The glittery ball has dropped, New Year's resolutions have been made, and that means it's time for the world's biggest tech companies, startups, journalists, and random celebrities to swarm upon Las Vegas for this year's Consumer Electronics Show. It's a week long show of every gadget you could ever dream of, spread out across a sprawling convention center and glitzy casinos. Robots, wacky VR headsets, smart mattresses, TVs, AI-powered appliances, self-driving vehicles, and even some concepts that will shape consumer technology in the years to come — this is where tech companies come to show the world what they are ve got in store
At Gizmodo, we have a team of grizzled gadget bloggers ready to trawl the show floor to pick out the coolest gadgets of the bunch.
Expect Google Assistant to step up its game Photo: Getty Images  Last year, sleep tech and better Amazon integration were the focus of smart home improvements. This year, you can expect more of the same eye toward wellness and convenience, just with a slight tweak. In addition to Amazon Alexa, we are seeing more of devices that work with Google Assistant. And that extends to gadgets for every room in the house. We're talking high tech baby monitors, doorbells and smarter bathroom fixtures.