CES 2018

Euveka’s shape-shifting robotic mannequin could streamline the fashion and wearable industries

Some ideas you hear and they immediately make sense. Some take a minute, but the more you think about them, the better they seem. Euveka, a mannequin for clothing designers that can change shape and s

Baidu sets its sights on Japan with a voice-enabled projector in a dome light

Baidu's DuerOS is essentially China's Alexa. The company has built a voice assistant and an ecosystem of hardware partners that cater to the Chinese market. At CES this week, the company talked about

Huawei’s also selling a $1,225 Porsche-branded Mate 10

Richard Yu really tried to stick it to Apple at today’s CES keynote. The Huawei Consumer CEO favorably compared the company’s new flagship Mate 10 Pro to the iPhone X, discussing all the ways in w

Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro is coming to the US unlocked next month

As expected, today’s Huawei CES press conference was a strange affair. The company’s U.S. plans were recently thwarted, as per a report in The Wall Street Journal, leaving the company in a bit of

Gal Gadot is Huawei’s secret weapon, as US distribution plans fall through

What’s a poor smartphone maker to do when its latest grand plans for U.S. distribution fall through? Hire Wonder Woman, of course. With an AT&T deal reportedly falling through last minute, Huawe

Huawei’s new whole-home Wi-Fi system combines Powerline and mesh networking

Huawei today announced a new whole-home Wi-Fi system, the WiFi Q2. Wi-Fi mesh network systems are quickly becoming the standard, with companies like Qualcomm estimating that they now account for 40 pe

Cold hands, warm stick: High school lacrosse player makes heated stick to beat icy conditions

Lacrosse is a physically demanding sport under the best conditions, but inclement weather adds frozen hands to the mix. Samantha Wolfe had enough of it and, as a 14-year-old freshman, thought, "why no

LifeDoor closes your home’s doors automatically to protect against fires

It turns out that in case of a fire in your home, a closed door is the best barrier against spreading smoke, heat and flames. But who's going to run around the house shutting doors? LifeDoor is a simp

Hulu’s next big update will include a new Live TV guide, plus personalization improvements

Hulu, which this morning announced it now reaches 17 million subscribers, showed off an upcoming version of its user interface at CES. The new interface includes features designed in response to user

The Root robot teaches kids to code through Spirograph-style drawings

Educational robotics have already emerged as one of the most prevalent trends at this year’s CES. I’ve seen pitches from dozens of them so far, and the show only officially opened two hours ago. T

Google’s first WorldSense VR headset, the Lenovo Mirage Solo, ships in Q2 for ‘under $400’

We got our first full look at a positionally tracked Daydream headset running Google's WorldSense technology today. Lenovo unveiled the Mirage Solo headset today, which it hopes to ship in the second

Huawei’s US distribution plans are thwarted again as AT&T reportedly backs out of a deal

Huawei’s CES press conference isn’t until later today, but the company’s already having a rough time of it. According to reports from The Wall Street Journal, AT&T has backed out of a deal w

Alexa now suggests more games to try at the end of the one you’re playing

Consumers are starting to give Alexa's voice apps, called skills, more of their attention. During CES this week -- where Amazon is battling for attention with Google Assistant across the consumer tech

Google shuts down its CES booth because it’s not waterproof

We were supposed to get a little preview of Google’s CES booth ahead of the official opening of CES today. But that wasn’t meant to be. See, it’s raining in Las Vegas and Google&#821

Will.i.am’s company buys Bluetooth earbud maker Earin

i.am+ is a strange company — of course, we’d expect no less from a startup owned by Black Eyed Pea turned tech entrepreneur, Will.i.am. Probably best known for its gaudy Buttons headphones and the

Blocks, the modular smartwatch, is available now for $259

Kickstarter projects are always a crapshoot. Blocks’ modular smartwatch had a been of a leg up, in that the company had an actual working product to show to people — but even so, the device always

Lumus shows off the latest of its increasingly tiny augmented reality displays

As Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook all look towards getting augmented reality glasses out into the market to push their vision of the world directly into viewers’ eyeballs, they’re r

ElliQ has raised $22 million for its social robot aimed at older adults

It’s hard to know what to make of ElliQ at first glance. Maybe it’s the face that I just spent a chunk of the night staring into the longing puppy dog eyes of Sony’s new Aibo robot dog. Whatever

Sony’s new Aibo robot just melted the hearts of a room full of jaded tech bloggers

Sony’s CES press conference was a big ole bag of nothing, even by Sony CES press conference standards. But one little bit toward the end did manage to impress — even managing to elicit an audible

Watch Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s CES keynote live right here

All eyes are on Intel CEO Brian Krzanich today. While the issue isn’t limited to Intel chips, the company has been under the spotlight for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Krzanich sold
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