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CES 2019 Trends with Mario Armstrong

The latest in consumer electronics and technology were just unveiled January 8-11 from CES 2019 in Las Vegas!  Digital Lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong and the website BestofCES.com partnered with a few companies to continue their sneak peek coverage at some of the exciting products people can expect to see this year!

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The Cybric Legend smartbike will have riders saying, ‘Hey, Alexa!’

The Cybic Legend is a new bike set to hit the streets in the U.K. this summer that comes equipped with Amazon's digital assistant Alexa, who can provide the rider with traffic updates and navigational cues. More>>

The North Face’s new waterproof fabric makes Gore-Tex look downright primitive

Futurelight, the new high-tech fabric from The North Face, promises to be the most waterproof, breathable, and eco-friendly fabric ever created, eliminating condensation to completely change the game for outdoor pursuits. More>>

Nike’s Adapt BB shoes let you tighten your laces with an iPhone

The new Nike Adapt BB shoe comes with smartphone connectivity that allows the user to tighten the laces using a smartphone while providing the ability to adjust tension throughout the game. More>>

CERN plans to build a massive particle collider that dwarfs the older one

CERN already has the world's biggest particle accelerator. Now it wants a bigger one. Meet the 9 billion euro Future Circular Collider that will allow physicists to extend their study of the universe and matter at the... More>>

Ride through the sky and get fit on the fly with the NordicTrack VR Bike

During CES 2019, we tried the NordicTrack Virtual Reality Bike. Combining fitness and gaming, the bike is one of the most interesting approaches to VR traversal we’ve seen. More>>

Jason Reitman is directing a sequel to the original ‘Ghostbusters’

Jason Reitman, son of Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman, also co-wrote the follow-up to the 1984 supernatural comedy. Filming begins this summer, but it's not clear if the original Ghostbusters will reprise their roles. More>>

Airbnb sorry to guest for how it dealt with undisclosed security camera

An Airbnb guest recently found a surveillance camera in his rental apartment that hadn't been properly disclosed in the listing. The firm admits its initial response to the guest's complaint was poor, but it's since made... More>>

With 5-stop optical stabilization, Fujifilm GF 100-200mm is ready for adventure

Fujifilm revealed a new lens designed to deliver on the GFX system's promise of adventure-ready medium-format photography. The GF 100-200mm F5.6 R is a weather resistant, relatively lightweight, 2x telephoto with... More>>

China’s GAC Motor cruises into Detroit with all-electric Entranze concept

Chinese automaker GAC Motor brought its all-electric Entranze concept to the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. This is the third straight year that GAC has appeared in Detroit, and the company has established a design center in... More>>

Ring security camera catches man licking the doorbell for hours

A family in Salinas, California had their Ring camera capture something pretty unexpected: a man licking the doorbell outside of their home for more than three hours. The incident took place around 5:00 a.m. More>>

Android Q: Everything we know so far about Google’s next mobile OS

Android Pie recently rolled out, but it's already time to look ahead to Android Q, the next version of Google's mobile OS. We've seen a number of rumors and leaks come out about the operating system -- here's everything we... More>>

A Japanese hotel fires half its robot staff for being bad at their jobs

Japan’s oddball Henn na Hotel has fired half of its 243 robot staff. The reason? Because these labor-saving machines turned out to be causing way more problems than they were solving. More>>

GoPro bumps resolution on Fusion 360 cam to 5.6K with new firmware

Currently available in public beta, Fusion firmware version 2.0 offers a new 5.8K mode that results in 5.6K output when the 360 camera's two hemispheres are stitched together. It also adds support for 24 fps video and RAW... More>>

Microsoft CEO says Project xCloud is the ‘Netflix for games’

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella referred to the company's Project xCloud game streaming service as "Netflix for games." The service will let users play Xbox and PC games on a variety of devices. More>>

‘The Division 2’ private beta kicks off February 7 on consoles and PC

The private beta for Tom Clancy's The Division 2 starts on February 7 and runs until February 10, Ubisoft announced in a new story trailer. To guarantee access to the beta, you have to pre-order the game on PS4, Xbox One,... More>>

This iceless cooler looks like a Mars rover, keeps beer cold for a week

Furrion's Rova uses lithium-ion batteries and a compressor to keep beverages cold for up to a week with no ice, meaning you can skip the 7-11 run and cut straight to camping. It also charges gadgets and looks straight out... More>>

Want to know which drones are flying near you? There’s an app for that

Want to know what that mysterious drone buzzing over your head is up to? A new system developed by AirMap, Google Wing, and Kittyhawk.io could soon tell you -- via a map on your phone. More>>

