CES 2017

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CES 2017 Articles

LG Debuts 'Hub Robot' to Compete With Google Home and Amazon Echo

Wednesday January 4, 2017 1:30 pm PST by
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, LG today unveiled the Hub Robot, an adorable Amazon Echo and Google Home competitor. The Hub Robot, which LG has created with a "friendly, anthropomorphic design," interfaces with smart home products and interacts with people in multiple ways. Powered by Amazon's Alexa voice recognition technology, the Hub Robot can respond to commands to...

CES 2017: Griffin Announces 100W Hi-Power Breakaway MagSafe-Style Cable for MacBook Pro

Wednesday January 4, 2017 1:05 pm PST by
Griffin today announced several new additions to its line of BreakSafe products, adding to the original BreakSafe magnetic USB-C cable that it introduced in January of 2016. The new 100-watt BreakSafe Hi-Power Magnetic USB-C Breakaway Cable, the BreakSafe USB Breakaway Adapter, the BreakSafe Car Charger, and the BreakSafe Wall Charger all include a patented MagSafe-style quick-release magnetic ...

CES 2017: Griffin Unveils New 'Home' Collection With Smart Coffee Maker, Mirror, Toaster, and More

Wednesday January 4, 2017 1:00 pm PST by
Griffin today debuted its latest line of products at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, introducing a new set of smart home products that include a Connected Toaster, Connected Coffee Maker, Connected Mirror, PowerBlock Beacon, and PowerJolt Beacon. The Connected Coffeemaker, priced at $99.99, is the first product in the new Griffin Home collection. It is a Bluetooth-enabled smart coffee...

CES 2017: HomeKit-Enabled Mood Lighting 'Nanoleaf Aurora' Gains Music Rhythm Module

Wednesday January 4, 2017 12:00 pm PST by
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Nanoleaf is showing off its latest product, the Nanoleaf Aurora. The Nanoleaf Aurora is a HomeKit-enabled accent lighting setup that consists of a number of different triangle-shaped panels that can be lit up in different shades to provide ambient mood lighting. While the Nanoleaf Aurora has been available for purchase for a few months, Nanoleaf is intr...

CES 2017: Withings Debuts HomeKit-Enabled 'Home Plus' Baby Monitor and Security Camera

Wednesday January 4, 2017 11:05 am PST by
At this week's Consumer Electronics Show, Withings introduced the next-generation version of its "Home" smart security camera and baby monitor, which adds HomeKit compatibility. The new "Home Plus" is one of the first security cameras on the market to integrate with HomeKit, allowing it to interface with other HomeKit-enabled products and be accessed through Apple's own Home app. Like many...

CES 2017: Ring Launches Motion-Activated Security Camera With Floodlights

Wednesday January 4, 2017 10:00 am PST by
Ring, best known for its popular video doorbells, has added an outdoor Floodlight Cam to its security camera product lineup. The Floodlight Cam is a motion-activated security camera with built-in 3K lumen LED floodlights, a 270-degree field-of-view, facial recognition, a 110-decibel siren alarm, two-way audio, and infrared for night vision. The hardwired, self-install camera is controlled...

CES 2017: Hands-On With a Smart Ring, Smart Shower, Smart Shoe, and Smart Everything

Wednesday January 4, 2017 9:52 am PST by
The Internet of Things is the name of the game at CES 2017. If you can think of a product, there's a good chance a vendor not only has it, but has one that's connected to the internet via WiFi, Bluetooth, and an app. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. At CES Unveiled, we went exploring for the most interesting products. Some, like the connected hairbrush from Withings ...

CES 2017: Twelve South Debuts ActionSleeve Armband for Apple Watch

Wednesday January 4, 2017 9:29 am PST by
Twelve South today unveiled its latest accessory, the ActionSleeve Armband for Apple Watch. The ActionSleeve is designed to move the Apple Watch from the wrist to the upper arm, keeping it out of the way during intense workouts while leaving all of its functionality intact. Specifically designed for sports that require wrist gear like weightlifting, rock climbing, boxing, Kettlebell training,...

CES 2017: Incipio Debuts HomeKit-Enabled Smart Wall Switch and Power Strip

Wednesday January 4, 2017 9:05 am PST by
Incipio today expanded its line of CommandKit home automation products, introducing the CommandKit Wireless Smart Wall Switch and Wireless Smart Power Strip, both of which are compatible with HomeKit The Wireless Smart Wall Switch is designed to offer a way to manually control HomeKit products like lightbulbs, giving users a way to quickly turn them on or dim them. The Smart Wall Switch...

CES 2017: Incipio Announces 'OX' iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Case With Integrated 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Wednesday January 4, 2017 9:00 am PST by
Incipio today announced the launch of an iPhone 7 and 7 Plus case that includes a headphone jack and enables iPhone users to charge their devices while listening to music. The Incipio OX case fits over the Lightning port of the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus and adds an additional Lightning port for charging along with a 3.5mm headphone jack that can be used with traditional 3.5mm headphones....

