CES 2019 was a week of wonderful, weird, and sometimes strikingly optimistic news, when it comes to being an Apple aficionado. This was a year that saw a number of normal but unexpected things, like an entire new HomeKit category's debut at a show that Apple didn't even have an official presence, new HomeKit accessories, and as always, a bevy of iOS compatible accessories.
It was eerie. So many of the new devices shown at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show were really previewed years ago on American television shows. From flying motorcycles to Cylons, AppleInsider picks out products from the future that we've been waiting for.
Philips has bolstered its line of Hue smart home lights with a new collection of outdoor light sources that can be mounted outside the home, as well as a new Hue Outdoor Sensor that can trigger the lights when people or objects pass nearby.
Belkin has introduced a collection of BoostCharge cables for connecting devices requiring power to chargers and power banks, with the series featuring the first third-party USB-C to Lightning cable that has been approved by Apple.
Prior to the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show start, Lutron on Sunday announced the addition of a fan control system and matching remote to its Caseta smarthome platform, which until now has been focused on lighting.