Polk’s Command Bar joins Alexa’s multi-room music party

Polk's Command Bar is a home theater soundbar with Alexa built in. But with a new update, it can also be grouped with Amazon's Echo products and other third-party speakers for a multi-room experience. More>>

Sony crams best tech from its full-frame cameras into $900 crop-sensor A6400

Love Sony's autofocus, but can't stomach the full-frame price? The Sony A6400 mirrorless camera uses some of the same autofocus technology and the processor of the A9 in a compact, more affordable crop-sensor camera. More>>

Hackers are scoring with ransomware that attacks its previous victims

Computer viruses are always evolving. In a new one, dubbed "Ryuk," hackers are targeting PCs with ransomware that scours an infected network in order to pinpoint and attack and enterprises with big money. More>>

The Motorola Razr may return as a foldable phone — for $1,500

The Motorola Razr V3 is one of the world's most iconic phones, and it could be making a stylistic return in the form of a foldable Motorola smartphone -- but it may cost around $1,500. Is the nostalgia worth it? More>>

‘Fortnite’ security flaw let hackers spy on players through microphones

A security vulnerability found in Fortnite allowed hackers to gain access to other players' accounts, potentially letting them spy on conversations using the in-game microphone. It has been addressed. More>>

This Silicon Valley studio rents for $1,500 per month — to 2 cats

A man in San Jose, California, rents a studio apartment for $1,500 per month for a very important reason: So his daughter's two cats have a place to call their own. It may be the swankiest cat pad on the West Coast. More>>

Chip off the auction block – Intel’s i9-9990XE may be sold to the highest bidder

Intel's alleged Core i9-9990XE may only be sold at auction to OEMs, meaning that only a few of the 14-core, 28-thread, 5GHz CPUs will ever see the light of day in specific devices and systems. More>>

In McLaren’s 600LT Spider, the engine is the only sound system you’ll need

The McLaren 600LT Spider is the inevitable convertible version of the 600LT coupe, itself a lighter, more powerful version of the McLaren 570S. The 600LT Spider boasts a 592-horsepower, twin-turbo V8, and a loud exhaust... More>>

Google is giving its G Suite web apps new touches of visual improvements

Your Gusite applications will soon have a different look. Several of the web apps are getting updated with subtle visual improvements inspired by Google's Material Design guidelines. More>>

Move mountains with the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty and its 1,000 pound-feet of torque

Unveiled at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty pickup truck boasts 1,000 pound-feet of torque -- outgunning rival trucks from Ford and Chevrolet. The new Ram goes on sale later this year. More>>

Ford’s sweaty robot bottom can simulate 10 years of seat use in mere days

Ford has developed 'Robutt,' a sweaty robot bottom that's designed to simulate the effects of having a pair of human buttocks sitting on its car seats for thousands of hours. Check it out. More>>

NBCUniversal will launch its own streaming service in 2020

NBCU is prepping a streaming service filled with its original content for a debut sometime next year, meaning that Michael, Dwight, and the rest of the Scranton crew might be moving to a new home. More>>

Sling TV offers free shows, a la carte subscription channels to Roku users

If you are among a select group of Roku users, Sling TV has added free TV shows and the option to subscribe to individual channels without having to subscribe to the company's base level of channels. More>>

Artificial intelligence helps Callaway shape a better golf club

When designing its new driver and faraway woods, Callaway used artificial intelligence for the very first time with the A.I. coming up with a completely new shape that resulted in a 5 to 10 percent increase in distances hit. More>>

These are the sci-fi inspired digital binoculars you didn’t know you wanted

Binoculars haven't changed that dramatically over the years, but Canadian optics company NexOptic is hoping to change that with its DoubleTake digital binoculars which replace the usual eyecups with a 5-inch HD display. More>>

Break out the Wii: ‘Just Dance’ movie reportedly in the works

Sony's Screen Gems has reportedly acquired the film rights to the Just Dance video game series from Ubisoft, which previously helped bring the game Assassin's Creed to the big screen in 2016. More>>

At CES 2019, this military-grade baby monitor called Miku was a hit with parents

Who knew the world needed a smarter baby monitor? Apparently it's the startup Miku, which brought a new high-tech baby monitor to CES 2019 that uses A.I., machine learning, and high quality cameras to keep an eye on kids. More>>

PicoBrew went big for its CES 2019 showing, launching professional-grade brewing appliances and a new distiller

PicoBrew has been a leader in the home brewing industry for years, but at CES 2019 the company went pro with the Z Series, a new line of professional-grade brewing appliances aimed at craft breweries and restaurants. More>>

LaMetric teased Sky, an upcoming app-controlled mosaic light panel at CES 2019

Smart home startup LaMetric put a light in the eyes of guests at this year's CES 2019 with a prototype of a coming product called LaMetric Sky which uses multi-colored LED panels to form app-controlled artwork. More>>

