CES 2017

By Flipboard Newsdesk | The latest news and announcements from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The most promising headphones from CES

Audio-Technica, Klipsch, and Blue are freshening up the plethora of audiophile choice<p>Headphones at the Consumer Electronics Show this year were a subdued affair. No huge and dramatic launches; no nervous energy about the impact of a future iPhone without a headphone jack, as there was in 2016. It …

Headphones

The Most Exciting Consumer Drone News From CES 2017

LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 06: Pierre Le Baud of France films the Rova Flying Selfie drone at CES 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 6, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credit: David Becker/Getty Images)<p>We’re two days out from the tech-filled extravaganza that is the Las Vegas Consumer …

Drones

Sometimes you have to ask: What makes a robot a robot?

An abundance of drones, driverless cars and smart home devices equipped with voice assistants have blurred the definition of the word "robot."<p>Tall, small, dancing, singing, cleaning, sassy, silly, cute and scary -- CES 2017 was awash with robots.<p>While there are the obvious ones like the humanoid …

Robots

CES 2017 shows live VR is no longer a blurry, awful mess

We've been watching live VR broadcasts for the past year, and most of them have been really bad. This year may finally be different.<p>Not all virtual reality is made the same.<p>Some of it, like videos produced by the likes of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and even CNET, invite you to pop …

Virtual Reality

Of course I took these eerily detailed 3D selfies at CES

I've taken, oh, I don't know, about a million selfies in my life. I've even dabbled in 3D portraits. But I've never seen a three-dimensional capture of my face as realistic as the one generated by Bellus3D's Face Camera at CES. The new device is slightly larger than a stick of gum, and houses two …

Farewell, CES 2017!

That's it! We spent all of last week in Las Vegas checking out what the world's biggest companies and scrappiest startups had to offer. As you'd expect, the whole thing was equal parts exhausting and exhilarating, but now we're (mostly) back home and ready to bring you a quick recap of the show's …

These unsung heroes make CES possible (and tolerable)

Behind the CEOs, salespeople and press attending the tech confab, cabbies, bartenders and stagehands help prop up the action -- and keep you sane.<p>It's going to be a good week for Shane Olin. As my colleague and I sit in his Las Vegas taxi, the 32-year-old driver talks about the haul of passengers …

Consumer Tech

CES: The Greatest Auto Show on Earth?

CES: The Greatest Auto Show on Earth?<p>The Vegas gadget gathering is the place to see the future of car tech, and it's stealing the spotlight from auto …

Consumer Tech

The Most Intriguing Wearable Devices at CES 2017

The Most Intriguing Wearable Devices at CES 2017<p>Click To View Slideshow»<p>Even if wearables weren't the focus of CES 2017, we still saw a bunch that …

Wearable Tech

At 50, CES is a show in transition

Most of the attendees I spoke with walked away a little underwhelmed, struggling to put together a solid list of the things that truly wowed them at this year’s show. Even a cab driver or two, in all of their infinite Las Vegas wisdom, perceived a palpable decrease in excitement among their …

Consumer Tech

The Kodak Super 8 camera is back with a digital twist at CES 2017

These days more and more films are shot on digital cameras. This has led to a bit of a battle between filmmakers who prefer using analog film verses those who prefer using newer digital cameras. And while there is a passionate argument to be made for using either format, digital cameras are here to …

Cameras

The 4 Kinds Of Chinese Tech Firms That Dominated CES 2017

CES 2017: China is the untold winner of the show (Photo: Benjamin Joffe)<p>I’ve previously written about the Golden Age of Gadgets and how China has propelled it. At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the annual international show for consumer electronics held in Las Vegas, this only …

China

Appliances at CES 2017: Déjà vu all over again

CES 2017 brought us connected touchscreen fridges, door-in-a-door compartments, washers within washers, and app-assisted cooking smarts. Stop me if you've heard this before.<p>Appliances always get plenty of time in the spotlight at CES -- but this year felt like more of an encore than a debut …

