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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.


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...

Nokia Lumia 830 Announced

09/04/2014, Much has been said about the upcoming Nokia Lumia 830, and here we are at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany, with the official unveiling of this particular smartphone. The Nokia Lumia 830 will run on the latest Windows Phone 8.1 mobile operating system, where...

Intel-powered ASUS MeMO Pad 7 Tablet Unveiled

09/03/2014, While Intel-powered Android smartphones are few and far in between, the same cannot be said for tablets because if you are looking for a new Android tablet, ASUS has recently announced the MeMO Pad 7 ME57c. The device is an Android-powered tablet that...

Sony Xperia E3

09/03/2014, While many had assumed the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact would be Sony’s affordable handset, it looks like Sony has another handset that could fill that spot – the Sony Xperia E3. Unlike the Xperia Z3 Compact, which packs quite a punch under the hood...

Sony QX1 Interchangeable Lens Mobile Camera

09/03/2014, At IFA 2014, Sony is launching a couple of new mobile cameras called “lens-style camera” and the Sony QX1 ($399) is the high-end one. It features an astonishing 20.1 Megapixel APS-C sensor (the same size sensor as used in many big DSLR cameras) which...

Sony QX30 Lens-Style Camera With High-Powered Zoom

09/03/2014, The QX30 ($349) is Sony’s second lens-style camera to be released at IFA. Its design is closer to the original QX series in the sense that its lens is not interchangeable, but Sony has added what many users have been demanding: a powerful zoom...

Sony Xperia Z3 & Z3 compact

09/03/2014, As expected of Sony and the rumors, the company has recently announced the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact Android smartphones. The former will be Sony’s second flagship smartphone for 2014, while the latter will be a slightly smaller model, ideal...

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

09/03/2014, When it comes to Android tablets, we have to admit that Sony has done a pretty good job with their lineup thus far. Their tablets tend to look pretty good in terms of design and usually comes with pretty decent hardware as well. It looks like Sony expects...

Samsung Gear VR: We’ve Tried It

09/03/2014, For a while, the world thought that Samsung was coming out with a competitor to the Oculus Rift VR headset. However, it is the exact opposite: earlier leaks indicated that the Gear VR would use a smartphone and it’s now official: the Samsung Gear VR is...