You can get a screaming deal on LG OLED TVs just in time for the Super Bowl

LG is offering steep discounts on its critically acclaimed OLED TV models just in time for the Super Bowl, letting discerning viewers watch their favorite athletes with higher picture quality than ever. More>>

Apple’s first original feature film reunites Bill Murray, Sofia Coppola

The Lost in Translation team of Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite with their A Very Murray Christmas collaborator Rashida Jones for On the Rocks, Apple and studio A24's first official feature together. More>>

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ will make Blackout mode free to play this week

Treyarch and Activision are offering Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode as a free trial download for a limited time. The mode will be available from January 17 through January 24. More>>

In a first for humankind, China is growing plants on the moon

Having recently landed a probe on the far side of the moon, China announced that it managed to grow the first plant on the moon, too. Here's why that matters for deep space travel. More>>

2020 XT6 three-row crossover is a Cadillac for families

Debuting at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the 2020 Cadillac XT6 crossover launches General Motors' luxury brand into territory already dominated by the likes of Acura, Infiniti, and Lexus. More>>

Oppo could reveal a new smartphone with a 10x optical zoom

Cracking a solid zoom on smartphones has been a riddle many years in the solving. One company may have finally cracked it though: Oppo may be about to show off a phone with a 10x optical zoom. More>>

Not chill: Netflix is hiking prices across all its tiers

Netflix has to get the billions of dollars it's spending on new content from somewhere. The streaming giant announced price hikes across the board, raising its monthly rates between $1 and $2 per tier in the next few months. More>>

Latest ‘Fortnite’ update channels Halo with a scoped revolver

The latest update for Fortnite, update 7.20, is now available, and it brings a new Scoped Revolver weapon to the game alongside the returning Glider item and a limited-time Snipers-only mode. More>>

Beam up the videos: AirPlay support is coming to VLC player

At CES 2019, the developers of VLC player announced they are adding support for Apple's Airplay feature, allowing consumers to beam video and other content from their iPhone and Android devices to an Apple TV. More>>

Microsoft is getting ready for a coming wave of foldable Windows 10 devices

Windows 10 might soon have a new look. A leaked string for an internal Windows 10 19H1 build shows that Microsoft is getting ready to build Windows 10 for a future wave of foldable devices. More>>

Chinese startup Byton is moving the touchscreen to where you least expect it

Chinese startup Byton will travel to CES 2019 to unveil a new version of its 2018 concept that's closer to series production. Though we haven't seen it yet, a dark teaser image shows a touchscreen right in the middle of... More>>

The Samsung Galaxy M series will be the first with an Infinity-V display

Samsung announced a range of displays at the Samsung Developer Conference and now we have an idea of when to expect the first with an Infinity-V display. The Samsung Galaxy M10, M20, and M30 are being teased by Samsung India. More>>

Drones: New rules could soon allow flights over people and at night

With commercial operators in mind, the U.S. government is looking to loosen restrictions on drone flights with a set of proposals that would allow the machines greater freedom to fly over populated areas and also at night. More>>

Short film celebrates New Yorker’s amazing robot costumes

New York City resident Peter Kokis creates stunning robot costumes out of household trash. His designs are huge, heavy, and extremely intricate, and never fail to turn heads when he's out and about. More>>

Mark your calendar: ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 finally has a premiere date

A new teaser trailer for season 8 of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones reveals the official premiere date for the final story arc in the award-winning series based on George RR Martin's popular novels. More>>

Firefox will disable Flash on its browsers by default in 2019

Mozilla's Firefox browser will continue to do its part in deprecating the Flash plugin this year with new plans revealed to disable it by default in an upcoming Nightly build, followed by a stable release in September. More>>

The best CES 2019 health gadgets combat stress, pain, and more

We can all use some help with our health and CES 2019 was packed with intriguing devices designed to combat pain and stress, help you monitor blood pressure, reduce tinnitus, and care for the sick or elderly. More>>

This ‘computer mouse’ sets the new size standard for portable computing

The Raspberry Pi is an amazingly capable little computer and it's small enough that it can fit just about anywhere. Even in a computer mouse — if you're willing to build a custom chassis for it. More>>

CBS recruits Michelle Yeoh for ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ spinoff

Yet another Star Trek show is on the way. CBS confirms that Michelle Yeoh will return to play her Star Trek: Discovery character, Philippa Georgiou, in a spinoff centered on Starfleet's clandestine Section 31. More>>

A quick swipe will soon let you keep bingeing YouTube on mobile devices

The YouTube mobile app has a new, faster way to browse: Swiping. Once the update rolls out, users can swipe to go to the next (or previous) video in the recommended list, even while viewing in full screen. More>>

