New cutting-edge processors, laptops, smart home devices and technologies that tackle drink cooling, privacy and health monitoring were among the top highlights of this year’s CES. With the flagship Las Vegas technology show coming to a close, CRN USA took a look at the top products and announcements at CES 2020 and picked out the best of the best, whether it was because of how they will impact the tech industry at large — or because they’re doing something a little different. The best of CES 2020 came from a mix of large, established companies, like Intel and Google, as well as emerging startups, like 10Minds and Juno. AMD revealed its first 7-nanometer Ryzen processors for laptops, promising a mix of “ultra high-performance” and “ultrathin portability” that will reach more than 100 laptop designs in 2020, beginning in the first quarter. AMD CEO Lisa Su called the new Ryzen 4000 series “the best” processors for ultrathin laptops, packing up to eight cores, 16 threads and a 4.2 GHz boost frequency in as little as a 15-watt thermal envelope. The processors are split between three types: the U-series for ultrathin consumer laptops, the H-series for gaming and creator laptops and t...