CES roundup: FirstBuild’s ChillHub Smart Fridge, Harman’s Yurbuds, SanDisk, Linksys, and Netgear

FirstBuild's USB-packed ChillHubIntroduced this morning on the floor of CES, The ChillHub is a refrigerator with two 4-port USB hubs, built-in Wi-Fi, and an open-source iOS-compatible app. The idea is that you can access sensor data and control the fridge components remotely. This “first-of-its-kind platform” enables the development of new hardware products that benefit from operating inside a cooled space.

FirstBuild, the company that developed the “smart fridge,” describe ChillHub as an open development platform designed for “makers, hackers, tinkerers and developers”.

Head below to see more new products unveiled at CES this morning including: Harman, SanDisk, Linksys, and Netgear.

Going to be priced at $99.99, the new Endure Wireless earphones feature great sounding music and call control with the benefit of extremely lightweight ear-buds. Made for athletes who want to listen to their favorite songs when working out, they feature what Harman calls the best ergonomic solution for a behind-the-neck form factor. The slim, flexible band naturally adapts to the user’s neck while maintaining a comfortable fit for all-day use.

Expected to land in stores is May 2015. For more info, checkout the Yurbuds website.

SanDisk now offers the SSD Plus, a 2.5” entry-level drive, and the SanDisk Ultra II mSATA SSD, a new form factor for the SanDisk Ultra II SSD product line. The SanDisk SSD Plus targets laptop and desktop PC users who want to significantly improve system performance. The SanDisk Ultra II mSATA SSD is for laptop and tablet users looking to increase the capacity and overall performance of their mSATA-enabled systems.

For more info on the SanDisk’s new consumer SSD offerings head over SanDisk.

Here’s the pricing and availability of the products introduced by Linksys today:

  • Linksys WRT1200AC Router planned for this spring at $179.99
  • Linksys WRT Storage Bay is planned for this spring at $129.99
  • Linksys WRT 4-Pack of Custom Antennas are planned for this spring at $129.99
  • Linksys EA8500 MU-MIMO Router is planned for spring at $279.99
  • Linksys N600 Range Extender, RE4100W is planned for January 2015 at $79.99
  • Linksys AC1200 Range Extender, RE6700W is planned for April at $119.99

There are six new Netgear products that became honorees at the showroom floor this morning. They are:

  • Arlo Smart Home HD Security Camera
  • AirCard 785 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot
  • Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart WiFi Router
  • Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router
  • Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender
  • ReadyNAS 200 Series of Network Attached Storage

Remember to head over to 9to5Mac for all the best gear from CES 2015.

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