Amazon launches IMDb Freedive ad-supported free streaming movies and TV shows

IMDb, the information-rich film and TV website, launched a free, ad-supported, streaming video channel in the U.S. this week. IMDb Freedive offers a television series and feature films on the IMDb website and on Fire TV... More>>

Researchers discover a way to make 3D printing 100 times faster using light

Researchers at the University of Michigan have invented a new method of 3D printing which is up to 100 times faster than conventional 3D-printing processes. Here's how it works and why it could prove a game-changer for 3D... More>>

Lasers and bovine breathalyzer help determine how much methane cows produce

Cow farts and belches don't sound like catastrophic threats, but they contribute to the massive amounts of methane in the atmosphere. Recently, scientists set out to establish the numbers. More>>

‘Rocket League’ is the latest game to get full cross-platform play

Psyonix has announced that Rocket League now supports full cross-platform play across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC, joining Fortnite as the only games to do so. More>>

Invite your friends — Facebook Events can now be shared to Stories

Facebook is testing a way to make plans with friends to attend an event -- through Stories. By sharing an event in Facebook Stories, users can message other friends interested in the event to make plans to attend together. More>>

Face-scanning A.I. can help doctors spot unusual genetic disorders

Facial recognition can unlock your phone. Could it also be used to identify whether a person has a rare genetic disorder, based on their facial features? New research suggests it can. More>>

‘Battlefield V’ adds Squad Conquest mode in ‘Lightning Strikes’ update

Electronic Arts and DICE have detailed what is included in the Battlefield V update Lightning Strikes. The update includes access to the mode Squad Conquest through the end of January. More>>

HMD Global shows us how a slice of Android Pie is baked up

Waiting for Android updates can be a real chore -- but it's nothing compared to the work manufacturers have to do. HMD Global has released an infographic showing how Android updates like Android Pie are cooked. More>>

Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 one year from now

Microsoft is set to end extended support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020, putting a halt on the free bug fixes, and security patches for most who have the operating system installed. More>>

Furrion’s luxurious smart yacht looks like the perfect vessel for a Bond villain

Forget smart watches and the like: when it comes to the biggest smart technology at CES 2019, the literal answer can be nothing other than the 78-foot, high-tech luxury smart yacht, Adonis. More>>

Watch China’s Chang’e 4 mission touch down on the far side of the moon

Video has been shared of a lander's-eye view of China's Chang'e 4 mission touching down in the Von Kármán Crater on the far side of the moon. The craft captured footage of the descent with a camera which was attached to... More>>

Prices of some components on the Alienware Area-51m will melt your wallet

Some of the most top-end components for the Alienware Area-51m laptop are expensive, pushing up the final costs for gamers looking to purchase the latest parts and experience the best performance. More>>

‘RollerCoaster Tycoon 2’ ride takes 12 years to complete

A RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 player has constructed a coaster in the game that will take more than 12 years to complete from beginning to end, and is actually a tiny ride taking up a small portion of the landscape. More>>

Nokia 6.2: News and rumors

The Nokia 6.1 was our favorite budget phone of 2018, so we were always going to get excited when details of a successor came to light. However, the Nokia 6.2 will exceed those expectations if leaks are true. More>>

2019 Could be the year AMD has a full lineup of 7nm Radeon GPUs

AMD just came off the reveal of the worlds first consumer 7nm graphics card, but In a new interview, AMD's chief technology officer hints that 2019 could be the year where it has a full lineup of 7nm Radeon GPUs. More>>

From 11K to just OK, here are the biggest photo gear announcements from CES 2019

From 11K cameras to 1 TB media cards, CES 2019 brought a peek at new gear for photographers and videographers. But what photography gear grabbed our attention the most? Here are the biggest photo gear announcements from... More>>

Apple’s long-delayed Airpower charging mat rumored to finally enter production

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat, initially expected to be released in early 2018, has reportedly finally entered production. Two different Apple suppliers are said to be involved in the manufacturing of the device. More>>

SpaceX nails its first launch and landing of 2019, but job cuts loom

SpaceX has nailed its first launch and landing of 2019 with a mission that deployed more satellites for Virginia-based Iridium Communications. But the success was soured somewhat by reports of upcoming job losses at the... More>>

Apple AirPods may be used to spy on conversations, but please don’t

Apple added Live Listen to the AirPods through the iOS 12 update last September, to help users with minor hearing issues. However, a viral tweet is suggesting that the feature may be used to eavesdrop on the conversations... More>>

