This week's gadget is a 2017 CES Innovation Awards Honoree, the MSI VR One wearable gaming computer. It's the world’s thinnest and lightest VR backpack PC. The VR backpack PC weighs only 7.5 lbs. Powered by a unique cooling system to prolong gaming sessions, it comes with swappable batteries, eliminates cables and cords, and is now available to deliver a truly wireless VR experience.
Other features include: Windows 10 - Latest 6th Generation Intel® Core i7-6820HK processor - VR Ready graphics with NVIDIA GeForce® GTX1070 or GeForce® GTX 1060 - Directional cooling - Powerful personalization and customization with the Dragon Center application - 360° virtual surround sound powered by Nahimic - Networking with Killer DoubleShot Pro -Thunderbolt 3 certified. There are two models. One at about $2,000 & the other about $2,300.
Another great gadget is called Wowee COJI. It teaches kids how to code with emojis and a tablet. It's the new coding robot pal where STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) come together to teach children basic programming skills using the “language” of visual emojis. Kids will have fun testing their problem-solving skills and playing games with their new robot friend. They use the free app on any smart device to control COJI’s actions. As you'll see in the video, Bluetooth is used to send a child's commands to COJI to follow. COJI also reacts to physical stimulation such as tilting and shaking. He comes with an LCD screen, dynamic sounds and thousands of animations. It’s coding and learning fun with a smile(y)! MSRP $59.99 It's for kids 6 & up, although in the video we shot the spokesperson person says kids 3 & 4 can enjoy the basic commands.