Though it feels as ifhas been going on for a week, the show floor only officially opened on Tuesday. If you can't be in Las Vegas to see it all for yourself, here are the top stories and the things that excited CNET's editors the most.
Monday CES highlights:
Google keeps growing
Google Assistant users, don't be surprised if your helpful servant one day owns your home. I'm not talking about holding the deed (because then you could stick it with the property taxes), but it may soon . for its Assistant such as scheduling actions (like our morning coffee brew), shared contacts that anyone can access and .
The company also said Assistant nowand now . And if you love your Assistant but sometimes spill your darkest secret by accident, it now has an additional privacy feature. and whatever it recorded just before that will be deleted.
Shine on, Samsung Neon
Every year at CES one company, or product, gets all of the hype. Sometimes these buzz-worthy products Samsung's Bixby voice assistant or an early ancestor of Star Trek's Data. Instead, they're designed to have conversations and behave like real humans. They just don't have a physical form, at least not now. Maybe it's that last part that's most important here.and other times they're . CES 2020 falls into the latter category with . Now, as , the chatbots aren't meant to be a new version of
Samsung sees red
On the less conceptual side Samsung'sis red, shiny, super thin (0.4 inch or 9.9mm) and it weighs just 2.2 pounds (1 kg). The two-in-one also has a Samsung first in the form of a 4K UHD-resolution AMOLED display. Get it in the first quarter of the year for $1,000.
A Trump talks tech
Ivanka Trump, an adviser to her father President Donald Trump, with some criticizing the CTA for consistently overlooking women executives working in the technology industry when planning speaking opportunities at the show.with CTA President and CEO Gary Shapiro. (CTA is the trade group that organizes CES.) She said the US government is trying to work with private sector leaders to "ensure American students and workers are equipped to thrive in the modern, digital economy." Trump's appearance in Las Vegas was controversial,
Delta enters a parallel reality
Earlier in the day, Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian travel stress and improving the overall experience. One of the most intriguing announcements is a new "Parallel Reality" airport display screen that'll show tailored information for passengers but will be visible only to them. And don't worry about overpacking, the person loading the bags on your flight may one day to help them lift heavy loads.Tuesday, where he outlined several initiatives geared toward reducing
Beep, beep, it's a hybrid Jeep
Fiat Chrysler, which owns Jeep, also went way more futuristic with a concept for. The design is all smooth minimalist with several sleek displays to show all of the information you need.
Not everything needs a reason
, a phone with a camera lens that "disappears." When you're using the camera, the glass over the lens is transparent, making the lens visible. But when you close the camera, the glass turns the lens opaque and black. Why, you ask? Why not?
There's really an app for everything
If you haven't heard, sex tech at CES to the back rooms. doesn't yet have a name, but even when it does it's more likely to be remembered for what it does: delaying male ejaculation during sex. And, yes, it has an app.
A sedan chair for the 21st century
Wall-E future. the self-balancing egg-shaped ride made her feel like a modern-day duchess.is bringing us one step closer to our
Your garage needs love, too
Your home shouldn't be the only thing that's smart. CES showed us a few ways, as well.