Bose introduces QuietComfort Road Noise Control tech for cars at CES 2019

If you find road noise annoying and tiresome at highway speeds, Bose introduced QuietComfort Road Noise Control (RNC) active sound managment technology at CES 2019 to help quiet your world when you travel in cars, trucks,... More>>

Scientists debate mysterious flash of light in space, known as ‘The Cow’

On June 16, 2018 there was an unusual flash in the sky which puzzled astronomers around the world. NASA researchers have been collecting data on the event and have shared two competing theories for what could have caused it. More>>

Dataminers discover SNES games, more emulators for Nintendo Switch Online

Nintendo Switch Online may soon launch SNES games and more emulators, according to data miners. The list of hidden SNES titles include Breath of Fire 2 and Star Fox 2, while the other emulators may be the Nintendo 64 and... More>>

Earth’s magnetic field is shifting, vital map can’t be updated due to shutdown

The Earth's magnetic field is moving, effecting navigation systems of all kinds. A model of the field should have been good until its scheduled update in 2020, however, it has moved so quickly that an update is required... More>>

Black holes devour nearby stars and spew brilliant X-rays during outburst phase

Physicists have investigated an explosion of X-ray light originating from a black hole in an outburst phase. The data suggests during an outburst, black holes consume huge amounts of stellar material and shrink in size by... More>>

The Teslasuit could turn Black Mirror’s terrifying ‘Playtest’ into a reality

We spoke with Teslasuit co-founder Dimitri Mikhalchuk about VR gaming at CES 2019. With all its features, the future of the Teslasuit and virtual reality look bright. And it also sounds a bit like a Black Mirror episode. More>>

These loaded cans bundle a wireless charging stand that even charges your phone

We thought we'd seen just about every kind of wireless headphone feature under the sun, but HiVi's new AW-85 active noise-canceling headphones come with a cool new trick: A wireless charging stand for the headphones and... More>>

Epic Games graded ‘F’ on customer service by Better Business Bureau

Epic Games, the studio behind Fortnite, received an "F" rating from the Better Business Bureau over complaints against its customer service and issues with exchanges and refunds. Epic Games said that it has addressed the... More>>

Bethesda swings banhammer on ‘Fallout 76’ players visiting secret developer room

Bethesda is banning Fallout 76 players who gain access to the online multiplayer game's secret developer room. The hidden location contains plans for everything, including top-tier weapons and unreleased items. More>>

New research could allow fast diagnosis of viruses like Ebola and Zika

A new development in molecular biology is a step towards instant diagnosis of viruses like Ebola or Zika. Researchers have found a way to use a mobile device to identify plant viruses and potentially animal and human... More>>

Scientists find a technique to identify electricity-producing bacteria

A new development could allow microbes to be used to run fuel cells and purify sewage water. An MIT team has developed a new microfluidic technique which can process samples of bacteria to see if they are able to produce... More>>

Motorcyclists will soon benefit from same driving aids already found in many cars

Electronic, radar-based driving aids that have been available on cars for more than a decade will finally trickle down to the world of motorcycles. Bosch is helping Ducati and KTM bring features like adaptive cruise... More>>

Array by Hampton brought locks and security lighting to CES 2019

Lock and lighting company Hampton is at CES 2019 with a new line of smart home products. Called Array by Hampton, the lineup includes internet-connected locks, lights, and an app to control them. More>>

OLED laptops are having a moment at CES. Again.

To our surprise, OLED laptops made a strong showing at CES 2019. With options in the works from most of the major PC manufacturers, it seems OLED is making its comeback. More>>

Bungie parts ways with Activision, will self-publish future Destiny content

After an eight-year partnership, Destiny developer Bungie and publisher Activision are parting ways. Unlike Bungie's previous split with Microsoft, Bungie will acquire the rights to Destiny to continue self-publishing... More>>

Here’s everything Amazon and its partners announced for Alexa at CES

Amazon Alexa is rocking CES 2019. After selling millions of Echo and Dot smart speakers during the 2018 holiday season, extending its reach everywhere, Amazon announced a ton of new partnerships with device manufacturers. More>>

The full ‘Kingdom Hearts III’ ending won’t be in the game at launch

Square Enix has revealed that although an ending is included in the disc version of Kingdom Hearts 3, a post-launch update will add the epilogue, as well as a secret additional video. More>>

Optoma’s all-in-one laser projector gives you 120 inches of 4K for $3,000

All too often, a really big image size for your home theater has meant tons of money for a large TV, or putting up with the compromises of a decent projector. Optoma's new P1 4K laser projector puts an end to that dilemma. More>>

Robotics company Trifo activates A.I.-based Ironpie robo-vacuum at CES 2019

Trifo may have given the Ironpie robot vacuum a whimsical name based on appearance, but the home robotics company cast whimsy aside when it described the A.I.-based vac's features and benefits at the Ironpie launch at CES... More>>

There’s a secret character in ‘New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe’

It appeared New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe had dropped one of the Wii U version's playable characters, but players have discovered a secret way to unlock them with just a few button presses. More>>

A.I. can generate pictures of a finished meal based on just a written recipe

Feeling hungry? Researchers from Tel-Aviv University in Israel have created an A.I. that's able to generate complete photos of meals, based only on reading the written recipes. Here's how. More>>

A new Twitter page signals Oppo’s official launch in the U.K.

