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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 …

Doc Brown sets the DeLorean to 2014, arrives at CES to shill for Gibson

When Marty McFly uses your guitar to introduce the world to rock 'n' roll and "Johnny B. Goode," your marketing department is pretty much set forever. So when it's your 120th anniversary, and you're at CES 2014, a place where a replica <i>Back to The Future</i> DeLorean is basically a celebrity, there's …

Taking flight with the position-tracking Oculus Rift 'Crystal Cove'

When we saw an early prototype of the Oculus Rift at CES last year, simply peeking into its virtual world — at the time, a confined, cold, rusted out spaceship — was an astounding experience. But the Rift had its share of quirks, including its chunky "screen door effect" and blurry visuals, …

Vizio at CES 2014: affordable 4K, updated PCs, and speakers that run Android

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Vizio at CES 2014: affordable 4K, updated PCs, and speakers that run Android<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Vizio came to CES with a goal in mind: winning the 4K pricing wars. The company's new 4K TVs start at only $999.99, though it's also unveiled …

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 …

LG Chromebase hands on: More room to work but at what cost?

The LG Chromebase is making an appearance this year’s CES but it’s not easy to find. I did track it down in LG’s massive show floor booth; actually I …

Modbot Wants To Make Robotics Easier, More Modular And More Democratic

The DIY revolution means that people can now print their own 3D models, build their own websites and apps, and even build their own mobile devices and custom computers using things like Raspberry Pi. The Modbot team taking part in this year’s TechCrunch Battlefield at CES 2014 wants to do the same …

Full-body virtual reality is here, but try not to puke

The latest version of the Virtuix Omni is sickeningly immersive<p>When a Combine Soldier throws a grenade at you, your instinct is to run. In the Virtuix Omni, you can.<p>At CES 2014, Virtuix showed off the latest version of its virtual reality rig, which features 40 capacitive sensors in its base to …

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 …

Toshiba's 5-in-1 laptop concept debuts at CES with a detachable keyboard

Sure, notebook makers crow about their 2-in-1 hybrids, but Toshiba's brought something to CES that'll humble its competition: a 5-in-1 laptop. The transforming device comes with a slick magnesium alloy case reminiscent of a MacBook, and a 13.3-inch touchscreen. So, just what can this laptop …

Airtame wireless dongle mirrors your computer onto any HDMI display

Here's yet another option for wirelessly mirroring your computer screen to another display, but don't worry: This one is rather impressive. Airtame, the creation of a group of Danish folks, is an HDMI dongle that links your PC -- be it running Windows, OS X or Linux -- to whatever display it's …

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

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

Channel Master, known for its over-the-air TV antennas as well as some early digital video recorders that go along with these antennas, started …

Samsung's 105-inch curved UHD TV and 85-inch bendable screen hit retail this year

If you dug the 105-inch curved Ultra HD TV and <i>bendable</i> 85-inch UHD screen (above) Samsung debuted this week, we have good news. They'll both hit retail sometime in the second half of this year, according to the tech giant. If you were expecting pricing info, well, you're going to have to wait a …

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 …

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GlassUp puts your personal HUD right on the lens (pictures)

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Asus Duet TD300 laptop runs Windows 8 and Android simultaneously

Asus has unveiled a tablet-laptop hybrid that runs both Windows 8.1 and Android simultaneously -- no rebooting between operating systems.<p>The Asus …

4 Trends for TVs in 2014

According to every TV manufacturer we listened to yesterday, 2014 promises be the year for Ultra High Definition (UHD) TVs, also called 4K TV. UHD …

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, …

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

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