Top 6 gadgets from the CES

Meryl Kornfield, Online Editor-in-Chief

“I want that!” If you saw anything about the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) recently, you were probably dazed by the new technology. CES showcased some of the latest gizmos that we really want to get our hands on. Here are the top six that you wish you had.


Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector

This projector lies flat beneath the wall you want to project onto. Turn the gadget on and you have a 147 4K screen. The sleek design blends in well. While Sony promises the projector will come out this year, the price has not been released.


Mophie Space Pack

We are all to familiar with the sinking feeling when our phones reach 20% by 5th period. Some of the more responsible among us, might own a charging case or bring a charger to school. The Morphie Space Pack not only charges your phone but keeps extra storage.  The case will be available in 16 and 32 GB versions for iPhones by March 14th. Have twice the battery life while you store your pictures, music, and other files on the case.


iNPOFi charging board

Another solution to your charging problems? The iNPOFi charger gives your phone extra juice by just laying your phone on it. The portable charging board is small enough to fit in a backpack and carries enough power to charge four to five iPhones. The current version will be on Amazon for $169.99.


ZTE Projector Hotspot

This projector can connects to eight or less devices using WiFi. The device weighs less than a pound and has a 4-inch color screen. Images look clear with the 1080p projector. No indication of price has been given.


Fujifilm Finepix S1

Among the line of cameras shown at the CES, this camera is a first. It is a water-resistant superzoom bridge camera with a 50x optical zoom lens. The camera also offers a 24-1200mm equivalent focal length. With built in WiFi you can send your pictures straight to your computer. The $499.95 camera will be out in March.


Oculus Rift ‘Crystal Cove’

What started out as a Kickstarter project, has raised $2 million. The headset looks like it is from an 80’s Sci-fi movie. Gamers can see the game around them in 1080p resolution. This gadget won the ‘Best of CES 2014’ award. According to Forbes, gamers can expect to see the Oculus Rift on shelves by Summer for under $499.