CES is Back -- and Andrea Smith is Here to Give You Your First Look

Jan 05, 2022

Calling all tech lovers and gadget gurus! Gather 'round for an ultimate inside look at this year’s Consumer Entertainment Show, where innovation is unlocked and the most cutting-edge, breakthrough technologies are debuted.

Tech Expert, Andrea Smith is LIVE from the show floor in Las Vegas to give you a sneak peek at the tech world's most influential event. From the latest smartphones and gadgets to smart home devices and entertainment systems, Andrea gives her take on the hottest innovations you won’t want to miss. 

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G

Samsung is working to make its latest tech innovations available to more consumers. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G brings all the fan-favorite features of the Flagship Galaxy S21 into a more affordable device. The S21 FE 5G features a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED display and 120 hertz refresh rate for smoother scrolling, and that all-day battery with support for super-fast charging.

The Galaxy S21 FE allows photography amateurs and pros alike can effortlessly edit and deliver scroll-stopping content thanks to a pro-grade camera that does all the heavy lifting.

Slimmer than the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S21 FE 5G will be available in fun colors like Olive Green and Lavender, plus classic colors like White or Graphite.

The Galaxy S21 FE 5G offers seamless connectivity with the Galaxy ecosystem. Multitaskers can easily pair their Galaxy S21 FE 5G with any other Galaxy device, like Galaxy Buds2 or Galaxy Watch4, and effortlessly transition from watching videos on their tablet to taking work calls on their Galaxy S21 FE 5G.


MSRP: $699 



Govee Glide Wall Lights

We’re also seeing a lot of personalization in the smart home space, people wanting to create their own environments, especially with smart LED lighting. Govee’s Glide Wall Lights are colorful and smart and reactive.

Their RGBIC technology lets you customize and display up to 55 colors at one time so you can match your team’s colors on game day. Simply snap the segments together and create your own designs and color combinations that can react to music, or you can use Alexa to control them hands-free.

With more than 40+ dynamic scene modes to choose from, completely change your vibe with a single tap. Find multi-color moving scenes based on different emotions, nature elements, and life activities.

Glide Glide Wall Light can react in real time to any music & gaming audio with its built-in microphone and 12 vibrant music modes, so your gaming sessions and parties always stay lit. A built-in camera can see your content and react to what you watch on screen -- colors flow out of the back of the TV, and wall panels that you can use to customize.

MSRP: $99.99

Samsung Freestyle

At CES this year, we're seeing a lot about how companies are responding to the way we’ve changed our way of living the last two years.

For instance, Samsung’s Freestyle is an all-new flexible projector that offers cinema-quality entertainment on the go. Whether you want an all-in-one party device to play music, set mood lighting, and project video, or the ultimate outdoor entertainment system for your next camping trip, the Freestyle adapts to your needs in any moment—and it’s incredibly easy to set up. 

Featuring a lightweight design (about 1.7 pounds), 180-degree cradle stand, and built-in, automatic alignment technologies like Auto Focus, Auto Leveling, and Auto Keystone, you can easily take the Freestyle with you to enjoy stunning visuals anywhere, on any surface, from 30 inches to 100 inches. The Freestyle also offers incredible listening experiences whether you’re at home, outside, or anywhere in-between thanks to its 360-degree sound and far-field voice control.

We’re offering an entire ecosystem of products for consumers to customize and care for their Freestyle projector: the Freestyle comes with an optional waterproof carrying case, so you can keep it safe from the elements while you’re on-the-go. You can also personalize the color of your Freestyle and choose between a Skin in pink, green, or yellow. When you purchase the optional base accessory, you can attach the Freestyle to a standard E26 lightbulb socket for easy viewing in a variety of locations. 


MSRP: The Freestyle will be available on Samsung.com on Monday, January 24, 2022 for $899.99, but you can preorder now!

  • Optional Accessories:
    • Base Accessory (for E26 Socket): $79.99
    • Carrying Case: $59.99
    • Skins (available in green, prink, and yellow): $29.99

Owlet Dream Duo

Babies are big business at CES this year and all parents know, when Baby sleeps better, the whole family sleeps better. There are lots of high-tech baby monitors that let you watch your baby sleep, but Owlet’s Dream Duo tracks and gives parents a complete picture including sleep quality indicators like how many times they woke up, their movement, their heart rate and much more, so parents can understand and improve their baby’s sleep.

The Owlet Dream Duo includes the Dream Sock wearable baby monitor, an Owlet Cam with 1080p HD video the Dream App and Owlet’s sleep-learning program.

The program, designed by parenting and sleep experts, is an interactive sleep training program that can be customized specifically for your baby. Ninety percent of parents reported their baby’s sleep improved after just one week of using Owlet’s sleep-learning program, which is for babies 4-12 months.

 MSRP: $399