Mobile Roundup

This week, we saw techies flock to Vegas for #CES2016. Our very own CEO, James Connelly ventured to explore the latest in tech and mobile. He provided us with great coverage on innovative tech as well as industry trends. We saw top vehicle brands such as Ford discuss Smartlink Software, Samsung brought out their latest wearable tech and we even saw a detailed 3D-printed storm trooper.

Attendees visit the The Oculus Gear VR Theater with 4D during the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. CES is expected to bring a range of announcements from major names in tech showcasing new developments in virtual reality, self-driving cars, drones, wearables, and the Internet of Things. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

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  1. Vehicles became a strong focus this year at CES. Ford announced the introduction of their Smartlink Software in vehicles. This smartphone app interface software, “Marks a significant step towards standardization in how our smartphones connect to our car”s (ZDNet). Ford also introduced Amazon Alexa and Echo to the newest Ford models.
  1. Samsung proved that they have much more to offer than simply smartphones. They showcased numerous impressive products including the SOL bag, which has the ability to charge your phone for 4 hours using stylish side solar panels.

3. LG’s rollable display was stunning. However, skeptics believe that there may be some time before we posses the technology to actually roll up our screens and take them anywhere we travel.

4. Anovos the 3D printing company capitalized on the latest Star War trends by creating a detailed 3D printed Storm Trooper for display at CES. What differentiated this 3D company from the others was their realistic attention to detail. Needless to say we were very impressed.

5. Solos glasses distinguished themselves from other smart eye-wear brands. Solos provide an innovative approach to utilizing a smartphone for cyclists and elite athletes alike. These glasses have an easy to-read display and provide great fitness and GPS tracker capabilities. Follow your performance stats here: SOLOS

6. There were numerous electronic rideables at CES, however this one specifically stood out to us. The Blink Board is controlled by a bluetooth remote, and is much smaller than most other electric skateboards. This skateboard is considered one of the lightest, and can even be controlled by an IPhone app as well.

This article was written by Ana Chave, Marketing and PR associate at Fetch.

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