Latest in Gear

Image credit:

Wading through the Internet of Crap

CES 2017, brought to you by a whole lot of nope.
951 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Connected home gadgets were everywhere at CES 2017 -- we saw WiFi cameras, smart walking canes and Echo clones aplenty. But while several of them were truly innovative, there were some that made no sense at all. Just because something has Bluetooth or internet connectivity that doesn't make it useful. Even more ridiculous are devices that have voice controls when they don't actually need them. As Nick Offerman said on our Engadget stage a few days ago, sometimes the best tech is low-tech. As far as tech for tech's sake goes, here are some of the worst offenders from this year's show.

Gallery: The Internet of Crap at CES 2017 | 5 Photos

Click here to catch up on the latest news from CES 2017.

In this article: ces, ces2017, gadgetry, gadgets, gear, home
All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
951 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Japan will help NASA build a space station near the Moon

Japan will help NASA build a space station near the Moon

View
Razer's first workstation laptop is cheaper than you'd expect

Razer's first workstation laptop is cheaper than you'd expect

View
Nintendo's 'Ring Fit Adventure' hides grown-up workouts in a kids' game

Nintendo's 'Ring Fit Adventure' hides grown-up workouts in a kids' game

View
Huawei wants people to dive into London's River Thames for a Watch GT 2

Huawei wants people to dive into London's River Thames for a Watch GT 2

View
You might want a centrifuge to make this cocktail

You might want a centrifuge to make this cocktail

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr