKR earn similar popularity? I think so. At the very least, the breakthrough may help explain why Oakley founder James Jannard has been busily buying shares in his own company.
TV is best-watched on a (very) big screen. Over the New Year's holiday, we were at the house of friends who have a built-in theater with a 100-plus-inch big screen. It was an impressive experience -- much like being at the movies.
A start-up called eMagin seeks to bring that experience to the everyman by creating the Eyebud 800, a wearable display to go with Apple's
The Jetsons will never, ever be a reality show. What? You've never heard of the newly public iRobot
More rules will surely be broken in the coming days. And just as surely, some of those outlaws may create potential multibagger returns for investors Foolish enough to be paying attention. Make sure you're one of them.
Further rebellious Foolishness:
- Finally! Taser
(NASDAQ:TASR)had a good day.
- What's with the FUD fight over nanotech?
- Intuitive Surgical is still on the cutting edge of growth.
XM, Taser, and Intuitive Surgical are all Motley Fool Rule Breakers picks. From high tech to nanotech, David Gardner and his merry band of fools cover it all -- and beat the market in the process. To see which picks have put them 13% ahead of the market as of this writing, sign up today for a 30-day free trial. Or subscribe for a year and get Stocks 2006, our analysts' best investment ideas for the year ahead.
Fool contributor Tim Beyers only breaks the rules in his portfolio. Wimp. Tim didn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story at the time of publication. You can find out what's in his portfolio by checking Tim's Fool profile. The Motley Fool has an ironclad disclosure policy.