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Gadgets and gimmicks take center stage at 2013 Consumer Electronics Show

by Take Two®

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. David Becker/Getty Images

Suitcase trackers, scratch-proof glass, and a fork that tracks how much you eat.

You'll find all of these products at the Consumer Electronics Show, which starts today in Las Vegas. Companies use the convention as an opportunity to unveil new technologies that can be both kitschy and important.

What shows up at CES can also be an indication of larger trends in the tech world.

Here to talk about the event is Scott Stein from the tech site CNET.

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