Ces 2014

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I Asked 100 Tech Companies How Their Gadgets Make Our Lives Better. Here's What They Said

Here's how Samsung, GoPro, Sony, the US Postal Service, Shenzen manufacturing companies, and scores of others claim their products will improve our lives.
Brian Merchant
1.15.14
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A Robot Baby Seal Thawed Our Cold Cynical Hearts

Paro, a Japanese robot designed to be a companion to the elderly and ailing, momentarily renews our faith in technology.
Brian Merchant
1.13.14
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Why Aren't Consumer Electronics Generating Our Power Yet?

There's consumer tech that can give you real-time facelift simulations, TVs with higher-res than reality, and drones you can fly with your iPad. So how come there's no slick consumer product to help us power all of the above?
Brian Merchant
1.13.14
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The Best Drones Money Can Buy

Drones were a force at this year's CES.
Brian Merchant
1.13.14
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11 Things from CES That Actually Feel Futuristic

Is a 4K television a futuristic gadget? Of course not. But this gear actually is.
Derek Mead
1.10.14
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Take a Smart Stroll Through the Smart Watch-Controlled Smart Home of Tomorrow

So much smart. Still, this wired house is probably where the future is headed, even if a lot of it is pointless.
Brian Merchant
1.10.14
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I Bought an E-Cigar and My World Has Changed

The e-cig game is fucking out of control.
Derek Mead
1.10.14
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Your Car Needs an App: The Automobiles of CES

The car of the future will be a smartphone you can drive.
Derek Mead
1.10.14
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Steam Machines Will Be Great, According to a Filthy Casual

All we want to do is chill out and play games.
Derek Mead
1.9.14
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Remote-Controlled Wearable Sex Toys Are Coming to Lingerie Near You

Hey, it's more fun than a fitness monitor. As long as you're in Bluetooth range.
Victoria Turk
1.9.14
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An Internet of Light: Going Online with LEDs and the First Li-Fi Smartphone

A pair of French tech companies demonstrate how li-fi could make internet access more secure, replace QR codes, and run a solar-powered smartphone.
Brian Merchant
1.9.14
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Sponsored Data or Not, FCC Commissioners Say They're Committed to an Open Web

"I'm sure we're going to have a lot of conversations about the open internet going forward."
Derek Mead
1.9.14
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