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  2. Behold: Intel’s “smart” baby onesie:

    It can, along with monitoring the baby’s heartbeat, determine when junior is waking up hungry and then start to heat up his bottle, all while Mom and Dad remain blissfully asleep.

    That sounds pretty creepy to us.

     

  3. Water-resistant phones? Yes, please. 

    Sony’s flagship phone for 2013, the Xperia Z, comes with a 5-inch HD display, runs a glitzy version of Android, and is only 7.9mm thick — stuff we’ve come to expect from most high-end phones. What makes this one special is that its connection ports (Micro USB, micro-SD, and its SIM card) are all hidden under little panels to make the Z water resistant — you can dunk the thing in up to a meter of water for 30 minutes at a time. You’re probably not the type to bring your phone into the tub — or are you? Either way, this sort of water-resistant technology will hopefully become common enough that we don’t have to worry about our phones on rainy days or on trips to the beach

    More cool products and gadgets from CES 2013

     

  4. The year: 1985
    The product: Nintendo Entertainment System
    The result: Hit

    After a successful two-year stint in Japan, the Nintendo Entertainment System wowed CES-goers with its 8-bit gaming. The spectacle did more than enthrall a generation of bored school kids, it also revived the U.S. video game market from its apocalyptic outlook post-Atari fallout. The Daily rounds up the great successes (and catastrophic failures) of CES