Consumer Tech

Best home audio products from CES 2017

As CES 2017 wraps for another year, we look back on the audio highlights and trends from this year's show: from Alexa, to Atmos, to making high-end hi-fi attainable again.<p>Though there are dozens of gadget shows around the world each year, there are probably only three that are worth following for …

Audiophile

Augmented reality in the car steps toward production at CES 2017

Automotive equipment suppliers Harman, Continental and Visteon show augmented reality concepts, projecting contextual driving information on the windshield.<p>In a clear trend at CES 2017, three automotive equipment makers presented augmented reality (AR) concepts for the car, which could greatly …

Augmented Reality

Samsung's mystery all-in-one ArtPC spotted at CES 2017

Mixed in with Samsung's new Chromebooks and some computer displays at the electronics giant's CES 2017 booth was what appeared to be, well, just another big display. It was actually a full Windows PC.<p>The Samsung ArtPC all-in-one looks like a display -- a 24-inch full HD LED touchscreen it turns out …

Samsung

ICYMI - Why The CEO Trinity CES Super Session Tops

Image from Fordforu.blogspot.com<p>Today is the last day of the massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. And after attending a variety of keynotes, fireside chats, live talks, and more and reviewing them; I’d have to say that my pick for a key stand out was the Global Innovation SuperSession …

Innovation

The CES comedown and the coming onslaught

That's a wrap on CES 2017!<p>I didn't attend Las Vegas this year, but having to oversee CES coverage from the same seat that I regularly do my job gave …

Consumer Tech

BACtrack's new wearable told me how drunk I was at CES

At 7 PM the exhibition center's doors opened and hordes of journalists broke through the velvet rope line holding them at bay. They rushed down broad, carpeted hallways, deftly ignoring the staff's pleas for calm and demands for proper identification. There was no time for pleasantries that night: …

Best of CES 2017: The Show’s 10 Coolest Designs

For a design lover, CES can be a—how should we put this—challenging experience. Several hundred vendors from around the world fill not one, but two …

Smart Homes

Watch Sony’s captivating robot prototype in action at CES

Sony unveiled its Xperia Agent robot prototype last year, and it has since beefed up its functionality to compete with the likes of Alexa and …

Robots

Gallery: the weird and wonderful gadgets unveiled at CES 2017

From smart hairbrushes to skin analysers and from phones to speakers, TVs and cameras for drones. Here are a selection of the gadgets and …

Gear & Gadgets

CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West

<b>The first in a series of Nokia-branded Android phones is to be released exclusively in China.</b><p>The device will be marketed in partnership with the local internet retail giant JD.com.<p>The team behind the Nokia 6 phone said the handset's "premium design" would appeal to the local market.<p>The announcement …

Phones

The coolest health-tech products we saw at CES 2017

LAS VEGAS — At CES 2017, we previewed some of the coolest health tech set to hit the market.<p>From a brand new take on the electric breast pump to a discreet way to check sobriety during a night on the town, trust us, there's a lot of neat stuff on the horizon.<p>1. Proof<p>The Proof wearable wants to help …

Wearable Tech

David Copperfield: 'I come to CES to get inspired'

CES is many things to many people. For the most part, it's the grease that keeps the mechanics of technology running for the rest of the year. For some, though, it's a veritable treasure trove of potential magic. Literally. David Copperfield, a stalwart on the Las Vegas strip and legendary magician …

Samsung Launches Wireless Speaker Level Box Slim With 30 Hours Of Music Playback, Portable Printer Image Stamp At CES 2017

Samsung Electronics joined CES 2017 this week, and the South Korea tech giant did more than just show off its Galaxy A series installments. The …

ZTE CEO Lixin Cheng talks growth, the future of 5G and more at CES 2017

At CES 2017, <i>Android Authority’s</i> own Darcy Lacouvee had a conversation with ZTE USA CEO Lixin Cheng about the fantastic 2016 the company enjoyed, the future of connected devices, what we can expect from upcoming 5G technology, and a whole lot more.<p>ZTE enjoyed a continuous growth in sales and market …