Remember when robots could both rock and sock? Well now they can brawl and IR blast over Bluetooth, controlled by your iPhone! They are #CESlive, they're called BeeWi, and they're a ton of fun! Get a friend, connect, and the battle will begin!
iBitz is an activity monitor that helps parents set goals and add rewards to encourage their children to keep moving and lead healthier lives. The adult version tracks steps, distances, calories burned, and more. Small, cute, and you can wear it anywhere — even on your shoes — and control it all with your iPhone or iPad!
The Muse tracks your brainwaves and allows you to monitor if you're stressed or calm. Through its iPhone app, you can train your brain to more zen-like state. Thanks to some clever gamification, and 7 EEG sensors, you'll enhance your mental skills, and recharge your brain!
This is #CESlive! and I'm taking a look at the Famibot. It's an air purifier, security helper, entertainment and information center, and can also take photos and videos! All in your home, all from the comfort of your smartphone!
Holi is the Hindu festival of colors, so it's an apt description for this new smart connected lamp that works with iOS and Android. You can control the hue and brightness of the lamp, make it pulse in time with music and even help wake you up and put you to sleep. It'll cost $199 when it hits stores in March.
Yurbuds' new Bluetooth Sport Earphones connect wirelessly to your iPhone and feature medical-grade soft silicone tips that the company guarantees will stay in your ears. 15 mm drivers pound the sound, too. You can buy them now for $169.99. Also check out the Race Case, an iPhone case with a breathable silicone hand strap - so you don't have to worry about dropping your phone while you run.
Withings makes health products connected to your smart devices and the Internet to help you track everything from weight to blood pressure to your baby to your general activity. Now they want to help you get a better night's sleep with the Aura smart sleep system.
Sphero, the guys who are best known for their globular iOS-controlled toy, have announced at CES 2014 that they're expanding their lineup with a new two-wheel model, complete with Bluetooth low-energy connectivity and sensors to enable gaming and racing. Separate Bluetooth markers can set waypoints for a race, and the infrared sensors allow Sphero 2Bs to battle one another. Tinkerers will even be able to dive into the programming options for the Sphero 2B. We'll be seeing the Sphero 2B on store shelves in fall 2014 with a pricetag of $99 or less.
Griffin Technology has a few new products to show off at CES 2014 including the Merchant Case, PowerMate, and Guitar Sidekick. Each product hits a different area of tech but all three make our digitally connected lives a lot easier to manage.
Storage peripheral maker La Cie is showing off new hard drive designs at this week's CES in Las Vegas. Among them is Fuel, an external hard drive aimed at iOS devices, the Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2, and Sphèro, a designer external hard drive clad in silver.