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Velodyne’s CES 2015 trip to be full of revamps and reveals

In the wake of its trip to CEDIA Expo 2014 in Denver, Velodyne, purveyor of top-shelf audio equipment, announced yesterday that it will "completely revamp" its Impact Series subwoofer with a brand-new design.

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End unearths pirate treasure

In "Uncharted 4: A Thief's End," Nathan Drake is back to his globetrotting and artifact-finding ways. This time, he's caught up in a historical conspiracy involving pirate treasure.


Samsung announces pricing and availability for new NX30, Galaxy Camera 2

Just ahead of CES, Samsung announced the new NX30 mirrorless camera and Galaxy Camera 2 Android-powered point-and-shoot. Both offer feature upgrades, but imaging specs remain relatively the same. We went hands-on with some pre-production units.


5 PC trends we noticed at CES 2014

CES 2014 may not have centered on PCs, but it remains an important show for the PC industry. What happens at CES often sets the tone for the coming year. Did PC makers come out swinging at this year's show, or are they still baffled by the popularity of…


Netatmo June looks like a stylish bracelet, but will warn you of sunburn

The Netatmo June stood out in the sea of health and fitness related wrist bands at CES 2014, as it not only measures your exposure to the sun instead of calories, but is exclusively aimed at women rather than men.


From watches to consoles, Kickstarter gave these little guys a voice at CES 2014

Crowdfunding through services like Kickstarter is having a real impact on the tech world. CES 2014 was packed with new products and fledgling companies that got an early leg up from the crowd.


Samsung VP Joe Stinziano discusses the company’s Ultra HD game plan at CES 2014

Samsung came to CES 2014 with a wide array of different Ultra HD models, including both curved and flat sets in varying sizes. We spoke with Samsung's Executive Vice President for North America, Joe Stinziano, to get a feel for what the company has in store…


Want Android to go with your Windows? 3 ways mobile and PC tech merged at CES 2014

The worlds of PC and mobile devices like tablets and smartphones continue to collide, but this year at CES we noticed that they've begun to coexist to a degree never seen before.


TiVo’s binge-watchers take the world record at CES 2014, then get carted off by EMTs

TiVo's participants in the quest for a binge-viewing Guinness World Record accomplished their goal Friday at CES, after 87 straight hours. The participants were allowed 5-minutes of break time per hour watched, and were monitored by TiVo staff, EMTs, and CES…


Archos’ E Ink SmartWatch looks like a Pebble with a facelift

Archos has a total of three smartwatches ready for release by the summer, all of which will be compatible with both iOS and Android smartphones. We spent a little time with them at CES.


Shake, rattle and share: Lenovo Horizon 2 PC makes content sharing easy

The Lenovo Horizon 2 includes a program that, in concert with a free Android app, makes content sharing from your mobile device easy as can be.


Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop features adaptive Function keys

Think function keys can't command your attention? Think again. Check out Lenovo's adaptive function keys, which they've stuffed into their new X1 Carbon notebook.


The Muse mind-monitoring headband is a virtual day on the beach

We headed over to InteraXon's inflatable igloo booth to demo the Muse headband - a device designed to read your brainwaves and teach you to fight stress


ZTE’s modular smartphone project, the Eco-Mobius, still two years away from release

Like Motorola, ZTE is working on a modular smartphone, where we'll be able to swap out components to tailor the device to our needs. Called the Eco-Mobius, it's sadly not going to be on sale just yet though.


How it feels to zap yourself with a 950,000-volt iPhone case stun gun

I’ve never claimed to be a smart man. Clever? Maybe. Daring? Sure. But when it comes to personal safety, my brain conveniently decides to slip out the back and head to the bar. Which is exactly what it did on the last day of CES 2014, after I heard…


GoldenEar Technology’s flagship Triton One shames some speakers costing ten times as much

The company recently announced a new flagship speaker for its Triton line, the Triton One, and we weren't about to miss out on listening to it. Well, we got our audition in, and we're here to tell you, it is an absolute marvel.


Samsung rumored to show first folding touchscreen phone at secret post-CES meeting

A report claims Samsung gave VIPs a look at its first folding smartphone with a big 5.7-inch touchscreen after CES this year. However, even if it's true, we shouldn't expect it to go on sale soon.


Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, CES 2014 edition

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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Martin Logan’s crescent-shaped Crescendo Bluetooth speaker set for debut

Martin Logan is mixing things up in the high-end Bluetooth speaker market with the $900 Crescendo, a moon-shaped speaker featuring their Folded Motion tweeter and 100 watts of power.


We tested Lynx’s Smart Grill with the most incompetent cook we could find

When we were told Lynx was going to show off a smart grill at CES 2014, we didn't know what to expect. But the Lynx Smart Grill ended up blowing us away. You have to see this thing in action to get a full understanding of how amazing it is, so we shot this…


WWE’s new streaming service may smash a chair on the back of cable companies

The WWE Network is a Netflix-like service for wrestling fans, but the significance of WWE's move online could have far broader impact than we think as other sports companies look on. Here's why.


Hands on: Mophie Space Pack

We try out the Mophie Space Pack, our favorite mobile accessory at CES. It adds battery life and extra memory to the iPhone.

  • Pros: Extends battery life , Adds 16 or 32GB , iOS 7 app adds a…
  • Cons: Has some odd integration issues , You have to press a button…

Peachtree Audio’s Nova 220 SE integrated amp marries muscle and musicality

Having thoroughly enjoyed Peachtree Audio's Decco 65 last year, we found ourselves eager to see what the company would bring to CES 2014. As it turns out, what it brought is just as hot as the Decco 65, but with a healthy dose of testosterone and a sprinkling…


Narrative Clip heads to Vegas to tell the next chapter in its lifelogging story

The team behind the Narrative Clip traveled to Las Vegas for the CES 2014 show to exhibit its lifelogging camera. The team's goal included introducing the product to buyers, finding retail channels, and gather user feedback.


What we learned at CES 2014

We came. We saw. We shocked the bejeezus out of ourselves with a weird iPhone stun gun case. Here's what we learned about the future of consumer tech in 2014 now that CES has come to a close.


Soundfreaq’s Pocket Kick packs pint-sized portable audio in your pants

Soundfreaq's new Pocket Kick is small, light, and looks a lot like an icecream sandwhich. It also sounds pretty full for a speaker its size, and promises even better clarity as Soundfreaq tweaks its EQ running up to its release in a few months.