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CES 2019 wrapped this past weekend and kicked off product launches that ranged from the wild to the weird tech we expect to see as 2019 progresses. Here are some of the gadgets that we loved:

  • Samsung’s Space Monitor – a must have display for minimalists
  • Dell XPS 13 2019, now with an improved webcam
  • Samsung Notebook 9 Pro(2019)
  • Acer’s Predator Triton gaming laptop, a convertible 2-in-1 with the Ezel Aero Hinge that switches to four modes – reverse screen mode, laptop mode, display mode and easel mode
  • Alienware’s Area-51M gaming laptop with swappable processor and graphics card
  • Nubia Red Magic Mars joins the competition in gaming phones
  • Razer Raptor 27” gaming monitor
  • Razer Turret – a chroma lighted keyboard with built-in mousepad and wireless mouse
  • Razer Hypersense Concepts –make gaming more immersive so you get to feel every shot, explosion or jump in real life
  • LG’s Signature 4K OLED rollable TVs
  • LG Massive Curve of Nature – technically not something you can buy but wow

  • Samsung’s modular 75” MicroLED 4K TV – pricey design but you get to create your own TV with virtually any size resolution and aspect ratio
  • Lenovo Smart Clock – the perfect device for your bed stand
  • Mui Calm Design Device – wood that connects to the internet
  • Harman Kardon’s Citation smart speaker series
  • Lexar 1TB 633x SDXC UHS-I memory card
  • AirPlay support for smart TVs

  • Withings Move ECG – an Apple Watch Series 4 alternative
  • Occulus Quest
  • HTC’s Vive Pro Eye
  • Foldimate – a bot that folds your clothes
  • The Y-Brush cuts your teeth-brushing time to 10 seconds
  • Hupnos antisnoring sleep mask
  • LaMetric Sky customizable light panels
  • Wilkinson Bread bot – a fully automated bread-making machine
  • Lamborgini Boyfriend massage chair
  • Electric Mirror 22” smart mirror
  • Harley-Davidson Livewire

  • Samsung Bots
  • Kiki the robot pet and Groove X Lovot
  • Opte Precision Wand – detects freckles or blemishes and prints makeup on those precise shots
  • Bell Nexus – Bell’s hybrid electric air taxi
  • Hyundai Elevate – a car that walks and climbs
  • Motorola Halo Baby Monitor and Monit smart diaper sensor

Also, Kanye West made an appearance

Interesting Takes from CES 2019

  • CES 2019 had nothing to say about the biggest conversation in tech: CES needs a more open conversation about data privacy [Read More]
  • From a smart toilet to ‘Shazam for Food’: The unconnected life is not worth living, even if you’re just a household appliance. [Read More]
  • CES 2019: A Show Report – Thoughts from Steven Sinofsky [Read More]
  • The gadgets of the future know everything wrong with you right now [Read More]
  • At CES: Tech After Smartphones [Listen Here]

The straight-up weird stuff as compiled in this thread



Interesting Reads

  • I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone [Read More]
  • After Motherboard’s article, Senators Kamala Harris, Mark Warner, and Ron Wyden are coming out against telcos who are selling their customers’ location data. [Read More]
  • The Internet Is A Privacy Disaster. But We Still Don’t Know How To Talk About It – We know our data has been left vulnerable, or sold, or misused. But do we really understand what that means for our safety and security online — and when it actually matters? [Read More]
  • Meet ‘NoSurf,’ the Self-Help Group That Told Us to Log Off Before It Was Cool [Read More]
  • Apple is going to sell its Apple TV service on Samsung TVs, because Apple wants to be a service company. Tim Cook can’t just rely on Apple customers anymore — he needs to sell things to people who don’t buy Apple products. [Read More]

  • Apple’s Next Move: Be More Like Microsoft [Read More]

  • Nobody’s buying smartphones: Samsung warns of sharp sales and profit decline and LG also expects Q4 operating profit to drop 80 per cent [Read More]
  • Google search results listings can be manipulated for propaganda [Read More]
  • Why do older users share fake news more often? There are two competing theories, for which we still lack good evidence: [Read More]
  • The internet is positively littered with fake puppies, and you don’t have to be elderly to fall for one of these scams. [Read More]
  • A first look at Twitter’s new beta app and its bid to remain ‘valuable and relevant’ – People are already hating on the interface
  • Who Should Mark Zuckerberg Debate About the Future of Technology? [Read More]
  • Instagram husbands are no longer ashamed

  • We Should Be Able to Take Facebook to Court – A privacy violation is a real harm. [Read More]
  • This should have you worried

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