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).

Razer Nommo, Nommo Pro Gaming Speakers Announced
[CES 2018] Just like how there are monitors, mice, keyboards, and headphones designed specifically for gamers in mind, there are also speakers that are designed for gaming, where they come with certain features that might give gamers a slight advantage, especially in online multiplayer games.

Razer Unveils Wireless Mamba HyperFlux Mouse, Firefly HyperFlux Mouse Mat
[CES 2018] It’s starting to seem that the days of our wireless mouse running out of battery mid-use are starting to come to an end. This is because we’re seeing more companies put out accessories that can charge our mice wirelessly while it is being used, and Razer is one of them as the company has announced its new HyperFlux technology.

Bang & Olufsen Unveil New Beoplay H8i, H9i Headphones
[CES 2018] At CES this year, we’ve seen quite a few companies unveil new headphones, but if you’re after something that’s a little bit more premium, you might be interested to learn that Bang & Olufsen have not disappointed and at CES 2018, they have announced two new pairs of wireless headphones.

Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay E8 Gets An All White, All Black Makeover
[CES 2018] Last year Bang & Olufsen unveiled their take on wireless earbuds with the announcement of the Beoplay E8. So far reviews of the headphones have been pretty good, save for obvious criticisms regarding its price point. However if many can agree, it would be that the Beoplay E8 look fantastic with its sleek and minimalist design and colors.

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Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 Porsche Design Confirmed For US Launch
[CES 2018] There have been reports that Huawei is looking for a way to enter the US market with the Huawei Mate 10, and sure enough that has indeed happened. During the company’s press conference held at CES 2018, Huawei has confirmed that they will be launching the Mate 10 Pro, and the Mate 10 Porsche Design in the US.

Ford And Postmates Will Deliver Orders Using Self-Driving Cars
[CES 2018] Ford is one of the many car manufacturers that are seriously working on self-driving car technology. The company is working with a variety of partners to test its technology in the field to find out how it can be used to power the future of mobility. The company announced at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 that it’s teaming up with Postmates to deliver orders using self-driving cars.

Lenovo Mirage Solo: Standalone VR Headset
It was just announced, Lenovo just launched a standalone VR headset powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon VR platform, a powerful; solution that does not require a phone to be inserted into the headset. It is much better than a phone-based solution because the two integrated front camera allow freedom of motion across the room.

Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream
Lenovo unveiled its new Mirage Camera at CES 2018, a VR camera that shoots with two lenses with each 180-degree field of view that is compatible with Google’s VR certification Daydream. Shooting VR video with a 180-degree viewing angle is a little easier than creating the traditional 360-degree video for VR that requires stitching. Lucidcam is the most famous pioneer in this new type of video camera for VR – […]

Misfit Path Hybrid Smartwatch Is Its Smallest Yet
[CES 2018] Misfit is well known for its low-power activity trackers and hybrid smartwatches. The company has launched a new product at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 called the Path. It’s the smallest hybrid smartwatch that the company has ever released. The 38mm case houses a conventional watch with features that include activity tracking and movement reminders.

Lenovo Vital Moto Mod Measures Five Vital Signs From Your Finger
[CES 2018] Healthcare IoT sign company Vital and Lenovo/Motorola have teamed up to launch the Lenovo Vital Moto Mod at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 today in Las Vegas. It’s described as the first integrated vital signs monitoring platform that accurately measures five vital signs, including systolic and diastolic blood pressure from the finger. The mod is paired with a Moto Z smartphone and it operates via Bluetooth and the […]

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 (2018)
[CES 2018] Dell is coming again to CES with its new XPS 15 2-in-1, an update of last year’s model that was not convertible. According to Dell “it is the most powerful 2-in-1 ever”. We HP just launched a pretty powerful 2-in-1 yesterday,  in the shape of the HP Spectre 15 x360 Convertible, with a similar configuration. We will need to get the units and run some benchmark later to […]

Dell's New Latitude 2-in-1 Laptops Are Big On Security
[CES 2018] Dell has introduced its new Latitude 2-in-1 notebooks at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018. The new models are designed to blend advanced security features with portability and mobility. The result is what Dell calls the “world’s most secure detachable 2-in-1,” and the “world’s most secure convertible 2-in-1.”

Dell Updates Latitude Notebook With New Processors And Features
[CES 2018] Dell has unveiled new Latitude 5000 and 7000 series notebooks at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 in Las Vegas. The new models come with the latest processors from Intel as well as a handful of new features. The designs have been tweaked as well to improve portability.

New 24 & 27-inch Dell Ultra-Thin Monitors Announced
[CES 2018] For those who grew up in the 90s or early 2000s, you might recall how huge computer monitors used to be. They were massive in terms of sheer mass, and also extremely heavy, and if that wasn’t bad enough, display sizes back then weren’t particularly huge either. If anything it seems like Dell’s latest monitors offer up a stark contrast to the good old days.