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CES 2019: Klipsch The Fours Powered Speakers

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Visiting the Klipsch booth at CES is always a little like stepping into alternate, retrofuturistic universe. We love how so many of their products combine high-end technology with a vintage aesthetic. A perfect example of that mashup is this new powered bookshelf speaker pair, The Fours. Take a quick glance at Klipsch’s The Fours, and you might assume…

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CES 2019: LG HomeBrew Craft Beer System

With the meteoric growth in both the home brewing and smart home industries, it’s not surprising to attend a consumer electronics trade show and see products that combine them both. The LG HomeBrew is a countertop appliance that aims to take the mess and trial out of brewing beer. Simply insert a series of ingredient capsules, add water,…

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CES 2019 Internet of Things

CES 2019: LG ThinQ Smart Mirror

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the best-dressed of them all? If your mirror answers back “not you,” then you might be interested in this curious concept we saw at CES. The LG ThinQ Smart Mirror takes the standard bedroom accessory and upgrades it with the power of AI. As demonstrated in the video below, the ThinQ Smart…

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CES 2019 Home Theater

CES 2019: LG HU85LA Ultra-Short-Throw Laser Projector

LG CineBeam

Continuing their trend of hiding fabulous displays in plain sight (see the transparent and rollable OLED TVs) is the LG HU85LA CineBeam laser projector. This ultra-high-definition, ultra-short throw home theater projector brings serious imaging capabilities to your home, without the space requirements of a traditional projector. A typical home theater projector has a throw ratio of around 1.5-2.…

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CES 2019: LG’s Transparent OLED TV

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Viewing a high-end OLED TV can be like looking through a window to the world, with color and contrast that make a picture look like real life. But what if that TV could also be a literal window to the world? That’s an idea to explore with the LG transparent OLED TV. Transparent LED displays are not new…

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CES 2019 TVs & Electronics

CES 2019: LG Rollable OLED TV

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For years, rollable and foldable displays have been a staple of futuristic sci-fi technology. And while they were pie-in-the-sky ideas for most of that time, in recent years they’ve inched closer and closer to viable consumer-ready products. Advancements in OLED technology have made flexible displays possible without compromising on image quality. Last year, featured alongside the rest of…

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CES 2019 Home Theater TVs & Electronics

CES 2019: LG 8K TVs

LG’s sprawling CES booth was a visual feast, outfitted with dozens of dazzling digital displays. Among the multitude of screens we found confirmation that 8K resolution has officially arrived, as we got up-close with two different market-ready LG 8K TVs. The LG OLED Z9 8K TV is, as its name implies, an OLED TV sporting the new resolution.…

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CES 2019 Computers

CES 2019: Asus ROG Gaming Motherboards

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While the ASUS display was filled with products designed for the gamer on the go, there was still plenty of stuff to get the desktop users excited. First up were a pair of new high-end desktop motherboards, the ASUS ROG Zenith Extreme Alpha and Rampage VI Extreme Omega. These ASUS ROG motherboards are built to support both Intel…

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