IFA 2015

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Alcatel announces 4G Car Wifi and Music Box at IFA

Alcatel OneTouch has rounded out its mammoth IFA 2015 announcements with the arrival of two new connected devices — an in-car 4G LTE hotspot, and a …

Digital Trends Top Tech of IFA 2015 Award Winners

Over the last few years, Berlin’s annual IFA trade show has mushroomed from a Euro-centric blip on the tech radar to an international, can’t-miss …

The dreamy home appliances of IFA 2015 (pictures)

Way beyond basic sous vide<p>Forget your socks, no problem<p>Smarter for hot water on time<p>This fridge has x-ray vision<p>The sense for heat<p>Sanitise without super hot water<p>A fridge that's anything but no-frills<p>Two drums are better than one<p>Wash your clothes with intelligence<p>Modular fridge, mix and match …

Smart Homes

Apple Watch May Have New Challenger as Samsung Gear S2 Arrives at IFA 2015

Advertisement<p>Another smartwatch has arrived to challenge the Apple Watch, and it’s the Samsung Gear S2, which made its debut this week at the IFA …

The 10 best smartwatches from IFA 2015

Last year, everyone was trying to convince us that wearables were cool, but no one believed it. This year, smartwatch makers have hit their stride, …

Wearable Tech

Hisense releases impressive Magic Mirror tablet at IFA 2015

Although much of the focus during major events like IFA 2015 is on the major manufacturers of the world, smaller companies always have a chance to …

Tablets

Philips debuts its first foray into curved monitors at IFA 2015

Curved monitors have yet to really catch on with mainstream buyers, but the number of manufacturers launching their own displays in this niche …

Philips unveils health-related wearables at IFA 2015

Dutch consumer and well-being electronics giant Royal Philips on Thursday launched a host of products — from a wearable healthcare watch to air …

Sony Launches New Walkman Devices With NFC At IFA 2015

It looks like Sony launches are not yet done at the ongoing IFA 2015 tech expo. The company has come up with a few more launches.<p>Sony has launched …

Microsoft reveals little new at IFA keynote | On MSFT

Microsoft’s OEM Division CVP Nick Parker just wrapped up his keynote at IFA in Berlin, and for close followers of Microsoft, there wasn’t much new to …

The smart home is a hit at IFA 2015 (pictures)

The smart home grows up<p>AEG Procombi Plus Smart Oven<p>Neato Wi-Fi Robot Vacuum<p>Netatmo Wind Gauge<p>Samsung WW8500 AddWash Washing Machine<p>SmartThings Hub and Sensors 2.0<p>Bosch NoFrost Refrigerator<p>Philips Hue Lightstrips Plus<p>Haier Intelius 2.0 Washing Machine<p>Samsung SleepSense<p>Smarter iKettle 2.0<p>1<p>of 11<p>2<p>of 11<p>7<p>…

Smart Homes

Samsung Shows Off At IFA 2015 With Gear S2, SmartThings Hub, And More

All the biggest unveilings from the South Korean electronics giant<p>Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin, or IFA for short, is the biggest tech trade show in Europe (not to mention one of the oldest). It's a place where numerous leading tech companies come to show off their latest and greatest …

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JBL and Sennheiser show off their latest generation headphone line-ups at IFA 2015

IFA 2015 is in full swing as you have likely been able to tell from the wealth on new products popping up this week. Today it’s headphones. Parrot has shown off its new crocodile Ziks and now JBL and Sennheiser are up:<p>JBL took to the show floor in Berlin with its new JBL Everest line of wireless …

Gear & Gadgets

The most eye-popping tech of IFA 2015 (pictures)

Neato Botvac Connected Robot Vacuum<p>Samsung UBD-K8500 HD Blu-ray player<p>Samsung SleepSense<p>SmartThings Hub<p>Samsung Gear S2<p>Sony Xperia Z5 Premium<p>Motorola Moto 360 Fashion<p>Huawei Watch<p>Huawei Mate S<p>Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 260<p>Asus RT-AC5300U Router<p>Acer Revo Build M1-601<p>Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 700

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Samsung plays it safe at IFA — waiting for a big CES?

BERLIN — Samsung's press conference, typically one of the most anticipated at the IFA show, was unusually subdued today — at least for a consumer electronics–oriented audience. There were no new TV announcements, and the significant mobile announcements (the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Note 5, along with …

IFA Day 2: A retina-scanning phone, Logitech’s home remote, 4K UHD Blu-ray

The second of IFA 2015’s two press-only days is in the can and it came with a few pleasant surprises. Here are just a few of the highlights:<p>Samsung …

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IFA 2015 Live: New Motorola Moto 360 photo gallery

At Lenovo’s IFA 2015 event last night, Motorola finally unveiled its next-generation Moto 360 smartwatch. We spent some time with the smartwatches at …

Everything Samsung announced today at IFA 2015

All eyes were on Samsung at consumer electronics exhibition IFA in Berlin today, though there weren’t any high expectations for major product launches.<p>If you missed the event, here’s the gist of what the company <i>did</i> announce.<p>SmartThings Hub<p>The Internet of Things featured prominently on the agenda, …

Haier Smart Window Refrigerator Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

BERLIN -- As a member of the CNET Appliances review team, I've seen a lot of fancy fridges. The Haier Smart Window Refrigerator, spotted this week at the IFA tech conference in Berlin, makes them all look like cheap toys. Walk up to the thing, and the front panel of the fridge door will …

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Motorola's new Moto 360 watches are sleeker, smarter, and more customizable than ever

Last year, Motorola released the first smartwatch that truly turned heads, the Moto 360. A round watch in a sea of squares, the 360 looked great and became the poster child for Android Wear. But it wasn't without issues: namely its large size, disappointing battery life, and odd design details …

Wearable Tech

Apple's giant iPad is coming next week, report says

If you've been waiting patiently for a super-sized iPad, September 9 may be your lucky day.<p>Apple is reportedly planning to take the wraps off its much-rumored iPad Pro that day, alongside its new iPhone, new Apple TV, and a slew of other products, according to 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman.<p>The iPad Pro, …

You can drive this robot vacuum with your smartphone

Neato may have just unveiled new robot vacuums in May, but the company is already back with a new WiFi-enabled robot vacuum. It's called the Botvac Connected and with its accompanying Neato app, it allows you to remotely start cleaning programs and even manually drive the robot from your smartphone.<p>…

Tablets

Here's how to watch ASUS' IFA 2015 press event

It's nearly ASUS' turn to take to the stage at this year's IFA conference, and so we invite you to join us here in Berlin, albeit virtually. The company's teased a couple of announcements on the social medias, hinting at a new smartwatch and a PC-on-a-stick, among other things. The press conference …

Lenovo and Acer refresh Chromebook lineups at IFA 2015

Both Acer and Lenovo have updated their Chromebook lineups at IFA 2015 in Berlin today, and both are looking to offer decent products at attractive price points. Acer announced the new R11 Chromebook in a bid to compete with the convertible ASUS Chromebook Flip, while Lenovo unveiled the …

Best laptops of IFA 2015

We take a look at some of the best Windows 10-powered laptops to emerge at IFA 2015. Including a new tablet hybrid from Lenovo and a 4K top-end …

Tablets

IFA 2015 Live: Huawei takes on the Apple iPhone 6 Plus with the Mate S: Specifications, features

As expected, Huawei today launched its flagship Mate S at its IFA 2015 event in Berlin. With this truly premium smartphone, Huawei is venturing into …