The best part of CES 2024 was all the exciting product announcements. Many of these products are in development and therefore not available for purchase. And some are already on store shelves, allowing tech-crazed consumers to see what all the fuss is about. Here are some cool items on display at this year’s CES that are ready, willing, and capable of emptying your bank account. These products range from cool smartphone accessories to gaming laptops and some items
Brand new Masterbuilt AutoIgnite Series 545 Charcoal Grill offers automatic ignition capabilities. All you need to do is press the ignition button and set the temperature. A digital controller does the rest, covering everything from low and slow smoking to roasting. It also comes with a cast iron lid, folding side shelf on the right, closed cart design for storage, cooking grates and chrome wire warming racks.
$500 at Masterbuilt
LG gives Samsung a run for its money MyView Smart Monitor line. These displays have built-in smart TV features, so they don’t necessarily need to be connected to a computer or game console. These 4K monitors can self-stream from Netflix and other services, like Samsung’s M8 line. The 31.5-inch screen offers a 16:9 aspect ratio, 4K IPS panel, 95 percent DCI-P3 coverage and HDR10 support.
$600 at LG
The JLab JBuds Lux ANC Wireless Headphones It’s packed with features, especially for the price. These on-ear headphones offer multipoint Bluetooth, customizable EQ, surround sound, and quick charging. They also incorporate Google Fast Pair and boast up to 70 hours of battery life per charge, depending on whether you use active noise cancellation or not. The JBuds Lux have the same size 40mm drivers as flagship headphones from Bose, Sony and others, but with a lower price tag.
$80 at JLab
JLab has also introduced a new set of budget headphones. The third generation JBuds ANC headphones offers active noise cancellation, up to 33 hours of use per charge with ANC off, and nine hours with ANC on. The charging case is small, about the size of a flash drive, and has an integrated USB-C cable. The headphones also boast onboard touch controls, custom sound profiles for each user, IP55 water resistance and Bluetooth multipoint. They are only black.
$60 on Amazon
This Dell UltraSharp 40 Curved Hub Monitor It is billed as “the first 40-inch 5K monitor certified for five-star eye comfort” thanks to its inclusion of a new industry standard for eye health. The refresh rate has also been doubled from previous models to 120Hz, which helps reduce eye strain and produces smoother visuals. There is also an ambient light sensor that automatically adjusts screen brightness and color temperature according to lighting conditions.
$2080 at Dell
Clicks Creator Keyboard is a small accessory for iPhones that just the name suggests. This is a keyboard for your phone for those who don’t like touch screen. Aesthetically on point and works great, according to our practical experience. It’s available in several colors, but only pairs with newer iPhone models, the 14 Pro and up. Additionally, you will pay extra for the Pro Max versions.
$140 in clicks
Kohler is expensive and luxurious PureWash E930 Bidet seat designed to transform a standard toilet into a high-end smart device. This accessory fits most toilet seats, making it a smart bidet. The price is high, but you get Alexa and Google voice control assistance, silent control, a UV purifier, a hot air dryer, and more. This is definitely one way to turn your toilet into an honest board.
$1,290 at Kohler
The Xreal Air 2 Ultra AR glasses They are targeting the Apple Vision Pro and related headsets. These glasses offer a wearable screen experience, so you can watch streaming content and play games with a large virtual display. You get 6DoF (six degrees of freedom) spatial tracking and hand tracking, along with a wider 52-degree FOV (field of view) and 42 pixels per degree of sharpness in an 80-gram titanium package. However, it is not a standalone device and requires a smartphone or computer to operate.
$700 at Xreal
The Belkin Auto Tracking Stand Pro It incorporates Apple’s DockKit framework, so it connects directly to iPhones without the need for third-party software. Once connected, the motorized stand will follow its subject, whether you’re filming a TikTok video or on a conference call. It tilts up to 90 degrees and rotates 360 degrees via the MagSafe arm. The algorithm will automatically keep you in the frame.
$180 at Belkin
HP is new Omen Transcend 14 laptop It is an extremely light and portable animal. In fact, the company calls it the world’s lightest gaming laptop at 3.5 pounds. The laptop is equipped with a 14th generation Intel Core Ultra 7 or Ultra 9 processor, up to 32 GB of DDR5 RAM, 2 TB of storage and an NVIDIA RTX 4070 GPU. Features are strong with this one.
$1600 with HP
The Garmin HRM-Fit is a wearable heart rate monitor that’s perfect for keeping track of things during intense workouts and long runs. As a warning, this product is primarily marketed towards women, but anyone can use it. It attaches to sports bras and tells you your speed, distance and stride length – so if you’re the type of runner who doesn’t usually wear a sports bra, this might not be the device for you.
