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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).

Klipsch Launches A Pair Of Noise-Cancelling Headphones With 30 Hours Battery Life
Wireless headphones are becoming increasingly common these days, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing if you don’t like dealing with cables. The downside is that wireless headphones rely on battery, which means that you need to make sure they’re charged if you don’t want them to die halfway.

Samsung Might Debut A Zero Bezel TV At CES 2020
Every year, companies try to reduce the bezels on their TVs as much as possible. There are still bezels, but they’ve become so thin that they’ve become almost imperceptible. However, come CES 2020, Samsung might be turning the industry on its head where the company is rumored to launch a zero bezel TV.

Intel-Powered Laptops Could Get A Lot Cooler
Due to the way laptops are designed, which are typically created to be light and portable, certain compromises had to be made, such as in terms of its cooling. This is versus desktop computers where due to their size, it allows for better ventilation and cooling. However, future Intel-powered laptops could solve thermal issues.

Samsung’s Vtouch Tech Lets You Interact WIth Devices Without Touching Them
A lot of our devices these days require us to touch them physically in order to interact with them. This is not a bad thing but if you’ve ever wanted to live in a movie where we can interact with things without actually touching them, Samsung seems to be taking steps in ensuring that this could happen.

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Samsung Shows Off An Experimental Virtual Keyboard That Uses AI
The problem with our smartphones is that for the most part, the screen is still too small for us to do extended typing on them. If you’ve ever wanted to write up a document or a long email, you know that it can be a bit tiring trying to type it all out on your smartphone’s screen, but Samsung has a potential solution for you.

LG New Cultivator Lets You Grow Vegetables Indoors
One of the problems with growing your own herbs and vegetables is that there are different ways to approach different plants, and unless you bother doing the time to research, you might not be successful with your attempts. However, LG is hoping to solve that problem by debuting an indoor vegetable cultivator at CES 2020.

LG Unveils New Lineup Of Soundbars
The problem with your regular speaker designs is that they can be bulky. If you don’t have a particularly huge living room or if you want to place it in your bedroom, then it can take up precious space. This is where soundbars come in, where due to their more slim design, they can be easily placed under your TV, thus taking up less room.

What To Expect At CES 2020
CES 2020 will be taking place next week. This is an exciting time of the year because CES is easily the largest consumer electronics show in the year. Many companies usually take this opportunity to announce new products, show off prototypes that they’re working on, along with various concepts and ideas that they are working on. (photo courtesy of CTA)

LG Unveils New 32-inch 4K UltraFine Ergo And UltraGear Gaming Monitor
If you’re in the market for a new monitor for either work or gaming, LG has you covered. Making an announcement ahead of CES 2020, LG has taken the wraps off their brand new 4K LG UltraFine Ergo and UltraGear Gaming monitors which the company claims are being aimed at working professionals and gamers alike.

OnePlus To Unveil A Concept Smartphone At CES 2020
Next year, we expect that OnePlus will have a couple of new phones in the works. This is expected to come in the form of the OnePlus 8 and later in the year, the OnePlus 8T. However, it seems that OnePlus could have at least one more device to show off in the form of a concept handset.

Philips Could Have Some New Outdoor Hue Lights In The Works
The Philips Hue smart bulb initially started as a humble bulb used for indoor lights. However, over the years, Philips expanded on the type of bulbs that would be available where we started seeing light strips as well, along with some outdoor lighting options. If you’re looking for more outdoor-based Hue lights, you might be in luck.

Yoganotch Uses AI To Help You Improve Your Yoga Practice
Like with a lot of exercise, there’s no point in doing it unless you’re doing it properly. This is because sometimes using the wrong form can actually lead to injury which in turn could make things worse or not as effective. However, since not all of us can afford to pay for classes and personal trainers, this can be a bit tricky.

LG Unveils New Gram Laptops With 10th Gen Intel Processors
At the rate that technology is evolving and changing, it’s always a good idea to ensure that whatever tech you buy is the best at the time. This is because every year new and more powerful hardware is introduced, so if you’re not the type that is constantly upgrading, then having the latest tech helps ensure you stay ahead of the curve, at least for a while.

TDK Chirp SonicTrack Power 6-DoF in The Best VR Systems
Ultrasonic fingerprint readers have made their mass-market debut, but there are other uses for ultrasonic technology in today’s gadgets. For example, TDK subsidiary Chirp Microsystems is powering a number of Virtual Reality (VR) systems, including the HTC Vive Focus and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR.