CES 2019 showcases latest PC tech

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The first of the big trade shows for 2019 kicked off at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from 9–12 January, revealing the future of PC client hardware. We were not disappointed: here are our 10 favourite technology innovations from the show floor:

HOT CHIPS

2019 is set to be a big year in for CPUs, with industry leaders Intel and AMD both rolling out new chips with new technologies and improved performance. Not to be outdone, Nvidia announced new graphics cards with ray tracing and better power efficiency. Look for these to be powering your next round of PC updates.

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LAPTOPS LEAD THE WAY

It was a great CES for laptops, as manufacturers continue exploring the form factor’s limits and expanding its capabilities.

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MONITOR MADNESS

Monitors were the other big news at CES, with screens going ultrawide, ultrabright, ultralarge, ultra-AR and ultra … well, ultra-everything, really. Whether you need a monitor for word processing, number crunching, video conferencing or delivering presentations in person, CES had you covered.

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MOBILITY RULES, OK?

Mobile tech was everywhere at CES, from 5G devices to wearables to bendable phones and car tech and more. Here are the highlights.

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INNOVATION ALL AROUND

All of the above can’t come close to showing the scope of CES, so why not meet the CES 2019 Innovation Award honorees to get acquainted with the best of the best?

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Okay so it might not be PC tech, but we couldn’t resist: Impossible Foods was back with a new, improved Impossible Burger 2.0. Yum!