What to expect from CES 2019

January 5, 2019

The timing is… less than ideal. Just as the industry is recovering from a holiday-induced hangover, we’re thrust into the country’s largest consumer electronics show. The timing, of course, is not coincidental. The show is intended to offer a preview for the tech year to come. Many companies thrive on CES’s pace. It’s a five-day deluge of tech news, and, for many, it’s the largest platform they’ll get all year….


Smart underwear is here and it knows everything about you

January 12, 2018

Image: karissa Bell/mashable Just how close are you willing to get to your wearables? Smart underwear company Myant will soon find out. The company’s just opened up pre-orders for Skiin, its new line of “smart” underwear and bras, tech-filled undergarments that can track what’s happening in your body and even control your smart home. SEE ALSO: The best tech of CES 2018 The tech is similar to Google and Levi’s…


At CES, a vibrating recliner changed the way I think about music

January 11, 2018

It’s pitch black. The pair of Bose QC25 I’m wearing are blocking out the ambient noise around me. Suddenly, my legs start vibrating as if I were at a rock concert, sending a tingling sensation down my nerves and into the rest of my body. First my arms, then my back, then from the base of my neck to my head. It’s not painful. If anything, it’s relaxing. Pleasant even,…


Acton’s knockoff version of Snapchat Spectacles is now available for pre-order

January 7, 2018

Image: ACTON Let’s be honest: We all document our lives on Facebook and Instagram. But have you ever wanted to do that secretly?  If so, these very strange-looking sunglasses could be for you. Acton, a company which primarily sells electric skateboards, has launched ACE Eyewear, a pair of sunglasses that doubles as a covert camera. (The sunglasses were first discovered by The Verge.) SEE ALSO: Mad Gaze is a pair…


CES 2018: 7 tech trends that will dominate the show

January 5, 2018

The LG booth at CES 2017.Image: CTA With the new year comes new tech, and it’s not a gradual process. The world’s biggest tech show, CES, kicks off before the first week of 2018 is over, with the first official product unveilings on Sunday, Jan. 7. So what will CES 2018 have in store? First off, brace yourself: CES is a massive blast of technology news, most of it junk….


Samsung allegedly plans to make CES relevant again with this sneak peek

November 23, 2017

Setting the tech agenda at CES.Image: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images In many ways, these days it seems the annual CES tradeshow in Las Vegas is where consumer tech goes to die. Vibrating smart jeans? Bizarre wearables? Temporary tattoo printers? Check, check, and check. All the biggest names like Apple, Microsoft, and Google have largely abandoned the event as a place for major product reveals in favor of their own press events. …


Best of CES 2017: The Shows 10 Sharpest Designs

August 22, 2017

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 convention centers on the Las Vegas Strip with every gadget you can imagine—and a few you cant. (Like, say, a dental floss dispenser with a microchip. Seriously.) The sheer quantity of stuff on show can make the search for compelling designs feel like hunting for…


10 tech trends that will dominate CES 2017

August 21, 2017

Image: Christina Ascani/Mashable The first tech event of 2017 is also the year’s biggest: CES arrives the first week of January, and like a tardy Santa Claus, it bestows the world with the gift of new consumer tech of every kind phones, cars, TVs, drones, VR you name it. Looked at another way, CES tends to catapult new devices and technologies at the world like enormous gobs of spaghetti. The…


This wearable gadget made me feel the music instead of just listening to it

August 19, 2017

Basslet by LofeltImage: Stan Schroeder/Mashable LAS VEGAS Do your headphones pack enough bass? Even if they do, they can never give you that experience of being physically pushed by a powerful surge of air you know, the one you get in a nightclub. But a small wearable from a German startup called Lofelt might. Called the Basslet, it’s a wearable subwoofer a device that connects with your phone and vibrates…