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Samsung QLED 8K, Sero, Frame, MicroLED TVs lead the CES 2020 charge

Samsung QLED 8K, Sero, Frame, MicroLED TVs lead the CES 2020 charge

With the Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note 10 Lite out of the way, Samsung is free to shine the spotlight on its other consumer electronics products, particularly its home entertainment products. Yes, Samsung is proudly showing off its "nearly-bezel-less" Infinity Screen applied to TVs. The Q950TS 8K QLED TV isn't its only highlight though, in addition to upgrades to existing TVs and Soundbars, Samsung is also unveiling The Sero, a TV that's designed to mirror your vertically-oriented smartphone screen.

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ASUS ROG and NVIDIA reveal 360Hz G-SYNC display made for esports

ASUS ROG and NVIDIA reveal 360Hz G-SYNC display made for esports

While graphics cards tend to get a lot of attention when it comes to PC gaming hardware, enthusiasts and pro players alike will tell you that the quality of your display is very important as well. You don’t have to go far to find a PC gamer singing the praises of high refresh rate displays, with many of them using either a 144Hz or 240Hz monitor instead of the more commonly seen 60Hz monitor. NVIDIA and ASUS ROG are taking things one step further today by announcing a 360Hz display that’s compatible with G-Sync.

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HP ENVY 32 AIO, Advanced Docking Monitors promise freedom even on desks

HP ENVY 32 AIO, Advanced Docking Monitors promise freedom even on desks

The new Elite Dragonfly G2 and Spectre x360 15 may bring the promise of freedom from wires and desks but that doesn't mean that those who do need to work at home or in the office have to feel left out. There are other kinds of freedoms and HP is delivering them in two ways. The new ENVY 32 All-in-One computer gives desktop users the freedom to experience and create multimedia content in rich detail thanks to its powerful CPU and GPU combo wile the new E24d G4 and E27d G4 Advanced Docking Monitors free users from the tyranny of multiple cables.

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The first HP Tile tracker-integrated laptop is here

The first HP Tile tracker-integrated laptop is here

HP Elite Dragonfly will be the first device with a Tile tracker embedded within, shown first at CES 2020. This is the first of what'll probably be a whole line of laptops with "embedded" Tile technology, allowing users to search for their lost laptop with the standard Tile app* and network. Much like a normal Tile tracker, this Tile works without the assistance of the laptop's own, separate technology. You can track this laptop even when the laptop is offline or powered off.

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HP Elite Dragonfly G2, Spectre x360 15 promises power and security anywhere

HP Elite Dragonfly G2, Spectre x360 15 promises power and security anywhere

CES may be painfully scheduled right after the New Year's festivities die down but it is also the perfect opportunity for companies to put their best foot forward at the beginning of the year. CES 2020 is no different and this year many are shouting the same 5G battle cry that has been echoing in the mobile world. The most recent wireless communication technologies free us to consume and create content anywhere but that also raises risks in privacy and security. With the 2020 HP Spectre x360 15 and the Elite Dragonfly G2, HP is claiming that you don't have to compromise your and your work's security just for that wireless freedom.

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Lutron Caseta Smart Motion Sensor and Repeater boost connected lighting

Lutron Caseta Smart Motion Sensor and Repeater boost connected lighting

Lutron's smart lighting system is getting a new sensor, with Caséta adding a way to automatically turn on your connected lights when you enter the room. The new Caséta Smart Motion Sensor links not only with lighting but Lutron's dimmers, fan controls, and Serena smart shades, too.

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VIZIO 2020 SmartCast TVs include first OLED, new IQ and game engines

VIZIO 2020 SmartCast TVs include first OLED, new IQ and game engines

While big names like Samsung and LG are pushing 8K TVs to the market, VIZIO is focusing on TVs that will better appeal to the masses for their price value. That's not to say these SmartCast TVs are on the cheap side of features. In fact, all of VIZIO's new 2020 sets boast 4K HDR and new silicon to drive both image and gaming experiences higher. And for the first time in its history, VIZIO is launching its first OLED TV that adds deep blacks and infinite contrast on top of all that.

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Byton M-Byte e-SUV reveals the reason for its 48-inch dash display

Byton M-Byte e-SUV reveals the reason for its 48-inch dash display

EV maker Byton wants to make sure there's more than just a speedometer on the vast, 48-inch display in its upcoming M-Byte electric car, announcing a host of content partners along with inviting developers to cook up apps for the vehicle. Pre-series production of the M-Byte kicked off in fall 2019, though the SUV isn't expected to arrive in the US until later in 2020.

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Fisker Ocean revealed: What you should know about the sub-$38k electric SUV

Fisker Ocean revealed: What you should know about the sub-$38k electric SUV

Fisker has confirmed pricing, production, and tech for its new Ocean EV, with the Tesla Model Y rival set to start at $37,499 in the US before the federal tax incentive. The electric SUV actually opened up for reservations back in November 2019, though at the time would-be buyers didn't quite know what they were signing up for.

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Charmin puts VR on a toilet, Smells on a sensor, TP on a robot

Charmin puts VR on a toilet, Smells on a sensor, TP on a robot

Charmin has a set of three conceptual designs for CES 2020, including a toilet paper-retrieving robot, a smell sensor, and a VR experience for the WC. Before we go too much further, it's important to note, here, that Charmin has expressed that these items "won't be for sale in the future." That's unfortunate, especially given the helpful nature of the rolling toilet paper retriever. The VR experience might be best left in the conceptual universe.

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Acer ConceptD 7 Ezel and ConceptD 700 PC pair style with speed

Acer ConceptD 7 Ezel and ConceptD 700 PC pair style with speed

Acer's Creator PC range is getting two new additions at CES 2020, with the Acer ConceptD 7 Ezel notebook and ConceptD 700 workstation promising beefy Intel chips, NVIDIA graphics, and eye-catching designs. First announced in April 2019, the ConceptD line-up targets designers, engineers, and other creators, particularly those who might typically head straight to their nearest Apple Store when they need a new machine.

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Acer Predator gaming monitors include 1440 nits X32 and 300Hz notebook tease

Acer Predator gaming monitors include 1440 nits X32 and 300Hz notebook tease

Acer has a trio of new Predator gaming monitors, and if you've been holding off upgrading until things like HDR, massive curved panels, and OLED arrive, now may be the time to raid your bank account. The Acer Predator X32, Predator X38, and Predator CG552K make their debut at CES 2020 this week, with sizes all the way up to a whopping 55-inches. Meanwhile, there's a tease of a new laptop notebook display that is already shaping up to wow.

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