Jamie Sorcher, Technology & Entertainment CorrespondentBest known for her television work as the original 'Gizmo Girl' on ESPN's Cold Pizza morning show and numerous appearances on network television, Jamie Sorcher is a seasoned technology and entertainment correspondent with more than 15 years experience in print, broadcast, and online media.
CES is like a combo Superbowl and three-ring circus packed into four days. There are 3,200 companies, 2 million square feet of exhibit space and 150,000 geeks all searching for the latest and greatest new gear! Here are some of the coolest products that are heading your way!
LG G Flex --It's the world's first curved, flexible smartphone! The G Flex has a stunning 6-inch OLED display for an immersive visual experience. The subtle curve of the phone follows the shape of your face giving you outstanding voice and sound quality, too. It fits comfortably and naturally in your hand--plus I love the rear-key design! No side buttons. It arrives first quarter through AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.
LG's Lifeband Touch--Wearables are a big trend at CES. This activity tracking wristband has a full-touch OLED display and shows all your key fitness data like time, distance, speed, calories burned and steps you've taken. Download the compatible app, pair with your smartphone by Bluetooth and you'll get notifications on your tracker of incoming call and text messages.
Back in 1970, CES is where the VCR was introduced. Well, times have dramatically changed since then. For TV on your terms, there is MyWayTV. This is the world's first product to combine digital over-the-air and streaming programming in a single package. Terk provides the antenna for digital HD reception and internet streaming is powered by Roku. With this gadget you've got the most affordable way to watch TV.
ShutterBall by Audiovox-- Take the perfect selfie or group shot with this way cool device. Just download the free ShutterBall app, press the button and release the shutter. This gadget is compatible with most smartphones and works via Bluetooth. You can take photos or video up to 60 feet away! I've been using mine non-stop!
Escort's Passport MAX-- The biggest piece of consumer electronics you own is your car! When you get behind the wheel you want to be safe and smart. This is the world's first and only digital radar detector--covering all bands of laser and radar along with red light cameras, speed cameras and speed traps. New at the show is the limited edition series of custom cases in four cool colors: Glossy Black, Brilliant Blue, Burled Wood and Carbon Fiber.
Monoprice.com-- Here is where all the techies do their shopping. There are more than 5,000 gadgets and accessories including a second-generation action camera that's great for surfing, skiing or biking. Capture all the action and share your footage with friends and family.