CES 2017: Carrier to Launch HomeKit-Enabled 'Cor' Thermostat

Wednesday January 4, 2017 8:52 am PST by
Carrier has announced it will be launching a HomeKit-enabled version of its Côr smart thermostat, first introduced at CES 2015, in early 2017. Image: CNET Côr is a Wi-Fi thermostat equipped with a touchscreen for controlling heating, cooling, and other settings. Beyond manual programming, the thermostat intelligently adapts to your home for greater efficiency, while still meeting ideal...

CES 2017: 'U by Moen' Wi-Fi Shower System Connects to iPhone for Personalized Shower Experience

Wednesday January 4, 2017 8:45 am PST by
Faucet brand Moen today announced that it will be "revolutionizing the shower experience" with the debut of "U by Moen," a cloud-based and Wi-Fi enabled shower system that brings mobile connectivity and personalized water preferences into the bathroom. The U by Moen shower is a valve system that needs to be installed professionally and will let users control water pressure through a "digital...

CES 2017: Kanex Debuts GoPlay Sidekick Game Controller for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

Wednesday January 4, 2017 7:42 am PST by
Kanex today introduced the GoPlay SideKick, a pocket-sized wireless game controller for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. The MFi-certified controller connects to Apple devices over Bluetooth 4.0 and offers up to 20 hours of gameplay on a single charge with almost any controller-supported game on the App Store. The console-inspired game controller features pressure-sensitive buttons, dual analog...

CES 2017: Chamberlain Reveals HomeKit-Compatible Smart Garage Door Openers

Wednesday January 4, 2017 7:28 am PST by
Chamberlain, a connected smart home company that specializes in garage door openers, today announced that it will be introducing Apple HomeKit compatibility to a range of its connected smart home devices. For users already using the company's products in the "MyQ" ecosystem, they will be able to gain HomeKit support through the addition of a new MyQ Home Bridge. For new users, Chamberlain will ...

CES 2017: LaCie Rugged and d2 Drives Updated With More Speed, Higher Storage, and USB-C or Thunderbolt 3

Wednesday January 4, 2017 6:55 am PST by
At CES today LaCie announced "significant" updates for its LaCie Rugged and d2 computer storage solutions, beefing up each product with more speed, increased storage capacity, and better compatibility with modern computers, including Thunderbolt 3 on the LaCie d2. The updated LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C solution has support for USB 3.0-compatible computers, as well as models with USB-C...

CES 2017: Netatmo Debuts HomeKit-Enabled Smart Smoke Alarm

Wednesday January 4, 2017 6:45 am PST by
French company Netatmo has unveiled two new consumer-facing smart home products at CES 2017 this week, namely the HomeKit-compatible Smart Smoke Alarm and non-HomeKit Indoor Security Siren. In addition to activating a loud 85-decibel chime when it detects smoke, the connected Smart Smoke Alarm uses a home's Wi-Fi network to send real-time smoke alert notifications to paired smartphones so that ...

CES 2017: Elgato Introduces Thunderbolt 3 Dock With Dual 4K Display Support

Wednesday January 4, 2017 6:00 am PST by
Elgato today announced the launch of a new Thunderbolt 3 Dock designed to work with the new 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pro models Apple introduced in October of 2016. Elgato's Thunderbolt 3 Dock features three USB 3.0 ports, a Gigabit Ethernet port, two Thunderbolt USB-C ports, 1 DisplayPort with DisplayPort 1.2 support, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a 3.5mm microphone input jack. "Apple's sleek...

CES 2017: FLIR ONE Pro Brings Professional Grade Thermal Imaging to Smartphones

Wednesday January 4, 2017 5:24 am PST by
After initially launching a thermal camera that doubled as a case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s, at CES this year FLIR Systems has now expanded its line of thermal imaging smartphone accessories with a professional grade FLIR ONE Pro. The company also introduced an updated version of the original FLIR ONE thermal camera attachment. The Pro line of the device works like the other versions by ...

CES 2017: Faraday Future Shows Off 'FF 91' Connected Electric Car for 2018 Release

Tuesday January 3, 2017 7:33 pm PST by
Secretive electric car company Faraday Future today held a press event at CES 2017 where it unveiled its first production vehicle, the autonomous FF 91. The unveiling comes just as Faraday Future has been rumored to be "on the brink of collapse" amid financial difficulties and employee departures. Faraday Future has been a bit of a mystery despite its ambitious plans to remake transportation...

CES 2017: Withings Teams Up With L'Oreal for Smart Hairbrush

Tuesday January 3, 2017 5:28 pm PST by
Withings, Kérastase, and L'Oréal have teamed up to create the world's first Bluetooth-connected smart hairbrush that's able to interface with your smartphone. The "Kérastase Hair Coach Powered by Withings" combines sensors created by Withings with signal analysis algorithms designed by L'Oréal to determine the quality of the hair and "monitor the effects" of your haircare routine....