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CES 2014: Wearable tech dominates

CES Highlights: Wearable tech, TVs & connected cars

Wearable devices make up this year's hottest tech niche, and gadget makers that aren't already in the game have been scrambling to develop and sell their own, according to one tech expert.

"Every year you have to have ... one hot category that everybody wants to get into. This year it's definitely wearable stuff," said CNET Senior Editor Dan Ackerman at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.