Welcome to day two of our CES 2019 liveblog. Tuesday is the first really big day of the show—the day when the expo halls open to the public. While doing the rounds yesterday, we saw a bevy of innovative and funky gadgets. But today is the day the spectacle of CES really kicks into full gear. Walls of televisions. Armies of robots. Miles of lines. Scroll down to see reports from Tuesday at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the newest updates appearing at the top.
Yubico has become close to ubiquitous in the field of hardware authentication. Its YubiKey token can act as a second layer of security for your online accounts, and even let you skip out on using passwords altogether. The only problem? It’s been largely unusable on the iPhone. That’s going to change soon. Yubico has received MFi certification, meaning Apple will officially support it as a hardware partner. To that end, the company will finally be able to make a YubiKey that fits into the iPhone and iPad’s proprietary Lightning port, giving those devices the seamless security that already works so well on PCs. On the opposite side, it will offer a USB-C connector for MacBooks. Read the full story.—Brian Barrett
Vizio is showing off a lot of televisions at CES this year, as expected. The displays look lovely but I really like that they're also compatible with Google Home, Alexa, and Apple AirPlay 2. All three methods of tossing content to the set appear to work as expected, which makes Vizio one of the most flexible TVs for cord cutters.—Jeffrey Van Camp
7:00 am: We've seen a lot of products aimed at the differently-abled, but none were more surprising than the Onewheel. Their latest iteration, with updated Gemini firmware, allows users to customize their ride completely. At a press preview, we met Derrick Ross, who got his updated Onewheel XR+ through the Adaptive Training Foundation (ATF). Derrick lost his leg during a roadside bombing in Afghanistan and now rides a Onewheel to help him maneuver, pain-free, through his house; barrel down massive mountains; and recapture some of the freedom and exhilaration of movement that he had before he was injured.—Adrienne So
Feel the Burn
7:00 am: There are plenty of toys that purport to teach younger children to code with markers, cubes or blocks. But the Hack computer is aimed at entertaining and educating the older and more sophisticated tween set. It's a safe, ad-free, virus-resistant, and most importantly, real ASUS laptop that uses the Linux-based Endless Operating System to let kids learn about coding in a playful and friendly way, with a subscription service that gives kids access to colorful, hackable games and stories.—Adrienne So
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“We’re not exactly there with default settings on an iPhone yet, so there’s some work that developers need to do to enable their apps to work with the Lightning key.” One key limitation: Apple does not yet natively support FIDO2, an open source standard that lets you access your online accounts simply by plugging in a hardware token, rather than using a password.