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In front of thousands, the pitch sounded good. Bring PC gaming to the hundreds of millions who can't, or haven't experienced it before. It's a sensible, reasonable goal for a publicly listed company like NVIDIA to aim at. And the idea of putting a gaming PC in the cloud has a certain logic to it.

Problem is, we've been here before. It didn't work. And even if the streaming technology was sound, it still wouldn't work for Australians.

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Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show hosts dozens of tech companies showing off their latest creations. Many never make it to store shelves, but it's a great way to see how technology will evolve over the coming year. Here's what you can expect in 2017 based on what we saw from CES.

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The biggest problem with Chromebooks was that they had no apps. Not really, anyway. Sure, there were a few decent ChromeOS apps, but it made no sense that they couldn't run the zillions of apps that Google's own Android mobile OS enjoyed. That problem is finally sorted.

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Typically only found in the toolkits of law enforcement and the military, the FLIR ONE smartphone camera gave thermal vision to any consumer with several hundred bucks. But yesterday FLIR revealed a professional version for those who want to use the thermal camera for more than just running around pretending to be a Schwarzenegger-hunting Predator.

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Step aside, LG. You're not the only player in the game with a perfect-black-level OLED television any more. Sony just announced a new OLED 4K TV at CES, and it ups the ante with a new, more powerful imaging processor and sound that comes from behind the screen rather than below it.

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Beds are beds, right?

No. Beds are smart now. The newest in a long line of gadgets that we're not sure necessarily needed to have electronics integrated into them is a bed that can tell exactly how well you're sleeping, and then do a whole bunch of funky shit, including warming your feet, to make your life better.

But this is the best part for anyone struggling with a partner that has a little bit of a sleeping problem. Sleep Number's new 360 bed will push your lover -- or you, not that you snore, of course -- around when it senses snoring.

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CES is kicking off with its traditional showing of really fancy TVs. Combining all the good top-end stuff we're already used to like Dolby Vision HDR with new 'nano cell' tech that reportedly improves colour quality and viewing angles, LG's three newest Super UHD panels are the most advanced the company has produced -- and promise the best ever picture quality from a LCD.