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Best of CES 2018 Awards

When it rains, it pours. And on the first day of CES 2018, the monstrous gadget expo that drew an astounding 184,000 people to Las Vegas this year, it rained. Hard. Traffic snarled, Google’s parking lot tent at the Las Vegas Convention Center flooded, drones were grounded, autonomous cars sat parked.

Best of CES 2018 Award

The next day, a power outage plunged the entire show floor into darkness.

It would be fair to say that CES 2018 gave us plenty of ominous reasons to remember it, but fortunately for us, there also were plenty of fun things to see when the lights were on. From the usual spate of wall-sized TVs to servile robots, crazy-fast PCs, and new VR headsets, all the usual culprits were in attendance. But we set out to find the best of the best for our annual Top Tech of CES awards.

Digital Trends section editors trudged through downpours, waded

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CES 2021 Gets New Dates, Verizon CEO to Give Keynote

CES 2021 has been bumped back a week into early January, organizers announced Thursday.

The annual tech and gadget festival — which was forced to go to an all-digital format this coming year due to the coronavirus pandemic — will be held from Monday, January 11, to Thursday, January 14, 2021.

The first day will be open to the media only, with CES 2021’s exhibitor showcase and conference programming available to all registered attendees on January 12 and 13. The showcase will close on January 14 with additional programming.

The event also revealed its first keynote speaker: Verizon Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg.

Vestberg’s address will focus on the rollout of 5G technology and how it can be the “framework of the 21st century,” according to an announcement by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the trade group that organizes the annual event.

“The accelerated shift to 5G is transforming every

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