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
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