CES (Tradeshow)

CES is the acronym for the (International) Consumer Electronics Show, one of the largest consumer-electronics shows in the world. Although it is held in Las Vegas today, the first CES happened in June 1967 in New York City and Bob Gavin, the CEO of Motorola was the opening keynote speaker for that first edition. Subsequently, CES was held twice a year: the summer edition was in New York, and the winter edition was in Las Vegas, that is, until 1998 when CES became a once-a-year show. CES has been the introduction place for key products and technologies, including: Pong (1975), Nintendo NES (1985), Tetris (1988), Compact Disc (1991), HDTV (1998), Xbox (2001), Blu-Ray (2003), OLED TV (2008).

Uber’s Flying Taxi Concept Design Unveiled
#CES2019 – Uber started out as a ride-hailing company, a service meant to be offered as an alternative to taxis. The company later expanded their offerings where they began using their cars and drivers to help deliver food as well. This isn’t surprising as companies need to evolve, and last we heard, Uber was planning to conquer the skies next.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2019: New CNC Aluminum Chassis
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga has always shadowed the X1 Carbon, sharing a lot of the same hardware, but in 2019 the two computers drift a little bit more apart thanks to the X1 Yoga’s new CNC-aluminum chassis.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2019: Thinner, Faster, Safer
CES has been the traditional launch platform of the Lenovo X1 Series for a long time, and it continues with the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th generation. Lenovo is refreshing one of its most prized laptop design with new components, but also a bit of a design makeover.

Lenovo Legion Y740 15/17-inch Gaming Laptops Announced
#CES2019 – Ideally playing games on a desktop PC would be much better than gaming on a laptop, thanks to better airflow, the ability to support larger GPUs, and so on. However we understand that sometimes you don’t have the time or luxury to sit at home and play games, which is where gaming laptops can come in handy.

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Lenovo Legion K500 Mechanical Keyboard Launched
#CES2019 – Mechanical keyboards are a dime a dozen and we imagine that it can be quite tricky trying to decide the best one for you. That being said, Lenovo is tossing their hat into the ring with their latest offering in the form of the Lenovo Legion K500 RGB mechanical keyboard which they announced at CES 2019.

Lenovo VoIP 360 Camera Speaker Allows For On-The-Go Video Conferencing
Lenovo has unveiled a new product at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 which will prove to be useful for busy professionals. The VoIP 360 Camera Speaker will allow for on-the-go video conferencing so whether users are working at home or in a more private environment, they’ll easily be able to conduct multi-user video meetings.

Samsung’s Bixby Will Soon Work With Google Maps And YouTube
#CES2019 – Samsung has tossed their hat into the digital assistant ring when they launched Bixby, although initial impressions of the software weren’t particularly positive as many felt it was still lacking. However at CES 2019, Samsung announced that they would be expanding Bixby’s capabilities thanks to partnerships with various tech companies such as Google.

ZAGG Announces New Keyboard Cases For The iPad, iPad Pro
#CES2019 – If the keys on Apple’s Smart Keyboard for the iPad isn’t to your liking, then chances are you don’t really have much choice but to turn to third-party keyboards. Now ZAGG has in the past put out several keyboard cases for the iPad, and this year at CES the company has unveiled more models for the iPad and the iPad Pro.

JBL Flip 5 Wireless Speakers Announced
#CES2019 – Wireless Bluetooth speakers are becoming increasingly common these days. This is largely thanks to the fact that handset manufacturers have started to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack, which means that customers are in greater need of wireless audio more so than ever.

Samsung Wants To Use Robots To Help The Elderly
#CES2019 – Samsung is a company best known for their phones and TVs, but it seems that the company had a bit of a surprise announcement to share towards the end of its keynote at CES. The company announced some robotic initiatives that they were looking into dubbed Samsung Bot Care.

Samsung Introduces New QLED 8K TVs, Including A Monstrous 98-inch Version
#CES2019 – 4K is currently poised to become the next standard resolution that we can look forward to, but it seems that Samsung is barreling past 4K and going straight to 8K. The company has recently taken the wraps off a bunch of new QLED TVs with 8K resolution, seemingly building on the launch of their 8K TV from IFA last year.

Samsung Notebook 9 Pro: A Stunning Ultralight Laptop
We really love that CES is hosting a ton of PC and laptop announcements, and one of the most original we’ve seen is the Samsung Notebook 9 Pro, a super-light 13.3” laptop that will turn a lot of heads.

TCL And Roku Will Release An 8K TV This Year
There’s a lot of hype around 8K TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 in Las Vegas. It will be a few years before there’s enough content to justify owning an 8K TV but manufacturers don’t want to wait that long before pushing out compatible TVs. To that end, TCL and Roku have announced that they are working on an 8K HDR TV that will be out in 2019.

LG Adding AirPlay 2 To Its 2019 TVs
Apple has won over a couple of major TV manufacturers this year. Not long after Samsung announced that it would soon bring AirPlay 2 support to its latest TVs, LG has now followed suit with a similar announcement. The company’s 2019 TVs will also have support for AirPlay 2.