Don't-Miss CES Stories

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The Technics Grand Class SL-G700 Network Super Audio CD Player plays discs and streams high-res music

Audiophiles still love listening to music on disc, but this high-end SACD player can also stream tunes from any source on your network—including the internet.

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Sennheiser’s AMBEO soundbar promises acoustic alchemy

Best known for building high-end headphones and mics, Sennheiser is now getting ready to enter the soundbar market. We got a demo during CES.


HDHomeRun teases simpler hardware and (maybe) a Roku app

The HDHomeRun Scribe Duo and Servio can record broadcast TV channels without a separate server device.

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Benjilock inventor tells us how it came to be and why it isn't networked

We spend a lot of time at TechHive looking at networked smart home products, but Benjilock isn't one of them. The product, made famous on Shark Tank, doesn't connect to the Internet and the inventor tells us why.

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The Array by Hampton smart lock uses Wi-Fi

This smart lock uses Wi-Fi and its gets around high power consumption with a solar panel.

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Best of CES: The coolest smart home and home entertainment gear we saw

From a smart wall outlet to a new range of smart lights to an amazing roll-up TV—and more!—we name the most impressive connected home and home entertainment gear of CES 2019.

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Black & Decker is moving into the smart home with a mesh Wi-Fi router and an innovative home healthcare assistant

Pria is designed to help the elderly age in place, while the Omni mesh Wi-Fi router could be useful for everyone.

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Hipcam's video doorbell streams 24/7, has an LCD for video calls

This European video doorbell is heading to the U.S.

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Netatmo's video doorbell comes with no monthly fees

It's not often we celebrate features missing from a product, but a new video doorbell from Netatmo comes without a common one: additional monthly fees.

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Maximus packs two cameras in the Answer doorbell, so you can watch your porch

The video doorbell is the first with two cameras.


Google just might power the streaming box of your dreams in 2019

Android TV is finally getting its due on consumer streaming players.

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Cambridge Audio’s exquisite ALVA TT turntable is the first to support aptX HD for wireless streaming

The British high-end audio manufacturer shows off the most convenient way to enjoy your vinyl collection.

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Netatmo's subscription-free video doorbell

The Netatmo video doorbell is coming later this year

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The Reolink Go is a go-anywhere LTE security camera

Reolink's Go combines battery power with LTE cellular so it can be installed just about anywhere.


Apple's Airplay 2 and HomeKit are coming to most 2019 smart TVs, but what about existing models?

LG, Samsung, Sony, and Vizio all announced plans to support Apple's Air Play 2 streaming technology and HomeKit smart home protocol. But only Vizio says it will do so for (some) existing models.

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Sony’s “Future of Sound” CES demo recasts surround sound in an even more embracing form

Think Dolby Atmos, but designed to be experienced with headphones.

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The ConnectSense smart in-wall outlet is even better than its smart plug

The ZigBee-powered outlet boasts a long list of features, including voice and capacitive touch control.

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Ring's founder says he's open to working with Google Assistant

If you're a Ring owner frustrated by the lack of support for Google Assistant, help may be on the way.

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Ring founder says he's open to working with Google Assistant

Ring's founder and chief inventor says he's working to expand support for more products and that could include Google Assistant

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First Alert Onelink Bell and WiFi Mesh

The company best known for smoke alarms has some interesting smart home tech coming in 2019.

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Ecovacs Atmobot will travel your home, clean the air

Robot vacuum cleaner smarts help this air purifying robot go from room to room.

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Ring debuts a Smart Lighting range

The new lights come with sub-$100 price tags and will extend a motion zone around your home

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The Iotty Smart Switch is one of the most elegant lighting controls you'll see at CES

This Wi-Fi switch looks like it was designed and engineered in Italy—because it was.


Tablo is getting ad-skipping and a quad-tuner DVR

Tablo, the best cord-cutting DVR for most people, gets better with ad-skipping and quad-tuner hardware.

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Google Assistant will soon be your interpreter

Google Assistant will soon be able to act as an interpreter, serving as a go-between for natural conversations among initially 27 languages.