Don't-Miss CES Stories

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Razer's new Nabu Watch has two screens and two batteries

It's not a smartwatch, but you can still get app notifications.

Connected mirror helps you get ready

The Simple Human mirror can recreate lighting situations so that you can do your makeup accordingly.


Hands-on with WiTricity's wireless charging for laptops

Ditch the wires, WiTricity demo shows just how cool wireless charging of laptops might be.

WiTricity demos wireless laptop charging at CES 2016

Look for WiTricity-equipped laptops from Dell and other OEMs this year.

This liquid cooling rig keeps crazy-fast Intel SSDs from getting too hot

SSDs are getting ridiculously fast—and rather toasty.

SSDs are getting faster—and hotter—in a hurry

You may not need a liquid cooling system to keep your SSDs from overheating just yet, but the idea isn't too far-fetched.

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Everest VR demo triggered my fear of heights and nearly brought me to my knees

The Everest VR demo on the HTC Vive Pre got my monkey brain screaming in terror.

HTC's Vive VR headset put me on Mount Everest, and I was utterly terrified

The Vive is the only VR setup I've tried immersive enough to trigger my incredible fear of heights during a demo at CES 2016.

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R2-D2 Moving Refrigerator detained on CES show floor due to immigration dispute

Haier Asia has the rights to show off the RD-D2 Moving Refrigerator in Asia, but the precocious beer-serving droid currently remains under wraps at CES in Las Vegas.

Ubtech looks to up its toy robot game with the Jimu

The Jimu promises to be an easier to use—and more powerful—toy robotics kit compared to the popular Lego Mindstorms sets.

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Intel confirms it's building a quad-core performance NUC

Intel's NUC officially goes Skylake, and a quad-core "gaming" focused unit is on tap.

Hands on with Jimu, a super-simple robotics kit for kids

Starting at $99 and shipping in the first quarter of the year, Jimu looks to be an easy-to-program toy robot that offers limitless creative possibilities.


Channel Master’s entry-level TV tuner brings better guide data to over-the-air channels

Channel Master makes surfing for free broadcast TV a bit more pleasant with its basic tuner box.

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Corsair's new gaming SDK imbues RGB keyboard backlighting with purpose

Finally, RGB backlighting on keyboards is good for something other than just looking pretty.

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DeepSpar's RapidSpar is a pro tool to recover SSDs, HDDs with data loss

DeepSpar's tool combines the cloud and local diagnostics to recover data.

Fitbit Blaze is a full-blown smartwatch optimized for, well, fitness

It's not the same thing as an Apple Watch or Android Wear, but Fitbit has a reputation for getting fitness right.

The Virtuix Omni sends you marching off to VR war

The reason VR makes you queasy is that your brain thinks you're moving but you're not. The Virtuix Omni gets your feet moving so you can run and gun without thinking you're going to hurl.

Lian Li shows off wacky cases at CES 2016

You can count on case-maker Lian Li to surprise and delight with unusual PC case designs.

Hands on with Samsung's Family Hub fridge

Samsung's Family Hub refrigerator is a connected appliance like no other, with built-in cameras, a door display, and other nifty features.

The sights and sounds of Intel

PCWorld editor Mark Hachman takes you inside Intel's booth at CES 2016 for a look at the technologies of tomorrow.

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IBM cuts new Watson deals that push it deeper into health

When you think of IBM you probably don't think of consumer electronics, but the company's CEO came to Las Vegas Wednesday to push IBM's Watson technology deeper into wearables and health.

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InWin's new high-end cases at CES 2016

You have a screamin' fast CPU, the latest GPU, and gobs of RAM. What you need now is a fancy case.

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Creative’s iRoar is a ridiculously powerful Bluetooth speaker

The Sound Blaster crew has some crazy ideas about how we should listen to music.

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Kevo Convert makes your dumb locks smart on the cheap

Instead of replacing the entire locking mechanism, Kevo Convert fits on the interior portion of your deadbolt and is easy to install.

Smartwheel reminds you to keep your hands at 10 and 2

This sensor-laden steering wheel cover wants to help prevent distracted driving by giving you feedback on your technique.