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This is the final hardware for Scanadu Scout: a real, functioning tricorder

It's been a long time coming, but a real, functioning tricorder is almost here, and we got to see the final hardware for it today at CES. Scanadu Scout is its name, and in case you aren't familiar, we've been tracking the little hand-held human health tracker since its inception in late 2012. Since …

The best watches of CES 2014

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> The best watches of CES 2014<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Wearables came out in force for CES this year, and, naturally, watches are at the forefront of this still-growing mode of computing. New-and-improved devices like the Pebble Steel are leading …

CES 2014: Haier announces first smart appliance with Apple’s MFi certification

Announced at CES this week in Las Vegas, Chinese electronic and appliance manufacturer Haier is notably the first in its industry to pick up Apple’s MFi certification for one of its products. Haier’s Tianzun air conditioner (<i>press release)</i> is the first smart appliance to pick up Apple’s Made for …

This is not the year of wearables but the year the hype dies, says Evernote CEO

This has been a big week for smartwatches, especially here on Quartz. So far we’ve already published four pieces on the putative next big thing. Much of that was linked to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the industry’s annual jamboree for new products, during which smartwatch pioneers Pebble …

Wearable Tech

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, …

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, …

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

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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 …

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 …

And The Winner Of Our First Hardware Battlefield Is… CubeSensors!

Three days go by awfully quickly, don’t they? The Consumer Electronics Show — and by extension our Hardware Battlefield — only started on Tuesday but we’ve seen no shortage of cool gadgets and hot startups take our stage here in Las Vegas.<p>This is the first time we’ve tried to put together a …

The 17 CES gadgets you could actually buy this year

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James Martin

Gaming finally has its day at CES 2014

LAS VEGAS -- CES 2014 will go down as a landmark show for gaming. Normally a stage reserved for the newest TVs, laptops, phones and other tech, CES had plenty up its sleeve for button mashers this year.<p>Things got going quick, when at the company's press conference, Sony spent a significant amount …

What weird tech trends from CES 2014 mean to the average person

The Consumer Electronics Show is an annual lovefest between inventors and the gadgetry enthusiasts who love them. For the rest of us, this means we hear a lot about tech trends that sound too ridiculous to take seriously. The Internet of Things? Made up. Wearable technology? Too expensive. Brain …

Something Cool: Photos Of Huge Snow Sculptures In China

The 26th Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is in full swing in China. Known as the largest festival of its kind the world, it's always pretty spectacular.<p>We thought we'd round up some pictures to give you a sense of the wonder:

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365 Continue reading...

Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

Is it real, or is it 'GTA V'? A trippy travelogue on the streets of Los Santos

Here’s a little secret about Los Angeles, haters: the traffic isn’t <i>that</i> bad.<p>The worst thing about driving in LA is trying to stay focused on the road amidst the most beautiful and complex scenery ever created by the dual forces of nature and technology. It’s a sprawling network of neighborhoods and …

If You Pre-Ordered A 'Watch Dogs' PS4 Or Xbox One Bundle, You'll Still Get Your System

Ubisoft postponed two anticipated fall games for this holiday season, and next-gen lineups are looking a little bit lighter as a result. Open world hacker sim Watch Dogs and MMO-esque racer The Crew are both coming to us in Spring 2014.<p>It leaves many consumers in a curious predicament. Watch Dogs …

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Director's Cut review: all tomorrow's parties

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut is the best version of a modern classic.<p><i>Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Director's Cut</i> is dystopian science fiction at its finest.<p>When <i>Human Revolution</i> first came out in 2011, it was praised for its dark, fascinating world, stealth-heavy gameplay and commitment …