9) Razer Fiona Gaming tablet: Tablets have a lot of gaming potential, but touchscreens tend to compromise a lot of the finer controls of hardcore gaming. Enter the Razer Gaming tablet, which looks just like a normal tablet, but with two vertical controls flanking the 10.1-inch screen. The tablet is meant for Windows games — not mobile games — and is in its “project” phase. So don’t expect to see it on the market any time soon, but if you have an idea you should let the folks at Razer’s Project Fiona know about it.
10) TOSY Robotic mRobo: This dancing robot speaker was introduced at the TOSY booth by teen heartthrob Justin Bieber, promptly earning it the name, “Bieberbot.” But it’s so much more than that. Fulfilling the childhood dreams of anyone who came of age in the 80s and 90s, this speaker is an honest-to-goodness transformer that dances while it plays your favorite tunes.
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11) Roku Streaming Stick: Roku introduced this little device ahead of CES, but took the opportunity to show it off in Las Vegas this week. The streaming stick will plug into any television with an HDMI port and give viewers access to all of Roku’s channels. Roku said the streaming stick will have a price comparable to its current set-top boxes, which should put the price range under $100.
12) Sensics SmartGoggles: Probably a bit too far ahead of its time, the Sensics Smart Googles helmet-like immersive display is supposed to offer a totally new kind of gaming experience. Our friends at The Verge say the graphics really aren’t that good, but that it’s quite the novelty to have a 360 gaming experience. Right now, users need a controller to run Android apps, but the company is planning to make it controller-free in the future.
13) Sonomax sculptedeer earbuds: Plenty of people can’t stand earbud headphones because they just can’t find a lasting, comfortable fit. Enter Sonomax and its custom headphones, created by taking a mold of each individual customer’s ear canal. The headphone set starts at $200 and comes with the injection headset.
14) Pandora in your car: Pandora announced that it is working with automakers such as Ford and Kia to put the streaming music service into car dashboards across America. The company is trying to get its 125 million users to listen to tunes on their commutes and on road trips — where about half of all radio listening happens. Pandora founder Tim Westergren told The Washington Post that the company is focusing closely on the car market in the future.
15) OLPC tablet computer: While it may not be the hippest or most cutting-edge device out there, the new One Laptop Per Child tablet comes with one of the best missions. OLPC introduced the third version of its computing devices for children in some of the poorest regions of the world, a tablet computer that’s supposed to have a lot of options for sourcing its power. The tablet comes with two kinds of covers, one of which is lined with solar panels meant to charge the device when it connects. OLPC is getting ready to put the device into production with the hope that they’ll be able to price it for $100.
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