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Lenovo Unveils Over 15 New Devices For CES

Lenovo is expanding its range of Think and multimode devices, which will be showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. The company has given us a first glimpse of the more than 15 products to be announced over the next few days, and here are a few that have caught our …

ZTE's Projector Hotspot combines a little bit of everything into one strange device

A Swiss Army knife of mobile technology<p>ZTE is announcing a number of traditional smartphones at CES this year, but it's also showing off some less-than-conventional devices. The most interesting of these devices is its plainly-named Projector Hotspot, which combines a mobile hotspot with a pico …

Samsung announces a batch of sharing-focused SMART cameras, including a dual-grip beast with 60x zoom

They don't run Android, and we're not sure if they even run Tizen OS, but a lineup of new smart cameras at CES represents Sammy's best efforts to elevate point-and-shoots to a higher state of technological being. (Hopefully before the entire genre of the "cheap camera" is wiped out by smartphones.) …

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 …

Ford Sync will soon let you order pizza while on the road

Ever wish you could (safely) order pizza while driving home? You'll have that chance soon. Ford has just announced Sync AppLink support in five apps that could prove handy for many commuters, including Domino's Pizza. An upcoming version of the eatery's software will let you dictate orders without …

Watch every major CES event in five minutes or less

The first two days of CES are a non-stop, insane flow of news. Company after company takes the stage to talk about new products and new ideas, and to convince press and buyers alike that their products are going to take over the world this year. And every once in a while, if we're lucky, something …

The FLIR ONE Case Gives Your iPhone Thermal Vision

The FLIR ONE iPhone case significantly ups the imaging powers of your iPhone 5 or 5s, making it into a thermal imaging camera that lets you see heat signatures from either live people and animals from up to 100 meters away, or from environmental sources including heating ducts, wall gaps and …

CES 2014: The $8,000 'snore-stopping' superbed

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CES 2014: FLIR Systems Debuts 'FLIR ONE' Thermal Camera Case for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5

FLIR Systems showed off its FLIR ONE thermal imaging camera case for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5 at CES 2014, allowing users to display heat signatures from live humans, animals, and environmental sources up to 100 feet away. In addition to its infrared capabilities, the FLIR ONE houses a …

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 …

Channel Master is developing a whole-home DVR solution for cord cutters

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Channel Master, known for its over-the-air TV antennas as well as some early digital video recorders that go along with these …

Always-on meMini camera wants to prevent lost moments

LAS VEGAS -- The meMini wearable camera wants to help capture those spontaneous moments that tend to get lost unless you happen to have a CCTV pointed at you.<p>Meant to be clipped on to clothing and left on, the $249 meMini is always recording. When something interesting happens, you simply press the …

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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

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> …

Closing Windows: Microsoft and its platforms are nowhere to be found at CES

For over a decade, Microsoft was the dominant presence at CES. But since pulling out of the show in 2013, the company has faded almost completely from view this year: the biggest Microsoft story at CES 2014 is that first-choice CEO candidate Alan Mulally has declined the job.<p>Since it’s not at the …

Stone cold stunner: WWE Network could be the start of the TV dream

"I'm going to punch you in the face," Paul Wight says. Better known as the Big Show, the 7-foot-tall former World Wrestling Entertainment champion looms over the crowd. He's greeting guests outside the Encore Theater in Las Vegas, where WWE is about to announce a 24/7 digital video network that …

Video: Wirelessly charging your iPhone 5s over a distance is nearly here

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Charging gadgets wirelessly today generally uses one of two technologies: Magnetic induction or magnetic resonance. Consumers …

Watch Engadget's CES SuperSession featuring Pebble, Oculus, 3D Systems and Leap Motion

Welcome to CES 2015. When we were originally batting around ideas for this year's Supersession, we suggested something further off, centered around predictions about where all of this is headed in the decades to come. But while CES is all about looking forward, the show's real bread and butter …

The 17 CES gadgets you could actually buy this year

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Gear & Gadgets

The Most Fun Brands at CES

CES is a place to do business—for nearly any industry, the number of opportunities to improve (or at least change) your business approaches infinity. …

CES 2014, Day 4: Top five must-see stories you must see

CES may almost be over, but there's still plenty to talk about at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We learned why Microsoft's presence at CES may be subtler these days, and that GoPro's obsession for extreme sports has found a home on Xbox Live. We also saw Fleksy bang out emails on a smartwatch …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

How to Use Evernote for Genealogy and Family History: Quick Key Tip

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