Asus FonePad Note 6 unveiled: narrow bezel, stylus and Intel inside

Asus has just stormed into IFA with a torrential rain of mobile devices. Among them are two new FonePads…

Sep 04, 2013, 10:40 AM,  by Victor H.,  12 comments
featured Sony QX10 and QX100 lens modules official: turn your smartphone into top-shelf camera

Sony's innovative QX10 and QX100 "lens-style cameras" are real, people, and they just got introduced at the company's IFA 2013 event. The concept lies on the premise that you don't want a bulky cameraphone with you at all times, but only at those periods you know you'll actually need it...

Sep 04, 2013, 9:48 AM,  by Daniel P.,  30 comments
featured Sony Xperia Z1 is here! Thin waterproof cameraphone boasts 20 MP sensor

The upside of a regular-sized sensor and lens is that we don't have a bulky abomination dubbed as cameraphone, but rather a thin 8.5 mm Android smartphone with a one-piece aluminum frame and catchy glass chassis that comes in black, white and purple colors. Not only that, but the whole kit is waterproof to boot, with IP57 certification, meaning it can survive three feet of water on top of it for half an hour, like the Xperia Z, for example...

Sep 04, 2013, 9:39 AM,  by Daniel P.,  93 comments
Watch Sony livestream its Xperia Z1 IFA 2013 press conference here

Sony is expected to finally unveil its Xperia Z1 aka Honami today, and the phone is expected to bring a lot of experimental thinking with two lenses…

Sep 04, 2013, 8:39 AM,  by Victor H.,  54 comments
featured Liveblog: Sony unveils Xperia Z1 aka Honami

The moment has come. After months of constant leaks, rumors and whispers, Sony will finally unveil the Xperia Z1 today at IFA 2013…

Sep 04, 2013, 8:09 AM,  by Victor H.,  27 comments
featured exclusive Sony Xperia Z1 name confirmed at IFA

So, this is it. With just an hour left until Sony's IFA 2013 press-conference begins, we now have a confirmation of the name of the company's new flagship. Yes, the long-rumored Honami i1 will indeed be called 'Xperia Z1', and that's absolutely official, because we were able to spot the name on one of the walls inside of Sony's booth. Company reps aren't willing to let us in just yet, but nevertheless, here's this little peek inside...

Sep 04, 2013, 8:07 AM,  by Ray S. and Nick T.,  6 comments
Acer Iconia A3 is a 10” affordable tablet with IntelliSpin for better location awareness

The Acer Iconia A3 has just gone official. The Iconia A3 is a very ordinary 10.1-inch Android tablet with a very affordable price and the only thing that makes it stand out…

Sep 04, 2013, 5:11 AM,  by Victor H.,  2 comments
featured 6'' Alcatel One Touch Hero phablet goes full out: pico projector, companion handset, E-Ink/LED covers

IFA 2013 hasn't even kicked it up to full speed, and we already have a bunch of new products to look forward to, and the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean-touting Alcatel One Touch Hero sure is one of them...

Sep 04, 2013, 3:46 AM,  by Chris P.,  19 comments

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Girls gone Xperia: red swimsuit models show waterproof Honami Z1 at IFA

Red swimsuit models, outdoor pool, dim light - this is not a romantic scene from Baywatch, it’s IFA 2013 and this is how Sony advertizes its new Xperia Z1 aka Honami…

Sep 04, 2013, 3:38 AM,  by Victor H.,  28 comments
Alcatel Evo 8HD unveiled: sleek aluminum tablet

In addition to its new flagship, the Alcatel One Touch Idol X, and a bunch of new Android handsets, Alcatel has also unveiled a tablet - the 8-inch Alcatel Evo 8HD…

Sep 04, 2013, 2:32 AM,  by Victor H.,  13 comments
Alcatel Idol Alpha, Idol S, Idol mini arrive: thin, cool additions to the One Touch family

Alcatel is a busy bee today, announcing a full portfolio of new phones and a "modular" tablet. In addition to the Hero phablet and the Idol X flagship, it fluffed the low- and midrange with the Idol Alpha, Idol S and Idol mini...

Sep 04, 2013, 2:26 AM,  by Daniel P.,  3 comments
featured Acer Liquid S2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II: first look

Acer brought the big guns here at IFA 2013 and the Liquid S2 smartphone is the prime weapon in its arsenal. Being a member of the "phablet" device category, it sports a screen that would appeal to those who strongly support the "bigger is better" principle. Then there's the Samsung Galaxy Note II – a smartphone aimed at that very same crowd, but bound to be succeeded by a new model in the very near future. So why even bother comparing the two when the Note III is around the corner, you ask? Well, that's because the Samsung Galaxy Note II would still be on the shelves of retailers for a while, and the Acer Liquid S2 would be priced very similarly once it is out. The question is, which one of the two would deliver more bang for its money...

Sep 04, 2013, 2:23 AM,  by Nick T.,  15 comments
featured Alcatel lifts cover off new Android flagship: 5” razor thin One Touch Idol X

The Alcatel One Touch Idol X has just gone official and it’s the company’s new Android flagship: a device with a 5-inch 1080p display, a quad-core chip and an extremely slim 6.9mm body…

Sep 04, 2013, 1:42 AM,  by Victor H.,  5 comments
Acer Iconia A3 Hands-on

Acer is no stranger to producing reasonably priced tablets of all shapes and sizes, and the Iconia A3 is among the newest slates to join the team. It is a low-cost 10-incher promising to deliver good value for your money, all the while packing a trick or two up its sleeve...

Sep 03, 2013, 2:25 PM,  by Nick T.,  5 comments
featured Acer Liquid S2 Hands-on

Announced just a couple of days ago, the Acer Liquid S2 hasn't missed the opportunity to make an official appearance at IFA 2013. We were lucky enough to take the new phablet for a spin, and we have to admit that it does seem to be pretty appealing for the phablet-loving crowd...

Sep 03, 2013, 2:23 PM,  by Ray S.,  10 comments
Acer Liquid S2 photo and 4K video samples

Acer treated us to quite a surprise. It announced a new high-end smartphone – the Liquid S2 – with a droolworthy specs sheet and a number of goodies included on its feature set. One of them is the 13MP main camera which can be used to record video in the crazy-sounding 4K resolution. Actually, the Acer Liquid S2 is the first smartphone capable of recording video in Ultra high definition...

Sep 03, 2013, 1:15 PM,  by Nick T.,  18 comments
featured IFA 2013: We have arrived!

Hallo und Grüße aus Berlin! That's German for "we're totally hyper excited to be in Berlin right now in this very moment"! Yeah, seriosuly, we have just arrived here in the lovely German capital where the annual Internationale Funkausstellung expo, or IFA for short, will take place from September 6 through September 11. What's so special about it, you ask? Well, IFA is among the biggest technology shows of the year so both major and minor manufacturers go there to show off their latest products. Smartphones, tablets, and everything in between will be on display as well...

Sep 03, 2013, 12:26 PM,  by Nick T.,  10 comments
featured updated IFA 2013: What to expect

Tomorrow, Berlin will be transformed into the most awesome place on the globe. Or at least that's how hardcore tech enthusiasts will surely look at it. That's because the annual Internationale Funkausstellung event, or IFA, as we call it, will take place in the German capital...

Sep 03, 2013, 7:52 AM,  by Nick T.,  62 comments
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