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The new Galaxy Watch Active 2 looks way better, comes in premium finishes and is now available in 2 sizes. Oh yes, it will also measure your heart activity with ECG...

Sep 16, 2019, 8:14 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  16 comments
Samsung Galaxy A90 5G Hands-on

The Galaxy A90 5G is the first 5G phone that does not cost an arm and a leg. Priced at almost half the cost of the Galaxy S10+ 5G, it features the same speedy Snapdragon 855 chip and it packs a giant battery, but what are the compromises that Samsung has made?...

Sep 13, 2019, 8:58 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  6 comments
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Garmin Vivoactive 4 and 4s: stainless steel bezel and added functionality (hands-on)

The Garmin Vivoactive 4 is the Garmin smartwatch for everyone: with excellent battery life and support for multiple sports, it's an excellent fitness tracker...

Sep 09, 2019, 4:42 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  1 comment
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Sep 09, 2019, 2:55 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  4 comments
Garmin Vivomove 3 series: an incredibly classy watch with a hidden smart display (hands-on)

Garmin has just unveiled a brand new series of luxury hybrid smartwatches that on the outside look just like a traditional smartwatch, but hidden underneath the dial is a clever display where you can see notifications, calls, as well as fitness and health data...

Sep 07, 2019, 5:35 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  2 comments
Garmin Venu: AMOLED screen plus Always-On mode and battery life measured in days (hands-on)

The Garmin Venu is the company's new smartwatch for everyone, but instead of the frugal screens Garmin uses on most of its smartwatches, this one has a gorgeous AMOLED display

Sep 07, 2019, 4:47 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  4 comments
Fossil unveils two new Wear OS smartwatches with some cool features

Fossil unveiled two similarly spec'd smartwatches today, but with different designs. The Diesel On Axial has an industrial look while the Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 is more fashionable.

Sep 06, 2019, 5:36 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  6 comments

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Sep 06, 2019, 4:00 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  24 comments
Watch Huawei's IFA 2019 press conference livestream here

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featured LG G8X ThinQ with Dual Screen: a different foldable phone (hands-on)

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Sep 05, 2019, 5:01 PM,  by Milen Yanachkov,  15 comments
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Sep 05, 2019, 4:04 PM,  by Florin Troaca,  5 comments
featured Samsung Galaxy Fold Preview: the Future Phone is now fixed

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The Motorola One Zoom is official! The smartphone features a quad-camera setup that offers 3x optical zoom and 10x hybrid zoom. It also includes Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675, 128GB of storage, and Android 9 Pie straight out of the box although an update to Android 10 is promised.

Sep 05, 2019, 1:30 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  5 comments
The Nokia 6.2 and 7.2 are official: bigger and better displays, improved cameras and competitive prices

HMD Global, the company behind Nokia phones today, just announced the latest mid-range smartphones carrying the popular Name. The two phones bring awesome value to the segment.

Sep 05, 2019, 9:30 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  27 comments
New Michael Kors Access collection includes one sporty smartwatch and two high-fashion designs

The Michael Kors Access MKGO is the brand's lightest smartwatch yet, while the Access Lexington 2 and Bradshaw 2 come with built-in speakers and super-premium designs.

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Garmin Venu is the name of the company's first smartwatch with a high-quality AMOLED display, with two new Vivoactive models and a pair of special Marvel-themed editions joining it at the IFA 2019 trade show.

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featured Here's the Xperia 5, a more compact flagship bundled with Sony's AirPods alternative

With the unique 21:9 Xperia 1, and its 4K screen, Sony started a new naming scheme for its flagships, marking a watershed moment for its Android phone efforts. At the IFA expo today, it just introduced to us the next effort in the new line, jumping straight to an Xperia 5 notation.

Sep 05, 2019, 6:15 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  17 comments
How to watch the Sony Xperia 5 livestream on September 5th

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Sep 05, 2019, 5:39 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  10 comments
New and improved Galaxy Fold gets its first hands-on review by... Samsung

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Puma goes after Nike and Adidas with a self-branded smartwatch powered by Wear OS

Instead of slapping its name on a special edition of an existing wearable device, Puma is partnering with the Fossil Group to release a new self-branded fitness-centric smartwatch running Wear OS.

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The newly unveiled Asus VivoWatch SP goes after the Apple Watch Series 4 with an embedded "medical-grade" ECG monitor, but it's actually not the company's first ever smartwatch to offer that feature.

Sep 04, 2019, 8:04 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
Sony's IFA 2019 teaser keeps our Xperia 2 Compact hopes alive

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Garmin Fenix 6 series officially unveiled ahead of IFA 2019

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Aug 29, 2019, 2:24 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Nokia confirms 'a mix of smart and feature phones' to be announced at IFA 2019

Nokia's latest IFA 2019 teaser is extremely cryptic, but at least we now know for sure several smart and feature phones carrying the resurrected brand will be unveiled on September 5.

Aug 28, 2019, 7:58 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  7 comments
LG seemingly confirms multiple Dual Screen phones for IFA debut along with 'omnitasking' browser

We still don't know exactly what phones LG is planning to unveil at the IFA trade show in Berlin on September 6, but apparently, there will be more than one new model on display with Dual Screen support in tow.

Aug 27, 2019, 8:35 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Garmin Fenix 6 series leaks ahead of IFA 2019 announcement

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Aug 26, 2019, 12:03 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  5 comments
Nokia 5.2, 6.2, and 7.2 announcements at IFA 2019 now look very likely

The Nokia 5.2, Nokia 6.2, and Nokia 7.2 will reportedly be unveiled on September 5 at HMD Global's IFA 2019 press conference. The trio of smartphones will succeed last year's Nokia 5.1, Nokia 6.1, and Nokia 7.1 respectively.

Aug 11, 2019, 9:40 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  27 comments
Nokia announces IFA 2019 press conference; new phones expected

HMD Global will be holding an IFA 2019 press conference on Thursday, September 5. The company is expected to announce the Nokia 5.2, Nokia 6.2, and Nokia 7.2 among other things.

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The Nokia 5.2, 6.2, and 7.2 could be announced at IFA 2019

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