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After a whirlwind week of checking out the industry’s hottest upcoming products, another year at CES is in the bag. We were able to get close looks at over a hundred new products from our favorite brands—some of these products were futuristic concepts, and some will be in our showroom next month. Missed out on the show but want to see what we saw? You can watch all of our CES videos…

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CES 2019: Nanoleaf Canvas Lights and Remote

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If you’ve ever been to our Glenview showroom, you’ve probably seen Nanoleaf lights in action. These dancing flat-panel lights hang in the Atrium and the Apple Store, hypnotically changing colors in a preset pattern or synced to music. With a modular nature that makes for nearly infinite design combos, they’re a great decorative accent—especially for a game room. Their newest product, the Nanoleaf Canvas, addresses some of the shortcomings of the original…

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CES 2019: Ring Door View Cam and Smart Lights.

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We’re big fans of Ring. Their eponymous video doorbell was one of the first products of its kind, and ushered in a new era of affordable, easy-to-operate home monitoring systems. They’ve since expanded to offer a more comprehensive security solution that includes lights, motion sensors, and more. At CES, we caught up with a suite of products that further expands their catalog and provides additional ways to keep your home safe. The…

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CES 2019: MSI PS63 Modern Laptop

Long battery life, powerful components, and a premium design could make the MSI PS63 Modern the new Macbook Pro killer. While MSI is best-known for their PC components and gaming gear, they’ve recently set their sights on the high-end laptop market. We took a look at the new MSI PS63 Modern laptop, the latest entry to their Prestige Series of professional laptops. It packs a ton of performance into a svelte body,…

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CES 2019: MSI PC Gaming Gear

We continued our exploration of the most drool-worthy PC gaming gear at CES by stopping by the MSI booth. In a sea of RGB-imbued peripherals, everything catches your eye, but a big monitor and a small PC are a couple of the new gaming products that stood out to us the most. The new MSI Optix MPG341CQR gaming monitor, a 34-inch 1440p curved screen that does 144Hz and has a 1ms response…

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CES 2019: Game On With Samsung’s Latest Gaming Monitors

Samsung’s aim at this year’s CES wasn’t just to unveil a variety of new products. The company wanted to introduce the world to new experiences through their innovative screens. Our team has already taken a look at the amazing modular MicroLED TV dubbed The Wall, the Serif and Frame lifestyle TVs, and the workplace decluttering Space Monitor. Now we see what’s next for the world of gaming with a few CES 2019…

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CES 2019: Sony CLEDIS Crystal LED Display

This isn’t the first time we’ve been able to experience Sony’s Crystal LED display, but each year the technology gets a bit more polished, leaving us wowed every time. Dubbed the CLEDIS (not to be confused with this Cletus), the display uses microLED technology, a refined version of the LEDs that power the vast majority of television and computer displays today. Aside from being way smaller, the main advantage that MicroLED has…

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CES 2019: Tidy Up Your Space With Samsung’s Lifestyle TVs & Monitors

For the past few years, the KonMari method of organizing has been gaining popularity. Thanks to a new show on Netflix, founder Marie Kondo can spread her message of gathering your belongings and only keeping things that spark joy to a whole new audience. This mindset has managed to help countless people declutter their lives and their spaces all over the world. Now, Samsung has some new products that can assist you…

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CES 2019: Experience Samsung’s Innovative New TVs

As the old saying goes, “Bigger is better.” By the looks of Samsung’s latest and greatest TV screens on display at CES 2019, they have really taken that to heart as the company has revealed a slew of new products that are set to turn your everyday Netflix and chill into a night at the movie theater. And we’re not just talking about your local AMC movie house big either. Think Adler…

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CES 2019: Lexar 1TB SDXC Card

We’ve seen prototypes at this size before, but this Lexar 1TB SDXC card will earn the title of “World’s First 1TB SD Card” when it hits the market early this year. The growth of high-megapixel cameras like the Sony A7RIII, and the march towards ultra-high-resolution displays like the 8K TVs we’ve seen at CES are both driving the need for larger-capacity cards. The Lexar 1TB SDXC card features: Class 10 UHS-I (U3,…

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