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.

Nanoleaf’s LED Panels Are Back And This Time They’re Square
#IFA18 – If you were to take a look at home office setups or desk setup videos on YouTube, many of them seem to run a common theme – LED ambient lighting. Most of the time the lights used are those from Philips’ Hue range, but for those looking for something different, you might have heard of Nanoleaf.

Mitte Is An Easy Way Of Making Mineralized Water In Your Own Home
#IFA18 – When it comes to drinking water, there are some who are perfectly fine drinking from the tap (assuming wherever you live has filtered tap water). However there are some who feel that even filtered tap water isn’t enough, and sometimes chooses to add another layer of filtering.

ReSound LiNX Quattro Hearing Aid Announced
#IFA18 – Hearing aids have come a long way since they were first introduced back in the day. For those who have need of such devices, GN has announced the launch of the ReSound LINX Quattro, which according to the company is the “world’s first Premium-Plus” hearing aid solution, and is apparently preferred 95% of the time of music listening.

Ubergizmo's Best of IFA 2018Editor's Pick
The past few days were intense at IFA 2018 in Berlin, Germany. There were tons of interesting products to look at (and try!), and after checking out everything we could, here are what we think where the most impressive products at IFA, sorted in no particular order.This year, Samsung launched its Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Tab S4 ahead of the show, so follow the links to that […]

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Neato Launches Botvac D4 And D6 Robot Vacuums At IFA 2018
Neato is well regarded for its robot vacuums and the company showed up with a couple of new ones at IFA 2018 in Berlin this week. It has launched the Botvac D4 Connected and Botvac D6 Connected robot vacuums at the convention in Berlin. The D4 is a replacement for the company’s existing D3 model and it comes with an updated look and feel in addition to some other improvements.

Amazon Reveals Alexa Available On Over 2,000 Devices
It became clear soon after Amazon unveiled its Alexa digital personal assistant that the company wasn’t interested in keeping the assistant limited to its own hardware. It has worked with countless partners recently to bring Alexa to a wide variety of products, including cars. That has resulted in Alexa becoming a dominant force in the digital assistant arena so much so that the company has revealed that Alexa is now […]

No Google Pixel Watch Release Due This Year
It has been rumored multiple times over the past few months that Google could launch a Pixel-branded Wear OS smartwatch this year. With the company expected to conduct an event in October to unveil new Pixel smartphones, many believed that the new Pixel Watch may also be announced alongside the new handsets. Google has now confirmed that it’s not going to launch a new smartwatch this year.

Sony's New Speaker Brings Google Assistant To Your Pool Party
Sony has announced a new outdoor speaker at IFA 2018 that will bring Google Assistant to your pool parties. The Sony XB501G is about the size of a soccer ball and packs a mean punch, sound-wise, in addition to vibrant lights and strobes to complete the party look. It has Google Assistant onboard so it can do everything you would expect a smart speaker to do.

Lenovo Yoga C930, High-End Laptop With A Sound BarEditor's Pick
The Lenovo Yoga C930 is the successor of the Yoga 920 which we reviewed previously. It is a high-end  14” laptop (13.9” exactly) designed to provide an excellent user experience via its performance, design and overall capabilities.

Motorola One And One Power Mid-Range Handsets Launched
There have been quite a few leaks over the past few months suggesting that Motorola would soon launch a couple of new handsets. It has done just that at IFA 2018 in Berlin. The company has announced the launch of its Motorola One and Motorola One Power handsets. They’re mid-range devices powered by Android.

Haier Launches New Smart Freezer That Can Double As A Fridge
Haier has brought many new appliances to the IFA 2018 trade show in Berlin one of which is the InstaSwitch Smart Freezer. As the name suggests, it’s a freezer that’s also capable of doubling as a fridge as and when required by the user. It’s a smart standalone freezer that can be used as a fridge as well. Customers thus get the best of both worlds with this applianceThis upright, […]

LG's Wearable Robot Will Make You Stronger
LG is showcasing a wearable robot at IFA 2018 called the CLOi Suitbot. The company says that it’s the first human-centric robot that’s designed for industry and healthcare markets. It’s different from the robots that LG has launched so far which are capable of navigating airport lounges and hotel hallways all by themselves.

Huawei Mate 20 Launch Confirmed For October 16th In London
Huawei is due to launch a new flagship smartphone in the coming weeks. The company confirmed during its IFA 2018 press conference that the Huawei Mate 20 launch will take place on October 16th in London. It’s going to be the first smartphone to be powered by the company’s new Kirin 980 processor, the first mobile chip based on the 7nm process technology.

New Huawei Kirin 980 Processor Will Be Formidable VS The Snapdragon 845
The Snapdragon 845 is one constant among all flagship Android smartphones this year not made by Huawei. You can find it in devices like the Galaxy Note 9. Huawei is one of the very few manufacturers that develops its own processors and the company has unveiled the much awaited Kirin 980 chip at IFA 2018 in Berlin.