You may not have heard of them, but Oppo -- parent company of OnePlus -- is on its way to the U.K., While details on the launch are thin on the ground, we expect to hear more about this launch in the near future. More>>

Sony reshuffles its mobile division, gears up for comeback at MWC

Sony Mobile had a tough 2018, but it's looking to turn its mobile fortunes around in 2019. We sat down with VP of Marketing, Don Mesa, at CES 2019 to find out what the company has in store for us in the year ahead. More>>

Nokia 8.1 Plus: News and rumors

Nokia will be looking to kick off 2019 will a cracker of a phone, and the Nokia 8.1 Plus could be that phone. From the rumored pinhole display to the Zeiss cameras, here's everything we know about the Nokia 8.1 Plus. More>>

AT&T to stop selling location data to third parties after explosive report

After a report from Motherboard highlighted that carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint were selling location information to third parties and sometimes ended up in the wrong hands, carriers have announced they will end... More>>

Temi the personal robot butler is now getting Alexa support

It was announced at CES 2019 that Temi, a personal robot butler that follows you around the house, now offers support for Alexa so you can ask questions of the voice assistant no matter where you are in your home. More>>

CES 2019: The coolest new gadgets and gizmos from the show floor

From foldable TVs to sleep trackers and quantum computers, the Digital Trends team has scoured the CES 2019 show floor for the coolest gadgets and gizmos out there. Here are a few of our favorites. More>>

Bag the toothbrush. The Y-Brush can clean your teeth in just 10 seconds

The Y-Brush automatic toothbrush was on display at CES 2019 and gained attention for the claim that it can fully brush your teeth in just 10 seconds with its vibrating mouthguard full of nylon bristles. More>>

Treat your furry friend with the best pet tech at CES 2019

We all want the best for our feline companions and furry best friends, so we're seeing more and more innovative gadgets designed for pets. CES 2019 was a veritable treasure trove of pet tech and these devices are our picks. More>>

Building sites, mountains, and water, the Cat S48c can handle it all

Good rugged phones can be hard to come by. Cat makes some of the best, but they're often extremely expensive. That is why Cat has released the S48c -- a lower cost, midrange rugged handset that is available on Verizon. More>>

These shoes let me stroll through ‘Skyrim,’ and I desperately want to go back

After being funded in just two hours on Kickstarter back in October 2018, Cybershoes has earned itself a place among the coolest VR walking and running tech. At CES 2019, we got to try them out and they live up to the hype. More>>

Instagram now lets you post to multiple accounts in one tap

Instagram for iPhone now lets you post to multiple accounts at the same time. It's not the "regram" feature that many users have been asking for, but it could prove useful for some users who manage more than one profile. More>>

Toyota recalls another 1.3 million vehicles in U.S. over Takata airbags

Toyota is recalling another 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of the ongoing Takata airbag replacement program that affects 19 automakers in all. A faulty Takata airbag, if activated, can cause injury or even death. More>>

Cambridge Audio’s Alva TT makes zero comprises as a wireless turntable

Wireless turntables offer convenience at the cost of sound quality, something no audiophile should be OK with. Cambridge Audio's Alva TT is the first model that doesn't force such a compromise. It's a match made in hipster... More>>

Disney’s ‘Vision and Scarlet Witch’ streaming series hires ‘Captain Marvel’ writer

Marvel has hired Captain Marvel screenwriter Jac Schaeffer to serve as head writer and showrunner on its upcoming series The Vision and Scarlet Witch, which is expected to be one of the first shows on the Disney Plus... More>>

Tribute to Marvel legend Stan Lee added as Easter egg to ‘World of Warcraft’

A tribute character based on Stan Lee has been found in World of Warcraft's public test realm. The character, named Stanley, resembles the comic legend and even utters his signature phrase. More>>

Tablo’s new auto ad-skip feature might change cord-cutting forever

The best part about free, over-the-air TV is that you watch and record your favorite shows without paying the cable companies. But needing to skip ads still isn't as much fun as Netflix, so Tablo will let you skip them... More>>

