It can be hard to keep up with all the new tech announcements coming out of CES in Las Vegas. Popular Science's Rob Verger joins Cheddar with a rundown of the hottest new gadgets from day one. He discusses how LG and Samsung are breaking the mold when it comes to what's possible from TVs and displays.

The assistant tech editor also gives us the latest on VR's long-road to the mainstream. HTC unveiled its upgraded Vive Pro headset at CES. Verger says the embedded headphones and improved display go a long way towards improving the virtual gaming experience.

Verger also fills us in on why air travel has never been safer. There hasn't been a fatality on a commercial passenger jet in over a year. While President Trump took credit for the milestone on Twitter, Verger says its actually thanks to improved internal processes and technology.