Articles about CES 2017 (page 2)

Yi 4K+ Action Camera Does 4K Recording At 60fps
Late last month, Yi confirmed that it’s going to launch an updated version of its 4K action camera which will be capable of recording 4K UHD video at 60 frames-per-second. As promised, the company launched the Yi 4K+ Action Camera at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017. China-based Yi makes a wide variety of smart connected objects as well and has quite a reputation, it doesn’t hurt that it’s backed by […]

Razer Confirms Two Prototypes Were Stolen At CES
Without fail for the past several years, Razer has managed to amaze the crowd at CES with products that while are gaming related, aren’t products that you might not necessarily expect to see from the company. This year we saw two new prototypes in the form of Project Ariana and Project Valerie, the latter being a laptop that had 3 built-in 4K displays.

Intel To Focus On Partnerships, May No Longer Release Basis Wearables
Last August, Intel-owned Basis ran into troubles with its Peak smartwatch in which it was recalled. Instead of fixing the problem and re-releasing it, Intel decided that they were done with it and announced that they would be shutting down Peak’s software support, which seemed to suggest that the company was done with Basis.

Retro-bit Brings Nintendo’s Game Boy Back From The Dead
[CES 2017] As far as handheld consoles are concerned, or just consoles in general, it’s hard to beat out the Nintendo Game Boy in terms of being a classic. This is why despite there being newer handhelds like the DS or 3DS, the Game Boy’s design is still one of the more iconic and recognizable consoles out there.

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AMD Ryzen CPUs Are Overclocking Ready
AMD was present at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 where it made several announcements and also demonstrated its next-generation Ryzen CPUs and Vega graphics processors. During a press briefing, AMD confirmed that Ryzen is going to be a four-year architecture, which seems apt given that the company spent the same amount of time on developing this architecture. It also revealed that Ryzen CPUs will be unlocked and overclocking ready.

Fitbit's Own App Store Will Be Launched Soon
Wearable device company Fitbit is working on its own app store. This was confirmed by the company’s CEO James Park during an interview at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in Las Vegas earlier this week. The CEO said that Fitbit wants to launch its own wearable app store “as soon as possible.”

Audio-Technica Unveils Digital Wireless Headphones
[CES 2017] Audio-Technica is a name that’s pretty much synonymous with headphones. The company has released a wide range of headphones over the years, ranging from budget entry-level devices to headphones whose quality that audiophiles can attest to. At CES 2017, the company took the wraps off two new pairs of digital wireless headphones.

Ubergizmo Best of CES 2017Editor's Pick
Out of the tens of thousands of new products, applications and services introduced at CES, here are the ones who caught our eyes. Although CES 2017 is incredibly diverse, many of the products represented here show strong underlying trends that are of interest to us: Televisions keep evolving very rapidly, with display and processor becoming separated. The PC industry experiences important growth & Innovation, especially in the gaming segment WiFi […]

Anova Nano Announced, Makes Sous Vide Cooking More Affordable
[CES 2017] When it comes to the popular sous vide cooking method, there are pretty much two major brands that are typically mentioned: Anova and Joule by ChefSteps. Both are pretty expensive at around $200, which makes sous vide cooking out of reach for some, but that’s something Anova wants to change.

Matias Unveils New Backlit Wireless Aluminum Keyboard
[CES 2017] For those familiar with mechanical keyboards, Matias is a brand and a name that you’re probably familiar with. At the same time the company has been known to create non-mechanical keyboards as well, such as their aluminum keyboards which are designed to mimic Apple’s Mac keyboards, at least in terms of design.

Mercedes-Benz Vision Van Has Integrated Drones, Robotic Arms
[CES 2017] Mercedes-Benz has a vision for the future when it comes to vans. I know, most of us would think that vans are pretty boring vehicles to drive around in. They lack the kind of horsepower underneath the hood to impress anyone at a red light when it turns green, and is touted to be the poor man’s people mover with luxury MPVs plying our roads. Not so with […]

ONVI’s Prophix Is A Smart Video Toothbrush
[CES 2017] While we are extremely comfortable with our own bodies, how many of us would enjoy peering into the mouths of others? ONVI hopes that you will start by looking into your own mouth with their Prophix. The Prophix is the first smart video toothbrush in the world, and a working prototype is more than ready to be demonstrated at CES 2017.

Proof Smart Band Knows If You Have Been Drinking Too Much
[CES 2017] When you are in a glitzy city like Las Vegas, you would surely find it a challenge to not party at all. Booze is all over the place, and hence, this is where the discipline of responsible drinking comes in. Wearable technology goes one up against drunkenness with Proof. Milo Sensors are the ones behind Proof, where this particular slim band is worn around the wrist as though […]

Toyota’s Concept-Ai Car That Wants To Befriend You
What is the whole point of a consumer electronics show if you do not have a few concepts that tickle the imagination? The engineers at Toyota would like to wow us with their vision of what a car in the future would look like, kicking things off with “Yui”. Specially designed from the ground up, the Toyota Concept-i offers hopes to inspire the future in terms of mobility by knowing […]

Vyu360’s ACTIV 360-Degree VR Action Camera Goes Underwater
[CES 2017] Virtual Reality (VR) and action cameras do seem to get a whole lot of attention these days. After all, we do live in a very connected world, and sharing of happenings in our lives over social media has been deemed to be the norm for some time now. If you would like to take your adventures to the next level, you might consider the Vyu360 ACTIV 360° action […]

Whill Model M Is An All-Terrain Wheelchair
[CES 2017] We first came across the Whill wheelchair at CEATEC three years ago, and here we are with a new model which will cater for those who would like to live life a little bit more on the exciting side, even though you are in a wheelchair. The Whill Model M is an all-terrain wheelchair that has been specially built in order to handle rough surfaces without running into […]

Furrion Exo-Bionic Racing Mech Takes To The CES Showfloor
[CES 2017] How many of us were inspired by the movie Pacific Rim, where we lost ourselves in the thought of actually mind-melding with massive robots to combat untold horrors from a different dimension? Sure, the whole kaiju genre has been explored far earlier on, but none had the amazing special effects that Pacific Rim had. Well, Furrion is still light years away from such a possibility, but this has […]

TanvasTouch Programmable Surface Haptic Technology
[CES 2017] Tanvas intends to change the way in which we make use of our touchscreens through their breakthrough technology that is known as the TanvasTouch. TanvasTouch happens to be a kind of programmable surface haptic technology which will allow one to feel what one’s sees on the touch display, now how about that for a greater and more immersive level of interactivity?

Royole FlexPhone Looks Like Gumby's Long Lost Cousin
[CES 2017] Remember the stop-motion animated series Gumby? Well, the Royole FlexPhone is certainly a device that might bring back memories of Gumby. After all, we are clearly on the warpath when it comes to smartphones with an even greater degree of performance and capabilities. The LG V20 comes with dual displays, while the Galaxy S7 edge sports dual curved edge displays, and throwing in a pair of cameras into […]

Occly: The Wearable Personal Safety Device
[CES 2017] Do you happen to have a stick of pepper spray attached to your keychain, or perhaps it remains in your handbag? After all, you can never quite tell just what kind of strange characters you would meet on the streets, and it pays to take the necessary precautions — especially when you are in unfamiliar territory. Occly hopes to help in this department, being a wearable personal safety […]