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CES Day 1 Coverage

/ Jan 10th, 2018 No Comments

CES Day One Coverage

CES always brings out some of the most innovative, mind-blowing technology you will ever see. Day one of CES 2018 was no different.

We saw new products from big players like Kingston and Razer, while also seeing some under-the-radar items that are already available on the market but deserve more attention, such as a headset from the relatively new company 1More.

Razer Show

Razer showed off one new concept, two new products and one new partnership (which was the highlight of the day for me).

The thing people will be talking about this year is Project Linda, which is essentially a laptop dock that works with a Razer phone. A 13.3 inch laptop is powered by the phone, which slides into the spot where a touchpad normally goes. The phone acts as the processor, bringing the laptop to life. But it also can be used as a touchpad or a second screen. Meanwhile, the laptop dock charges the phone. It is quite a nifty trick.
 

Razer Project Linda

People will be talking about Razer’s Project Linda.

Razer is also launching a new set of speakers designed for gamers, and a truly wireless that mouse that uses a new proprietary frequency to pair with and be charged by a mouse pad.

However, the highlight of Razer’s offerings is something that might be overlooked because it is a partnership with Philips. Razer’s chroma software will now work directly with Philips Hue lights, allowing you sync your gaming experience with your household lights. For instance, the lights in your room could flash during a cool down period, or turn red and dim when you are getting close to dying in a game. It’s new and, in my opinion, better then Project Ariana, which was shown last year.

Taking Flight

Kingston also pulled out all the stops with a new wireless headset, new infrared RGB synced ram, and the company’s first fully featured RGB mechanical gaming keyboard.

We will have a full review of the HyperX Flight wireless headset soon, but we were impressed by its build. The keyboard is equally as impressive. It should be launching later this month with the same relative price as other high-end RGB mechanical keyboards
 

Kingston HyperX Flight

The HyperX Flight takes Kingston’s headsets to new levels.

The RGB ram is what really caught our eye at the Kingston suite. The ram is synced through infrared so the RGB profile or color you decide to make the ram is perfectly synced with all other modules. To show off this feature, Kingston reps blocked the IR signal to desync the color, and it instantly synced once the IR block was lifted. It was the coolest thing and it was a perfect example of what you see at CES.

1More Surpise

What surprised me most from what I saw on the first day of CES was a booth I stumbled upon while leaving the convention. 1More currently makes some of the best in-ear headphones. In fact, their claim to fame is that their in-ear headphones have three to four drivers per headphone, creating a surround sound feel that you don’t normally get from other headphones.
 

1More

1More’s headset is very impressive.

1More just recently launched their gaming headphones, the Spearhead VR. Not only are they 7.1 audio with noise cancelling and RGB on both the headset itself and the microphone, but they are priced at a very competitive $149. Just based off the brief demo we had on the show floor, these headphones are something you will want to look out for in the future.

 

Sal Thomas

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