Gun Rush gives ‘Red Dead Online’ its own battle royale mode

Rockstar added a big addition to Red Dead Online called Gun Rush. The battle royale mode tasks 32 players with scavenging for weapons and ammo inside a shrinking playable area to see who has what it takes to be the last... More>>

Tesla will discontinue entry-level Model S and Model X cars with 75-kWh battery

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the automaker will stop selling versions of its Model S and Model X electric cars with 75-kilowatt-hour battery packs. That just leaves the more-expensive 100-kWh models. More>>

Breville’s $800 pizza oven may make you ditch delivery for good

Yes, it costs $800. Yes, it's designed to only make pizza. But that doesn't mean we aren't totally blown away by the Breville Smart Oven Pizzaiolo, which gets hot enough to cook your pie similar to a commercial oven. More>>

B-Secur HeartKey taps ECG signals to authenticate user identity, monitor health

B-Secur's HeartKey platform uses the heart's unique ECG patterns for user authentication and health monitoring. The Advanced Auto Steering Wheel, which utilizes the technology, starts up the car once it confirms the... More>>

Everything to know about AMD’s CES 2019 announcements: Ryzen 3, Radeon VII, and more

AMD announced new products that will utilize its new 7nm architecture, ranging from its Ryzen 3 processors to powerful new Radeon VII graphics cards during its CES keynote. All these products will be available during this... More>>

You may soon be able to summon an autonomous wheelchair like an Uber

At CES 2019, autonomous wheelchair company Whill unveiled its vision for a world in which people can summon its wheelchairs by app, in locations such as museums, airports, and city centers. More>>

VisionCheck might give you the option to ditch your visit to your optometrist

A new gadget enables you to test your eyes yourself at home. Using the EyeQue VisionCheck, an automated optical device, you can measure your eyes' refractive error and find out what strength of glasses you need. More>>

Leviton’s smart home line shines with Alexa-powered smart switch and lights

Leviton is at CES 2019 and showing off a lot of new, connected lighting options including a dimmer switch that has Alexa built right into it and Wi-Fi connected outlets that make it easy to take control of your devices. More>>

This is the coolest gaming tech at CES 2019, from laptops to the Teslasuit

We saw a bunch of sweet gaming-related products at CES 2019, from the traditional fare like high-end laptops and nice monitors to more obscure products like the futuristic Teslasuit. Here is the coolest gaming tech of CES... More>>

How to Watch the AMD CES 2019 Press Conference

It is time for AMD to take the spotlight. Falling in the middle of the week-long CES, and in a first, AMD will be hosting its own keynote presentation on Wednesday, January 9th at 9 a.m. Pacific. More>>

Here Mobility opens up the ridesharing market with SoMo at CES 2019

SoMo is bringing car pooling back with an all-in-one app that uses user-submitted events to bring drivers together with riders -- with the aim of making the world a happier, cleaner place. More>>

Elon Musk breaks ground on the first Tesla factory outside the U.S.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was in China on Monday to break ground on a manufacturing facility, its first outside the U.S. It'll make the Model 3 and Model Y as part of a major push into the world's biggest market for electric cars. More>>

Wacom’s latest Cintiq pen display comes without the high price tag

Wacom's Cintiq pen displays are pro-level tools -- but the company's latest addition is designed for hobbyists and students and sits at a lower price point. The Wacom Cintiq 16HD uses the same pen technology, but a lower... More>>

This USB C monitor is as thin as paper and can go almost anywhere

CES 2019 showcased plenty of big and high-resolution monitors, but for consumers who are looking for a smaller solution, there is the Lapscreen, a portable USB-C monitor that is as thin as paper and can go almost anywhere. More>>

LG’s Neo Art is a grab-and-go monitor that follows you wherever you go

If you're looking for a portable 27-inch monitor that you can easily grab from your desk and take into another room, then LG might have the perfect product for you at CES 2019 — or at least an exciting concept — with the... More>>

‘Walking car’ from Hyundai called the ‘Elevate’ to be presented at CES 2019

Hyundai is announcing a car which can walk or climb over challenging terrain. At CES, the company will present a vehicle combining aspect of robotics and electric vehicle technology into a four-legged prototype. More>>

JBL/Harman launch smart soundbar, new speakers, and a guitar amp/speaker combo

Harman Kardon and JBL have announced four new audio lines that will hit the market in 2019, including a brand-new smart soundbar, portable speaker, smart home theater speakers, and a massive portable speaker with guitar... More>>

It’s official! AMD’s next-generation 7nm GPU is the Radeon Vega VII

Taking on both Intel and Nvidia, the new AMD Radeon Vega VII is the next generation of high-performance gaming GPUs, and is also leading the chipmaking industry as the world's first 7nm gaming GPU. More>>

