"I grew up in this hunting culture, but this is nuts," he said. "Why does anyone need a 30-round clips for a gun?"
Besides Clinton, Samsung had some other surprises: It introduced what it's calling the Exynos 5 Octa chip, a smartphone microprocessor that boasts eight cores and has been touted as the fastest cellphone processor ever.
Make room for more games
Nvidia also unveiled a new processor, the Tegra 4, which wowed plenty of people at the show. But it also announced its plans to get into mobile gaming with Project Shield, a handheld gaming device that looks like an Xbox controller connected to an Android phone. Pundits at the show seemed to pan the device—established gaming companies such as Sony and Nintendo had rough launches with the Vita and 3DS, respectively. While the 3DS seems to have found its footing of late, the Vita continues to sell poorly. With Shield expected to play only Android games, it may not have the support to get people to switch away from using their smartphones.