CES 2014 must-read news: the best of day three

The biggest highlights from Wednesday at the planet’s biggest consumer technology show

Three days down and the world’s biggest gadget expo is still going strong. We’ve picked out our highlights from all of Wednesday’s tech-related revelations.

Onewheel: where Segway meets skateboard

Onewheel: where Segway meets skateboard

Without doubt the coolest personal transport gadget we’ve spied at CES 2014, the Onewheel is a motorised skateboard with – you’ve guessed it – one wheel. It auto-balances and moves much like a Segway – but with none of the inherent dorkiness.

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LG keeps the OLED flame burning with giant flexible TV

OLED TVs have moved out of the spotlight somewhat, but LG has delivered what may be CES’s most impressive: a 77in 4K screen that can bend at will. Amazing stuff.

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Polaroid makes an IRL Instagram camera

Polaroid Socialmatic

The Socialmatic from Polaroid is like the Instagram app made flesh (or… plastic): a square 14MP snapper that supports filters and can then print your shot out right there and then with its built-in ZINK printer.

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ZTE Eco-Mobius hints at the modular future of smartphones

ZTE Eco-Mobius

Will smartphones become modular in the future, allowing you to swap out individual components to upgrade rather than buying a whole new handset? That’s the possibility laid out by ZTE’s Eco-Mobius – and we’re more than willing to dream with them.

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