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CES 2013: How to track the convention's gadgets, trends and news

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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Diego Romeu of 3M Touch Systems uses an 84 inch touch table during a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on January 6, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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Shauna Cyr wears a pair of USD 299 Soul SL300 noise-cancelling headphones at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on January 6, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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A HAPIfork is on display at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on January 6, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The electronic fork which will monitor your eating habits will be available in the summer for USD 100. | CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs from January 8-11 and is expected to feature 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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John Noonan displays a pair of Liquid Image goggles with a built in camera at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on January 6, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The goggles which have built-in WiFi are currently available on the market and have a retail price of USD 399.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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An iSpO2 pulse oximeter is on display at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on January 6, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The USD 249 personal health monitor attaches to the user's mobile device that can record, save and transmit vital statistics.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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A reporter compares the size of a cell phone to the new Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC during an Intel press conference at the 2013 International CES at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on January 7, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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Sharp Electronics Marketing Comapny of America President John Herrington unveils a new line of Sharp 8 Series HD televisions at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on January 7, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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James Fishler, LG Electronics USA Senior Vice President of Marketing, speaks during a press conference during the 2013 International CES at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on January 7, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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Dr. Skott Ahn, LG Electronics Chief Technology Officer, speaks during a press conference during the 2013 International CES at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on January 7, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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A pair of Matrix Qube pocket speakers from Matrix Audio are on display at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on January 6, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pocket size speakers sell for USD 50 each and are currently available.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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A Spare One phone is on display at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on January 6, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The AA battery powered cell phone is currently available for USD 99.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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Kirk Skaugen, Intel Vice President, General Manager PC Client Group, speaks during an Intel press conference at the 2013 International CES at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on January 7, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

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LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 06: The Nectar by Lilliputian is on display at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2013 International CES on January 6, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The power supply provide a portable source to recharge your mobile devices. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs from January 8-11 and is expected to feature 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)


Beeping and blooping will take on neon and coin jangles as the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) returns to Las Vegas for its annual innovation convention.

More than 3,000 exhibitors are expected to show off new products and services to an estimated 150,000 attendees this year at the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, Jan. 8-11.

Below is our primer on how to stay connected to all the new things that will inevitably connect to each other. First-timers to the Las Vegas Convention Center and those attempting to follow along at home may benefit from a perusal of the new beginners guide.

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HOW TO TRACK THE CONVENTION

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