Gadgets galore: The latest tech devices

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Rollable phones, disinfecting robots, smart doggy doors and other cool new devices are coming soon. The live events industry was among the sectors hit hardest by the pandemic. With ongoing restrictions on large gatherings and travel, organisers have pivoted to virtual events to help fill the revenue void. CES 2021 is a case in point. The world’s largest technology show, this year’s CES became the largest ever digital tech event, with nearly 2000 exhibitors showcasing their wares online. Here are some of the more interesting new products and technologies from the show. LG Rollable Last year, we saw the release of foldable smartphones, like the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Motorola Razr. This year’s new trend is the emergence of rollable smartphones. South Korean giant LG has offered a glimpse of...

AI, IoT and quantum computing: CES 2021 tech trends | Digital

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CES may not have been able to host a physical event this year (the first time in its 50-year history), but that certainly didn't put a damper on the volume and quality of tech innovation on show. The pandemic has forced all of us to adopt technology in ways we never imagined before and at scale, yet despite the numerous challenges this presents to tech firms, the pace of innovation has not waned in the past year. From artificial intelligence to 5G to quantum computing, below I will summarise some of the key technology trends that emerged at CES 2021 and how they will shape the next decade, starting with those closest to becoming a reality. Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) becomes all-pervasive We have seen the mass adoption of AI and IoT devices in our lives in the past decade. The coming decade will see the adoption of IoT devices...