/January 7, 2013 by Damon Lavrinc What’s left for gadget writers then, as Topolsky put it, is a “secret wish and hope for some emergent new stuff that isn’t lame mass-produced Chinese garbage or a Westinghouse TV,” a sentiment echoed by Stevens and Gizmodo editor-in-chief Joe Brown. The thing is, that “emergent new stuff” has been doing most its emerging outside of CES and its multi-thousand-dollar booths. — Why We’re Not At The Biggest Tech Show In The World Same goes for auto shows, which could quickly lose their relevance. And it’s telling that the only major automotive news is apps. Not a single bit of hardware to be found.