Must-See Tech at CES 2015

The good and the bad, the amazing and the weird. From stunning booths and strange pitches, to exciting (or misguided) new tech, look here for the stories, products, and events you need to know about at CES 2015.

Must-See picks

These are the things you absolutely must see from CES 2015. CNET editors have been scouring the showroom floor to bring you the biggest highlights from each day of January's show, and we'll have them all for you right here.

Friday's Picks

Delphi's computer chauffeur drives around Las Vegas
Automotive supplier Delphi demonstrates its self-driving car platform called Drive on the streets of Las Vegas during CES 2015.
by Wayne Cunningham
The Dell XPS 13 packs premium style into a compact shell
With its compact form and no-compromise design, Dell has a real winner on its hands in the XPS 13 -- if performance and battery claims hold up.
by Nate Ralph
PicoBrew's Zymatic automates home beer brewing
This Kickstarted automated home brewer has just started shipping to its backers, and promises to make craft brewing as easy as pushing a button.
by Rich Brown
XYZPrinting Nobel 1.0: First SLA 3D printer for the masses
XYZPrinting unveils its first high-end Stereolithography Apparatus (SLA) 3D printer at CES 2015. It costs $1,499, significantly less than others using the same 3D printing technology.
by Dong Ngo
LG flexes its muscle with curved G Flex 2
LG debuts the second iteration of its linear-defying G Flex 2, a 5.5-inch Android Lollipop phone with a flexible touchscreen and powerful Snapdragon 810 processor.
by Lynn La
Withings debuts Activite Pop, a semi-smartwatch
Brightly colored watches, with fitness lurking under the surface: Withings' latest watches are the affordable versions of the Activité we were hoping for.
by Scott Stein

Thursday's Picks

Compute Stick puts Windows 8 in the palm of your hand
This USB-powered PC runs on tablet hardware and fits in your pocket.
by Nate Ralph
Sony TV is thinner than your phone
The 55- and 65-inch sizes of the X900C series have cabinets that measure just 0.2 inches thick at their thinnest parts.
by David Katzmaier
The dogs of CES 2015
Technology isn't just for humans -- there were plenty of pet-related gadgets on display, including some rather impressive wearables for your dog.
by Nic Healey
Quell hacks your brain to relieve chronic pain
By stimulating nerves, Quell can help relieve chronic pain without the need for medication.
by Sharon Profis
Asus Transformer Book Chi hybrids
The Chi models differ from previous Transformer Books in that they are made of aluminum instead of plastic, and some use Intel's high-end new Core M processor.
by Dan Ackerman
Wiggle your finger to control your phone and home
Control your home with a Ring: take a look at another take on finger tech.
by Scott Stein

Wednesday's Picks

The PonoPlayer ain't no ordinary MP3 player
Neil Young's Pono high-resolution music player is finally now available to buy. CNET takes a closer look at this device.
by Ty Pendlebury
Meet Nixie, the wearable selfie drone
The Nixie is a drone you wear as a bracelet. Once you launch it, it flies off, snaps a picture with its built-in camera and flies back to you in boomerang fashion.
by Kara Tsuboi
The Airdog drone follows your every move
This flying drone uses sensors to follow you around while you surf, ski and more.
by Sarah Mitroff
​Oculus Rift's latest iteration lets you walk through virtual space, and it's amazing
The Oculus Rift Crescent Bay prototype is being demoed at CES 2015, and its vision of virtual reality is even more impressive than before.
by Scott Stein
Hands on with an app-controlled vent at CES 2015
The Keen Home Smart Vent replaces your existing vents to allow room-specific control over your heat.
by Andrew Gebhart
Polaroid Zip delivers instant prints for your smartphone snapshots
Debuting at CES 2015, the nearly pocketable printer connects wirelessly to your mobile for on-the-go mementos.
by Joshua Goldman

Monday's Picks

BMW links smartwatches to self-parking tech
The automaker melds together its autonomous driving technology and wearables with an app in the works that lets drivers use smartwatches to command a BMW to park itself in a multi-level garage.
by Kara Tsuboi
Samsung bends 105-inch SUHD TV
On the heels of its 85-inch bendable TV from last year, Samsung has added 20 more inches to the show-stopping flexible television, which can go from curved to flat at the touch of a button.
by David Katzmaier
Never-charge fitness jewelry: Misfit Swarovski Shine has solar-powered energy crystals
A new partnership with Misfit and Swarovski has produced some seriously crystal-studded jewelry, but it's the "energy-harvesting crystals" that are the wildest part.
by Scott Stein
A "Dual Door" for Samsung's Flex Duo Range
Thanks to a hinged door, Samsung's newest Flex Duo range is the most flexible yet.
by Ry Crist
This Lenovo tablet can treat any metal object as a stylus
We’re not sure why you’d want to use a pocket knife on your tablet, but now you can.
by Xiomara Blanco
LG's new washer encourages you to multi-task
The LG Twin Wash System includes a small compartment to let you wash two loads at once.
by Andrew Gebhart
Dish launches $20 Sling TV Internet TV service
Targeting people who don't want a full pay-TV package, Dish offers up a cheap live TV service that's viewable on a variety of streaming video devices.
by David Carnoy
Your Nest now works with over a dozen new products
Nest secures its place in the smart home with a bunch of new third-party product integrations.
by Megan Wollerton
Meet Belty, the ridiculous but strangely popular showstealer of CES Unveiled
A smart belt that slims or expands to adjust to granular changes to your waistline. Because why not.
by Nick Statt