IFA

The 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.

PUMA Smartwatch, Powered by Wear OS
Back in April 2018, the Fossil Group announced a 10-year partnership with PUMA to design, develop and distribute PUMA smartwatch. PUMA had to catch up to rivals in sportswear Nike and Adidas which partnered with Apple and Fitbit, respectively.

ASUS Takes Apple On With Its ProArt Display PA32UCG
In the display industry, there are displays made for everyday use, there are displays designed and optimized for gaming, and then there are also displays aimed at the working professional who might have need for a more color-accurate display when editing photos or videos. If you fall into the latter category, ASUS might have something for you.

ASUS’ ProArt StudioBook One Laptop Manages To Pack A $4,000 NVIDIA GPU
Usually when it comes to GPUs in laptops, due mostly to the size, it would be near-impossible to fit a full-sized GPU into it. This usually means that most laptops with discrete GPU options are running a “mobile” version of the GPU, which means that it isn’t as powerful as its desktop counterpart.

Acer Swift 3, Swift 5 Lightweight Laptops Announced
Laptops these days have come a long way in terms of design where many of them are now lighter than ever. If you are looking to replace your old and bulky laptop with something newer and lighter, you might want to check out a couple of Acer’s new product launches: the Acer Swift 5 and the Acer Swift 3.

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The ASUSPRO B9 Is The ‘World’s Lightest’ Business Laptop
If you do a lot of business while on the move, then chances are you can appreciate a laptop that isn’t too bulky or heavy, especially if you’re going to carry it around all day. If you are interested in such a laptop, you’re in luck because at IFA 2019, ASUS has taken the wraps off the ASUSPRO B9, which the company claims is the “world’s lightest” business laptop.

Acer Announces New Predator Triton 300, Triton 500 Gaming Laptops
When it comes to gaming laptops, Acer’s Predator series of laptops are actually pretty well known. If you’re thinking about getting one, then you’ll be pleased to learn that at IFA 2019, Acer announced a couple of new gaming laptops. These come in the form of the Acer Predator Triton 300 and the Predator Triton 500.

Acer Doubles Down On Its Outrageous Gaming Chair With The Thronos Air
Some of you might recall that back in 2018, Acer took the wraps off what is probably the most outrageous gaming setup we’ve ever seen in the form of the Acer Predator Thronos. This is a gaming chair that allows for a triple monitor setup that essentially surrounds the player’s field of vision, immersing them in their game.

Razer Blade Stealth Gaming Laptop Refreshed With NVIDIA's GTX 1650
The problem with gaming laptops is that for the most part, they tend to be huge and bulky and heavy. We suppose this can’t be helped as gaming laptops usually require more parts, like bigger and better cooling systems to prevent the laptop from overheating. This means that if you wanted a laptop with gaming capabilities and portability, you would have to suck it and bear the weight of the […]

B&O's Beosound Stage Is The Company’s First Soundbar
While soundbars might not necessarily provide you with the same surround sound effect that you might enjoy from having individual speakers positioned strategically around the room, the upside is that they are incredibly convenient if you don’t have a lot of space and you want something a little more low-profile.

LG Unveils Their New CineBeam 4K Video Projectors
While many of us fantasize about having a massive television in our homes, the price of TVs that size can be a bit off-putting. There is also the question of space, where there might not necessarily be enough space in our homes for a huge screen. This is where projectors can come in handy.

Lenovo IdeaPad S540: A Powerful Ultrathin Laptop
At IFA 2019, the Lenovo IdeaPad series is getting a new powerful member in the form of the IdeaPad S540 Laptop, an ultrathin design that competes in the ~$1000 consumer laptop space.

Lenovo New Chromebooks Come in Tiny and Large SizesEditor's Pick
At IFA 2019, Lenovo will present two new Chromebook computers that serve the 11-inch and 14-inch market. Both have 360-degree display swivel, a signature Lenovo feature that has been adopted by the rest of the industry.

Garmin Launches New Fenix 6 Smartwatches
There are plenty of smartwatches that exist in the market right now, but in case you’re after a smartwatch that has been designed for outdoor use like trekking and hiking, Garmin is probably best known for that where the company’s smartwatches have typically been favored by fitness and outdoor enthusiasts.

Fitbit Launches The Aria Air, An Affordable Smart Scale
The concept of smart scales isn’t exactly new. In fact, if anything, we have to wonder why they weren’t created a lot sooner. That being said, Fitbit actually has created a couple of smart scales in the past in their Aria lineup, although they weren’t exactly cheap. However, if you are interested in such a device, you’re in luck.