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Is this Selfie Flash the 'best product' at CES so far?

Is this Selfie Flash the 'best product' at CES so far?
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"Selfie" was added to the Oxford English Dictionary officially in 2013. That year, however, wasn't a popularity peak for humanity's fascination with taking pictures of ourselves. It was just the beginning.

If I was to compare the selfie to the economy during the Roaring '20s, I'd say that we're at peak ridiculousness at this very moment. People are carrying sticks with them to help their selfies.

These sticks aren't a fun, golly-gee tool. The selfie stick is a powerhouse for modern amateur photographers doing character studies of their face in different places and with different groups.

Using your phone's incredibly tiny lens to take pictures of yourself has one major flaw: Lighting.

Very few cellphone cameras have managed to get flash right. Product designers at Lenovo must have noticed this, because their product is sweeping the Consumer Electronics Show by storm.

See also: No flash allowed in a museum? No problem. This fun selfie trick can be done under the watchful gaze of fine art.

The product that will remove some pesky drag from the selfie's sails? A cute phone dongle.

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Oh, and maybe the fact that Lenovo has no plans to bring the Selfie Flash stateside. As it stands, the Selfie Flash costs about $29 and can take up to 100 fully-lit selfies on one charge.

Hey Lenovo! Get yourself in gear and light up not only our selfies, but our lives as well.

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