CES 2020 Live Blog
Held annually in Las Vegas, CES is one of the largest electronic and technology trade shows in the world. CES 2020 will take place January 7-10 and will be full of exciting announcements setting the trends and direction for technology in the next decade. Follow along with this blog for live updates from the show so you don’t miss a thing.
January 10, 2019
Closing Out CES 2020
The last day of CES is an exciting time to reflect on the exciting innovations that were seen throughout the week. If CES 2020 is any indication, the next decade in technology will continue to amaze us. Stay tuned to the ProClip USA Blog for more news about technology and cars, and we’ll see you at CES 2021.
January 9, 2020
Lenovo’s Foldable Tablet
Foldable devices were expected to make waves at CES 2020. Lenovo is thinking bigger than foldable phones with their preview of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold. This versatile 13-inch device can be folded to be used as a laptop, regularly as a tablet, or as a display for a full PC experience. Lenovo says the X1 Fold will be available this year starting at $2,499.
January 8, 2020
TCL Goes Mobile
TCL has made a name for themselves in the last several years by producing some of the best budget-friendly TVs on the market. The Chinese brand now hopes to break into the smartphone market with the introduction of the TCL 10 Pro, TCL 10L and TCL 10 5G. Official announcements will be made at Mobile World Congress, but we are excited to see what this electronics powerhouse is capable of producing.
Impossibly Tasty Pork
Impossible Foods, the company famous for the plant-based beef substitute has brought their newest plant-based meat substitute to CES: Impossible Pork. Pigs are the most popular source of meat in the world, so this was an obvious choice for the company. Impossible Pork is gluten-free and designed for kosher and halal certifications. What’s next? Impossible Bacon.
January 7, 2020
Sony Unveils Surprise Electric Car
We were ready for electric cars to be a trend of CES 2020, but did not expect Sony to be one of the companies making headlines. The Vision S from Sony is a prototype electric car that is designed to showcase the technological advancements that Sony has made in sensors and in-car entertainment. It does not seem that Sony has any intentions of selling the car to the public, but the Vision S concept car will certainly be influential for other automakers in the push towards self-driving vehicles.
TiVo Joins the Streaming Wars
TiVo has teamed up with Sling to launch the TiVo Stream 4K. The device is an HDMI dongle that will compete with Chromecast, Roku Streaming Stick and Amazon’s Fire TV. For people who already subscribe to Sling, the Tivo Stream 4K will be a great addition to their setup for the TiVo services, which are free with the stick. It is expected to hit shelves in April 2020 at $69.99.
January 6, 2020
TVs Take Center Stage at CES 2020
Early announcements from CES 2020 have centered around the newest TVs. Some of the highlights include LG’s 65-inch TV that measures just 20mm thick, Samsung’s rotating 8K Sero TV and Vizio’s first-ever OLED TV. Last year’s hottest TV from CES, LG’s rollable OLED finally has a price at $60,000 and is expected to ship in 2020.
World’s First 5G Laptop
As expected, 5G is dominating early headlines at CES. Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon 8cx 5G-enabled Lenova Yoga PC. The laptop was originally announced in mid-2019, but is finally on display at CES and expected to hit shelves in spring of 2020.
The Five Biggest Stories Leading up to CES
5G is Here
5G was a big story at CES 2019, but the technology and mobile networks were almost ready for 5G. Now as we roll into 2020, 5G is finally here. 5G-enabled technology will be found all throughout CES with processors like the Snapdragon 865 and the latest handsets from Huawei, Samsung and others. Networks like T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have made great strides in the networks to make 2020 the year of 5G. Which 5G devices will make the biggest news at CES? We look forward to finding out.
The Battle of Smart Assistants
It’s a heavyweight battle between some of the biggest tech giants. Google has pushed the Google Assistant into every corner of your home. Amazon has brought Alexa to your car. Siri and Bixby stay within reach of your purse or pocket. As machine learning and artificial intelligence continue to evolve, the smart assistants that help us with our daily lives continue to get smarter. The tech giants are battling for consumers to join and live within the ecosystem of just one smart assistant. At CES 2020, we’ll see products and innovations from large and small companies designed to work with a number of the smart assistants.
Apple’s “Presence” at CES
After remaining absent from CES for years, Apple made headlines when they announced that Jane Horvath, Apple’s senior director of privacy, will be speaking at a Chief Privacy Officer Roundtable on January 7th. While it certainly isn’t a major presence at the show, it indicates that Apple is greatly invested in being involved in the privacy discussion. Consumer privacy will be a huge issue over the next decade. CES 2020 is the perfect place to learn more.
The Foldable Phones
Samsung, Huawei and Motorola have all made headlines with their foldable phones. Will any other smartphone manufacturers release foldables at CES? Keep an eye on OnePlus with the rumored Concept One phone. We’ll provide updates on the foldable future of phones as they take shape at CES 2020.
With the Detroit Auto Show being moved from January to June, CES will be one of the first big showcases of the year for many in the automobile industry. Self-driving cars have drawn headlines at CES in the past, and certainly will in the next decade as manufacturers continue the push to the future. Which company will make the biggest splash at CES? Stay tuned to find out!
ProClip USA Booth at CES 2020
ProClip USA will be at CES showcasing the latest technology in mobile mounting solutions. Stop by Booth 32034 in South Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center and see the latest innovations and newest products.