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IFA 2013 large imageThe IFA or Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (International radio exhibition Berlin, aka ‘Berlin Radio Show’) is one of the oldest industrial exhibitions in Germany. Between 1924 and 1939 it was an annual event, but as from 1950 it was organized on a two yearly basis until 2005. Since then it has become an annual event again, held in September. Today it is one of world’s leading trade shows for consumer electronics and home appliances. (Wikipedia)

As of late, IFA has been become more prominent as large brands are launching new products more frequently. Notable examples are the original Samsung Galaxy Note, LG appliances etc… the timing of the show seems to line-up conveniently with the preparations for the holiday season.


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

10/15/2014, The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has to be the second most anticipated Samsung smartphone for 2014, after the Samsung Galaxy S5. The main difference between the two flagships is the display size, the Note 4 features a larger 5.7-inch (vs 5.1-inch) screen and the...

Floating Bluetooth Speakers Spotted At IFA 2014

09/05/2014, Speakers are something that is meant to be heard rather than be looked at, although there are some out there who want their speakers to not only sound good, but look good as well, which might explain why companies such as Bose and Bang & Olufsen pride...

HP ENVY x2 & Pavilion x2 Tablets Announced

09/04/2014, If you’re in the market for a new tablet, HP might have some for you in the form of two new ENVY tablets and a new Pavilion x2 tablet. All three tablets have been officially announced on the Windows Blog and it seems that HP might have drawn some...

Huawei Ascend G7 Announced With Affordable Price Tag

09/04/2014, So Huawei recently took the wraps off their new flagship smartphone in the form of the Huawei Ascend Mate 7. It featured some pretty impressive hardware specs and more importantly, a huge 6-inch display. Now if you wanted something a little more...

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Debuts With 6-inch Display & Fingerprint Sensor

09/04/2014, Prior to IFA 2014, Huawei was teasing us that they had a new smartphone planned, which many had speculated could be the Huawei Ascend Mate 7. In fact prior to its announcement, there were a couple of leaked photos which kind of gave away some clues as to...

Nest Protect 2.0 Released

09/04/2014, As Nest continues to impress customers with its design and ease of use, the Nest engineers have been looking at the enormous amount of data gathered since the initial release of Nest Protect and have identified many opportunities for improvement, in...

Lenovo Vibe X2 & Vibe Z2 Announced

09/04/2014, True to Lenovo’s invite, it seems that the company has taken the wraps off a couple of new smartphones at IFA 2014. These phones come in the form of the Lenovo Vibe X2, which we have seen in leaked photos, and the Lenovo Vibe Z2 which Lenovo claims is...

Lenovo Thinkpad Helix

09/04/2014, At IFA, Lenovo was presenting the new Thinkpad Helix, a 2-in-1 detachable PC designed primarily for the enterprise. It has a 11.6” display and weighs about 1.8lbs. Its design makes it usable as a pure tablet (detached), or as a laptop. Lenovo points out...

Lenovo Edge 15 Laptop (aka Flex 2 Pro)

09/04/2014, The 13.3” Laptops are often seen as being the “sweet spot” in terms of size, power and weight, but there are cases where a 15” display remains much more comfortable to use. Desktop replacements can be on those, or designers and programmers could...

Lenovo Horizon 2S and 2e

09/04/2014, Lenovo did not invent the table computer, but it’s got to be the company to make the genre a real consumer product. The Horizon 2S is a new iteration of the Horizon line of product being presented at IFA. Thinner and lighter, the Horizon 2S is only...

ZTE Blade Vec 4G, 3G, Kis 3 Max Handsets Unveiled At IFA 2014

09/04/2014, When it comes to affordable handsets, ZTE is a brand whose name comes to mind. The Chinese company has released plenty of smartphones in the past and for the most part, they tend to be pretty affordable with decent specs. That being said, ZTE has taken...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Is A Rugged Android Tablet

09/04/2014, Tablets come in a variety of sizes, and save for a few, most tablets tend to be a tad fragile which is why some tablet cases tend to be a bit more rugged than the rest. However if you wanted a tablet that is rugged right out of the box, you might be...

Nokia Announces Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735

09/04/2014, It does look as though the world is getting more and more self absorbed these days, what with the selfie phenomenon having taken over the masses. Having said that, we have even seen “selfie phones” that were released in recent times, such as the Sony...