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Recent articles by Chris:

Amazon’s HQ2 New York plans didn’t need to end this way

After the pageantry of searching for a new spot for its headquarters, some had expected Amazon's decision to move to New York be a done deal. Not so. It took Am... → Read More

Tesla's latest acquisition means better batteries for its future cars

EV owners know what it's like to live with range anxiety, but Tesla's latest investment might make those travel concerns easier to live with. Earlier today, the... → Read More

How screwed is Huawei?

After years of public mistrust, the US government has finally, officially laid out its cases against tech giant Huawei. The Chinese company stands accused of a... → Read More

Apple's services help anchor a company rocked by slow iPhone sales

This time of year is usually when Apple posts its crazy holiday sales figures, but things are a little different now. Last November, Apple CFO Luca Silvestri co... → Read More

Yamaha's Sonogenic keytar is equal parts instrument and party trick

Keytars, almost by definition, are charmingly goofy. How could they not be? They're wearable pianos that lend themselves well to pageantry. Racks of meticulousl... → Read More

How Royole built the world's first foldable phone

Samsung has grand ambitions for its forthcoming, foldable phone, but China's Royole somehow beat the tech titan (and everyone else) to market. Here's the th... → Read More

Toposens drew inspiration from bats for its low-cost sensors

Stick with us here for a second: if you're building a robot or an autonomous car, you're going to need some sensors to help your creation "see" what's around it... → Read More

FenSens gives your clunker the same backup sensing as modern cars

Remember when CES wasn't flooded with car news? We don't. None of us are about to complain about cars becoming more intelligent and customizable, but these adva... → Read More

The Honor View 20 squeezes lots of quirks into a gorgeous body

To say Huawei has a complicated relationship with the United States is a pretty massive understatement, but it's still here at CES showing off laptops, a mobile... → Read More

Neofect's robotic glove is nearly ready to help those with hand paralysis

Neofect wowed us last year with its robotic glove, and it's nearly ready to help those who need it most. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy Home is here at CES, and you can (sort of) talk to it

When Samsung revealed its oddly shaped, Bixby-powered Galaxy Home last year, many of expected the company to launch it immediately. That, uh, didn't happen.... → Read More

Lenovo’s new Smart Clock brings Google Assistant to your nightstand

Google and Lenovo made waves last year when they revealed the first Assistant-powered smart display in Las Vegas, and the months that followed saw those scr... → Read More

Google Assistant will finally field requests in Maps

It was in testing for a while, but it's ready for the masses. → Read More

The new Alcatel 1X and 1C pack important tweaks into cheap phones

CES isn't really known for its surplus of smartphones, but a few notable new options do pop up from time to time. This year's set of affordable phones comes... → Read More

We're live from Samsung's 2019 CES press conference!

You can always count on Samsung to put on a good show when CES rolls around, and it all starts with the company's customary press conference. It's always a grea... → Read More

Babeyes isn't just a baby camera, it's a wearable nostalgia machine

For the past few years at least, it hasn't been terribly hard to get video from a child's perspective Polaroid of all companies tried this once, and it's not li... → Read More

ASUS's updated ZenBook S packs the 'world's slimmest' bezels

ASUS's new StudioBook was designed to make workstation-caliber power available to more people, but the refreshed ZenBook S is ambitious in a different way. The... → Read More

ASUS's new StudioBook S is a portable workstation for creators

ASUS's new ZenBooks are pretty solidly spec'd, but sometimes you need some serious power to get your work done. That's where the company's new StudioBook S come... → Read More

2018: The year Amazon became even harder to avoid

It's been ages since Amazon was just a place to buy books. But even now, it's still easy to think of the company as a big online store. Resist that urge. Amazon... → Read More

The Pixel 3 has 2018’s best smartphone camera

Let's be honest. We're a generation obsessed with taking and sharing photos. In recent years, our phone cameras have become so capable they've essentially kille... → Read More