$150 at Garmin
The Garmin Lily 2 smart watch looks like a fantastic fitness tracker and a decent smartwatch all round. You get a 35mm metal case, heart rate monitoring, sleep quality ratings and connected GPS. The app has also been redesigned to offer more usage scenarios for modern smartwatch enthusiasts.
$250 at Garmin
The Mojawa HaptiFit Terra Sports Trainer combines bone conduction headset technology with AI algorithms to create a virtual fitness trainer experience. It’s also waterproof, so it can track swimming laps and distance in addition to heart rate, step count, pace, and calories burned for traditional workouts. The sound quality is spot on and the design is sleek.
$300 in Mojave
Dell’s Alienware m16 R2 Gaming Laptop user-upgradable DDRR5 RAM and M.2 SSDs (two slots each), a new FHD IR webcam with facial recognition and Windows Hello support, and AI-powered noise cancellation features for improved video calling. You also get improved remote microphones, Wi-Fi 7 support, and the latest version of the company’s Command Center app. The M16 R2 boasts an RTX 4070 GPU and an Intel Core Ultra H series chip.
$2000 at Dell
The Razer Blade 16 gaming laptop It’s an absolute beast with a hefty price tag to match. For the price, you get a 16-inch 240Hz OLED display, which the company says is an industry first. You also get a 14th-gen Raptor Lake Core i9-14900HX chip and up to an RTX 4090 with a TDP of 175 watts.
$3000 at Razer
The GE Profile Smart Indoor Smoker brings modern technology to old-school meat smoking. Just two hours of cooking gives it a noticeable smoky flavor, which is fantastic. This product can also be used indoors as it uses only a fraction of the wood pellets required for traditional outdoor smoking. Of course, there are plenty of smart controls available.
$1,000 at Williams Sonoma
The ASUS ROG Phone 8 As you’d expect from ROG, it’s a full-featured smartphone with a focus on gaming, but it also has a decent camera. It has reduced bezels to keep its size down, IP69 dust and water resistance, a low weight of 225g and plenty of beefy features. You’ll get Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip paired with the “GameCool 8” advanced thermal system.
$1000 at ASUS
The Rabbit R1 One of the most exciting products to come out of CES 2024. Powered by artificial intelligence, this digital assistant can automatically run any smartphone app and perform any task you teach it. It has a screen and onboard controls, but it’s not powerful enough to be considered a smartphone. Still, the technology here is certainly interesting.
$200 at Rabbit
The Nanoleaf Skylight Smarter Kit, What is actually a starter kit is a great way to add ceiling lighting to your home. The package comes with three modular ceiling lights installed at the same time to simplify the installation process. You can use them to mimic the effect of a natural sky through the company’s diffuse multi-point lighting system. As always, you can add up to 99 panels when you buy them.
$250 at Nanoleaf
These are Audio Technica ATH-TWX7 headphones It’s wireless and ships with a handy charging case. They come with active noise cancellation (ANC) technology, an AirPods-like pod design, 5.8mm high-resolution drivers capable of 24-bit/96kHz LDAC audio, and a compact form factor. Not bad for the price.
$200 at Audio Technica
The EcoFlow Delta Pro Ultra home battery backup system it will keep everything in your home charged when you need it. It is a whole house battery that can reach 90kWh and collect energy from 42 solar panels. It’s also fairly easy to use, with a plug-and-play design. It’s an expensive purchase, but for some it’s worth it.
$5,800 at EcoFlow
The Razer Iskur V2 gaming chair packed with bells and whistles that add convenience. For the price, you get a manually operated spring-loaded lumbar support system that adjusts to body weight and posture, allowing for height adjustment. The cushions have also been updated to offer more comfort when you play for hours on end.
$650 at Razer
This 11-port USB-C dock it seems very useful thanks to the large number of available ports. On the port front, you get four USB-A, two USB-C, one gigabit ethernet, HDMI, 3.5mm audio combo input, and slots for UHS-I SD and microSD. The dock’s HDMI port can output up to 4K at 60Hz, and its audio jack supports 7.1 surround sound. The accessory is made of aluminum alloy and its USB ports support 85W laptop charging.
$120 at Razer
The Razer Aether Monitor Light Bar It’s a mountable accessory with front- and rear-facing RGB LEDs with support for more than 16.8 million colors and “countless lighting effects.” The bar also incorporates capacitive touch controls that can adjust brightness, color temperature and Chroma effects. This light bar also integrates with the Matter smart home standard.
$130 at Razer