Ubtech’s new and improved robot assistants take a bow at CES 2019

Chinese startup Ubtech has debuted its improved Walker humanoid robot and Cruzr service robot at CES 2019. Here's what distinguishes the new versions from their immediate predecessors. More>>

These wireless charging grips will keep your Joy-Con from running out of juice

At CES 2019, Powercast showed off wireless charging grips for the Switch Joy-Con that utilize over-the-air technology. Both the single and dual grips double the Joy-Con's battery life on a single charge. More>>

Muse’s Softband will help you meditate your way into a good night’s sleep

Muse has unveiled its first soft headband at CES 2019. The Softband allows users to listen to guided meditations in bed, and then keeps track of their sleep patterns while they get some shut-eye. More>>

The Elgato Key Light gets streamers’ good sides at CES 2019

Elgato announced the Elgato Key Light, a light that can clamp onto nearly any desk and provide streaming with professional-quality lighting, complete with the ability to adjust it on the fly from a PC or Mac. More>>

Robot delivery startup woos Walmart for trial run in Arizona

Last year saw plenty of partnerships struck between big retail firms and tech outfits interested in robot delivery services. It looks like more of the same this year, with Walmart and Udelv launching a trial service this... More>>

Forget security cameras — this drone will watch over your house from the skies

On display at CES, Sunflower Labs' innovative security system involves a series of outdoor sensors, capable of dispatching an autonomous camera drone to check up on any unusual disturbances. More>>

The Urgonight headband trains your brain waves for better sleep

Are you tired of wearing things during the night to get a good night's sleep? The Urgonight headband is a device you only need to wear a few times a week during the day to train your brain to sleep better. More>>

Yale and August partner on new smart locks for the new year

Locks from Yale, a major traditional lock vendor, and smart lock pioneer August made their debut at CES 2019. These new products range from single-hole keyed models with keypads to web-connected deadbolts More>>

CES 2019 is flush with smart toilets. Here are the best bowls of the bunch

The Consumer Electronics Show is almost always a good showcase for out-there ideas, and CES 2019 was no exception, with a strange but also somehow totally predictable trend emerging: Smart toilets. More>>

Felix Gray’s latest glasses cut down on blue light to help you sleep

Felix Gray is known for its glasses that cut down on glare and reduce eye strain for those that use computers a lot, but now the company is taking on a new issue: Poor sleep due to blue light. More>>

Kwikset introduces a trio of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth-enabled smart locks at CES 2019

Kwikset is broadening its products at CES 2019 by launching three new smart locks including two that are enabled with Wi-Fi technology dubbed Halo, and another, called Aura, aimed at smartphone users that use Bluetooth. More>>

HiSense shows off triple-laser TV, 1-inch thick LED at CES 2019

HiSense, the Chinese company known for its value-priced TVs has some interesting innovations in display technology, including a triple-beam laser TV and a 1-inch thick LED that uses the screen as the TV's speaker. More>>

Epic Games store to sell Ubisoft games, starting with ‘The Division 2’

The Epic Games store has made its first major splash by partnering with Ubisoft to sell The Division 2 on PC. Epic will carry multiple editions of the game, with all pre-orders granting access to the upcoming private beta. More>>

Xiaomi buys tiny share in Blackberry phone maker TCL to spur collaboration

Xiaomi has purchased a very small share in BlackBerry manufacturer TCL. According to sources, this purchase is part of an agreement that will see Xiaomi and TCL share research and development. More>>

Apple Maps boosts Flyover locations, indoor mall maps, and more

In a boost for Apple Maps, the tech company has recently added more than 50 new locations for Flyover, the feature that offers spectacular 3D photo views of particular cities and famous landmarks around the world. More>>

Amazon Key adds keyless entry to garages, Ring devices, and business properties

Amazon announced increased device compatibility for Amazon Key for Prime members. New supported devices include a Wi-Fi deadbolt lock, garage door openers, Ring app, and a smart fob for commercial delivery drivers. More>>

Photoshop fail gives Aussie leader two left feet in official portrait

The Aussie prime minister doesn't have two left feet, despite an official photograph of the leader and his family suggesting otherwise. It was, of course, a Photoshop fail, and the embarrassing snafu was soon trending on... More>>

Garmin’s updated Vivoactive 3 adds Verizon 4G LTE for always-on connectivity

At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Garmin took the wraps off its first always-connected smartwatch, the Vivoactive 3 Music, which allows users to text, track activities, and listen to music without a smartphone. More>>

Cyberfishing Smart Rod Sensor transforms normal fishing rods into data recorders

The Cyberfishing Smart Rod Sensor, on display at CES 2019, upgrades normal fishing rods into smarter versions of themselves. The device will work with a companion app to record data, including fishing hotspots and trophy... More>>

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