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).

Meet HoomBand The Headband That Helps You Fall Asleep
Normally, we listen to music or podcasts to fall asleep. But, for that, we usually pair up with earphones or headphones (wired/wireless).At CES, 2020 – The founders of Mydodow have come up with a comfortable headband called HoomBand, that lets you listen to stories to fall asleep.Of course, a headband will prove to be more comfortable instead of earphones while sleeping.The headband includes ultra-flat earphones wrapped in a soft and […]

Brightlock: Unlock Your Door with Your Phone Flash
Smart locks are everywhere at CES, but what sets Brightlock apart is how you use your smartphone to unlock: the lock needs to see your phone’s light! Mainly designed for businesses and large corporations, Brightlock offers a hardware, software and cloud solution.The service allows companies to get rid of keys, simplify the access management process, cut costs, and provide better control over the access to their buildings.

LG 2020 OLED TVs + G-Sync = Living Room Gaming Nirvana
Back in September, LG started to roll out support for NVIDIA’s G-Sync on select OLED televisions. But at CES 2020, LG not only extended that support for additional televisions, but also made it work at a maximum of 240Hz, welcome to living-room gaming nirvana.

Segway’s S-Pod Is The Lazy Person’s Dream Come True
We’re sure that many of you are familiar with Segway where the company was one of the first to create personal mobility vehicles. The company has since evolved and expanded on its creations since then, where at CES 2020, the company took the wraps off one of their latest creations in the form of the Segway S-Pod.

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Kwikset’s Halo Touch Can Unlock Your Door Using Your Fingerprint
If you’re looking to equip your home with a smart lock, there are plenty of options to choose from, and Kwikset is tossing their name into the ring with their latest offering in the form of the Halo Touch. This is part of the company’s Halo series of smart locks, but with the main difference is that the Halo Touch will support fingerprint unlocking.

Intel’s Ghost Canyon NUC Can Fit A Desktop-Sized GPU Inside Of It
If there is a reason why the majority of gaming rigs tend to be pretty huge, it is because of the desire to create a PC with amazing airflow and also the ability to fit full-sized GPUs. However, if you’re not a fan of those bulky rigs and want a smaller and more minimalist rig, then usually compromises have to be made, especially in the GPU department.

ASUS ZenBook Duo Is Back With A Smaller Display
Back in 2019, ASUS announced a rather interesting laptop in the form of the ASUS ZenBook Duo Pro. What made this particular laptop so unique that it came with a secondary 4K display built right above the keyboard, which if you think about it, is essentially like a souped up version of Apple’s Touch Bar on its MacBooks.

JBL Reveals New Quantum Range Of Gaming Headsets
If you’re looking to get your hands on a pair of gaming headsets, you might be pretty interested to learn that at CES 2020, JBL has announced their new range of Quantum gaming headsets where there will be seven different models for users to choose from, ranging from both wired to wireless models.

SanDisk Shows Off An 8TB SSD Prototype
For quite a while, one of the reasons why HDDs were favored over SSDs is due to storage size limitations. This is because in the early days of the SSD, they were considerably smaller compared to HDDs, making them less than ideal if you have a lot of files. Plus, the prices of SSDs back then were also considerably higher.

Apple Is Now Scanning Uploaded iCloud Photos To Check For Child Abuse
If people who think that uploading their illicit photos to the cloud and assume that its contents are private, think again, especially if you’re an iCloud user. This is because during CES 2020, Apple’s chief privacy officer Jane Horvath revealed that the company is scanning photos uploaded to iCloud to look for cases of child abuse.

Samsung’s T7 Touch SSD Comes With A Fingerprint Sensor
Our computers might be protected by passwords, but the problem is that our external drives might not come with the same level of protection. This means that anyone who steals your external drive might be able to access its contents, and this is something that Samsung wants to address.

Netgear Nighthawk Mesh WiFi System
With WiFi-6 rollout in full swing, industry leaders like Netgear are launching new hardware at CES to cover several use cases.As you may have seen from our previous reporting, we think that mesh networking and WiFi 6 are the two most important things that happened around WiFi in the past ten years.

Razer Eracing Simulator Concept Offers The Ultimate Racing Experience
How immersive a game feels can depend on a variety of factors, such as the gameplay, the story, the graphics, and so on. However, there are times when external factors can also affect the immersive nature of the game, where some believe that devices like curved monitors can have a positive impact.

Razer Sila 5G Gaming Router Announced
With games these days being mostly online and needing an internet connection, it sucks when you lose in a game due to high latency. If you’re trying to eliminate all bottlenecks in your gaming experience, you might want to check out Razer’s latest product which comes in the form of the Razer Sila 5G Home Router.