Tag: CES 2019

Tech companies finally care about helping older people

As I walked 32 miles through tech’s biggest trade show, CES 2019, last week, I kept thinking about products my 85-year-old mother could use. That’s not an easy task, as the woman — bless her heart — could not figure out how to use an iPhone. She’s got dementia and bad hearing […]

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Snapdragon 855 performance and benchmarking: Speed Test G, AnTuTu & Geekbench

Qualcomm unveiled its latest flagship processor, the Snapdragon 855, in December, and we’re expecting devices from companies like Samsung and OnePlus to announce devices using the Snapdragon 855 during the first few months of 2019. However, one device already exists using the Snapdragon 855, the Qualcomm SD855 Reference Device (QRD). It is basically a generic Android 9.0 […]

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Xiaomi’s Yi Home Camera 3 Announced With Smarter Notifications

For those who are unfamiliar, Xiaomi actually makes a lot more things than just phones, which the company is probably best known for. In fact Xiaomi actually makes a fair number of smart home products such as smart lighting systems and even security cameras, the latter of which was announced […]

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Ubergizmo’s Best of CES 2019

Goodbye CES 2019, this was Ubergizmo’s 14th CES! It was difficult to navigate the avalanche of new products and technologies announced there. Including the pre-show work, it took out a huge chunk of December and all of the Holidays, but the chips have fallen, and here are the best products […]

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4 days at CES: The best surprises, the worst disappointments

There’s a simple but powerful reason tech enthusiasts flocked to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show this week – it’s the first peek into some of the exciting, groundbreaking technology we’ll see hit the market in 2019. But CES also serves as a bit of a crystal ball into […]

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How Cody Friesen extracts water from air and kindles hope at Zero Mass Water

Cody Friesen had a big dream, and at Zero Mass Water he is making it come true. His team has figured out how to extract water from air, using nothing more than a panel with solar electricity. It is the first real update to the creation of drinking water since […]

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two radical harley-davidson electric concepts shown at CES 2019

with power and stylish poise, the ‘LiveWire’ is notably an authentic harley-davidson motorcycle but with one subtle difference: it is their first all-electric model. the project kick started in 2014 with a prototype and took years to develop before an electric model was able to match their prized brand experience. […]

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CES 2019 was where wearables lost all shame and aimed for every body part

When you think of the word wearables in a CES context, the image that typically comes to mind is of smartwatches — at this point, pretty iterative ones. There are the round digital ones; the round analog ones; the square, rounded square, and rectangular ones, each design set in stone […]

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ProBeat: This Google Assistant Ride video is what CES should be all about

Tuning into CES remotely is just not the same, or so I’m told. Nothing can compete with being one of the 180,000 attendees jostling to see what tech will bring this year and beyond. So I cannot offer you an overview of what CES 2019 was all about (see Dean’s […]

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