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CES 2018 is a blur now, but we still remember the products that advanced their category, or broke new ground. Or maybe they just looked cool. Here are the top things we're still talking about.
D-Link has refreshed its Covr WiFi mesh networking system and added a tri-band model for higher internet speeds and lots of devices.
D-Link's AC2600 WiFi access point comes with built-in McAfee protection to keep a smart home of connected devices safe.
A new bridge now allows the world of Wemo WiFi smart home devices to connect to Apple HomeKit.
Phyn is a high-tech water watcher that monitors your incoming supply. It can detail your household water usage by appliance and also shut off water if there's a leak.
Linksys is expanding its Velop home Wi-Fi mesh system with a dual-band unit that might save you a bit of money.
Ooma, best known as an IP telephony provider, is expanding the sensors and adding a camera to its install-yourself home security system.
Designed to for use with the Xbox One and Windows PCs, the Link can stream high-res audio to wireless self-powered speakers.
Nvidia sneaks into the TV business with its Shield-powered Big Format Gaming Displays.
Showgoers were doing double takes when they saw the smoke-alarm manufacturer exhibiting routers—and smart speakers—at its booth at CES.
Huawei has announced the WiFi Q2, a new mesh networking system capable of delivering speeds up to 1867Mbps.
If Creative's Super X-Fi Headphone Audio Holography is as good when it ships as what the company is demoing at CES, it will forever change your perception of headphones.
Ring's new Stick-up Cam has been designed for inside and outside use. It will work with Ring's new alarm system and can be set to only record in the home when you're out.
The Iota from Abode Systems integrates a home gateway and a couple of sensors. Also new is support for Apple HomeKit in addition to Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.
This gadget clips onto your water line and can shut off supply if it detects a leak.
The Wi-Fi Alliance announces the next-gen WPA3 standard, which will help secure routers even with lousy passwords.
A free app called Streety lets neighbors share—with permission—live video feeds and recorded video clips from their respective home security cameras.
Panasonic announced at CES 2018 that its new OLEDs would be the first in the industry to support the HDR10+ standard, the open alternative to Dolby Vision.
The Caveasy One system helps wine enthusiasts catalog and manage bottle collections from initial storage to opening at the dinner table.
A Bluetooth pressure sensor monitors the useful life of your HVAC filters and pings you when they need to be replaced.
You won't see Dolby Vision or quantum dots at this price point, but you will at least get HDR.
Ooma Home additions include a smart video camera, smoke alarm, siren, and automatic arming/disarming.
Both its 5000- and 6000-series smart TVs will deliver wide color gamut and Dolby Vision HDR. The 6000 series gets built-in Roku.
Samsung and LG are both talking about 8K at this week's CES, but don't get too excited just yet.
The smart home is once again on full display at this year's CES, but it's not Siri who's in charge, it's Alexa. And Apple might never be able to take the lead.
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