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 S Pen which is absent in the S5.The most surprising announcement for this Note device is the Edge limited edition, which is a similar device that offer […]
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 themselves in their technology as well as their design.However if you really wanted something different, then perhaps a company called ASWY which is […]
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 inspiration from the Microsoft Surface series of tablets in terms of its design.Starting with the two new ENVY x2 tablets, both […]
Microsoft held its press event at IFA 2014 today and showed off a new Lumia smartphone. Apart from unveiling a new smartphone the company also confirmed the next software update meant exclusively for Lumia smartphones. The previous such update was the Cyan, this was is being called Lumia Denim. It brings everything that is part and parcel of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 as well as some exclusive features and improvements meant […]
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 manageable, Huawei’s got the answer for you with the recently announced Ascend G7.Unlike the Ascend Mate 7, the Ascend G7 will feature a slightly smaller display of 5.5-inches. […]
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 how the handset will look like, but wonder no more as Huawei has made the Ascend Mate 7 official!If you’re after a […]
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 addition of the normal updates that is bound to arrive on all software. That’s what Nest 2.0 is and there are basically four big changes: Steam Check, Protect Safety […]
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 not only a phone designed to take selfies, but will also be the company’s first 64-bit Android smartphone.Kicking things off with […]
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 that it can also be placed in Tent, Stand and Desktop modes (using a different keyboard).
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 use the extra screen size to make their life better. That’s precisely why Lenovo has the Flex 2 also known as Edge 15 in North America.
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 0.59-inch thick and weighs 5.5lbs, which is pretty damn light for a 19.5” computer (I think that my old MacBook Pro 15 laptop […]
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 the wraps off two new handsets at IFA 2014.These handsets are the ZTE Blade Vec 4G and the ZTE Kis 3 Max. Starting with […]
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 interested to learn that Samsung has recently taken the wraps off their latest tablet – the Samsung […]
As we have mentioned in the past, soundbars are great if you’re looking to slot your speakers underneath your TV. This could simply be due to design preference or if you are tight on space and don’t have any room for more traditional tower speakers. Unfortunately soundbars are a bit limiting in terms of their sound since they tend to project in one direction.Well the good news is that if […]
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 Xperia C3, and Nokia does not look as though they want to miss out on the bandwagon either with the official announcement of the Nokia […]
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 it will also sport a camera that ought to bring a smile to the faces of those who are used to sub-par camera phones to date. […]
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 will use Intel’s Atom chipset, as opposed to a chipset of the ARM variety.
Samsung has announced yet another smartwatch and its called the Gear S. However there’s a major difference between this wearable device and almost all of its rivals. Having a standalone wireless connection means that the Gear S can be used to send text messages and make or receive phone calls without having to pair a compatible smartphone. Texting isn’t possible without a keyboard, and voice recognition doesn’t work perfectly with […]
On the eve of IFA 2014 in Berlin today Sony unveiled two new smartphones that we have already seen and heard a lot about. Today the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact were formally announced. They feature respectable specifications in sturdy build with Sony’s signature dustproof and waterproof certifications. There’s something unique about them as well. Both smartphones are the first to have support for PS4 Remote Play.
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 save for its display, the Xperia E3 will come with slightly more modest specs.