5 Cool Gadgets to Make You Love TV Even More

Michael Fell
CES - tech composite

High-Def Tech

Every January, tech companies from around the globe gather in Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), hoping to convince buyers that we need bigger TVs, better headphones and faster computers. Here are some new gadgets for viewing at home, at work and even on the road.

Volvo Concept 26

Being taken for a ride can be a good thing. Volvo’s future driverless car has a Relax mode: The passenger seat reclines and a streaming-capable screen pops up from the dashboard. No word on when the car will come to market. (volvocars.com)

Vuzix iWear Wireless

It’s a home theater on your face! Vuzix’s mobile video headphones (which won an Innovation Award for design and engineering at CES) has a hi-def display that is the equivalent of watching a 125-inch screen from a distance of 10 feet. ($499, vuzix.com)

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

How much time have you spent at meetings just trying to hook up a laptop with a projector? This tablet has a built-in projector that throws a 70-inch image. Preferably of a Jessica Jones episode instead of a spreadsheet. ($475, lenovo.com)

LG OLED G6

The organic light-emitting diode screen already sports the most impressive hi-def picture. Now it comes with HDR (high dynamic range), which improves contrast and color. LG’s model is insanely thin: less than one-tenth of an inch. The TV, which doesn’t yet have a set price, is expected to be available this spring. (lg.com)

HP Envy Curved All-in-One

This Hewlett-Packard PC continues to blur the line between computer and television. The wide, 34-inch screen feels as big as a TV, and its Technicolor-certified picture is complemented by six Bang & Olufsen speakers. ($1,750, store.hp.com)

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