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Wrap-up: CES 2015 shows off weird and wonderful variety of wearables, but home automation steals the show

01/10/2015, 03:01 pm

CES is a weird and wonderful collection of products made by major manufacturers to the smallest of companies and even crowdfunded startups. The things you see might never come to market, but the tech presented serves as a good barometer for the year to come.

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Roundup: The best Apple-friendly gadgets seen at day three of CES

01/09/2015, 09:01 am

The annual Consumer Electronics Show is now in the books, and AppleInsider offers a summary of some of the best Apple-compatible accessories we spied on the show floor on the third and final day in Las Vegas, including Lightning-connected headphones, more home automation accessories, and even a smart plant sensor.

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First look: Lucis' NuBryte cloud-connected smart home console

01/09/2015, 12:01 am

After unveiling its upcoming NuBryte cloud-connected smart home console last year, Lucis Technologies brought a working model to the showroom floor at CES, demoing the console's automated lighting and security features.

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Judge dismisses lawsuit over allegedly faulty Apple MacBook logic boards

01/08/2015, 08:01 pm

A California judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit claiming Apple sold MacBooks to customers knowing the laptops contained defective logic boards and would fail within two years.

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Apple updates French website to show support for Charlie Hebdo after deadly terrorist attack

01/08/2015, 05:01 pm

Following a horrific attack on satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo that left 12 dead, Apple on Thursday added to its official regional website a full-width black banner reading "Je suis Charlie."

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Apple hires former HP executive to boost corporate & government sales

01/08/2015, 03:01 pm

Apple is pushing harder to sell hardware to enterprise and government markets, and has bolstered those efforts with the hire of a longtime executive at PC maker Hewlett-Packard, it was revealed on Thursday.

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Pella unveils iOS-compatible home automation adapters for connected windows & doors

01/08/2015, 02:01 pm

Pella Windows and Doors is at CES this week, showing off its new Insynctive family of smart home products, bringing iOS connectivity to sensors for doors, shades, blinds, garages and more.

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Lightning-connected headphones proliferate with new models from Philips and JBL

01/08/2015, 02:01 pm

Six months after Apple first announced a program that would allow headphone manufacturers to connect their cans directly to an iOS device's Lightning port, the first models to take full advantage of the Lightning port's capabilities are being shown off at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Roundup: The best Apple ecosystem electronics spotted at day two of CES

01/08/2015, 09:01 am

The Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing in Las Vegas, Nev., and AppleInsider offers a roundup of some of the best Apple-compatible devices we've spied at the event, including a unique car heads-up display, reversible USB plug Lightning cables, an iOS-connected asthma monitor, and more.

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Griffin shows off $30 Lightning cable with reversible USB plug, coming in March

01/07/2015, 04:01 pm

At CES this week, Griffin Technology took the wraps off a new USB-to-Lightning cable with a twist -- the USB Type A plug can be inserted in either orientation, just like Apple's own Lightning connector.

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Hands-on: Inside Henge Docks' motorized horizontal MacBook Pro docking station

01/07/2015, 02:01 pm

At its stand at CES, Apple-centric accessory maker Henge Docks offered AppleInsider an inside look at its upcoming Horizontal MacBook Pro Dock, revealing a motorized interface and circuit boards feeding a plethora of ports.

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iOS-connected robotic printers and Thunderbolt storage highlight second day of CES

01/07/2015, 11:01 am

The second day of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas brought a fresh round of announcements sure to intrigue Apple fans, including an update on the world's first iOS-connected robotic printer and a selection of new data storage devices.

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Apple unwraps second retail store in China with cylindrical glass entrance

01/07/2015, 10:01 am

In the midst of a major retail expansion across China, Apple continues to make progress on its latest flagship outlet in the southwestern metropolis of Chongqing, recently breaking down the scaffolding surrounding the new store's dramatic cylindrical entrance.

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Roundup: The best Apple-compatible accessories seen at CES day one

01/07/2015, 08:01 am

With the first official day of CES in the books, AppleInsider offers a roundup of the best new products we spotted at the annual consumer electronics event that tap into the Apple ecosystem.

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ShowStoppers @ CES highlights industry focus on home automation

01/07/2015, 06:01 am

This year's ShowStoppers @ CES event was chock-full of new and novel products marketed across a range of tech segments, but the main theme centered around smart home products, with startups showing off everything from LED light bulbs to ambitious "Internet of Things" solutions.

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Hands-on: IK Multimedia's iRig 2 guitar interface, iRig MIC Field, more

01/07/2015, 03:01 am

IK Multimedia, a leader in iOS-enabled audio production hardware and software, hit the CES show floor with an all-new lineup of products for 2015, including the new iRig 2 mobile guitar interface, iRig microphones and more.

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First look: Next-gen FLIR ONE thermal imaging camera for iPhone

01/07/2015, 01:01 am

At CES on Tuesday, Thermal imaging pioneers FLIR debuted a next-generation FLIR ONE consumer-level thermal camera that one-ups its predecessor by trading in the large semi-permanent iPhone case form factor for a small plug-and-play dongle with higher resolution sensors.

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Narrative's next-gen Clip 2 'life cam' boasts 8MP resolution, better battery life

01/06/2015, 10:01 pm

Improving on its eponymous first-generation life-logging wearable camera, Narrative on Tuesday introduced the 8-megapixel Narrative Clip 2, which boasts Wi-Fi connectivity for uploading footage and remote smartphone control via Bluetooth.

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First look: Magellan Echo Fit sports watch boasts 8-month battery life, iOS connectivity

01/06/2015, 07:01 pm

Consumer GPS solutions pioneer Magellan on Tuesday introduced the Echo Fit Sports Watch, an expansion to the company's Echo Series product line that bakes in activity and sleep tracking to existing remote smartphone display and control features.

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First look: Misfit's solar-powered Swarovski Shine makes fitness tracking fashionable

01/06/2015, 06:01 pm

Adding to a quickly expanding product lineup, wearable fitness monitor maker Misfit on Tuesday announced two new models created in collaboration with jewelry maker Swarovski, further blurring the line between fitness device and fashion accessory.

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