The hottest consumer electronics and technology were recently unveiled at CES 2018 in Las Vegas…and Digital Lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong partnered up with some of the exciting brands and products headed our way. Go to BestofCES.com to learn more about these cool, new devices and for more CES 2018 coverage!
HP ENVY X2 powered by Intel. According to a recent Intel study almost 40 percent of people take their mobile PCs with them outside the home at least a few times a year. To meet the needs of people looking to be always-connected, Intel has been enabling the Always-connected PC (ACPC). At CES 2018, Intel worked with HP to introduce their latest ACPCs, HP ENVY x2. Built for the ultra-mobile user for connected productivity with optional 4G LTE, it is thin, light and durable featuring a durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4, offers battery life up to 15.9 hours and transforms into laptop, reading and tablet modes. This is available for purchase spring of 2018.
The Samsung Portable SSD T5 is a must-have external drive for users in search of dependable, secure portable storage solutions. The drive offers transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s – up to 4.9 times faster than the average external hard disk drive product. The T5 is available in capacities up to 2TB, and has a lightweight and pocket-sized design with a shockproof aluminum exterior – allowing users to bring their data anywhere. It is now available in two distinct finishes – alluring blue for the 250GB and 500GB models, and a deep black for the 1TB and 2TB capacities. The T5 also allows data to be accessed and transferred across multiple devices. With the drive’s Android app, users can view remaining capacity and make drive password changes from anywhere, at any time.
Ooma Home Security is the most complete and affordable DIY solution for protecting family and property. The system includes motion, door/window, water, siren, smoke detector and garage door sensors as well as Butterfleye, Ooma’s new AI-powered video camera that detects and recognizes people, pets and sounds to prevent false alarms. Ooma Home Security’s Remote 911 call feature also connects users with their local emergency services dispatcher from anywhere in the world, providing all-encompassing protection and peace of mind for consumers.
Philips SmartSleep is the first sleep technology that is clinically proven to enhance sleep in consumers who do not get enough sleep due to lifestyle. It’s the complete sleep solution of a comfortable headband paired with a mobile application that tracks and reacts to sleep patterns. By using customized tones to provide a boost to the wearer’s natural slow wave activity during deep sleep, SmartSleep improves sleep quality to increase energy and alertness the next day. SmartSleep is designed for people ages 18-50 who do not have sleep disorders or hearing loss. Leveraging knowledge of the true functionality of sleep and sleep stages, Philips is pushing ahead toward a future where the total sleep ecosystem can be used to improve sleep and, ultimately, lives.
Streamlabs™ Smart Home Water Monitor. Streamlabs is the easy, smart home water monitor. Referred to as the “Internet of Water™” – the fusion of IoT (the Internet of Things) and plumbing manufacturing – Streamlabs is developing and commercializing smart home technology. For the first time ever, consumers can have the peace of mind that their home is protected from water damage. Easily mounted to the main water line in minutes without pipe cutting, Streamlabs delivers real time water consumption data and leak protection directly to the Stream smartphone app. And with seamless integration with Alexa or Nest, the Streamlabs water monitor makes any smart home even smarter.
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