QUIZ: Can You Guess What These 7 CES Gadgets Actually Do?

08/01/2014 14:09 | Updated 23 January 2014

As we have already found, not everything released at CES this week is, well, any good. In fact quite a lot of it is pretty useless.

To prove it, we've collected 7 gadgets from around the tech show in Las Vegas with outwardly obscure functions.

Take a look and see if you can guess what these devices are actually meant to do. Answers at the end, no cheating.


1: What is the above colourful object meant to be?

a. A robotic musical instrument
b. A children's toy
c. A 'cheerful' WiFi router.
d. An intimate massager.


2: What is this?

a. An underwater CCTV device
b. A high-tech fire alarm.
c. An Android games console.
d. A wearable 'life logger'


3. Can you tell what this is?

a. A solar-powered computer
b. A solar-powered 3G hotspot
c. A solar-powered games console
d. A solar-powered movie projector


4. Do you know what these little fellows are meant to be?

a. Portable speakers
b. Robotic insects
c. Weather stations
d. Massagers


5. This is obviously a robot, but what is it for?

a. Emergency response
b. Food delivery
c. Riding a unicycle
d. Educating schoolchildren


6. What is this?

a. A prototype three-point-screen manipulator?
b. A prototype four-point-screen manipulator?
c. A prototype five-point-screen manipulator?
d. A prototype six-point-screen manipulator?


7. Last one, what's this for?

a. monitoring objects in the home
b. secretly recording video
c. scaring the kids
d. nothing, it just looks nice

ANSWERS: 1)B 2)D 3)B 4)A 5)C 6)B 7)A

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