5 CES-2014 Products that Made Us Say Wow

Thousands of tech enthusiasts attend the much-anticipated Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas every year. From innovative gadgets to new models of existing products, CES is filled with the hottest technology that’s upcoming and also out on the market from over 3,000 exhibitors. Here are 5 products we fell most in love with for being unique or totally cool at this year’s show:

1. U9000 Series TVs –

Samsung unveiled its incredibly beautiful series of Ultra High-Definition 4K TVs that stunned home theater enthusiasts and tech buffs alike. The impressive trio of TVs will offer consumers enhanced viewing quality through their ultra high-resolution and curved (optimal curve radius) design. The U9000 UHD TVs in 55inch, 65inch and 78inch are expected to launch during the second quarter of this year. Keep up with all the latest Samsung updates by signing up at www.samsung.com

2. Typo Keyboard™ –

The Typo Keyboard™ is a dream invention for iPhone users who are tired of their ongoing battle with the frustrating touchscreen while typing. It has a minimal design that provides protection to the phone, while delivering a smooth, ergonomic typing experience. The mini keyboard is a plastic snap-on that’s designed to look and feel like a Blackberry, including beveled keys. The Typo Keyboard™ is available to order online at www.typokeyboards.com and costs $99.

3. Pebble Steel –

Similar to the original Pebble, this stainless steel smart watch has a battery life of 5-7 days and is waterproof. Aside from the brand new look, the main difference is that is has twice the available memory and tons of new apps. Consumers will be able to receive notifications straight to their wrist with either a metal band or a leather strap to hold the Pebble in place. The Pebble Steel is available to order at www.getpebble.com and costs $249. It will begin shipping on Jan. 28.

4. ThinkPad 8

– Lenovo introduced the new ThinkPad 8 aimed for practical business users wanting a full PC experience. The ultra-lightweight tablet weighs less than a pound and has up to 8 hours of lasting battery life. With a full HD display, the ThinkPad 8 includes touch-optimized Windows 8 apps in addition to the familiar desktop software and programs that business professionals are normally used to. The ThinkPad 8 is expected to be available in late January with a price starting at $399. Keep up with all the latest product notifications at www.lenovo.com.

5. 3Doodler –

Quite possibly one of the most fun gadgets of CES 2013, the 3Doodler is the world’s first 3D printing pen that allows users to draw out physical 3D objects in the air using colorful plastic “ink” sticks (think: glue gun style). With the help of Kickstarter backers, this innovative little device gained viral popularity and is now officially available for pre-ordering at a price of $99 at www.the3doodler.com.