From connected trashcans to smart hairbrushes, there was no shortage of peculiar gadgets at CES 2017. You tell us if these devices represent progress...or not.
You’ll believe you can fly — in virtual reality, while in actual reality you’re strapped down like Hannibal Lecter in the HTC Vive-powered Hypersuit.
Do you spend more time than Rapunzel brushing your hair? Then this is the device for you, which connects to an app to tell you if you’re combing correctly.
Did you take your fashion cues from The Dark Knight Returns? The Hushme is a Bane-like contraption that clamps over your mouth, so you can make phone calls in public without others hearing you. But others will definitely see you. And probably run from you.
If you need an app to help you make toast, then you’ve failed at life.
“Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.” This device, which electrocutes Mickey and then sends you a message that it fried the unfortunate critter, is not that mousetrap.
Is it raining outside? You could look out a window, or look at this umbrella, which changes color with the weather. Check out our video demo right here.