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.

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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.


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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'


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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


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

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


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

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


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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?

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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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