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    Status: Available, but more intended for niche commercial applications rather than consumer use The PowerSpot transmitter powers devices like keyboards, remotes and wearables wirelessly. And when it says wirelessly, it means wirelessly — there are no charging mats here. The transmitter works by emitting radio frequency energy on a certain band. Special receivers
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    Status: Not yet available for sale CNET’s Scott Stein called this one of his favorite things at CES 2018. The Merge Blaster is like an AR Nerf Gun, and it lets you play Laser Tag with your iOS or Android phone. The gun also allows players six degrees of freedom and tracks movement,
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    The proliferation of connected gadgets in the home means there’s a lot more for the average person to worry about. It’s not just your phone and computer that need the latest security updates. You’ll have to stay on top of your connected television, your smart refrigerator, the security cameras mounted around your home, your voice
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    Status: Released and available The Vive Pro was a VR system that needed a high-end PC and a cable attaching the two together. But as an update to 2016’s HTC Vive, the Pro had a sharper, more higher-resolution display, built-in headphones and a redesigned headstrap. In March, HTC announced the Vive Pro would go on sale
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    Also new from Razer is a trio of PC speaker sets, called the Nommo, Nommo Chroma and Nommo Pro. The first two are 2.0 PC speaker systems with three-inch drivers. The Chroma version adds, you guessed it, Razer’s Chroma lighting system. Those will be $99 and $149 in the US
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    Perhaps one of the most eye-catching demos on the show floor was an LG 4K TV. The 64-inch TV had a flexible, paper-thin display and it rolled into a tube that could fit inside a box the size of a sound bar. The TV was an iteration of a smaller, 18-inch
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    After the lights went dark in the Monte Carlo resort’s Park Theater, a buzzing army of 110 small drones with flickering red lights started to float up to the ceiling from offstage. While Kygo‘s dreamy pop song “Stargazing” played, the drones pulled together into pulsing, swirling clouds that reached into the
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    Ovie Smarterware will let you know if you need to hurry up and eat that spaghetti before it goes bad. Smarterware is basically a Bluetooth button you can stick on your container of leftovers. Using it is supposedly as simple as sticking it to your container when you scoop in your leftovers,
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    At any given moment our phones have access to nearly all of the world’s knowledge, literature, history and science. Despite such rich resources, many of us opt to kill time by scrolling through social media, messages or random videos. The French company Short Edition is out to change how we spend our
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    The pickup truck is the best-selling vehicle platform in America, but no EV options have existed, until now. At CES, the Workhorse Group showed off an almost-production version of the W-15, its electric pickup truck. Watch this: Workhorse shows off W-15 electric pickup at CES 1:10 The W-15 can drive the first 80
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    Developed by a South Korean company, the NeoMano was a leather glove featuring titanium wires and a controller. It was designed for people with spinal cord injuries who experienced hand paralysis, and aimed to improve their flexibility and dexterity. After CES, the glove went through another prototype iteration and further patient tests,
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    Valentine’s Day can be a divisive holiday: There are people who love to celebrate it and others who dread being alone for it. One gadget out to change that is an ingenious digital/analog wooden box called the Lovebox. It’s built for sharing love and positive thoughts whether it’s Valentine’s Day or