Look, I’m a tech guy. When I’m not flying my drone, it’s because I’ve just crashed it into a festival display in South America. And CES is like Disney’s Tomorrowland or what the World’s Fair once did. It’s not about what we need in everyday life; it’s about what the future holds. But, then again, some things don’t belong in any of our futures. Like this crap…
Eugène: Scan your items to see if they can be recycled! Wait. Do you scan the box your items came in? Can’t you just recycle boxes? Eugène claims to tell you what can be recycled and what is straight-up trash. What if you held it up to a mirror?
Kolibree Bluetooth Toothbrush: Dental health = super important. Lying to your parents about brushing your teeth before bed? Big Mother is watching...
Griffin Connected Mirror: I’ve already got my phone in hand; the weather is apparent. Can’t my mirror just be about me for once?
Griffin Connected Toaster and Coffeemaker: Just $99 each ain’t bad. But I’m gonna load up the bread and grind the beans and fill the water and then... wait for my phone to connect to press “start?” Can anyone in 2017 even put a loaf of bread away?
CMRA Camera for Your Apple Watch: Your Apple watch doesn’t work without your iPhone nearby. You know the phone that is equipped with a 4K camera. So... maybe you don’t need that wrist camera there, Dick Tracy?
Casio PRO TREK: A smart watch for outdoorsy types! Get off the grid! GPS-guided offline maps! Just don’t go far from the car charger because the battery lasts “more than a day.” Sheesh.