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An undergrad, a drone and a dream: New FAA rules have a UNLV student smelling opportunity

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Some people are just born to build stuff.<p>In his sixth-grade yearbook, Greg Friesmuth answered the question of what he wanted …

All you really need from CES are these four robots

LAS VEGAS — Screw the electric toothbrushes and the smart-wearable-AR iPhone cases. We only care about robots now.<p>Well, also dinosaurs and lasers, but at least one of those is definitely not at CES this year.<p>Last night’s big event at CES was the Pepcom Digital Experience. For some reason, this …

The bleeding edge in Bitcoin-mining hardware comes to CES

Bitcoin is intangible money, but that doesn't mean you won't see it at CES, the nation's premier electronics trade show. There's currently an arms race in Bitcoin mining, the intense computing required to generate new units of the increasingly popular virtual currency that approximates cash on the …

Intel dreams up a smart bowl that will charge gadgets

At Intel's CES keynote, a smart wireless charging bowl flashed across the screen. Here's what we know (and what we don't).<p>Now this would be cool: a wireless charging bowl.<p>If you're anything like me, you have a specific place where you drop your keys and phone at the end of the day. What if the bowl …

Gear & Gadgets

CES 2014: Popular Mechanics Editors' Choice Awards

The world's biggest consumer electronics extravaganza is in full swing, and we've seen every curved TV, Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush, and robotic gadget in Las Vegas. Here's the best of the show, the items you really want to know about in 2014.<p>The world's biggest consumer electronics extravaganza …

Sony's Life Space UX demo envisions projectors, screens everywhere

Among the announcements Sony dropped during Kaz Hirai's CES keynote, the Life Space UX project seemed to be most outrageous, pushing an entirely new vision for projectors. We checked out the company's CES demo booth and found out it actually goes even further than that. The prototype 4K Ultra Short …

Click! Pivothead Smart Colfax glasses put a camera on your face (pictures)

Updated: January 8, 2014 / Caption: Jessica Dolcourt / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET<p>Bullseye<p>Updated: January 8, 2014 / Caption: Jessica Dolcourt / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET<p>Not a touch pad<p>Updated: January 8, 2014 / Caption: Jessica Dolcourt / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET<p>Power up<p>Updated: January 8, 2014 / …

Phones

Always-on meMini camera wants to prevent lost moments

Meant to be clipped onto your clothing, this Kickstarter project is a camera that's always recording so you can capture footage up to five minutes back in time.<p>LAS VEGAS -- The meMini wearable camera wants to help capture those spontaneous moments that tend to get lost unless you happen to have a …

Cameras

Hands-on With MYO Gesture Control Armband

The last time we caught up with Thalmic Labs, the guys behind the MYO gesture control armband, the team was just beginning to ship Alpha editions of the device late last year. As gesture control continues to gain momentum with the likes of the Leap Motion, we sat down with the MYO’s creators to see …

LG Fitness Band blends the best of Nike+ FuelBand and a smartwatch

LG joined the wearable tech market at CES in Las Vegas this week with the launch of the activity-monitoring LG Fitness Band.<p>Like many contemporaries, …

Window-Washing Robot? Yes, Yes, a Thousand Times Yes

For those of you keeping score, we’ve got robots that clean our floors, robots that clean our grills, and robots that clean our windows using a …

Introducing the Best of CES 2014 finalists!

CES 2014 is only just officially beginning, but the show has already been an eventful one for us. To select finalists for the Best of CES Awards, Engadget's senior editors have been pounding the pavement at the Las Vegas Convention Center to find top contenders for the 13 categories in the running, …

Even More Hot Stuff from CES in Pictures

CES 2014: Liquipel-Treated Clothes Can't Get Wet [Video]

Your suede is saved!<p>Now that Liquipel has saved our phones (and apparently earbuds and Jamboxes) from watery deaths, they're out to save your wardrobe, too. At CES this year, the company is announcing that its water (and muck) repelling treatment is coming to fabrics. They're working with labels to …

CES

CES 2014: Phones morph into 'stun guns' and 'tricorders'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1042000/1042535_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524656233_016342518c8a0e455befc9887145e4b7<p><b>Add-ons that turn smartphones into Star Trek-like tricorder medical diagnostic kits, Predator-style thermal vision cameras and even electric</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

CES 2014: Smart Devices Mashed Up With Home Appliances

We may not have pneumatic tubes that rush us from room to room or robot maids dispensing pearls of wisdom, but the Jetson way of living is getting …

CES 2014: Bluetooth speakers morph and evolve

Portable music speakers are morphing into all kinds of new shapes and sizes.<p>Outdoorsy music lovers might want to check out the Fugoo wireless speakers that are built to get rough. The Fugoo Tough speaker ($229.99, out soon) looks like it was designed to pair with a Toughbook. "We designed a …

What the 150,000 Attendees of CES Are Doing Right Now

Schmoozing, boozing, waiting for cabs: Here's an unscientific accounting of technology's biggest get-together.<p><i>This year has seen nearly record-setting attendance numbers for the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. According to the CEA, the organization that hosts the event, some</i> …