Did you know that Chromebooks were originally supposed to be disposable computers? That didn't quite come to pass. But a new computer company called The Hive has a PC that you actually do trade in, year after year.
This was my seventh year I've covered CES, and after the first day on the show floor I was ready to wash my hands of the whole spectacle for good. Then I went to the Sands, and all of a sudden I never wanted to leave.
One of the biggest problems with powerful smartwatches is battery life. Who wants to charge their watch every night? But what if your watch was made of modular blocks and you could add as many batteries as you like?
The Avegant Glyph is not a virtual reality headset. It's not pretending to be an OCULUS KILLER!!! or anything like that. But it does include two ideas that could make VR headsets way, way better.
Once there were toe shoes. Now, there are selfie sticks. The following is a collection without comment, for your perusal.
If you can't get an 8K TV or a giant curved screen, you have to get creative with how you'll draw eyes to your bland and unremarkable booth. Here are some of the attention-grabbers I saw at this year's Consumer Electronics Trade Show, ranked in order of appeal.
Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA started working with speaker manufacturer Boombotix in mid-2014, and he says he wanted make more than just another branded product. "I just had a bigger idea than sticking my logo on something," he told me at CES in Las Vegas. "I thought we could make this great product a little greater." His…
Asus popularized the cheap detachable laptop, but they've always been chunky little things. Not the Transformer Book Chi. Asus claims the new 10.1-inch T100 Chi is the thinnest Windows tablet ever made. And the 12.5-inch T300 Chi—combined with its keyboard—is now thinner than a MacBook Air.
There's a certain baseline weight you expect when you pick up a laptop. Lenovo's LaVie Z exists so far below that baseline you feel like it just has to be hollow. And it doesn't sacrifice an ounce of performance. It's nuts.
Lenovo announced its Thinkpad products yesterday but it held out on a few more surprises. Among the fray are a rugged, backflipping convertibles that hit the 15-inch mark, an affordable Yoga 3, and a tiny Windows tab you can write on with just about anything.
Sony is showcasing its latest connected gadget, but it's not just another piece of plastic. It's a speaker, but it has no traditional drive units. It's a lantern that plays music through glass. Sony calls it the Symphonic Light Speaker.
Remember camcorders? They were those things you shot crappy video of your friends and family with, back before every phone and still camera on Earth gained the ability to shoot decent high-definition video. This year, they're trying to ride 4K all the way to a comeback.
Here's at Samsung's CES keynote, CEO Boo-Keun Yoon is talking a big game about Samsung's ambitions for the internet of things. Within five years, he says ever single thing that Samsung makes will be a smart device that connects to the fabled Internet of Things. Among the promises? Samsung's Internet of Things will be…
Tonino Lamborghini is really good at making expensive things. For decades, that’s mostly meant cars—beautiful, beautiful cars that 99 percent of people will never even get the chance to sit in, let alone drive. But where these overly luxurious autos can inspire car envy, the Lambo smartphone, called the 88 Tauri,…
In an exciting if suspicious announcement today, Comcast, everybody's least favorite company, just told an audience at CES that it would start offering home customers gigabit internet speeds in 2015. That's this year! And, well, we'll believe it when we see it.
The BMW I3 is a lovely hunk of automobile, the kind of vehicle you would save up for years to buy, and then polish with a diaper. Hold on there, sir. Do you really want to drive this masterpiece of engineering with a Samsung Gear S smartwatch?
Apple likes to "Air" things. Macbook Air, iPad Air, and so on. But if Cupertino were going to Air the iPhone, it might look something like this. One key difference? This phone is only $200. Off contract.
There are plenty of smart smoke detectors on the market that connect to your home's Wi-Fi network to provide smartphone notifications when there's trouble, but they're an expensive upgrade to the dumb smoke detector you've (hopefully) already got watching over your home. The $40 Roost promises pretty much the same…
When you wake up exhausted in the morning wondering if it's time to get up and go to work, the last thing you really want is your smartphone's bright display blinding you while you check the time. So the snap-on Clockety turns your iPhone into a projection alarm clock, displaying the time on your bedroom ceiling with…